Crimea votes in Russian election for first time

Presidential election took place on the fourth anniversary of the 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.

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    Russia's presidential vote was held on the fourth anniversary of the annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.

    Moscow decided the vote would also be held in Crimea, leading to increased tensions with Kiev.

     

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Sevastopol, Crimea's largest city.


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