Top Story The Top Story: Crimean parliament votes to join Russia, sets referendum for March 16th
MHz Networks brings you The Top Story- the only digital short delivering each day's biggest global story back to back in English, as told by our premier international news broadcast partners. Today's Topic 03/06/14: The Crimean parliament has voted in favor of leaving Ukraine to become part of Russia, with a referendum on endorsing the move to be held later this month. The parliament, which enjoys a degree of autonomy under current Ukrainian law, voted 78-0 with eight abstentions in favor of holding the referendum and joining Russia. Local voters will also be given the choice of deciding to remain part of Ukraine, but with enhanced local powers. As told by Arirang TV, Russia Today, Euronews and France 24.