Global Week in Review: Michelle Obama to Head to China

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  • Michelle Obama to Visit China Wednesday
  • Nigerian Author Adichie Wins Fiction Prize
  • Crimea Declares Independence from Ukraine
  • 16 Killed in Stampedes for Jobs in Nigeria
  • Fans Racially Abused Referee During Game in Brazil
  • Son of Egypt’s Ousted President Morsi to Be Tried for Drugs
  • 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Aftershock Hits Chile

Crimea Declares Independence From Ukraine

Residents on Ukraine’s peninsula island of Crimea have voted to secede from the nation and to join with Russia on Monday. The U.S. and the European Union posted sanctions against those involved in the referendum on Sunday, saying it is not legitimate.

(Photo: AP Photo/Andrew Lubimov)

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