Nation & World

April 4, 2014 2:34 PM

For Crimea’s residents, a difficult choice: Become Russian or leave

The Russian tricolor is not yet ubiquitous in the Black Sea resort town of Yalta - made infamous by a World War II agreement that divided up the world - but many native Russian speakers give a thumbs up when they’re asked what it’s like now that it’s ruled from Moscow, not Kiev. For everyone else, however, it’s a nightmare come true that’s forced them to choose between taking Russian citizenship and submitting to rule from Moscow, or fleeing.

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