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SIMFEROPOL, March 17. /ITAR-TASS/. Ninety-seven percent of people in Kerch voted during Sunday's referendum for Crimea's reunification with the Russian Federation, announced Boris Levin, moderator of the festive meeting and concert in the central square of Simferopol, the CrimeaInform news agency reports.
"According to operational data, 97 percent of Kerch residents voted for (Crimea's) reunification with Russia. Ninety-three percent of people in Hero City Sevastopol voted in favour of reunification," said Levin, reading out the preliminary results of polling coming in from those cities.
Earlier, Mikhail Malyshev, head of the commission for the organization of the referendum, said, on the strength of the results of the processing of over 50 percent of protocols, that 95.5 percent of people had voted for Crimea's reunification with the RF.