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BBC Shorts: Ukraine vote, flight tracking

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UKRAINE REFERENDUM

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Russia is calling for the results of two unofficial referendums on self-rule in eastern Ukraine to be implemented. Kiev has called the polls a farce. Read more here.

FREE AIRLINE TRACKING

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A satellite operator is to offer a free tracking service to passenger airliners. It follows the case of a Malaysia Airlines flight which disappeared without trace in March. Read more here.

WHAT IS QUEEN'S BATON RELAY?

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The Queen's Baton Relay is arriving in the British Isles after travelling around the Commonwealth. What is it? Read more here.