Crimea vote 'likely to be a huge landslide for Crimea being part of Russia'
15 March 2014 Last updated at 18:12 GMT
Russia has vetoed a draft UN resolution criticising Sunday's secession referendum in Ukraine's Crimea region - the only Security Council member to vote against the measure.
China, regarded as a Russian ally on the issue, abstained from the vote
The BBC's Ben Brown reports from Simferopol in Crimea.