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Novo-Ozyorne: The Priest

Novo-Ozyorne is a small, ethnically mixed town in western Crimea.

The town is dominated by the Ukrainian navy, which has its regional headquarters there, but Russian troops have now partially blockaded the naval facilities.

On Sunday, a disputed referendum is taking place in Crimea on whether the peninsula should become a part of Russia.

Opinion in Novo-Ozyorne is divided.

The priest at the Church of the Holy Apostle St Andrew in the town spoke to BBC News.

  • 14 Mar 2014
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