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Crimean Babies Still Getting Ukrainian Birth Certificates

Spectators wave Russian Naval flags during celebrations to mark Navy Day in the Crimean port of Sevastopol.

Four months after Moscow annexed Crimea and proclaimed it part of Russia, babies born on the Black Sea peninsula are still receiving Ukrainian birth certificates, the region's leader said.

Crimea will begin issuing Russian birth certificates starting on Aug. 10, Sergei Aksyonov said Wednesday night during a call-in show broadcast by local television and cited in a report by Interfax.

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