People in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mairupol have headed en-masse to vote in today's referendum, ITV News' Senior Foreign Editor John Angier reports:
Two stage process. First register, then join crush for hours to vote inside. Multiple voting fraudsters will need real stamina #Mariupol
Crowds of thousands in the streets in #Mariupol waiting to vote. Pretty chaotic. Hard to see how they'll all get their turn today.
Friday's assault on the police station has hardened attitudes here in #Mariupol People telling us that waverers will now vote yes