SEVASTOPOL, UKRAINE - MARCH 06:  People waving Russian flags gather to hear the announcement confirming that the Sevastopol regional council supported the vote for Crimea to secede from Ukraine and join Russia passed by the Crimean Parliament earlier in the day on March 6, 2014 in Sevastopol, Ukraine. The initiative includes a request to the Russian Duma to accept Crimea into Russia and sets March 16 as a new date for a Crimean referendum on the issue.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)