People in Crimea are celebrating a vote to break with Ukraine and join Russia. About 96 percent of voters favored it Sunday. The decision came just two weeks after Russian troops seized the peninsula.
The lack of significant response from President Obama on the Crimean vote is showing that a President known for his diplomacy is having trouble with the Russian Bear.
A few dozen people gathered on the steps of the state capitol to call for peace in Crimea on Sunday.
Inside a Byzantine Catholic church in Denver prayers of hope are continued to be offered for peace in Ukraine.