CORRECTS ID AND JOB TITLE OF THE PERSON AT CENTER - Russian parliament speaker Sergei Naryshkin, background right, welcomes the chairman of the Crimean parliament Vladimir Konstantinov, center, prior ... more 
CORRECTS ID AND JOB TITLE OF THE PERSON AT CENTER - Russian parliament speaker Sergei Naryshkin, background right, welcomes the chairman of the Crimean parliament Vladimir Konstantinov, center, prior their talks in Russian Parliament in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 7, 2014. Valentina Matvienko, speaker for Russia's upper house of parliament says Crimea would be welcome as an "equal subject" in Russia if the region votes to leave Ukraine in an upcoming referendum. Russia's parliament is planning to review a bill as early as next week that would speed up Crimea's integration into Russia. Crimea would be the first territory to officially join Russia since the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991. (AP Photo/Alexander Shalgin) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Alexander Shalgin
Fri, Mar 7, 2014 12:27 PM EST