Crimean parliament votes unanimously to become part of Russia-RIA

MOSCOW, March 6 Thu Mar 6, 2014 5:05am EST

MOSCOW, March 6 (Reuters) - Crimea's parliament unanimously voted in favour of becoming part of Russia on Thursday, RIA news agency said, citing the text of the decision.

It was agreed "to enter into the Russian Federation with the rights of a subject of the Russian Federation", the text said.