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Push In Sardinia For Online Vote On Independence From Italy – 26 March 2014

View of Gennargentu, the highest massif of Sardinia (Image from wikipedia.org)

View of Gennargentu, the highest massif of Sardinia (Image from wikipedia.org)

The island of Sardinia plans to hold an online referendum on independence from Italy, following in the footsteps of country’s northeastern Veneto region, where a similar vote revealed high separatist moods.

Over 2 million people in Veneto took part in the internet referendum on March 16-21, with 89 per cent of them voting in favor of cutting ties with Rome.

Despite the plebiscite having no legal power, it inspired the Sardinian Action Party (PSdAz) to organize an independence online vote in Sardinia, Nuova Sardegna website reports.

PSdAz advocates withdrawal from Italy and the cultivation of Sardinian traditions and values.

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