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    For Better or Worse: Most Significant Referendums of Decades Past

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    A referendum is considered to be the highest point of democracy. However, sometimes a referendum can result in a political tsunami and make politicians resign from their posts, at other times it is the people who despite voting do not get satisfactory results.

    Sputnik takes a look at some of the most significant referendums of the past years.

     

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