The initial attack by around 100 insurgents was met by firing from the border guards, and the number swelled to around 400 later.
At least 37 people died in the blaze. On Saturday police raised the overall death toll in the city to 42. I
Dozens of angry men hurled rocks, smashed the windows and broke into a police station in the city of Horlivka not far from the border with Russia.
The protesters outside cheered and chanted “Russia!”.
Viktor Yanukovych calls Russia’s annexation of Crimea “a tragedy”.
The choice is between joining Russia or taking more powers but staying in Ukraine. Status quo not an option.
Protests show that invoking Chavez’s ghost can’t paper over the governance deficit in Venezuela.
John Kerry had proposed cooperation with Moscow to resolve the Ukraine crisis during a telephone call with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Thursday.
Russia questions legitimacy of new rulers; Yanukovych last seen in Crimea; EU turns to West over aid for Kiev.
“My car was shot at. But I have no fear,” Yanukovych said.
The US leader also called the Polish Prime Minister to consult on the situation in Ukraine.
Ukrainian government snipers fired upon advancing protesters in the capital, Kiev, on Thursday, killing at least 70 people and wounding hundreds of others.
The crew tricked him and landed the plane in Istanbul instead where he was subdued by security officers who sneaked on board.
Pyatt expressed hope for a deal to form a new government but warned that Moscow would try to undo their negotiations.
From New Delhi’s perspective, the Western speculation on China offering nuclear protection to Ukraine is largely academic. India’s problem is rather different.