April 7, 2014

Is This How the Invasion of Ukraine Begins?

Joshua Keating, Slate

The Associated Press

fter a lull in activity, events began moving very quickly in Ukraine over the weekend. Pro-Russian protesters seized a government building in the eastern city of Donetsk, proclaiming an independent “republic” and vowing to hold a referendum on regional sovereignty by May 11—two weeks ahead of Ukraine’s presidential election on May 25. Some of the protesters have reportedly called on Russia to send in troops.

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