2,000 pro-Russian protesters are demonstrating outside Ukrainian government buildings on the country's Crimea peninsula.
ITV News Europe Editor James Mates and ITV News cameraman Mark Nelson have tweeted photos of the protest, which follows the seizing of a regional government building by armed men.
Ukraine's interim President has expressed concerns about signs of separatism as opposition in Russian-speaking regions grows.
Hundreds of Ukrainians and journalists flocked to the presidential palace, as reports emerged that President Yanukovich had left the city.
Vitali Klitschko was met with boos from anti-government protesters, as he attempted to convince them a peace deal is best course of action.