Police re-capture government building in Donetsk

Police re-captured the administrative headquarters of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk and have around 68 pro-Russian protesters in custody who are being questioned over the occupation.

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Russia has 'brought in extra 6,000 troops' to Ukraine

Ukraine's Defence Minister said Russia has recently brought 6,000 additional troops into the country.

He added that the Ukrainian military was on high alert in the Crimea region.

Armed servicemen wait in Russian army vehicles outside a Ukranian border guard post in the Crimean town of Balaclava. Credit: Reuters

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