The remnants of sniper's bullets can be clearly seen in Independence Square, according to Daybreak's chief correspondent.
Speaking live from Kiev, Richard Gaisford explained how Ukrainians in the capital wanted to live independently from Russia, though "the sentiment may be different" towards the east of the country.
Pro-Russia activists recaptured administrative headquarters in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk and flew the Russian flag from its roof.
ITV News' Europe Correspondent describes the tense atmosphere surrounds a central government building in Donetsk .
New footage obtained by ITV News shows Russian troops firing warning shots as Ukrainian soldiers approached during a tense stand-off today.