Protesters replace Ukrainian flag with Russian colours

Pro-Russian protesters took down a Ukrainian flag outside a regional government's office in Eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, replacing it with the red blue and white flag of Russia.

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Russian troops 'opened fire during military post takeover'

Russian troops opened fire during a takeover of a Ukrainian military post in Crimea but no one was injured, news agency Interfax reports.