Russian aircraft have entered Ukrainian airspace on several occasions in the past 24 hours, Pentagon spokesman Colonel Steve Warren said today.
Without offering further details he called on Moscow to "take immediate steps to de-escalate the situation."
European Union foreign ministers added 13 people to their visa ban and asset freeze list over Ukraine's crisis.
Well that’s the voting over, and no surprises so far. A ‘Yes’ vote claimed to be 89% in Donetsk, and suddenly Ukraine is no more.
Nearly 90 percent of voters in eastern Ukrainian region voted for self-rule, the head of the separatist election commission said.