Russia to 'take all steps' to free OSCE observers

Russia will take all possible steps to free captive OSCE military experts in the Donetsk region, a Russian news agency reported.


Pro-Russian separatists seize another eastern Ukraine town

Armed pro-Russian separatists have taken control of the east Ukrainian town of Kostyantynivka today. Separatists in Slaviansk yesterday released one of eight OSCE monitors they are holding.