Separatist flag flies at occupied Donetsk TV station

Pro-Russian separatists seized control of regional state TV headquarters in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk.

ITV News Europe Editor James Mates has tweeted:

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The flag of the separatist 'People's Republic of Donbass' flies above the occupied TV station in #Donetsk http://t.co/IdObTtlV4D

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The police who were supposed to be guarding the #Donetsk TV station. Not that bothered by look of things. #ukraine http://t.co/lNacsRlkQt

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