A separatist leader in Ukraine's eastern city of Slaviansk says "good progress" has been made in talks with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe over their detained members.
Seven observes from the OSCE have been held since Friday by separatists who said they had found a spy with them.
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.