Separatists storm government building in east Ukraine

Hundreds of pro-Russian separatists stormed the regional government headquarters in Ukraine's eastern city of Luhansk, gaining access by breaking windows and facing no resistance from police.

Pro-Russian separatists seize government building in Luhansk. Credit: Reuters

Local police said the separatists had gained entry and video footage showed men holding shields and wearing helmets walking around what appeared to be the foyer of the building.

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