ITV News Europe Editor James Mates and foreign news editor John Angier are in Luhansk:
Negotiations on police surrender in #Lugansk appear to have broken down over who gets to keep police weapons
Pro Russia crowd besiege police headquarters in Luhansk. Waiting for police to surrender http://t.co/oiJfs2Pbiq
Crowd in Luhansk urged be patient and wait for police to emerge. A woman tells me they want friendship with Russia but not union #Ukraine
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.