Police in Donetsk have appeared to have surrendered to a growing crowd of pro-Russian rioters, ITV News Europe Editor James Mates is reporting.
Angry crowds had gathered around the prosecutors office in the eastern city of Donetsk and the police briefly held their own before being overcome.
Defeat riot policemen being led away one by one. Cries of 'fascists' as they run gauntlet of angry crowd.
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.