The Russian military attaché to Ukraine has been accused of spying by the Kiev government and ordered to leave the country, Interfax-Ukraine has reported.
The military attaché is part of the Russian diplomatic staff in the country and was detained over allegations of undertaking "espionage activities" which are not "in accordance with his diplomatic status", the Ukraine Foreign Ministry is reported as saying.
The name of the attaché was not released.
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.