ITV Europe Editor James Mates reports that a Ukrainian military operation may have begun in the eastern city of Sloviansk, near Donetsk.
Reports from several sources #Ukraine military operation under way in Sloviansk. Extent unclear. 7 Western hostages still held in town.
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.