Participants of a rally have attacked a city police department to demand the release of people arrested after recent street battles between pro-Russian and pro-Ukrainian supporters in the Black Sea port of Odessa.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk accused Russia of being behind the clashes in Odessa that led to the deaths of more than 40 pro-Russian activists setting fire to a building.
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.