Ukrainian police have begun to release the pro-Russian activists held at a police station in Odessa after the building came under attack from hundreds of the detainees' supporters, a witness has told the Reuters news agency.
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.