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Ukraine warns Russia against 'act of aggression' in Crimea

Ukraine's acting president has warned Russia that troop movements outside its naval base in Crimea would be seen as an "act of aggression". Armed men seized regional government headquarters and parliament and the Russian flag is flying from buildings

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Ukrainian riot police kneel to apologise to residents

Local riot police kneel down and ask for forgiveness from residents in Lviv, Ukraine. Credit: Roman Baluk/Reuters

Riot police in the city of Lviv, Ukraine, apologised on their knees to residents for taking part in operations against anti-government protesters in Kiev, but insisted they were not violent.

The apology took place as part of a rally in central Lviv last night.

Riot police kneel to ask for forgiveness for taking part in operations against protesters. Credit: Roman Baluk/Reuters

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