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Police re-capture government building in Donetsk

Police re-captured the administrative headquarters of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk and have around 68 pro-Russian protesters in custody who are being questioned over the occupation.

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Klitschko calls for 'mobilisation' amid Russian vote

Ukrainian politician and likely presidential candidate Vitali Klitschko has called for a "general mobilisation" following the Russian parliament's decision to approve deploying troops in Ukraine's Crimea region.

Retired boxer Klitschoko called for a "general mobilisation" today, following Russia's vote. Credit: Reuters

In a statement Klitschko said: "Parliament must ask the army's commander-in-chief to declare national mobilisation after the start of Russian aggression against Ukraine."

He also asked for the UN Security Council to gather urgently for talks on the crisis.

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