Escalating Violence in Ukraine, as Protesters Seize Buildings in 9 Cities

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Gunmen have seized another police station in the eastern Ukrainian city of Horlivka. The episode comes after the deadline — set by the government for protesters to lay down their weapons and vacate their barricades — passed without action by Kiev. Ukraine’s President has now appealed to the UN to deploy peacekeepers to the region. CCTV’s Michal Bardavid reports from Kiev.

Protesters seize buildings in at least 9 cities in Ukraine

Protesters seize buildings in at least 9 cities in Ukraine

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How is the inaction from Ukraine’s central government impacting the ongoing crisis in the country? Anchor Mike Walter speaks to Sergei Zhuk, Associate Professor at Ball State University; and the author of several books on Russia and Ukraine.

Sergei Zhuk on Escalating Tensions in Ukraine

Sergei Zhuk on Escalating Tensions in Ukraine

How is the inaction from Ukraine's central government impacting the ongoing crisis in the country? Anchor Mike Walter speaks to Sergei Zhuk, Associate Professor at Ball State University; and the author of several books on Russia and Ukraine.