Ukraine Tightens Cordon Around Eastern City

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The situation remains tense in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk.
Anti-government protesters say they are expecting an attack on their headquarters over the next 48 hours. 
Their forces reinforced their positions near a military unit that is said to contain weapons. 
Meantime, the Ukrainian government closed airspace over Donetsk. 
Roza Kazan has the latest. 

Ukraine Tightens Cordon Around Eastern City

Ukraine Tightens Cordon Around Eastern City

The situation remains tense in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. Anti-government protesters say they are expecting an attack on their headquarters over the next 48 hours. Their forces reinforced their positions near a military unit that is said to contain weapons. Meantime, the Ukrainian government closed airspace over Donetsk. Roza Kazan has the latest.

A day after bloody clashes, the eastern Ukrainina city of Slavyansk is surrounded by two rings of Ukrainian military barricades and checkpoints. 
CCTV’s Kate Parkinson is there with more. 

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A day after bloody clashes, the eastern Ukrainina city of Slavyansk is surrounded by two rings of Ukrainian military barricades and checkpoints. CCTV's Kate Parkinson is there with more.

Ukraine is sliding further toward war. There are escalating clashes between Ukrainians who favor independence and those who want a united Ukraine. Each side accuses the other of tearing the country apart. But as CCTV’s Kate Parkinson reports from Slavyansk, there is a lot of local support for the uprising. 

Local Support for the Uprising in Slavyansk

Local Support for the Uprising in Slavyansk

Ukraine is sliding further toward war. There are escalating clashes between Ukrainians who favor independence and those who want a united Ukraine. Each side accuses the other of tearing the country apart. But as CCTV's Kate Parkinson reports from Slavyansk, there is a lot of local support for the uprising.

Russia is questioning whether Presidential elections should be held in Ukraine later this month. The United States says derailing the May 25th elections will lead to more sanctions against Moscow. The Ukrainian government is asking for international observers to monitor the vote. Nathan King reports from the newsroom.

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Russia Questions \'Unusual\' Ukraine Election

Russia is questioning whether Presidential elections should be held in Ukraine later this month. The United States says derailing the May 25th elections will lead to more sanctions against Moscow. The Ukrainian government is asking for international observers to monitor the vote. Nathan King reports from the newsroom.

For more insights on the crisis, we are joined by Andrew Borene. He’s an advisor for the Truman National Security Project Defense Council.

Andrew Borene on Crisis in Ukraine

Andrew Borene on Crisis in Ukraine

For more insights on the crisis, we are joined by Andrew Borene. He's an advisor for the Truman National Security Project Defense Council.