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3 hrs ago | The Daily Beast
DONETSK, Ukraine-A few dozen exhausted looking Ukrainian par-troopers, mostly young draftees, had been sitting on top of their armored vehicles for several hours and, yeah, they confessed their butts hurt like hell.
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4 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au
STUDENTS are believed to be trapped in an air pocket under a capsized Korean ferry - texting desperate SOS pleas from their terrifying prison.
8 hrs ago | Sky News
We arrived in Slavyansk to find an armoured personnel carrier performing stunts outside the mayor's office in the centre of town, to cheers and applause from the crowd.
9 hrs ago | CNN
A masked gunman stands guard near tanks in Slaviansk, Ukraine, on Wednesday, April 16. Ukraine has seen a sharp rise in tensions since a new pro-European government took charge of the country in February.
13 hrs ago | Free Republic
The car's occupants pursue the tank across a field - apparently in the Donetsk town of Sloviansk - and instruct its driver to "turn the engine off".
17 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Twenty-eight years after its Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded, Ukraine confronts a nuclear specter of a different kind: the possibility that the country's reactors could become military targets in the event of a Russian invasion.
A man passes by the car painted in the colors of Russian flag near a Soviet-era monument to Vladimir Lenin in the central square in Donetsk, Ukraine, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
PanARMENIAN.Net - Ethnic Armenian Ruben Avanesyan, killed in a standoff between Ukraine's pro-Russian activists and ultranationalists, was commemorated at rally in Donetsk.
As Russia stands accused of supporting armed takeovers of government buildings in eastern Ukraine, its own economy is taking a hit from the crisis, as Western sanctions and fears of war depress its markets and slow its growth.
Gunfire could be heard from the airfield at the town of Kramatorsk after a fighter jet swooped low over the area.
Ukrainian soldiers departed earlier on Tuesday to towns and cities across the eastern parts of the country.
In this photo taken on Monday, April 14, 2014, Ukrainian soldiers sit on top of military vehicles parked in a field about 70 kilometers from the eastern Ukrainian town of Slovyansk, where the Ukrainian regional administration building was seized by pro-Russian activists.
"Again the world is watching while heavily armed 'unidentified men in green' camouflage suits suddenly appear in Eastern Ukrainian towns, occupy police stations, buildings of the Ukrainian secret agency SBU and other governmental agencies, and take the lead of the separatist movement that is now enveloping this part of the country.
Turchynov's office said that in a telephone conversation with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, he invited the world organization to join the "anti-terrorist" operation in eastern Ukraine.
UKRAINE: U.S. ambassador to the UN Samantha Power told the UN Security Council last night , "We are being bombarded by Russian disinformation and propaganda while the Ukrainians are being confronted by incitement and violence."
The anti-Kiev protests are expanding in Ukraine's Donetsk Region, where activists are besieging police HQ in the city of Gorlovka.
A pro-Russian mob on Monday seized a police building in yet another city in Russian-leaning eastern Ukraine, defying government warnings that it was preparing to act against the insurgents.