Dozens of people were killed in the southern Ukrainian port city of Odessa on May 2 after the city's Trade Union building went up in flames following clashes between pro-Russian and pro-Ukrainian groups. [more]
Ukraine’s counterterrorism operation continued and even gained traction in the country’s gritty industrial east on Saturday, as its security forces destroyed pro-Russian rebel checkpoints and pushed their lines closer toward the fortified centers of Sloviansk and Kramatorsk [more]
Another government building in east Ukraine fell to Kremlin-backed separatists on April 30, as the city hall in Horlivka, with more than 250,000 residents, was occupied by masked armed men in the early hours. [more]
A May Day parade in Donetsk ended in a violent clash outside the regional General Prosecutor’s Office today, and the seizure of yet another government building by Kremlin-backed militants who want Ukraine's most populous oblast to secede. [more]
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