PBS NewsHour

Diplomats work behind the scenes to halt Ukraine violence

Clip: Season 2014 | 2m 37s

Fighting in the streets of Kiev stalled European diplomats from reaching the presidential palace, where they met with Ukraine's President Yanukovych in an attempt to broker a deal to stop the bloody crackdown. E.U. foreign ministers placed sanctions on key members of the Ukrainian government, who are regarded as responsible for the violence. Lindsey Hilsum of Independent Television News reports.

Aired: 02/20/14

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: NR

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