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By PBS NewsHour
By Kayla Ruble
Triggered in part by a security officer's death, Ukraine's acting president Oleksander Turchinov said on Sunday that the country's armed forces were planning to launch a "full-scale anti-terrorist operation" against the pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine.
Ukrainian security forces managed to regain power in Kharkiv, yet pro-Russian demonstrators have held onto control of government buildings in two other cities in the country’s east. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the swift pro-Russian…
Ukrainian forces retook the regional government headquarters in one of three eastern cities, but in Donetsk and Luhansk, armed, pro-Russian supporters continued their standoff. Meanwhile, thousands of Russian forces have massed across the border as they did before the Crimea…
Should the Ukrainian government attempt to move in on pro-Russian protesters who have occupied government buildings in three eastern cities, or do nothing and avoid provoking Russian forces? Judy Woodruff talks to David Herszenhorn of The New York Times in…
Echoing recent events in Crimea, protesters in three Russian-speaking Ukrainian cities stormed government buildings and called for a referendum to join Russia. Ukraine’s prime minister says Moscow is responsible for the new unrest, while Secretary of State John Kerry warned…
Shots were fired as pro-Russian troops broke through concrete walls and forced their way into a Ukrainian air force base in the Crimean city of Belbek on Saturday.
Ukraine readied its military forces for war on Sunday following Russian President Vladimir Putin declaration of Russia's right to invade the country.
In a vote on Sunday, the Ukrainian parliament named its speaker and top opposition member Oleksander Turchinov as interim president.
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