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Steve Rosenberg watched as pro-Russia militants seized the regional prosecutor's office in Donetsk
Ukraine's acting President Olexander Turchynov has reinstated military conscription to deal with deteriorating security in the east of the country.
The move, announced in a decree, came as pro-Russia militants seized the regional prosecutor's office in the eastern city of Donetsk.
Ukraine blames Russia for organising the seizures of a number of offices in the east, a claim Moscow denies.
Some 40,000 Russian troops are stationed near the Ukrainian border.
A large crowd of pro-Russian separatists has stormed the regional administration's headquarters in the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk. A few dozen men, some reportedly armed with metal bars, smashed windows and doors to break […]
Hundreds of Nimba County citizens have reportedly barricaded the main rail road being used by Arcelormittal Steel to transport iron ore in demand of their social development funds. Our Correspondent in the County said the […]