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Country falls further into chaos with fears high-profile figures are now targets.
“The day began with the police station and administration building Konstantinovska being overrun; next the airport at Kramatorsk was attacked with rocket propelled grenades and then the mayor of Kharkiv was shot in the back. It ended in a vicious ambush on a demonstration in Donetsk. While America and the European Union impose new sanctions on Russia, violence and turmoil continues unabated in eastern Ukraine.
The attempted murder of Gennady Kernes, the mayor of the country’s second-largest city, raised fears that prominent public figures were being targeted for assassination. Last night he was “fighting for his life”, said his spokesman, after emergency surgery, with blame for the shooting leveled at both the Kremlin and extreme right wing groups….”
Ukraine crisis: Mayor of second city Gennady Kernes fights for life after murder attempt is blamed on Kremlin – complete article – INDEPENDENT.CO.UK
Eastern Ukraine slips further into chaos as violence flares and mayor shot – TELEGRAPH.CO.UK
Pro-Russian Separatists Fire on Luhansk Police Station, Capture Government Building – VOANEWS.com
EU levies sanctions against 15 over Ukraine – FOXNEWS.com