Firing is reported in Kramatorsk in the Donetsk region of E. Ukraine Saturday night when men tried to storm local administration buildings and police fired back. In Sloviensk, separatists occupied a police station and security buildings, while in Druzhkovna, buildings were also taken over. A Donetsk police chief quit after pro-Russian crowds marked on a police station demanding his resignation.

Friday, the Ukraine prime minister offered to grant sweeping autonomous powers to restive regions.