Pro-Russian separatists proclaim “people’s republic” in E. Ukraine

In the eastern cit of Donetsk pro-Russian separatists seized the main government building, raised the Russian flag and declared the creation of an independent “people’s republic.  In Luhansk, one of several cities holding protests, pro-Russian demonstrators stormed the administration building. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk accused Moscow of orchestrating the unrest as a pretext for invasion.

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