Tensions rise in pro-Russia areas of Ukraine

Regions sympathetic to Moscow endeavour to resist tide of rebellion sweeping outwards from Kiev.

Last updated: 24 Feb 2014 03:13
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Ukraine's acting president has said he wants to integrate with Europe as Russia recalled its ambassador for urgent consultations.

Tensions are rising in the country's east, a political stronghold of the toppled President Viktor Yanukovich.

Yanukovich's whereabouts are still a matter of intense speculation but if he is seeking sanctuary this would be where to find it.
Al Jazeera's David Chater reports from Kharkiv.


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