Ukraine's richest man hits out at separatists

Thousands protest against rebellion after Rinat Akhmetov says pro-Russia protesters are holding country hostage.

    Factory workers in eastern Ukraine have taken part in protests against pro-Russia rebels, after Ukraine's richest man, Rihat Akhmetov, demanded an end to their rebellion.

    The steel magnate, whose businesses employ more than 250,000 people in the area, said that rebels were holding the region hostage.

    Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports from Mariupol.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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