- An anti-terror operation launched by Ukraine against pro-Russian forces in the eastern provinces left several on both sides injured. While it was reported that there was crossfire between both parties, others believed it to be instigated by unidentified people from a car with license plates of western Ukraine.
- US voiced concerns about armed militants attacking eastern Ukraine and warned Russia of additional consequences if it failed to alleviate the situation in Ukraine. Russia threatened to abandon the 4-party meeting on Ukraine issue if Ukraine continued to use force against protestors. Russia also alleged that this operation was on the behest of the CIA director who secretly visited Ukraine.
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- Ukraine Crisis
- Movement for autonomy in Ukraine
- Economic Sanctions