Europe

Ukraine flashpoints: Video reports

  • 2 May 2014
  • From the section Europe

A selection of video reports covering the flashpoints in the Ukraine

'Nervous neutrality' in the small town of Mar'inka, 1 May 2014

Ukraine's Interior Minister Arsen Avakov says government forces have ousted pro-Russian militants from city hall in the south-eastern city of Mariupol.

Rebels seize regional Ukraine HQ, 29 April 2014

Pro-Russian separatists has stormed the regional administration's headquarters in the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk.

Sloviansk resident 'feels oppressed', 26 April 2014

Natalia Antelava speaks to people in the town of Sloviansk, in eastern Ukraine, which is under full control of pro-Russian militants.

Pro-Russian eyes 'Brussels and Berlin', 28 April 2014

A large rally in support of Ukrainian unity in the eastern city of Donetsk has been broken up by armed pro-Russian activists, wielding clubs, iron bars and chains.

'Real fear there will be a clash', 26 April 2014

There is no sign of de-escalation in eastern Ukraine, according to the BBC's Natalia Antelava who has been in Donetsk and Slaviansk.

Barricades burn after commando raid, 24 April 2014

According to the interior ministry, three checkpoints manned by illegal armed groups were destroyed.

Volunteers join Ukraine's border guard, 23 April 2014

Thousands of Ukrainian soldiers have been located on the border with Russia, joined by enthusiastic volunteer defenders.