Ukraine crisis: France and Germany warning to Russia
11 May 2014 Last updated at 00:27 BST
The leaders of Germany and France have warned of further EU sanctions against Russia, if presidential elections fail to take place in Ukraine later this month.
In a joint statement, Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande also said referendums planned for Sunday by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine would be illegal.
Sarah Rainsford reports.