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Russia's Putin says Ukraine in 'full-scale civil war'

23 May 2014 Last updated at 15:00 BST

Russia's President Putin has said he believed Ukraine had descended into "full-scale civil war".

Speaking at an economic conference in St Petersburg on Friday, Vladimir Putin also said the problems had emerged "due to lack of trust".

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