A couple walks past a wrecked Kamaz truck as they flee an area near the Donetsk airport
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Ukraine unrest: Dozens die as Donetsk airport 'retaken'

Ukraine's interior ministry says the military is now in full control of the airport in the eastern city of Donetsk after a day of bloody clashes.

At least 30 pro-Russia separatists were killed, the insurgents say, after an attempt to take over the airport early on Monday.

New President Petro Poroshenko had vowed to tackle "terrorists" in the east "within hours, not months".

Mark Lowen reports.

  • 27 May 2014
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