It seems the decision to launch a full 'independence' referendum has stoked even more division in the Donetsk region of Ukraine as rocks, smoke grenades, tear gas, and flash-bangs are being exchanged between pro-Russian separatists and a suddenly invigorated (after folding the last few days) riot-police force in the city center as separatists tried to storm the Prosecutor's office.
— Mauricio Ampuero (@MauricioAmpuero) May 1, 2014
— PaulaSlier_RT (@PaulaSlier_RT) May 1, 2014
Riot police being forced back , windows smashed pic.twitter.com/jipOOxxxhm
— Simon Denyer (@simondenyer) May 1, 2014