The Ukrainian government has launched an air strike on the airport on Donetsk just a day after that country’s presidential elections brought a pro-Western businessman to power.
The recently rebuilt airport had been seized by pro-Russian separatists earlier today, and they remained in place after a government-imposed deadline for them to vacate the premises.
Jessica Golloher, a freelance reporter in the region, joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson with the latest.
- Jessica Golloher, freelance reporter. She tweets @JessicaGolloher.
This segment aired on May 26, 2014.