Government tries to regain control in eastern Ukraine

Government tries to regain control in eastern Ukraine
Government tries to regain control in eastern Ukraine

Government tries to regain control in eastern Ukraine

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Protests in Ukraine have moved beyond Kiev and into the parts of the country which have been supportive of President Victor Yanukovych’s pro-Russia policies. Over the weekend protesters occupied government buildings and continued their call for the president’s resignation. The Ukrainian government has launched a military operation in the region to try and quell the unrest. Mychailo Wynnyckyj, an associate professor of Sociology, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla (Kiev moh-hay-lah) Academy, took part in the protests of over the weekend. He gives us an update. (Photo: AP/Efrem Lukatsky)