People wait for rescue on a ledge during a fire at Odessa trade union. 40 killedPolice in Odessa, Ukraine, say 38 people are dead in a fire connected to unrest Russia has called for an emergency meeting of UNSC on Ukraine todayUkraine soldiers in stand off with pro Russia locals at Andreevka near Slovyansk Clashes in Ukraine's Odessa between anti-Kyiv protesters, football fans Mike Giglio: Released and safe in Donetsk. My deep gratitude for all the outreach and concern. Journalists @ErinELyall & @clarissaward freed aftr being held hostage by Ukraine insurgents Russia says Ukraine military operation kills "last hope" for Geneva deal on de-escalating the crisis Crowd chanting Russia in front of UKR special forces in Sloviansk The shot down pilot Sloviansk Battle in SlovyanskPutin and Medvedev will visit Crimea on May 9,At the entrance to the Crimea - large traffic jamAround 5am armed men in camo & masks seized Horlivka city council buildingKharkiv Euromaidan has canceled a rally on May 1 because of possible provocations of separatists Akhmetov: I won't sell my business and will continue to invest in my country. Report that SWAT again arrived to Slavyansk. The separatists retreated, setting fire to the barricade. MIA Spox Stanislav Rechynskyi: separatists intend to use inspectors of OSCE as a human shield Sevastopol city TV channel replaced by Rossia-1 Kerry: U.S. Intelligence recorded the talks of Russian agents in Eastern Ukraine US mission to OSCE: The abduction of the Vienna document inspectors by Pro–Russian militants “alarming escalation”Moscow will not bargain with Kyiv over Crimea's water supply – Russian resources minister Fighters of Internal Troops guarding the Luhansk regional state administration: "We were told not to resist"France:in the East of Ukraine professionally capturing the buildings like it was in Crimea. Russian military is not maskedUN Security Council on UkraineInterior Ministry opens hotline for an additional recruit of Ukrainian patriots to the police Flare march in KyivDzhemilev: Crimea got back in the Soviet Union MIA: in the Donetsk region deblocked two checkpoints Putin: "the U.S. position on Ukraine shows that they manage the crisis"

Map. History of Ukraine conflict

2 May 2014
People wait for rescue on a ledge during a fire at Odessa trade union. 40 killed
Ukraine soldiers in stand off with pro Russia locals at Andreevka near Slovyansk
The shot down pilot Sloviansk
UN Security Council on Ukraine
Flare march in Kyiv
Putin: "the U.S. position on Ukraine shows that they manage the crisis"