3 armed men stand between Ukrainian military vehicles and civilians blocking the convoy's advance near Slovyansk. Disconsolate Ukraine soldiers at Kramatorsk - they didn't want to fight. Party of Regions emergency conference in Donetsk. Nelya Shtepa, at right, said "there are no winners in a civil war" Tomorrow 10:00 CET, emergency OSCE meet re Russia troop buildup near Ukraine after Canada & Estonia invoke Chap. 3 of Vienna Doc. Ukraine's parliament has begun a closed session with the heads of security agencies William Hague: Spoken to Ukrainian PM Yatsenyuk. Fully support his to efforts to keep the country unified in face of Russian aggression Here are the presumably captured Ukrainian paratroopers from the 25th Airbone waiting to go back. Very glum Man with icon helps block ukraine troops and armored vehicles near Kramatorsk Ukrainian interior forces control Izyum 50k north of Kramatorsk. APCs, strong checkpoint, engineering vehicles fit to clear roadsIn the Donetsk region Russian subversive groups and local extremists captured a few samples of armored vehicles of the Ukrainian armed forces Near Izyum, special forces of Min In and Min Def. Big tanks arriving which could be used for clearing checkpointsOnly one small barricade outside the Donetsk City Administration building, where Ukrainian flag is still flying Transdniestrian authorities ask Putin to initiate recognition of republic's Message is stronger today at self-proclaimed Peoples' Republic of Donetsk. They plan to seize more buildings in town Outside Slavyansk, anti-government militia say they repelled an attack by "terrorists" with no insignia. Beyond that, accounts vary hugely A fighter jet flies above Ukrainian soldiers in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine. AndersFogh Rasmussen: NATO take measures to strengthen collective defence in wake of Ukraine crisis: Rada fails to adopt a bill on strengthening Ukraine's defence capability. Only 208 MPs support, communists&party of regions give 0 votes The Ukrainian army outside of Kramatorsk, halted by a bunch of locals Armed pro Russian in Slovyansk says crews of seized Ukraine APCs are in building 'deciding whether to change sides'. NATO SecGen @AndersFoghR after meeting of North Atlantic Council today: 'We've taken futher measures to respond to crisis in Ukraine" Štefan Füle In EP on Russia - Accepting logic of spheres of influence would mean ignoring lessons of last century in Europe Ukraine Defence Minister heads to separatist east - vice-PM Yarema during a cabinet meeting Leader of people who took over Donetsk city council: we are peaceful, we simply want our voices to be heardMoscow urges French Foreign Minister not to accuse Russia of all of Ukraine's problems Head of Donetsk city council PR dept: masked gunmen took over several floors of city council and are erecting barricades right now Women at Kramatorsk give Ukraine soldiers bread after they took magazines fro their weapons. Ukraine APC meets resistance at Kramatorsk. People shout at soldiers to stop. Captured Ukrainian APC on display in the centre of SlovianskKyiv says pro-Russian militants in east of country have "shoot-to-kill" orders.

Map. History of Ukraine conflict

16 April 2014
3 armed men stand between Ukrainian military vehicles and civilians blocking the convoy's advance near Slovyansk.
Disconsolate Ukraine soldiers at Kramatorsk - they didn't want to fight.
Party of Regions emergency conference in Donetsk. Nelya Shtepa, at right, said "there are no winners in a civil war"
Here are the presumably captured Ukrainian paratroopers from the 25th Airbone waiting to go back. Very glum
Man with icon helps block ukraine troops and armored vehicles near Kramatorsk
Only one small barricade outside the Donetsk City Administration building, where Ukrainian flag is still flying
Message is stronger today at self-proclaimed Peoples' Republic of Donetsk. They plan to seize more buildings in town
A fighter jet flies above Ukrainian soldiers in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine.
The Ukrainian army outside of Kramatorsk, halted by a bunch of locals
Leader of people who took over Donetsk city council: we are peaceful, we simply want our voices to be heard
Women at Kramatorsk give Ukraine soldiers bread after they took magazines fro their weapons.
Ukraine APC meets resistance at Kramatorsk. People shout at soldiers to stop.
Captured Ukrainian APC on display in the centre of Sloviansk