Pro-Russia activists enter regional government HQ in east Ukraine

by Reuters
Saturday, 1 March 2014 12:46 GMT

KIEV, March 1 (Reuters) - Pro-Russia activists clashed with supporters of the new Ukrainian government in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Saturday and tried to seize the regional governor's headquarters, Interfax news agency said.

The agency said that several thousands people had gathered outside the building, and some broke in and raised the Russian flag.

(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk, Editing by Timothy Heritage)

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