Ukraine Liveblog Day 59: Gun Battles in Mariupol

April 17, 2014
Pro-Russian rally outside the mayor's office in Mariupol | Kyiv Post

Last night pro-Russian gunmen tried to take over a military base in Mariupol, but they were met with a hail of gunfire. At least 3 were killed in the attack, and today there are more reports of violence in that city.

Yesterday’s liveblog can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.

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