Gunfight erupts in Ukraine

Associated Press
April 20, 2014

A shootout took place Sunday at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, which the insurgents and the Ukrainian police said left one person dead and others hospitalized with gunshot wounds.

The approximate location of the shootout within Ukraine. Credit: NordNordWest / Wiki

The armed clash appeared to be the first since an international agreement was reached last week in Geneva to ease tensions in eastern Ukraine, where armed pro-Russia activists have seized government buildings in at least 10 cities.

Ukraine and many in the West fear that such clashes could provide a pretext for Russia to seize more Ukrainian territory. Russia, which annexed the peninsula of Crimea last month, has tens of thousands of troops along its border with Ukraine. Read more

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I think perhaps they’re doing everything they can to get Russia to respond with violence. What else could it be since it was the EU-US-NATO who started this crisis in the first place unless…

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