After the visit of CIA Director, Brenan, the Yatsenyuk government started an “anti-terrorist” action in SE Ukraine, which stalled with 6 APCs and dozens of troops defecting.
After the visit of Vice-President Biden, a second attempt was launched but stopped after setting up forward positions.
On 28/29 April 2014 pro-Russian supporters seized government buildings in Luhansk and Gorlevka. Police did not put up a fight, and government workers asked to be allowed to continue their work.
In light of this, “President” Turchynov declared he was helpless to quell unrest in Luhansk and Donetsk Oblasts:
Published 30 Apr 2014