Monday 7th April 2014 at 08:01 By David Icke

‘In Donetsk, 50 miles west of the Russian border, a large group of people, including many in masks carrying sticks and stones, surged into the provincial government building and smashed windows.

The protesters stormed regional government buildings in the industrial hub of Donetsk and security service offices in nearby Luhansk, waving Russian flags and demanding a Crimea-style referendum on joining Russia.

Protesters later seized the regional administrative building in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, the Interfax news agency reported. All three cities lie close to Ukraine’s border with Russia.’

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