On April 7, the people of Donetsk declared themselves an independent republic and called for a Crimea-style referendum by May 11th. VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky was there as people stormed the regional administration building and demanded to join Russia.
Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine (Dispatch Twenty-Two)
VICE News was in Donetsk when citizens declared it an independent republic and stormed the regional administration building.
April 9, 2014, 10:34pm