Disarray in eastern Ukraine as protest is attacked, mayor is shot

By Griff Witte, William Booth, April 29, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine — With Ukrainian flags flying high and garlands of flowers in their hair, protesters marched through the heart of this city at sundown Monday.

“East and West together,” they chanted.

But in Ukraine, even such anodyne appeals to unity can be a magnet for trouble. The protesters, including old men and grade-school-age children, were walking into a trap.

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