The Seattle Times

MAXIM SHIPENKOV / European Pressphoto Agency

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Ukraine fighting intensifies after election

A local woman is overcome with emotion as she looks at blood stains and damage around a wrecked truck of supporters of the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" on a road leading to the Donetsk International Airport, in Ukraine on Tuesday, following the fierce fighting between Ukrainian forces and separatist militants. Ukrainian government forces have retaken control of the Donetsk airport in the embattled east of the country, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said.