The head of the elections commission of the so-called Donetsk People's Republic, Denis Pushilin, center foreground, speaks at a news conference about the upcoming referendum, at the occupied administration building in Donetsk, Ukraine, Thursday, May 8, 2014. The pro-Russia insurgency in eastern Ukraine decided Thursday to go ahead with Sunday's referendum on autonomy despite a call from Russian President Vladimir Putin to delay it. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)
Separatists prepare for vote in east Ukraine
Government » Amid chaos, separatist factions ready a vote on creation of two republics.
By ANDREW E. KRAMER
| c.2014 New York Times News Service
First Published May 10 2014 09:24 pm • Last Updated May 10 2014 10:04 pm
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