Residents seek refuge in an underground bomb shelter during air raids by the Ukrainian air force in Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Ukrainian troops on Tuesday launched an offensive against pro-Russian insurgents in the eastern city of Slovyansk and advanced through the city's outskirts, the nation's interior minister said, adding that government troops broke through rebel positions around the village of Semenovka on the eastern fringe of Slovyansk.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Ukrainian military: 300 rebels killed, wounded
Slovyansk » Leader of insurgents says they downed government jet and helicopter gunship.
By SABRINA TAVERNISE
| The New York Times
First Published Jun 03 2014 06:13 pm • Last Updated Jun 03 2014 08:21 pm
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