Putin Gets G20 Scolding As Ukraine Cuts Services In East
Ukraine is shutting down its state offices in its war-torn eastern provinces, which begs the question — why were they still open?By Sebastian Martinez | November 16, 2014
In the wake of Russian military forces allegedly once again moving into eastern Ukraine earlier this week, the Ukrainian government has moved to shut down state services in some rebel-held areas.
It's unclear the extent to which the affected services, which include hospitals and schools, have been in operation during the conflict. (Video via ODN)
Separatist rebels in Donetsk seized the government's regional administration building months ago, and have since held elections and organized their own people's republic. (Video via VICE)