Pro-Russian gunmen seize police headquarters in eastern Ukraine

MOSCOW — Trouble flared in eastern Ukraine Saturday as pro-Russian gunmen occupied a police headquarters in a small city north of Donetsk and attacked government buildings in several nearby towns.

To Ukrainian officials it looked like the beginning of a replay of the Crimea takeover by Russia, which began with men in unmarked uniforms storming the regional parliament, then spreading their control throughout the peninsula.

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