Checkpoints burn in Sloviansk
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Ukraine crisis: Barricades burn after commando raid

The Ukrainian government says its forces have moved on the eastern city of Sloviansk a pro-Russian separatist stronghold.

According to the interior ministry, three checkpoints manned by illegal armed groups were destroyed. It said at least five people it described as terrorists were killed.

BBC correspondent Oleg Boldyrev reports from the scene of the operation where he says the number of casualties is unclear.

  • 24 Apr 2014
  • From the section Europe
Go to next video: 'We just want to live normally'