Ukraine unrest puts pressure on EU

Pro-Russian gunmen holding police station in Sloviansk, 13 Apr 14 There are suspicions that Russian special forces are directing local militants in eastern Ukraine

The seizure of key buildings by pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine has put more pressure on the EU to tighten sanctions.

But businesses - especially German - have much at stake in Russia, so what are the EU's options? Read my analysis here.

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