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Ukraine's Interior Minister Calls for End to Standoff

Ukraine's interior minister is warning that standoffs with pro-Russia demonstrators in three eastern regions must be resolved in the next 48 hours, either through negotiations or by force. Arsen Avakov told reporters Wednesday that a "political solution" is still possible. But he vowed protesters who want conflict "will get a forceful response from Ukrainian authorities." Pro-Moscow groups have seized several government buildings in eastern Ukraine and demanded...

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