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Fighting Erupts in Eastern Ukraine

Fighting broke out Friday around a rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine, as Ukrainian government forces began a military operation against pro-Russian separatists.Separatist forces shot down two Ukrainian helicopters during the assault on the city of Slovyansk, killing two crew members. A third helicopter crew member was reportedly captured by separatist forces and transferred to a local hospital. Slovyansk's pro-Russian self-declared mayor, Vyacheslav Ponomarev, told a Russian TV channel...

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