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Despite Unity Calls, Lawlessness Rules in Ukraine’s East

An appeal from Ukraine’s prime minister for unity is being ignored in the country’s troubled southeast, which is fast plunging into general disorder and lawlessness.   Police in towns and cities across the region are withdrawing from the streets, leaving local residents fearful and unprotected. The rule of gunmen and thugs is for the most part currently the only law.    “This is not a good time for us,” said salesman Sergey Layrih. “There are no police. They have just...

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