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Eastern Ukraine Separatists Say They Will Go Ahead With Referendum

Pro-Russia militants in eastern Ukraine say they will go ahead with referendums on establishing independent so-called "people's republics," despite Russian President Vladimir Putin's call Wednesday that the votes be delayed. Representatives of pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions said Thursday that the referendums will be held on Sunday (May 11), as previously scheduled. Russia's RIA Novosti state news agency quoted Denis Pushilin,...

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