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Ukraine Stops Funding for Rebel-Held Regions

Ukraine on Wednesday announced it will halt government funding to its eastern regions controlled by Russian-backed separatists. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Wednesday the cutoff will apply as long as the territories of Donetsk and Luhansk are held by "terrorists." Yatsenyuk, who made his comments during a cabinet meeting, said the government would continue to supply gas and electricity to the area. The self-declared breakaway regions on Sunday defied Ukraine by...

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