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Wednesday, 07 May 2014 - 13:05
US slams Russia as Ukraine war fears rise
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The United States accused Russia of plotting to annex more of Ukraine's territory via a "bogus" referendum as Moscow rejected a new peace initiative ahead of talks with the pan-European OSCE.
 
Western leaders including French President Francois Hollande warned that skirmishing in Ukraine's east could trigger all-out civil war, and see a May 25th presidential poll as crucial to hauling the country back from the brink.
 
Pro-Moscow rebels are planning their own vote on Sunday in the eastern cities of Donetsk and Luhansk, which US Secretary of State John Kerry said mirrored what happened with Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in March when it voted to join Russia.

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