A pro-Russian rebel holds a machine-gun standing outside the gate of an Ukrainian border troops military unit in Luhansk on Wednesday [AP]
Militants collect weapons and ammunition after they seized a National Guard base in Lugansk, Ukraine, June 4, 2014. Heavy fighting broke out some previous days in the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk as NATO diplomats held talks in Brussels with Russia on the crisis. (EPA/VALENTINA SVISTUNOVA)
A new modern Ukrainian army APC tested in a landfill at Chuguev on Wednesday [AP]
Residents of Krasny Liman near Slovyansk betray growing sense of dread following a day of shelling by Ukrainian troops.