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Russian Supporters Defy Geneva Deal in Ukraine

Image: Pro-Russian supporters gather outside the mayor's office in Slaviansk
Pro-Russian supporters gather outside the mayor's office in Slaviansk on April 18, 2014. GLEB GARANICH / Reuters

Armed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine said on Friday they were not bound by an international deal ordering them to disarm and would not move out of public buildings they have seized until the Kiev government stepped down.

Image: A pro-Russian protester stands in front of a barricaded police station in Slaviansk, Ukraine, on April 18, 2014.
A pro-Russian protester stands in front of a barricaded police station in Slaviansk, Ukraine, on April 18, 2014. ROMAN PILIPEY / EPA