Ukraine Crisis

Ukrainians Take Shelter as Attacks Against Pro-Russians Continue

Image: bomb shelter in Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine
Residents seek refuge in an underground bomb shelter in Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, June 3. Vadim Ghirda / AP

Residents of Slovyansk sought refuge in a bomb shelter on Tuesday as Ukrainian troops launched an offensive against pro-Russian insurgents in the eastern Ukrainian city. Government troops broke through rebel positions around the village of Semenovka on the eastern fringe of Slovyansk, the nation's interior minister said.

— Associated Press