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Sixty taken hostage in eastern Ukraine

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DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukraine’s government struggled to stay in control of the country’s eastern regions as tensions flared today in three cities. While the government managed to recapture its regional headquarters and detain dozens of pro-Russian protesters in one city, it said “radicals” were keeping 60 people hostage and threatening them in another city.

Unknown “separatists” brandishing arms and explosives were threatening the hostages inside a security service branch in the city of Luhansk, the Ukrainian Security Service said in a statement.

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