Ukraine presses Slovyansk siege

But pro-Russian forces unrestrained elsewhere in east

Posted: May 7, 2014 at 5:04 a.m.

Pro-Russia gunmen try to block an Interior Ministry base containing Ukrainian riot police in Donetsk, Ukraine, on Tuesday.

A pro-Russia militia holding an eastern Ukrainian city received further pressure Tuesday from advancing government troops, but militants acted with impunity elsewhere in the turbulent region.

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