Edition:
United States
Pictures | Mon May 12, 2014 | 5:42pm EDT

Rebels appeal to join Russia after east Ukraine referendum

An armoured fighting vehicle with pro-Russian rebels patrols in the streets of the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk May 12, 2014 evening. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An armoured fighting vehicle with pro-Russian rebels patrols in the streets of the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk May 12, 2014 evening. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An armoured fighting vehicle with pro-Russian rebels patrols in the streets of the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk May 12, 2014 evening. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
Close
1 / 10
A local woman welcomes armed pro-Russia militia men marching towards a polling station during a referendum in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk May 11, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A local woman welcomes armed pro-Russia militia men marching towards a polling station during a referendum in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk May 11, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A local woman welcomes armed pro-Russia militia men marching towards a polling station during a referendum in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk May 11, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
Close
2 / 10
Head of a local election committee Alexander Malykhin announces the results of the referendum on the status of Luhansk region in Luhansk May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Head of a local election committee Alexander Malykhin announces the results of the referendum on the status of Luhansk region in Luhansk May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Head of a local election committee Alexander Malykhin announces the results of the referendum on the status of Luhansk region in Luhansk May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
Close
3 / 10
Head of a local election committee Alexander Malykhin holds up a sheet of paper, which shows the results of the referendum on the status of Luhansk region in Luhansk May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Head of a local election committee Alexander Malykhin holds up a sheet of paper, which shows the results of the referendum on the status of Luhansk region in Luhansk May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Head of a local election committee Alexander Malykhin holds up a sheet of paper, which shows the results of the referendum on the status of Luhansk region in Luhansk May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
Close
4 / 10
People carry a coffin containing the body of Rodion Dobrodomov, a member of the Ukrainian National guard killed during a pitched battle in Mariupol on Friday, at his funeral in Kiev May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Grishin

People carry a coffin containing the body of Rodion Dobrodomov, a member of the Ukrainian National guard killed during a pitched battle in Mariupol on Friday, at his funeral in Kiev May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Grishin

People carry a coffin containing the body of Rodion Dobrodomov, a member of the Ukrainian National guard killed during a pitched battle in Mariupol on Friday, at his funeral in Kiev May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Grishin
Close
5 / 10
People carry a coffin containing the body of Rodion Dobrodomov, a member of the Ukrainian National guard killed during a pitched battle in Mariupol on Friday, at his funeral in Kiev May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Grishin

People carry a coffin containing the body of Rodion Dobrodomov, a member of the Ukrainian National guard killed during a pitched battle in Mariupol on Friday, at his funeral in Kiev May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Grishin

People carry a coffin containing the body of Rodion Dobrodomov, a member of the Ukrainian National guard killed during a pitched battle in Mariupol on Friday, at his funeral in Kiev May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Grishin
Close
6 / 10
Italy's Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini talks to the media as she arrives at an European Union foreign ministers meeting in Brussels May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Italy's Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini talks to the media as she arrives at an European Union foreign ministers meeting in Brussels May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Italy's Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini talks to the media as she arrives at an European Union foreign ministers meeting in Brussels May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
Close
7 / 10
(L-R) Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja, French Junior Minister in charge of European Affairs Harlem Desir, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo and Romanian Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean attend an European Union foreign ministers meeting in Brussels May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

(L-R) Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja, French Junior Minister in charge of European Affairs Harlem Desir, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo and Romanian Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean attend an European Union foreign...more

(L-R) Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja, French Junior Minister in charge of European Affairs Harlem Desir, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo and Romanian Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean attend an European Union foreign ministers meeting in Brussels May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
Close
8 / 10
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrives at an European Union foreign ministers meeting in Brussels May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrives at an European Union foreign ministers meeting in Brussels May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrives at an European Union foreign ministers meeting in Brussels May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
Close
9 / 10
Greek Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos and his Italian counterpart Federica Mogherini (R) arrive at an European Union foreign ministers meeting in Brussels May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Greek Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos and his Italian counterpart Federica Mogherini (R) arrive at an European Union foreign ministers meeting in Brussels May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Greek Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos and his Italian counterpart Federica Mogherini (R) arrive at an European Union foreign ministers meeting in Brussels May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
Close
10 / 10

Next Slideshows

X-Men: Days of Future Past premieres

Cast members celebrate the premieres of "X-Men: Days of Future Past" in London and New York.

May 12 2014

Best of Wango Tango

Highlights from the annual KIIS FM bash.

May 12 2014

Washington Monument reopens

The Washington Monument reopens after being closed for repairs for almost three years after it was damaged in an earthquake.

May 12 2014

Kurds in Syria

Kurds try to carve out autonomy for their ethnic group in northern Syria.

May 12 2014

MORE IN PICTURES

Inside the North Korean military

Inside the North Korean military

Images from within the reclusive Korean People's Army.

Pope in the wind

Pope in the wind

Images of the pontiff battling with the wind.

Indigenous protest turns violent in Brazil

Indigenous protest turns violent in Brazil

Indigenous people and police clashed in Brazil's capital city as officers fired rubber bullets and tear gas while tribe members shot arrows in return during a protest against farmers' encroachment on reservations.

The U.S.-Mexico border now

The U.S.-Mexico border now

The structures, fences and walls that mark the border between the United States and Mexico.

Build your own nuclear bunker

Build your own nuclear bunker

A builder of nuclear shelters shows off a model room in Osaka, Japan.

Time 100 Gala

Time 100 Gala

Red carpet style at the Time 100 Gala.

Views from America's National Parks

Views from America's National Parks

Spectacular views from America's national parks.

Ivanka Trump on the world stage

Ivanka Trump on the world stage

The daughter and adviser to President Donald Trump attends the W20 Summit and visits the Holocaust Memorial during a trip to Berlin, Germany.

First 100 days of Trump

First 100 days of Trump

Major moments from the first days of the Trump administration.

Trending Collections

Pictures