Scenes from the field

SLOVYANSK, UKRAINE: "Welcome to Balaclavistan! This happy chap wouldn't say if he's Crimean, Russian or Ukrainian." - CNN's Christian Streib, April 16. Helicopters and a fighter jet circled the skies above the tense eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk on Wednesday, while on the streets below a column of tanks rolled through the city -- one with a Russian flag affixed. A convoy of armored personnel carriers also entered the city of Slaviansk, some carrying Russian or regional separatist flags. Amid the soaring tensions, confusion is rife. <a href='http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/16/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.html?hpt=hp_inthenews'>FULL STORY AT CNN.COM</a>. Follow Christian (<a href='http://instagram.com/christianstreibcnn' target='_blank'>@christianstreibcnn</a>) and other CNNers along on Instagram at <a href='http://instagram.com/cnn' target='_blank'>instagram.com/cnn</a>.

SLOVYANSK, UKRAINE: "Welcome to Balaclavistan! This happy chap wouldn't say if he's Crimean, Russian or Ukrainian." - CNN's Christian Streib, April 16. Helicopters and a fighter jet circled the skies above the tense eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk on Wednesday, while on the streets below a column of tanks rolled through the city -- one with a Russian flag affixed. A convoy of armored personnel carriers also entered the city of Slaviansk, some carrying Russian or regional separatist flags. Amid the soaring tensions, confusion is rife. FULL STORY AT CNN.COM. Follow Christian (@christianstreibcnn) and other CNNers along on Instagram at instagram.com/cnn.