Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.

Ukrainians vote during a referendum at a polling station in Donetsk, Ukraine, 11 May 2014. Residents of eastern Ukraine began voting on an independence referendum that was organized by pro-Russian separatists and rejected by the government in Kiev. Russian-speakers and supporters of Moscow have been rallying in the region since March, when a referendum on independence led to Russia's annexation of Crimea.
Ukrainians vote during a referendum at a polling station in Donetsk, Ukraine, 11 May 2014. Residents of eastern Ukraine began voting on an independence referendum that was organized by pro-Russian separatists and rejected by the government in Kiev. Russian-speakers and supporters of Moscow have been rallying in the region since March, when a referendum on independence led to Russia's annexation of Crimea.

    JUST WATCHED

    CNN poll: 56% of Ukrainians are pro-EU

MUST WATCH

CNN poll: 56% of Ukrainians are pro-EU

A CNN commissioned poll of Ukrainians shows that many are optimistic about their country's future. Max Foster reports.

CNN poll: 56% of Ukrainians are pro-EU

A CNN commissioned poll of Ukrainians shows that many are optimistic about their country's future. Max Foster reports.