Secretary Kerry cancels his trip to Russia [VIDEO]


Published on Mar 10, 2014

While Crimea prepares for a referendum to decide whether the autonomous region stays within Ukraine or joins the Russian Federation, the interim Ukrainian government ordered its troops to conduct military drills in the eastern part of the country that borders with Russia.

US Secretary of State John Kerry was supposed to fly to Moscow to negotiate ways to resolve the Ukrainian crisis but suddenly he cancelled his trip citing serious disagreements with his Russian counterparts.

RT’s Egor Piskunov looks at the diplomatic actions between Russia, the US and the European Union, while RT’s Peter Oliver brings us the latest on the ground as protests spread to Donetsk, a city in eastern Ukraine.