Pro-Russian separatists vote today for establishing a regional leadership in East Ukraine, in order to approach the region to Russia. While the fighting still affect the territory.
The United Statesand the European Unionhave condemnedthe voteas illegitimate, which would create moretensions betweenWestern powersand Russia.
The separatists choice is the latest chapter in a geopolitical confrontation between Russia and the West over Ukraine. Which seeks the integration with the rest of Europe.