Locals with ties to Ukraine concerned about mounting tensions
Posted: Mar 2, 2014 11:18 PM CDT | Updated: Nov 5, 2014 1:41 PM CDT
MILWAUKEE - Locals with ties to Ukraine are watching the events there very closely. Russia has moved troops into Ukraine. Ukrainian officials are calling that an act of war. Tensions have been brewing between the two countries for several weeks now, but locals with relatives in the Ukraine fear for their safety. Secretary of State John Kerry plans to travel to Kiev this week in hopes of easing tensions. Other world leaders are also seeking a diplomatic solution to prevent violence. CBS 58 News spoke with several Milwaukee residents with loved ones there about the situation.