RT News - April 30, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

Fierce fighting engulfs Kiev's Maidan square, where a far-right rally clashes with pro-government self-defenders. And in East Ukraine more protesters take over buildings to demand greater autonomy. RT visits the hub of unrest where locals are preparing a referendum on independence from Kiev, and listens to their stories. The U.S. Secretary of State reportedly claims to have pictures proving Russian forces are operating in Ukraine - just a week after Washington's accusations based on photos proved incorrect. Voting in the shadow of violence - Iraqis head to the polls for the first parliamentary election since U.S. troops withdrew, accompanied by a string of deadly attacks. Plus, breaking up with Britain - The UK treasury decides which assets Scotland could inherit if it votes for independence, as both sides look to get the best divorce settlement.