RT News - May 12, 2014 (17:00 MSK)

The two Ukrainian regions which held a referendum on self-determination say the "Yes" vote was the overwhelming winner. A high turnout came in defiance of Kiev's military crackdown. Voting in one city ends in violence after pro-government forces open fire in front of a crowd of civilians, killing two people following the seizure of a polling station. NATO pushes ahead with a military drill on Russia's border using an unprecedented number of troops, as the Alliance says it wants increased defensive measures in Europe in the wake of the Ukrainian crisis. Handy helper, intimate partner, or a deadly threat. A poll in Britain suggests people have mixed feelings about the rise of robotic technology. We attempt to separate fact from fiction.