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Raising tensions sharply, Russia announced military exercises along the border with Ukraine on Thursday after Ukrainian forces moved against pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country. Pro-Russian activists raise the flag of the separatist Donetsk Republic, which sought independence from Ukraine in 1918, at a checkpoint outside Slovyansk, Ukraine, on Thursday. (Sergey Ponomarev/The New York Times)

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