A number of reporters, including The Washington Post's William Booth, are in Slovyansk in eastern Ukraine, where security forces killed "up to five" pro-Russian activists Thursday. Clashes broke out across the eastern part of the country, where there's a stronger tie to Russia than in the west.

Journalists in and around Slovyansk today are reporting relative calm. Here's what they're seeing (and ideas for people to follow on the situation in eastern Ukraine on Twitter, if that's your thing).