All posts tagged Ukraine

  • Ukraine protesters warn against trade pact with Moscow
    December 15, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    Ahead of a visit to Moscow by Ukraine’s president, protesters filled central Kyiv, warning him not to sign a trade pact with Russia. Ruslana Lyzhychko, the pop singer who is […]

  • Ukraine president suspends officials over protest crackdown
    December 15, 2013, by VOANews

    In a conciliatory move toward protesters, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has suspended his deputy security council chief and the head of the Kyiv city administration for their suspected involvement in […]

  • Can Ukraine’s two nations stay under one roof?
    December 15, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    To understand what is happening in Kyiv today, remember that Ukraine has a larger landmass in Europe than France, the largest nation of the European Union. From East to West, […]

  • Ukraine gears up for more anti-government protests
    December 14, 2013, by VOANews

    Ukraine’s opposition leaders are calling for a new mass protest on Sunday, while supporters of President Viktor Yanukovych also plan a rally just a kilometer away. Members of the opposition […]

  • EU vows help to Ukraine in gaining IMF loan
    December 13, 2013, by VOANews

    A key European Union envoy says the 28-member trade bloc is ready to provide more financial aid to Ukraine, if Kyiv agrees to sign the trade cooperation agreement with the […]

  • US, EU condemn crackdown on Ukraine protesters
    December 12, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    “Go to Russia, Go to Russia,” chanted protesters as three buses loaded with Ukrainian riot police slowly retreated from their unsuccessful attack on pro-European protesters occupying Kyiv’s City Hall. Riot […]

  • Ukraine PM requests $27 billion in aid for EU deal
    December 11, 2013, by VOANews

    Security forces are pulling back from crowds of protesters around a central square in Ukraine’s capital after a night of clashes between police and pro-European Union demonstrators. Scuffles between the […]

  • Ukraine riot police move against protesters in central Kyiv
    December 11, 2013, by VOANews

    Hundreds of Ukrainian police began storming a protest encampment in central Kyiv early Wednesday, clashing with anti-government demonstrators and ripping down their makeshift tent city. Witnesses quoted by Reuters said […]

  • Yanukovych uncompromising in talks with three ex-presidents
    December 11, 2013, by Katya Gorchinskaya of The Kyiv Post

    President Viktor Yanukovych agreed to look into the cases of 10 protesters who were arrested and still in custody after clashes with police during anti-government rallies that have lasted over […]

  • Standoff continues in Ukraine
    December 11, 2013, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

    With snow on the ground, Ukrainian protesters maintained their vigil in Kiev’s Independence Square, even after police had moved campaigners away from the many government buildings they had been blockading. […]