All posts tagged Ukraine

  • Ukraine police move against pro-Europe demonstrators
    December 10, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    Ukrainian riot police moved Monday to curb pro-European demonstrators in Kyiv by dismantling barricades set up by protesters outside government building and storming the headquarters of the largest opposition party. […]

  • Ukrainian protesters topple Lenin statue
    December 8, 2013, by VOANews

    Anti-government protesters in Ukraine have toppled a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in central Kyiv, during the latest in a series of mass protests against the government of […]

  • Russia rebukes Germany for participating in Kyiv protest
    December 7, 2013, by VOANews

    Russia’s prime minister has admonished foreign politicians who have participated in the political events unfolding in Ukraine. Dmitry Medvedev said Friday that foreign politicians who participated in the pro-European Union […]

  • Russian official: No deal reached between Ukraine, Russia
    December 7, 2013, by VOANews

    A Russian official says no deal has been struck on Ukraine joining the Russian-led Customs Union, an issue that has fueled mass anti-government protests in Kyiv. Dmitry Peskov says Ukrainian […]

  • Kyiv’s riot police brutal, ‘begrudging’
    December 6, 2013, by Christopher J Miller of The Kyiv Post

    Whether in their blue urban camouflage or pitch-black uniforms, their faces masked or unmasked beneath large black helmets, their presence can be intimidating. The rubber truncheons hanging at their sides […]

  • Ukraine’s protesters prepare for long haul
    December 5, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    Firewood has been stacked, barbed wire has been strung above steel barricades, and insulated military tents have been pitched. The downtown of one of Europe’s largest cities is now a […]

  • Lavrov says Russia will not interfere in Ukraine
    December 4, 2013, by Scott Stearns of VOANews

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Moscow will not interfere in the political unrest in neighboring Ukraine and says other nations should stay out of the dispute as well. Demonstrations […]