All posts tagged Ukraine

  • Ukraine’s EU option still open amid stand-off with protesters
    December 3, 2013, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

    With protesters occupying Kiev’s Independence Square, the Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovych, is facing the prospect of a general strike amid anger over his decision to cancel an agreement with the […]

  • Tired of mayhem at home, Yanukovych flees to China
    December 3, 2013, by Anastasia Forina of The Kyiv Post

    Thousands of Ukrainians remain on the streets in Kyiv, demanding the resignation of the country’s government as well as its President, Viktor Yanukovych. But the unrest at home did not […]

  • US urges Ukraine to listen to its people
    December 3, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged the Ukrainian government on Tuesday to “listen to the voices of its people” after President Viktor Yanukovych’s decision to spurn an agreement with […]

  • Poland to launch new Ukrainian policy – Komorowski
    December 3, 2013, by The Warsaw Voice

    Poland will attempt to build a new plan of action on the European scene as far as relations with Ukraine are concerned, taking into account the outcome of the Vilnius […]

  • Ukraine’s pro-Europe forces consolidate gains after mass march
    December 3, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    Ukraine’s pro-European demonstrators erected barricades Monday, consolidating their control over Independence Square in the core of Kyiv, the nation’s capital. A few blocks away, they surrounded the Government Building, forcing [&hellip ...

  • Polish citizens among victims of police violence in Kyiv
    December 2, 2013, by The Warsaw Voice

    The Polish Foreign Ministry has summoned the Ukrainian Ambassador to Warsaw and demanded an official explanation after two Polish citizens were hurt on November 29 2013 when Ukrainian police clashed […]

  • Tens of thousands of Ukrainians protest in Kyiv
    December 1, 2013, by VOANews

    More than 100,000 protesters gathered in the center of Kyiv Sunday to express anger over the president’s refusal to sign a free trade pact with the European Union. Riot police […]

  • Ukrainian president condemns violence
    December 1, 2013, by VOANews

    Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on Saturday condemned what he calls “actions” that have led to violence during opposition demonstrations in Kyiv, saying he was “deeply outraged” by the violence at […]