All posts tagged Ukraine

  • EU signs up Moldova and Georgia, but loses the big prize, Ukraine
    November 30, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    Pressured by street demonstrations at home, Ukraine’s president reluctantly traveled to a European Union summit in Lithuania. But he frustrated five years of negotiations by failing to sign on Friday a […]

  • Torn between East and West, Ukraine debates future
    November 30, 2013, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    The European Union criticized Russia for pressuring Ukraine into abandoning a landmark free trade deal with the EU in favor of strengthening ties with Moscow. EU leaders expressed frustration with […]

  • Ukraine says membership in EU depends on aid
    November 29, 2013, by VOANews

    Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych says his country needs economic and financial support from the European Union before Kyiv can sign a political and free trade deal with the bloc. Yanukovych […]

  • EU summit opens, overshadowed by Ukraine
    November 28, 2013, by VOANews

    A European Union summit opened Thursday in the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, overshadowed by Ukraine’s decision not to sign a landmark trade deal with the bloc. Heads of government and other […]

  • After Ukraine, will Russia next lean on Moldova and Georgia?
    November 28, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    After Ukraine, seemingly under Russian pressure, made a U-turn last week on its road towards closer integragration with the European Union, analysts wonder if Moldova and Georgia will be the […]

  • Ukraine protests continue as Russia denies anti-EU pressure
    November 27, 2013, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    Thousands of protesters gathered in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv for a third successive night Tuesday to demand that the government sign a landmark trade agreement with the European […]

  • Ukraine protesters clash with police over EU agreement
    November 25, 2013, by VOANews

    Police in Ukraine fired teargas at pro-Europe protesters as they held a second day of demonstrations against the government’s decision not to sign a landmark trade pact with the European […]

  • Thousands rally in Ukraine for EU integration
    November 25, 2013, by VOANews

    Tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, to protest the government’s decision not sign a landmark trade deal with the European Union. Protesters waved Ukrainian and EU […]