Posts Tagged ‘ Chris Murphy ’

Ukraine Opposition Rallies Protesters to Maidan as Holidays Loom

Dec 23rd, 2013 | By

By Daryna Krasnolutska and Kateryna Choursina Dec 22, 2013 10:05 AM ET Ukraine’s opposition urged protesters at a fifth straight Sunday rally to join its new political movement and keep pressure on President Viktor Yanukovych for accepting a $15 billion Russian bailout over European Ukraine’s opposition urged protesters at a fifth straight Sunday rally to…


Ukraine’s Revolution – Thoughts as of Dec 19

Dec 20th, 2013 | By

19 December 2013 at 21:24 It’s difficult to believe that only 1 month has passed since Mustafa Nayem first posted a call on Facebook for those who disagreed with the Yanukovych/Azarov government’s about-face on the EU Association Agreement, to gather on Independence Square to protest. Although after 12 years of calling Kyiv home, I’ve become…


Ukraine Protests Surge Before Yanukovych Meets Putin

Dec 16th, 2013 | By

By Daryna Krasnolutska, Kateryna Choursina and Olga Tanas Dec 16, 2013 4:59 AM ET Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych goes to Russia tomorrow for talks on a trade deal as anti-government protests over his decision to scupper a European Union cooperation pact show no sign of ending. Hundreds of thousands joined competing demonstrations of the anti-government…


MURPHY, JOHNSON, SHAHEEN, DURBIN INTRODUCE RESOLUTION CALLING FOR PEACEFUL END TO CRISIS IN UKRAINE, CLOSER COOPERATION WITH EUROPE

Dec 14th, 2013 | By

Friday, December 13, 2013 WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Chairman of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.), Ranking Member on the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) announced a resolution to express the sense of the Senate…


DURBIN STATEMENT ON SENATE RESOLUTION ENCOURAGING PEACEFUL RESOLUTION OF CRISIS IN UKRAINE

Dec 14th, 2013 | By

For Immediate Release Contact: Christina Angarola December 13, 2013   [WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) and others this week in introducing a Senate Resolution urging the government of Ukraine and members of the opposition to find a peaceful…