Posts Tagged ‘ Stefan Fuele ’

Fighting for the Soul of Ukraine

Dec 24th, 2013 | By

Tim Judah “Revolution!” This is what they are shouting in Kiev. Ever since November 21 tens of thousands have been on the streets of the capital of Ukraine, defying the police and bans on demonstrations. On December 8 hundreds of thousands packed the city center, and a granite statue of Lenin was toppled in a…

SPECIAL REPORT-Why Ukraine spurned the EU and embraced Russia

Dec 19th, 2013 | By

By Elizabeth Piper KIEV Thu Dec 19, 2013 5:59am EST Dec 19 (Reuters) – On Sept. 4, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich called a meeting of his political party for the first time in three years, summoning members to an old Soviet-era cinema called Zoryany in Kiev. For three hours Yanukovich cajoled and bullied anyone who…