Posts Tagged ‘ Viktor Yanukovych ’

Richard Branson: Ukraine protests

Jan 24th, 2014 | By

The Syria conflict, and many other conflicts around the world, started with a handful of people being killed and now hundreds of thousands have died. Now is the time to stop Ukraine escalating into a similar nightmare.


Yuri Andrukhovych. The most important things I must tell you are the following:

Jan 24th, 2014 | By

To conclude: in Ukraine full-scale crimes against humanity are now being committed, and it is the present government that is responsible for them. If there are any extremists present in this situation, it is the country’s highest leadership that deserves to be labeled as such.


Why Is Nobody Saying The Obvious: Putin Destabilized Ukraine

Jan 24th, 2014 | By

Melik Kaylan, Contributor Washington | 1/23/2014 @ 1:27PM What is the single greatest cause of Ukraine’s tragic strife, the primary cause of so much grief in the region and beyond? Take a look back at the Euromaidan timeline. Think how it began, this latest round of deadly instability featuring tanks, live gunfire, kidnappings, deaths, the…


Ukraine scenarios and Central Europe

Jan 23rd, 2014 | By

By Edward Lucas 23. Jan 2014 European policymakers are eating the ashes of their failed policy in Ukraine. Anyone who six months ago said that the Yanukovych regime would use live ammunition against protestors would have been denounced as a scaremonger. Now it is happening on the streets of a European capital. The scenarios are…


Cease-Fire in Kiev as Opposition Leaders Meet With President

Jan 23rd, 2014 | By

By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN JAN. 23, 2014 KIEV, Ukraine — After another night of clashes, protesters battling the police in the Ukrainian capital agreed to a temporary cease-fire on Thursday as opposition leaders planned to attend a second round of negotiations with President Viktor F. Yanukovich. More than three hours of face-to-face talks on Wednesday…


The violence in Ukraine is wrong – but we’ll keep fighting for our freedom

Jan 21st, 2014 | By

Kateryna Kruk theguardian.com, Monday 20 January 2014 16.06 GMT One could feel it in the air that something was going to happen. Growing frustration among protesters has suddenly changed to anger after the Ukrainian parliament, Verkhovna Rada, passed laws severely restricting demonstrations including banning the wearing of helmets and gas masks. It took the pro-government…


Ukrainian World Congress called upon the international community to condemn threats made by Ukraine’s governing authorities to suppress religious freedom

Jan 16th, 2014 | By

16 January 2014 MEDIA RELEASE Ukrainian World Congress called upon the international community to condemn threats made by Ukraine’s governing authorities to suppress religious freedom On 16 January 2014 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij sent a letter to the international community with an appeal to condemn the threats being made by Ukraine’s governing…


Europe’s Sado-Masochistic Approach to Ukraine or Desperate Measures of a Desparate Bandit

Jan 7th, 2014 | By

Vasyl Pawlowsky for Maidan Monitoring January 6, 2014 The line in the sand was drawn over a month ago when special Berkut forces decended upon peaceful protesters on Kyiv’s Independence Square, also know as Maidan Nezalezhnosti. In the last forty-eight hours the powers that be have upped the ante by employing tactics similar to the…


What the Ukrainian protests mean

Jan 4th, 2014 | By

Serhiy Kvit 03 January 2014 Issue No:301 The Ukrainian word maidan has Turkish origins. Its closest synonym is the word ‘square’. But maidan is a place for discussing and solving problems that are significant for every member of the community. People do not gather for those reasons regularly. This happens only when something goes wrong…


Traffic police deployed against EuroMaidan protesters

Jan 3rd, 2014 | By

03.01.14 | Halya Coynash Ukraine’s traffic police are as notorious as the country’s roads, and both are best avoided. This is not an option for people taking part in the EuroMaidan peaceful protests, not only because many come to Kyiv from other parts of the country. The traffic police have been widely used to prevent…