Posts Tagged ‘ violence ’

“Titushky” failed to disrupt meeting of Kharkiv Euromaidan with Molotov cocktails

Jan 26th, 2014 | By

The attack took place from the Opera House, with about 20-30 “titushki” involved. They were armed with baseball bats, gas cylinders and, as it turned out, ” Molotov cocktails “.


Statement of Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle after his visit to Kiev

Jan 25th, 2014 | By

Kiev (25 January) – “I visited Ukraine on behalf of President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso and High Representative/ Vice-President Catherine Ashton on Friday and Saturday. To underline that the EU remains engaged in facilitating a peaceful, negotiated solution out of the crisis, I held talks with President Viktor Yanukovych, leaders of the…


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…


Beaten by “Berkut” Father Dies in Hospital

Jan 5th, 2014 | By

“Газета по-українськи” №1652 за 03.01.2014. — Pasha was healthy, and was never sick. Though we took him from the hospital as if he was simply fodder. His wife Lesya said, that they had broken some bone in his skull, — according to Serhiy Syrotenko, a friend of the 41 year-old Pavlo Mazurenko. He died after he…


Victory Day Riots

May 12th, 2011 | By
Bishop Paul Peter Jesep

Of course Communists, with blood stained hands, replaced the Nazi oppressor, but because of the violence in Lviv this month it has not be part of the news story being reported.  Unfortunately, violence and the disrespect for someone else’s rights made the headlines.  It diminished Ukraine in the eyes of the international community while giving legitimacy to Russia’s ongoing efforts to portray Ukraine as incapable of being a mature member of the European community