Posts Tagged ‘ Vitaly Klitschko ’

Violence returns to Ukraine protests after Russia renews aid

Feb 18th, 2014 | By

Pavel Polityuk and Richard Balmforth KIEV — Reuters Published Tuesday, Feb. 18 2014, 8:57 AM EST Last updated Tuesday, Feb. 18 2014, 8:59 AM EST Anti-government protesters clashed violently with police in central Kiev on Tuesday, a day after Moscow moved to cement its influence over Ukraine with $2-billion in cash to shore up the…

As Pro-European Protests Seize Ukraine, Jewish Oligarch Victor Pinchuk Is a Bridge to the West

Dec 14th, 2013 | By

The steel magnate—son-in-law of the former president and once a symbol of post-Soviet nepotism—now advocates for the rule of law By Maria Danilova — Dec 13, 2013 One breezy evening last September, Viktor Pinchuk, Ukraine’s second-richest man, stepped onstage at the Livadia Palace in the Black Sea resort of Yalta to introduce the star speaker…