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#Viktor Yanukovych

# viktor-yanukovych - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Many polling stations closed as Ukraine votes in crucial presidential election
# East-west
# East-west

Many polling stations closed as Ukraine votes in crucial presidential election

May 25th 2014, 10:23 AM 4,280 Views 32 Comments

While turnout has been strong in Kiev, poll stations have remained closed in many eastern cities.

# viktor-yanukovych - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

'An anti-constitutional coup': Vladimir Putin isn't happy about events in Ukraine
# Putin On A Show
# Putin On A Show

'An anti-constitutional coup': Vladimir Putin isn't happy about events in Ukraine

Mar 4th 2014, 11:21 AM 8,388 Views 94 Comments

The Russian president is addressing journalists in Moscow this morning.

# viktor-yanukovych - Friday 28 February, 2014

11 things Ukraine's ousted president said during his first public appearance
# Russian Friends
# Russian Friends

11 things Ukraine's ousted president said during his first public appearance

Feb 28th 2014, 2:09 PM 9,411 Views 73 Comments

Viktor Yanukovych spoke to reporters at a news conference in the Russian city of Rostov-On-Don.

# viktor-yanukovych - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Ukraine's feared 'Berkut' riot police to be disbanded
# Kiev Crisis
# Kiev Crisis

Ukraine's feared 'Berkut' riot police to be disbanded

Feb 26th 2014, 8:34 AM 4,327 Views 18 Comments

The elite force were blamed for most of the deaths in the country’s capital last week. Nearly 100 people died in the violence.

# viktor-yanukovych - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Unity government to be formed in Kiev, as US stops just short of endorsing interim leader
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Unity government to be formed in Kiev, as US stops just short of endorsing interim leader

Feb 25th 2014, 7:58 AM 4,131 Views 35 Comments

The White House has called for a technocratic government to be installed to promote early elections.

# viktor-yanukovych - Monday 24 February, 2014

'Wanted for mass murder' --- Arrest warrant issued for toppled Ukraine leader Yanukovych
# Kiev
# Kiev

'Wanted for mass murder' --- Arrest warrant issued for toppled Ukraine leader Yanukovych

Feb 24th 2014, 8:54 AM 8,638 Views 67 Comments

The interim interior minister posted on Facebook that the ousted president was wanted in connection with the “mass murder of peaceful citizens”.

# viktor-yanukovych - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Ousted Ukrainian President tried to flee but was stopped by border guards
# Regime Change
# Regime Change

Ousted Ukrainian President tried to flee but was stopped by border guards

Feb 23rd 2014, 10:39 AM 15,706 Views 83 Comments

Viktor Yanukovych’s plane was from leaving the country as Yulia Tymoshenko announces a bid for the presidency.

# viktor-yanukovych - Friday 21 February, 2014

The text of the deal to end crisis in Ukraine
# Kiev
# Kiev

The text of the deal to end crisis in Ukraine

Feb 21st 2014, 1:22 PM 7,253 Views 29 Comments

Early elections have been called.

Ukrainian President Yanukovych gives in to early election demands
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukrainian President Yanukovych gives in to early election demands

Feb 21st 2014, 11:36 AM 11,234 Views 82 Comments

The Government has also agreed to constitutional changes and a national unity administration. Word is awaited from opposition leaders…

# viktor-yanukovych - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Death toll climbs to 60 in Kiev as 67 police officers 'seized'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Death toll climbs to 60 in Kiev as 67 police officers 'seized'

Feb 20th 2014, 3:10 PM 21,119 Views 129 Comments

The death toll from today’s earlier violence stands, unofficially, at 26.

# viktor-yanukovych - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

As Kiev barricades burn, the EU mulls sanctions against Ukraine
# Riots
# Riots

As Kiev barricades burn, the EU mulls sanctions against Ukraine

Feb 19th 2014, 5:47 PM 6,151 Views 79 Comments

At the Winter Olympics in Sochi, shocked Ukrainian athletes were stopped from wearing black armbands to mourn the dead.

# viktor-yanukovych - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Solidarity protest at Ukrainian embassy against "repressive measures"
# Ballsbridge
# Ballsbridge

Solidarity protest at Ukrainian embassy against "repressive measures"

Jan 26th 2014, 3:05 PM 5,445 Views 33 Comments

The Ballsbridge protest comes as opposition leaders vow to continue their action in Kiev — in spite of a compromise deal from the Government.

Kiev protesters seize police base after opposition leaders reject offer
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Kiev protesters seize police base after opposition leaders reject offer

Jan 26th 2014, 7:19 AM 5,323 Views 28 Comments

‘Euromaiden’ demonstrators seized the building in an early morning raid as fresh clashes erupted in the Ukrainian capital.

# viktor-yanukovych - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Opposition leader offered PM job in bid to end Kiev violence
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Opposition leader offered PM job in bid to end Kiev violence

Jan 25th 2014, 6:19 PM 5,881 Views 21 Comments

Arseniy Yatsenyuk is being offered the prime minister post, and Vitali Klitschko the position of deputy PM.

Another fatality in Kiev protests as minister warns peace efforts 'futile'
# EUROMAIDEN
# EUROMAIDEN

Another fatality in Kiev protests as minister warns peace efforts 'futile'

Jan 25th 2014, 12:12 PM 4,712 Views 16 Comments

Protesters in Kiev are warning the conflict will escalate if President Viktor Yanukovych uses force to end the demonstrations.

# viktor-yanukovych - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Two killed in Ukraine clashes
# Protests
# Protests

Two killed in Ukraine clashes

Jan 22nd 2014, 8:48 AM 2,494 Views 8 Comments

Ukraine’s long-running political crisis reached a new phase last week after President Viktor Yanukovych pushed through harsh anti-protest legislation.

# viktor-yanukovych - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Column: The EU’s Eastern Partnership in tatters – is a fresh energy strategy the answer?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The EU’s Eastern Partnership in tatters – is a fresh energy strategy the answer?

Jan 7th 2014, 7:00 AM 17 Views 25 Comments

The creation of a vibrant renewable energy sector would not only give the EaP countries energy independence, it would also reduce Russian political interference in their affairs, writes David Moloney.

# viktor-yanukovych - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Putin woos Ukraine President with €11 billion bond deal
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Putin woos Ukraine President with €11 billion bond deal

Dec 17th 2013, 7:26 PM 7,592 Views 27 Comments

The deal is aimed at encouraging Ukraine to shelve a pact with the EU and build closer ties with Russia.

# viktor-yanukovych - Sunday 15 December, 2013

"America stands with you," John McCain tells Ukraine protesters
# Protests
# Protests

"America stands with you," John McCain tells Ukraine protesters

Dec 15th 2013, 5:57 PM 7,149 Views 46 Comments

The EU has suspended historic partnership talks with Ukraine today as 200,000 protesters gathered in Kiev.

# viktor-yanukovych - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Ukraine suspends mayor after brutal police crackdown on protesters
# Protests
# Protests

Ukraine suspends mayor after brutal police crackdown on protesters

Dec 14th 2013, 5:11 PM 7,077 Views 6 Comments

The suspended officials are being investigated over allegations they pressured Kiev’s police chief to use violence against the protesters.

# viktor-yanukovych - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Demonstrators topple Lenin statue in giant Ukraine protest
# Goodbye Lenin
# Goodbye Lenin

Demonstrators topple Lenin statue in giant Ukraine protest

Dec 8th 2013, 6:50 PM 9,539 Views 54 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people turned out in Kiev this afternoon in an increasingly tense stand-off with the government.

# viktor-yanukovych - Monday 25 November, 2013

Ukraine: Jailed opposition leader goes on hunger strike as protests continue
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine: Jailed opposition leader goes on hunger strike as protests continue

Nov 25th 2013, 7:43 PM 5,601 Views 16 Comments

Yesterday, tens of thousands protested in central Kiev in the biggest demonstration since the 2004 Orange Revolution overturned a rigged ballot and forced new elections.

# viktor-yanukovych - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Tens of thousands protest in Kiev over EU agreement delay
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Tens of thousands protest in Kiev over EU agreement delay

Nov 24th 2013, 4:20 PM 7,112 Views 42 Comments

Organisers say 100,000 turned out, though police say attendance was closer to 20,000. It was the biggest such rally since the 2004 ‘Orange Revolution’.

# viktor-yanukovych - Monday 29 October, 2012

Disappointment for sports stars as Ukraine's ruling party claims poll win
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Disappointment for sports stars as Ukraine's ruling party claims poll win

Oct 29th 2012, 11:55 AM 6,238 Views 5 Comments

Footballer Andriy Shevchenko and boxer Vitali Klitschko had been tipped to do well but both fell short of expectations as the party of President Viktor Tymoshenko claimed victory.

# viktor-yanukovych - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Ukraine: Jailed ex-PM Tymoshenko loses appeal
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine: Jailed ex-PM Tymoshenko loses appeal

Aug 29th 2012, 1:30 PM 3,920 Views 8 Comments

A judicial panel found that the former Prime Minister had no grounds to appeal her corruption conviction.

# viktor-yanukovych - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Ukraine adopts controversial language bill
# Language
# Language

Ukraine adopts controversial language bill

Aug 8th 2012, 4:55 PM 6,502 Views 5 Comments

Opponents say the law could upset Ukraine’s fragile linguistic balance and is a cheap ploy by the President to win votes ahead of October’s parliamentary elections.

# viktor-yanukovych - Monday 18 June, 2012

Tymoshenko to face charges in murder case
# Intrigue
From The42
# Intrigue

Tymoshenko to face charges in murder case

Jun 18th 2012, 5:18 PM 7,240 Views 15 Comments

Former prime minister of Ukraine, Yulia Tymoshenko, whose imprisonment has cast a shadow over Euro 2012, will faces charges relating to the 1996 murder of Yevhen Shcherban.

# viktor-yanukovych - Friday 24 June, 2011

Concerns over motivation behind trial of former Ukrainian PM
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Concerns over motivation behind trial of former Ukrainian PM

Jun 24th 2011, 9:04 AM 187 Views 0 Comments

Opposition leader and former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko is on trial for alleged abuse of power over a gas deal with Russia.