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Ousted Ukrainian president blasts opposition, as Russian forces reportedly enter … – Fox News

Fox NewsOusted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych surfaced in Russia Friday, thundering defiantly against the “pro-fascist hooligans” who drove him from office, as Russian armored vehicles rumbled across Crimea and reports surfaced of troops being deployed …Ukraine accuses Russia of deploying troops in CrimeaBBC NewsMerkel Tells Putin of Concern About UkraineWall Street JournalIn Crimean port city, […]

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Is it too late for Kiev to woo Russian-speaking Ukraine? – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorWith Russian military forces now in Crimea and the regional government claiming loyalty to impeached President Viktor Yanukovych, it looks as if the new government in Kiev may have already lost any influence it had in Ukraine’s southern regions. Skip …Kiev protests are sign Ukraine has turned to EU, says Georgia ministerThe GuardianGlobe […]

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Ukrainian ex-leader Viktor Yanukovych vows fightback – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s ex-President Viktor Yanukovych has made his first public appearance since being ousted last week, telling a news conference in Russia he would fight for his country. He said he was “not overthrown”, but was compelled to leave Ukraine after threats …Defiant Yanukovych vows to fight for Ukraine’s futureUSA TODAYOusted Ukrainian Leader, Reappearing in […]

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Ukraine tells Russia to back off as Crimea tensions, secession fears deepen – CNN

CNNSimferopol, Ukraine (CNN) — [Breaking news update 8:20 a.m. ET]. (CNN) — Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovuych said Friday at a news conference in Russia that he was not overthrown but was forced to flee under threat to his life. “I intend to …Defiant Yanukovych vows to fight for Ukraine’s futureUSA TODAYUkraine crisis: Yanukovych gives […]

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Russia Grants Protection for Ukrainian President – ABC News

ABC NewsMoscow on Wednesday granted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych protection “on the territory of Russia,” shortly after the fugitive leader sought help from the Kremlin, according to an official quoted by Russian news agencies. Meanwhile, a respected …Ukraine tensions escalate as armed men seize Crimea government HQCBC.ca all 2,124 news articles …read more Source: World […]

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Ukraine crisis: Yatsenyuk is PM-designate, Kiev Maidan told – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s new interim government has been presented at Kiev’s main protest camp, the Maidan, following last week’s ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych. The Maidan council named Arseniy Yatsenyuk to become prime minister. The cabinet – to be voted …Ukraine disbands feared riot police unit that led crackdown on Kiev protestersChristian Science MonitorPro-Russian rally in […]

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Ukraine crisis: Russia’s options – BBC News

BBC NewsRussia has voiced alarm and anger at the overthrow of Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych by protesters in Kiev. Prof Andrei Zagorski, a political analyst at Moscow’s Institute of World Economy and International Relations, examines the Kremlin’s policy …Ukraine after YanukovychABC OnlineAfter Ukraine’s Maidan, a bigger crackdown in Moscow? (+video)Christian Science MonitorUkraine Default Cassandras Are […]

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Ukraine crisis: Russia steps up Ukraine rhetoric – BBC News

BBC NewsRussia has stepped up its rhetoric against Ukraine’s new Western-leaning leadership as tensions rise over the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych. Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev said interim authorities in Kiev had conducted an “armed mutiny”. And the …Ousted Ukraine leader charged with mass murderDallas Morning NewsUkraine seeks $35 billion of aid as Russia questions […]

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Russia threatens Ukraine; ex-president vanishes – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKIEV, Ukraine — Russia said Monday the turmoil in Ukraine was a threat to Russian citizens as the nation’s interior ministry searched for the whereabouts of President Viktor Yanukovych, who is under an arrest warrant. In a statement on his official Facebook …Crimea: Next flashpoint in Ukraine’s crisis?BBC NewsUkraine’s political upheaval boosts some while […]

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Ukraine: Interim leader Turchynov stresses “European choice” – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s new interim President Oleksandr Turchynov has said the country will focus on closer integration with the EU. Mr Turchynov was appointed following the dismissal of President Viktor Yanukovych by MPs on Saturday. Mr Yanukovych’s rejection of an …Aiding Ukraine’s DemocratsWall Street JournalInterim Ukraine President Vows Moves Toward European IntegrationVoice of AmericaCrisis in Ukraine: […]

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Documents found at Ukrainian president’s abandoned home detail millions in … – Fox News

Fox NewsKIEV, Ukraine – Cash: $12 million. Decoration of a dining hall and tea room: $2.3 million. Statue of a wild boar: $115,000. “A bribe”: $4,000. These are some of the expenses detailed in financial documents found in President Viktor Yanukovych’s abandoned …Day after Ukraine revolution, many uncertainties remainUSA TODAYProfile: Oleksandr TurchynovBBC NewsUkraine’s parliament speaker […]

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Ukraine’s new rulers dismantle Yanukovich power structure – Reuters

ReutersKIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s new rulers, just 24 hours after ousting President Viktor Yanukovich, began speedily to unstitch his power structure on Sunday, appointing a provisional leader to replace him and sacking his key ministers. At an emergency parliament …Ukraine media: mixed views on TymoshenkoBBC NewsUkraine parliament sets deadline for new govt, president’s whereabouts unknownTimes […]

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Ukraine media: mixed views on Tymoshenko – BBC News

BBC NewsA day after the Ukrainian parliament voted to remove President Viktor Yanukovych from office, media commentators are focusing on another momentous event: the release of his jailed arch-rival Yulia Tymoshenko. Many journalists – even those opposing Mr …Yanukovych Tries to Flee Ukraine as Opponents Take Power (1)BusinessweekTymoshenko confidante becomes acting Ukrainian presidentReutersMoscow fumes over […]

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Ukraine crisis: Protesters remain in central Kiev as MPs meet – BBC News

BBC NewsThousands of protesters remain in central Kiev as MPs meet to discuss seeting up a new government in Ukraine. The atmosphere in Independence Square appears calm – a day after parliament voted to dismiss President Viktor Yanukovych, in what he …Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych Driven From PowerWall Street JournalRussia, too, is in quandary over […]

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Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych Driven From Power – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalLarge crowds entered ousted Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych’s residential compound outside Kiev on Saturday. Photo: Getty Images. KIEV, Ukraine—The whereabouts of President Viktor Yanukovych were unknown Sunday, the day after he left the …Archrival Is Freed as Ukraine Leader FleesNew York TimesUkraine: Kiev calm as president’s whereabouts unclearUSA TODAYUkrainian parliament votes to oust […]

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Ukraine crisis: ‘Still thousands in Kiev square’ – BBC News

BBC NewsAs Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is reported to have left the capital, Kiev, there are concerns about a possible power vacuum in the country. A deal brokered on Friday promising a coalition government within days has already seen opposition …Ukraine’s former PM rallies protesters after Yanukovych flees KievThe GuardianArchrival Is Freed as Ukraine Leader […]

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Ukraine’s Yanukovych missing as protesters take control of presidential … – Washington Post

Ukraine’s Yanukovych missing as protesters take control of presidential …Washington PostKIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainians awoke Saturday morning to rumors and reports that President Viktor Yanukovych had fled to his home town in the east or left the country. Thousands poured onto the grounds of presidential residence, 12 miles from downtown … …read more Source: Kiev […]

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Protesters Remain in Ukraine’s Capital Despite Peace Agreement – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaProtesters seized the Kiev office of President Viktor Yanukovich on Saturday and the opposition demanded a new election be held by May, as the pro-Russian leader’s grip on power rapidly eroded following bloodshed in the capital. Anti-government …Protesters claim control over Kiev, demand elections within monthHaaretzUkraine Parties Working on New Government as President […]

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Live Video and Tweets From Kiev’s Independence Square – New York Times (blog)

Live Video and Tweets From Kiev’s Independence SquareNew York Times (blog)Last Updated, 4:00 p.m. | As the live video and Twitter updates streaming from Kiev’s Independence Square on Friday showed, Ukrainian protesters remained defiant, calling for the resignation of President Viktor Yanukovych, even after political leaders … …read more Source: Kiev News From Google

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Ukraine President Yanukovych sacks army chief amid crisis – BBC News

BBC NewsUkrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has sacked the head of the armed forces, Col Gen Volodymyr Zamana, according to the president’s website. The move comes after the most intense violence in Ukraine’s three-month crisis turned Kiev into a battle zone.Ukraine protesters stand ground as European, US leaders discuss sanctionsCNNUkraine president fires military chief amid calls […]

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Ukraine Opposition Plans March on Parliament After Merkel Talks – Businessweek

BusinessweekAn anti-government protester stands on a barricade in Kiev, on February 15, 2014. Photographer: Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images. Ukrainian opposition groups plan to march on parliament to push lawmakers to curb President Viktor Yanukovych’s powers …Ukraine protesters end Kiev occupation but press Yanukovych anewThe Globe and MailProtesters end Kyiv City Hall occupation under government […]

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Ukraine protesters end Kiev occupation but press Yanukovich anew – Reuters Canada

Ukraine protesters end Kiev occupation but press Yanukovich anewReuters CanadaKIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian anti-government protesters ended a two-month-old occupation of city hall in the capital Kiev on Sunday to meet an amnesty offer aimed at easing a stand-off over President Viktor Yanukovich’s rule. The authorities, for their … …read more Source: Kiev News From Google

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Ukraine protesters freed under amnesty – The News International

The News InternationalKIEV: Ukrainian authorities on Friday provisionally freed the last 234 detained protesters under an amnesty offer aimed at defusing protracted street unrest, but activists decried the move as a sham and pressed for further concessions. President Viktor …Ukraine leader calls for concessions as protesters freedDAWN.comUkraine Frees Last of Jailed ProtestersVoice of AmericaTension rises […]

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Ukraine’s Arbuzov Wants Kiev Streets Cleared by Next Week – Bloomberg

BloombergMeanwhile, EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule has scheduled talks with President Viktor Yanukovych today in Kiev after meeting opposition leaders yesterday. Protesters angry about Yanukovych’s November snub of an EU trade pact have blocked …Officials escape censure over crackdown in KievGulf TimesEntertainers help keep Kiev protesters’ spirits upInternational Business Times, India EditionEU calls for dialogue […]

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Ukraine protests: President Viktor Yanukovych to return – BBC News

BBC NewsUkrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is returning to work on Monday after four days of sick leave, with protesters still demanding he give up power. Thousands of anti-government protesters have continued their campaign on the streets of the capital, Kiev.Ukraine president returns to work as protests persistTimes of IndiaUkraine opposition calls for aid, ‘tortured’ militant […]

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Ukraine opposition set for talks with John Kerry – New Straits Times

New Straits TimesKIEV: Ukraine’s opposition leaders were set to meet US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday, after the army urged embattled President Viktor Yanukovych to act urgently to end two months of turmoil. Yanukovych on Friday scrapped controversial …US and Germany Signal Willingness to Repair Strained RelationsWall Street Journal‘US sees Germany as a […]

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Ukraine’s political crisis puts country at risk, military says – CNN

CNNKiev, Ukraine (CNN) — Ukraine’s military forces urged the President on Friday to act to restore stability, saying that a further escalation of the political unrest in the country threatens its territorial integrity. President Viktor Yanukovych must take “immediate …Missing Ukraine Activist Says He Was TorturedABC NewsUkraine unrest: Life as normal outside Kiev protest campBBC […]

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Ukraine Warring Sides Sharpen Rhetoric as President Out Sick (1) – Businessweek

BusinessweekAnti-government protesters stand at a road block in Kiev on Jan. 30, 2014. Photographer: Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images. Ukraine’s opposition accused President Viktor Yanukovych of foul play as he took sick leave and his Defense Ministry asked for “urgent” …Missing Ukraine Protester Bulatov Turns UpWall Street JournalMissing Ukraine activist says he was torturedWashington PostKerry to Meet […]

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Ukraine to debate amnesty for protesters – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s parliament is due to debate a possible amnesty for scores of protesters arrested in anti-government demonstrations. President Viktor Yanukovych has said he wants to make the amnesty conditional on protesters leaving official buildings and taking …Ukraine President Fails to Quell Protests After Ally Quits (2)BusinessweekUkraine’s Prime Minister Resigns, but Protesters Don’t CareTIMEUkraine opposition […]

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Ukraine government resigns, parliament scraps anti-protest laws amid crisis – CNN

CNNKiev, Ukraine (CNN) — Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and his government Tuesday, amid a political crisis fired by violent protests on the country’s streets. Azarov and his Cabinet will continue …Ukraine PM Azarov’s ‘difficult decision’ to step downBBC News‘We all want to live in a lawful state’: […]