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Ukraine opposition activist says he was tortured – BBC News

BBC NewsA prominent Ukrainian opposition activist who disappeared more than a week ago says he was abducted and tortured. Dmytro Bulatov is the leader of opposition movement Automaidan that organises protest convoys. He says he was kidnapped, repeatedly …Ukraine repeals tough laws, army calls for ‘urgent steps’Pakistan Daily TimesUkraine’s President Signs Protest Amnesty Bill; Military […]

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Ukraine’s President Goes on Sick Leave as Protests Roil – New York Times

New York TimesKIEV, Ukraine — Viktor F. Yanukovych, the president of Ukraine, went on sick leave on Thursday, leaving negotiated efforts to resolve the country’s political crisis hanging. A statement on the president’s website said Mr. Yanukovych, 63, was taking time off …Why is Ukraine torn between East and West?BBC NewsYanukovych taken ill as protesters […]

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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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New clashes as Ukraine’s president ties to tempt opposition – Reuters

ReutersKIEV (Reuters) – Police clashed with protesters in central Kiev on Sunday and the fate of Ukraine’s government was uncertain after embattled President Viktor Yanukovich offered key posts to opposition leaders, including the role of prime minister. One of the …Ukraine: President Yanukovych blinks first over protestsBBC NewsUkraine President Offers Posts to Opposition LeadersWall Street […]

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Ukraine President Offers Posts to Opposition Leaders – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalUkrainian opposition leaders, from left, Vitali Klitschko, Oleh Tyagnybok and Arseniy Yatsenyuk attended a meeting on Independence Square in Kiev after the talks with Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. Getty Images. KIEV, Ukraine—President Viktor …Ukraine Opposition Presses Demands Despite Government OfferVoice of AmericaKilled protester mourned in Ukraine amid crisisFox NewsUkraine’s Opposition Leaders Shun President’s […]

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Ukraine crisis: Protests to continue despite PM post offer – BBC News

BBC NewsUkrainian opposition leader Arseniy Yatsenyuk says protests will continue despite President Viktor Yanukovych’s offer to appoint him as prime minister. Mr Yatsenyuk said the opposition was generally ready to accept leadership, but several key demands must …Ukraine President Offers Posts to Opposition LeadersWall Street JournalOpposition Says No to Ukraine on Power ShareNew York TimesUkraine […]

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Ukraine Power-Share Offer Fails as Opposition Holds Out Demands – Businessweek

BusinessweekAn offer from Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to include opposition politicians in the government failed to defuse the country’s political crisis as leaders of a spreading protest movement refused to compromise. Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Vitali Klitschko and …Ukrainian opposition is emboldenedWashington PostUkraine’s President’s Offers Premiership to Opposition LeaderTIMEUkraine opposition says protests will continueHouston ChronicleXinhua –BBC News […]

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Ukrainian president Yanukovch meets opposition in Kiev – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych is holding fresh talks with opposition leaders, hours after a minister said efforts to peacefully resolve the ongoing unrest were “futile”. Several leaders of parliamentary groups were at the talks, the presidency said.Ukrainian protesters blockade energy ministry after overnight violenceReutersOfficials say 2 police captured by Kiev protestersHouston ChronicleUkraine Clashes Resume […]

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Ukrainian Policeman Shot Dead as Foreign Mediation Urged – Bloomberg

BloombergUkraine’s premier and the opposition seeking to topple him called for foreign mediation as anti-government unrest that turned deadly this week spread from Kiev. Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said yesterday he’s speaking to Swiss President Didier Burkhalter, …Ukraine’s President Vows Concessions to Anti-Government ProtestersVoice of AmericaUnrest Spreads to More Cities in UkraineNew York TimesUkrainian president […]

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Ukraine’s President Yanukovych in talks pledge after clashes – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych has agreed to negotiate with pro-EU protesters and opposition leaders after violent clashes in the capital Kiev. He said a cross-party commission would be set up on Monday to try to resolve the deepening crisis.Ukrainian Prez Wants to Talk with OppositionVoice of AmericaRaw: Protesters, police clash in Ukraine capitalUSA TODAYEU […]

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Ukraine President Suspends Officials over Protest Crackdown – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaIn a conciliatory move toward protesters, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has suspended his deputy security council chief and the head of the Kyiv city administration for their suspected involvement in a violent police crackdown on demonstrators last …Pro-government supporters rally outside Kiev’s barricadesAFPUkraine protests: Tensions soar as rival factions face off in KievThe […]

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4 top Ukraine officials investigated in crackdown – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKIEV, Ukraine (AP) —Ukrainian authorities on Saturday conceded to one of the demands of weeks-long protests gripping the capital, opening investigations against four top officials and suspending two of them from office over the violent police response to a …Ukraine moves against some officials over police violenceWashington PostUkraine President Suspends Officials over Protest CrackdownVoice […]

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Russia-Ukraine ‘closer on gas price’ after Sochi talks – BBC News

BBC NewsRussia says differences with Ukraine on reducing the price of Russian gas have been narrowed after talks in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the talks would continue at a later date. Ukraine’s President Viktor …Denial of Russian trade deal fails to stop Kiev protestorsThe Times (subscription)Ukraine opposition […]

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Russia and Ukraine leaders seek partnership treaty – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych has held unscheduled talks with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, on a strategic partnership treaty. Thousands of protesters continue to block government buildings and occupy the main square in the capital, Kiev.Ukraine Government Pursues Russia TiesRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyPresident accused of “selling” Ukraine to Russia after latest talks with PutinIrish TimesWith Protests at […]