The Globe in Kiev: Canadian embassy staffer’s car torched – The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailA car belonging to a staff member of the Canadian Embassy in Ukraine was set ablaze Friday in what appeared to be retribution for her attendance at…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…