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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,…




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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…







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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…


















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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…


















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Ukraine’s Dangerous Turn – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalThe political showdown between President Viktor Yanukovych and proponents of European-style democracy has taken a dangerous turn with growing repression and violent clashes in the streets. On Thursday Mr. Yanukovych’s ruling party in…



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Who has the power in Ukraine’s crisis? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s opposition appears confident and shows no sign of relenting in its standoff with the government. The government has made some gestures toward the opposition, rejected some of its main…





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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…


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