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# kiev - Monday 31 March, 2014

Ukraine crisis: Putin orders 'partial' troop pullout
# Cooling Tensions
# Cooling Tensions

Ukraine crisis: Putin orders 'partial' troop pullout

Mar 31st 2014, 11:14 PM 4,763 Views 31 Comments

The development follows a hastily arranged summit in Paris between John Kerry and the Russian Foreign Minister.

# kiev - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Darth Vader is running for president of Ukraine...
# The Empire Strikes Back
# The Empire Strikes Back

Darth Vader is running for president of Ukraine...

Mar 30th 2014, 6:46 PM 13,006 Views 49 Comments

…or at least an unnamed protester dressed up as him.

# kiev - Sunday 23 March, 2014

“The aim of Putin is not Crimea but all of Ukraine”: Kiev fears Russia ready to attack
# Threat Of War
# Threat Of War

“The aim of Putin is not Crimea but all of Ukraine”: Kiev fears Russia ready to attack

Mar 23rd 2014, 8:33 PM 27,082 Views 264 Comments

The country’s interim leaders say they fear an imminent invasion, following the fall of their last airbase in Crimea.

# kiev - Friday 7 March, 2014

'Violation of sovereignty': Obama and Putin hold hour-long phonecall on Ukraine crisis
# Hotline
# Hotline

'Violation of sovereignty': Obama and Putin hold hour-long phonecall on Ukraine crisis

Mar 7th 2014, 7:53 AM 6,911 Views 167 Comments

Obama said Russia had violated Ukraine’s “territorial integrity”. Meanwhile, Russia’s parliament has indicated it will back plans for a referendum in Crimea.

# kiev - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Russia under pressure as EU, UN hold emergency talks on Ukraine crisis
# Crunch Talks
# Crunch Talks

Russia under pressure as EU, UN hold emergency talks on Ukraine crisis

Mar 6th 2014, 7:57 AM 5,041 Views 99 Comments

EU leaders hold a summit in Brussels today to decide how strongly to respond to Moscow’s troop deployment.

# kiev - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Kerry meeting Russian foreign minister in bid to calm Ukraine tensions
# Crimea Crisis
# Crimea Crisis

Kerry meeting Russian foreign minister in bid to calm Ukraine tensions

Mar 5th 2014, 8:39 AM 3,581 Views 60 Comments

America’s top diplomat said last night that Moscow was looking for a “pretext” to invade Ukraine further.

# kiev - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Tymoshenko and Ukraine's new prime minister to visit Ireland this weekend
# Epp Conference
# Epp Conference

Tymoshenko and Ukraine's new prime minister to visit Ireland this weekend

Mar 4th 2014, 3:00 PM 12,605 Views 106 Comments

The former Ukrainian Prime Minister was released from prison last week and will join two other political figures for the EPP conference.

This gas pipeline map shows why Ukraine crisis affects all of Europe
# Energy Flow
# Energy Flow

This gas pipeline map shows why Ukraine crisis affects all of Europe

Mar 4th 2014, 1:17 PM 25,010 Views 69 Comments

Apart from the obvious fear of international violence.

'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 8,382 Views 94 Comments

The Russian president is addressing journalists in Moscow this morning.

"Frightening and dangerous": Taoiseach hopeful Ukraine crisis can be solved through diplomacy
# Escalation
# Escalation

"Frightening and dangerous": Taoiseach hopeful Ukraine crisis can be solved through diplomacy

Mar 4th 2014, 9:23 AM 4,716 Views 55 Comments

The EU has condemned Russia’s “acts of aggression” in the region and called on Moscow to recall its troops from their deployment across Crimea.

Putin calls end to 'military exercises' as Kerry heads to Kiev
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Putin calls end to 'military exercises' as Kerry heads to Kiev

Mar 4th 2014, 7:51 AM 9,824 Views 57 Comments

The Russian President has called an end to the drill near Ukraine’s border involving army, navy and airforce troops.

# kiev - Monday 3 March, 2014

'A clear violation of sovereignty': G7 leaders condemn Russian troop build-up
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

'A clear violation of sovereignty': G7 leaders condemn Russian troop build-up

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:56 AM 7,110 Views 157 Comments

Russia’s partners in the G8 have condemned Moscow’s military escalation and cancelled their participation in preparations for the group’s summit in Sochi this June.

# kiev - Friday 28 February, 2014

Google Maps 'renames Kiev street' after people killed in clashes
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Google Maps 'renames Kiev street' after people killed in clashes

Feb 28th 2014, 8:33 AM 13,386 Views 13 Comments

The Institustkaya Street is now named after ‘street heroes’.

# kiev - Thursday 27 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# The 9 At 9
# The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Feb 27th 2014, 8:40 AM 8,063 Views 1 Comment

Good morning, here’s everything you need to know as you get stuck into your Thursday.

Armed men seize Ukraine regional government buildings, hoist Russian flags
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Armed men seize Ukraine regional government buildings, hoist Russian flags

Feb 27th 2014, 7:52 AM 9,007 Views 123 Comments

Up to 50 men with weapons marched into the buildings in the Crimea region overnight. Regional leaders have said they will “take measures”.

# kiev - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# The 9 At 9
# The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Feb 26th 2014, 8:47 AM 9,251 Views 3 Comments

Hello. Here are the nine stories to know on this midweek morning.

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 4,325 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.

# kiev - 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 4,129 Views 35 Comments

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

# kiev - 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”.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# The 9 At 9
# The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Feb 24th 2014, 8:38 AM 9,752 Views 6 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your week.

Russia withdraws ambassador from Kiev as stand-off with Western powers deepens
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Russia withdraws ambassador from Kiev as stand-off with Western powers deepens

Feb 24th 2014, 7:47 AM 8,178 Views 74 Comments

The US has warned Russia against sending troops into Kiev, with National Security Adviser Susan Rice saying such a move would be a “grave mistake”.

# kiev - Sunday 23 February, 2014

New Ukraine leader warns that the country's economy is in a "catastrophic" state
# IMF
# IMF

New Ukraine leader warns that the country's economy is in a "catastrophic" state

Feb 23rd 2014, 7:43 PM 9,675 Views 54 Comments

The U.S., Europe and the U.K. said they would help with financial aid when a new cabinet is formed.

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.

# kiev - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Ukraine parliament votes to oust president
# Kiev
# Kiev

Ukraine parliament votes to oust president

Feb 22nd 2014, 7:57 PM 9,978 Views 76 Comments

A motion to remove Yanukovych received 328 votes in the 450-seat parliament

Orange Revolution leader freed from prison as president leaves Kiev
# Taking To The Streets
# Taking To The Streets

Orange Revolution leader freed from prison as president leaves Kiev

Feb 22nd 2014, 12:28 PM 21,148 Views 92 Comments

Yulia Tymoshenko spearheaded Ukraine’s pro-democracy 2004 Orange Revolution.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Feb 22nd 2014, 9:00 AM 10,597 Views 5 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know today as we begin the weekend.

# kiev - 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 7,250 Views 29 Comments

Early elections have been called.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Feb 21st 2014, 8:43 AM 9,744 Views 22 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know today as we head towards the weekend.

# kiev - Thursday 20 February, 2014

EU adopts sanctions against Ukraine; dozens killed during fighting
# Kiev
# Kiev

EU adopts sanctions against Ukraine; dozens killed during fighting

Feb 20th 2014, 7:28 PM 6,264 Views 85 Comments

More than 60 people have been killed during bloody fighting in Kiev.

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 21,112 Views 129 Comments

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

Before and After: Pics of Kiev's Independence Square
# City Burning
# City Burning

Before and After: Pics of Kiev's Independence Square

Feb 20th 2014, 2:15 PM 12,114 Views 20 Comments

At least 26 people died during violence in the Ukranian city this morning.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Feb 20th 2014, 8:45 AM 8,748 Views 2 Comments

Good morning, here’s everything you need to know to launch yourself into Thursday.

# kiev - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

At least 25 dead as Ukraine president blames protesters
# Blame Game
# Blame Game

At least 25 dead as Ukraine president blames protesters

Feb 19th 2014, 8:09 AM 5,666 Views 53 Comments

Another 241 people have been hospitalised in fierce clashes between police and anti-government protesters in Kiev.

# kiev - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Photos: 13 people killed in Kiev after police storm protest camp
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Photos: 13 people killed in Kiev after police storm protest camp

Feb 18th 2014, 10:11 PM 14,849 Views 54 Comments

The violence today was the deadliest in nearly three months of anti-government protests.

At least seven killed during fresh wave of violence in Kiev
# Unrest
# Unrest

At least seven killed during fresh wave of violence in Kiev

Feb 18th 2014, 5:09 PM 4,288 Views 35 Comments

The incident has been condemned by the USA, EU and NATO.

# kiev - Friday 7 February, 2014

"F**k the EU!": US diplomat's Ukraine phonecall leaked via Youtube
# New Gaffe
# New Gaffe

"F**k the EU!": US diplomat's Ukraine phonecall leaked via Youtube

Feb 7th 2014, 7:22 AM 16,729 Views 53 Comments

Washington is accusing Russia of capturing the conversation and uploading it to the site.

# kiev - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Ukraine MPs fail to strike deal to weaken president's powers
# Crisis
# Crisis

Ukraine MPs fail to strike deal to weaken president's powers

Feb 4th 2014, 4:52 PM 3,020 Views 5 Comments

In parliament, protest leader Vitali Klitschko – a former world champion boxer – called for an end to the ‘dictatorship”.

# kiev - Monday 27 January, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday
# Nine At Nine
# Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Monday

Jan 27th 2014, 8:43 AM 7,908 Views 0 Comments

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you start your week…

# kiev - Sunday 26 January, 2014

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 5,321 Views 28 Comments

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

# kiev - 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 5,879 Views 21 Comments

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