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# kiev - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Two killed in Ukraine clashes
# Protests
# Protests

Two killed in Ukraine clashes

Jan 22nd 2014, 8:48 AM 2,484 Views 8 Comments

Ukraine’s long-running political crisis reached a new phase last week after President Viktor Yanukovych pushed through harsh anti-protest legislation.

# kiev - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Anti-protest laws enter force in Ukraine amid continued violence
# Kiev
# Kiev

Anti-protest laws enter force in Ukraine amid continued violence

Jan 21st 2014, 8:51 AM 2,950 Views 31 Comments

More than 200 people have been injured so far during protests in the country, which Russia says is getting ‘out of control’.

# kiev - Monday 20 January, 2014

Hundreds wounded as police and protesters clash in freezing temperatures in Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Hundreds wounded as police and protesters clash in freezing temperatures in Ukraine

Jan 20th 2014, 4:53 PM 8,002 Views 42 Comments

More than 200 people were wounded amid mounting fury over draconian new anti-protest laws.

# kiev - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Putin woos Ukraine President with €11 billion bond deal
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Putin woos Ukraine President with €11 billion bond deal

Dec 17th 2013, 7:26 PM 7,588 Views 27 Comments

The deal is aimed at encouraging Ukraine to shelve a pact with the EU and build closer ties with Russia.

# kiev - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Dec 14th 2013, 8:00 PM 11,745 Views 1 Comment

Everyone’s talking about Gerry Adams at Nelson Mandela’s funeral, Commander Chris Hadfield in Dublin, and the weather…

Ukraine suspends mayor after brutal police crackdown on protesters
# Protests
# Protests

Ukraine suspends mayor after brutal police crackdown on protesters

Dec 14th 2013, 5:11 PM 7,071 Views 6 Comments

The suspended officials are being investigated over allegations they pressured Kiev’s police chief to use violence against the protesters.

# kiev - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Ukrainian security forces fail to retake Kiev city hall after clashes
# Protests
# Protests

Ukrainian security forces fail to retake Kiev city hall after clashes

Dec 11th 2013, 9:57 AM 4,316 Views 18 Comments

They made a failed bid to retake the building from 200 opposition activists who have occupied it for a week.

# kiev - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Demonstrators topple Lenin statue in giant Ukraine protest
# Goodbye Lenin
# Goodbye Lenin

Demonstrators topple Lenin statue in giant Ukraine protest

Dec 8th 2013, 6:50 PM 9,524 Views 54 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people turned out in Kiev this afternoon in an increasingly tense stand-off with the government.

# kiev - Monday 2 December, 2013

Ukraine protesters take over mayor's office and set up 'Revolution HQ'
# Kiev
# Kiev

Ukraine protesters take over mayor's office and set up 'Revolution HQ'

Dec 2nd 2013, 6:18 PM 8,639 Views 38 Comments

Protesters have taken over several buildings in Kiev after the president scrapped a deal with the EU in favour of closer relations with Russia.

# kiev - Saturday 30 November, 2013

'Dozens' wounded as Ukraine police break up rally
# Kiev
# Kiev

'Dozens' wounded as Ukraine police break up rally

Nov 30th 2013, 10:34 AM 4,174 Views 24 Comments

The protestors gathered in Kiev to call for the president’s ouster after he failed on an EU deal.

# kiev - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Tens of thousands protest in Kiev over EU agreement delay
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Tens of thousands protest in Kiev over EU agreement delay

Nov 24th 2013, 4:20 PM 7,111 Views 42 Comments

Organisers say 100,000 turned out, though police say attendance was closer to 20,000. It was the biggest such rally since the 2004 ‘Orange Revolution’.

# kiev - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march

May 25th 2013, 1:52 PM 6,169 Views 38 Comments

Around one hundred gay rights activists marched in Ukraine today despite fears of violence and a court ban – marking the first gay pride event in the ex-Soviet country.

# kiev - Monday 25 February, 2013

VIDEO: Before taking out the bins... LOOK BEHIND YOU
# Whoa
From The Daily Edge
# Whoa

VIDEO: Before taking out the bins... LOOK BEHIND YOU

Feb 25th 2013, 9:00 PM 20,274 Views 20 Comments

This woman had a lucky escape.

# kiev - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Night of history: behind the scenes on Spain's moment of crowning glory
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Night of history: behind the scenes on Spain's moment of crowning glory

Jul 3rd 2012, 1:24 PM 6,584 Views 1 Comment

As the sun came up over Kiev following Sunday’s Euro 2012 final, Miguel Delaney met Spain’s history boys.

# kiev - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Euro 2012 analysis: undeniably the greatest of all time
# Pinnacle
From The42
# Pinnacle

Euro 2012 analysis: undeniably the greatest of all time

Jul 1st 2012, 10:37 PM 8,642 Views 47 Comments

After so much debate, Spain ended up only dominating. In every sense. After producing the biggest final win in a major international tournament, there can be no doubt about their status, writes Miguel Delaney

Letter from Kiev: Great expectations as city awaits climactic showdown
# Final Countdown
From The42
# Final Countdown

Letter from Kiev: Great expectations as city awaits climactic showdown

Jul 1st 2012, 6:30 PM 2,460 Views 0 Comments

Miguel Delaney describes the significant sense of anticipation throughout the Ukrainian capital ahead of tonight’s big game.

Preview: Modern Italians stand in way of historic Spanish win
# Carpe Diem
From The42
# Carpe Diem

Preview: Modern Italians stand in way of historic Spanish win

Jul 1st 2012, 4:55 PM 2,629 Views 2 Comments

Miguel Delaney is in Kiev examining what makes the Euro 2012 finalists tick.

Open Thread: Who do you want to win tonight's Euro 2012 final?
# Red Or Blue
From The42
# Red Or Blue

Open Thread: Who do you want to win tonight's Euro 2012 final?

Jul 1st 2012, 12:49 PM 3,556 Views 29 Comments

We’re asking you to tell us who you’ll be shouting for as a brilliant Euro 2012 reaches its climax tonight…

Puyol and Villa fly in to support Spanish team-mates in Kiev
# Euro2012
From The42
# Euro2012

Puyol and Villa fly in to support Spanish team-mates in Kiev

Jul 1st 2012, 12:35 PM 579 Views 0 Comments

The injured Barcelona duo are with the Spain squad, seeking to complete an historic treble against Italy.

# kiev - Saturday 30 June, 2012

'Boring? We're making history' - Xavi
# Conviction
From The42
# Conviction

'Boring? We're making history' - Xavi

Jun 30th 2012, 8:40 PM 808 Views 0 Comments

The Barcelona midfielder says he has no regrets over Spain’s style of play at Euro 2012.

Euro 2012: Buffon not ready to alter prediction
# Mind Games
From The42
# Mind Games

Euro 2012: Buffon not ready to alter prediction

Jun 30th 2012, 8:00 PM 677 Views 0 Comments

Miguel Delaney is in Kiev finding the Italian captain quite happy to let Spain carry a favourite’s burden.

# kiev - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Protest at pen of Kiev's prognosticating porker
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Protest at pen of Kiev's prognosticating porker

Jun 21st 2012, 7:18 PM 6,245 Views 12 Comments

Funtik the pig is one of a number of apparently “psychic” animals vying to assume the mantle of Paul the Octopus, who correctly predicted the results of the German team in the last World Cup.

# kiev - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Five killed, 13 injured in Ukraine plane crash
# Aviation
# Aviation

Five killed, 13 injured in Ukraine plane crash

Jun 10th 2012, 12:29 PM 2,555 Views 0 Comments

The small aircraft made an emergency landing at Borodyanka airport, about 30km west of Kiev.

# kiev - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Ukrainian authorities prevent release of controversial Nazi soccer film
# Censored
From The42
# Censored

Ukrainian authorities prevent release of controversial Nazi soccer film

Apr 10th 2012, 8:59 PM 7,304 Views 6 Comments

It is feared that ‘The Match’ may incite violence if it is shown in cinemas.

# kiev - Friday 9 December, 2011

It's Gdynia or bust as Ireland confirm Euro 2012 base
# No Reservations
From The42
# No Reservations

It's Gdynia or bust as Ireland confirm Euro 2012 base

Dec 9th 2011, 3:18 PM 1,972 Views 2 Comments

Manager Giovanni Trapattoni and asistant Marco Tardelli were in Poland this week to look at prospective locations.

# kiev - Friday 2 December, 2011

As it happened: the Euro 2012 Finals draw
# Ball-by-ball
From The42
# Ball-by-ball

As it happened: the Euro 2012 Finals draw

Dec 2nd 2011, 4:42 PM 9,005 Views 14 Comments

Giovanni Trapattoni, his players and the rest of us learned our opponents in next summer’s European Championships. Here’s how it unfolded.

# kiev - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Delaney: English friendly on the cards if we're kept apart in Euro draw
# England Expects
From The42
# England Expects

Delaney: English friendly on the cards if we're kept apart in Euro draw

Nov 29th 2011, 5:20 PM 1,979 Views 26 Comments

FAI will work with Football Association counterparts immediately after the draw in Kiev on Friday.

# kiev - Friday 15 July, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
From The Daily Edge
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 15th 2011, 7:00 PM 2,265 Views 8 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# kiev - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

Nuclear energy needs a 'global rethink': UN chief
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

Nuclear energy needs a 'global rethink': UN chief

Apr 20th 2011, 12:20 PM 240 Views 0 Comments

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that the approach to nuclear power needs to be reconsidered following the disasters at Chernobyl and Fukushima.

# kiev - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Mystery animal deaths occur at Kiev Zoo
# Zoo Deaths
# Zoo Deaths

Mystery animal deaths occur at Kiev Zoo

Mar 24th 2011, 12:04 PM 1,043 Views 0 Comments

Animals have continued to die despite a change of management, with an Indian elephant and camel among the dead.

# kiev - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Ukranian women go topless to protest NZ radio competition
# Ukraine
From The Daily Edge
# Ukraine

Ukranian women go topless to protest NZ radio competition

Mar 3rd 2011, 3:31 PM 4,316 Views 0 Comments

Controversial competition winner to holiday in Ukraine with woman he chose through bridal agency.