Cease Fire Fails in the Ukraine, Fighting in Kiev Resumes As Protesters Seek End of the Yanukovych Regime

The domestic situation deteriorated further in the Ukrainian city of Kiev today as the truce between protesters and the government failed and fighting in the streets has resumed with increased intensity. Meanwhile, promised funds from the Russian Federation have not materialized, likely due to a lack of confidence in the Yanukovych government’s ability to maintain […]

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Riots in the Ukraine

Tensions in the Ukraine have increased ever since meetings between Ukrainian President Yanukovych and Russian President Vladimir Putin occurred in early December with pro-European protesters expressing their discontent with the attempted shift towards Moscow.

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