Ukraine protesters 'watching' new leaders

2014-03-28 13:11

Time appears to have stood still in the weeks since protests turned Kiev's Independence Square into a battleground, the site almost perfectly preserved as a warning to Ukraine's new leaders.

EU, Russia bid to calm tensions over Ukraine

2014-02-26 07:13

World powers have sought to ease tensions over Ukraine as the country's interim authorities grappled with the threat of economic collapse and separatism.

Shaky peace reigns after Ukraine violence

2014-02-21 10:13

Talks between opposition leaders and the embattled Ukrainian president continue as a shaky peace reigns in the protest camps in downtown Kiev.

Ukraine leader hints at early polls amid mayhem

2014-02-21 07:14

Ukraine's leader has moved closer to holding early elections in what would be a major concession after more than 60 pro-Western protesters died in clashes with police.

EU ministers hold crisis talks in Kiev

2014-02-20 11:49

Ukraine's embattled president is conducting crisis talks with EU foreign ministers after calling a "truce" following the deadliest clashes in the ex-Soviet country's three-month crisis.

Ukraine leader calls 'truce'

2014-02-20 08:30

Ukraine's leader has announced a "truce" with the opposition as he prepared for a visit by EU diplomats over clashes that killed 26 and left the government facing diplomatic isolation.

Kiev burns as protesters, riot police clash

2014-02-18 22:57

Thousands of police armed with stun grenades and water cannons have charged into the large opposition camp in Ukraine's capital that has been the epicentre of nearly three months of anti-government protests

Fresh clashes in Kiev over president's powers

2014-02-18 12:04

Protesters have clashed with police near Ukraine's parliament as they sought to force lawmakers to strip embattled President Viktor Yanukovych of a raft of powers.

Ukraine protesters granted amnesty

2014-02-17 08:43

Protesters arrested during months of anti-government unrest in Ukraine have been granted amnesty after the opposition agreed to end their occupation of Kiev city hall and other buildings.

Ukraine MPs fail to strike constitution deal

2014-02-05 08:03

Ukraine's parliament will try again to agree on curbing the presidency's powers, while the EU's foreign policy chief meets President Viktor Yanukovych to press for a resolution.


Ukraine to unveil new cabinet, disbands police

2014-02-26 14:31

Ukraine's interim leaders are set to unveil their new cabinet after disbanding the feared riot police as they sought to build confidence in the splintered and economically ravaged nation.

Ukraine to unveil new premier, government

2014-02-25 12:05

Ukraine is set to unveil a new prime minister and cabinet as top Western envoys rushed to Kiev to try to find a lasting solution to the crisis rocking the economically-teetering country.

Dozens dead on Ukraine's deadliest day

2014-02-21 09:06

More than 60 protesters have been shot dead in the deadliest day of anti-government protests in Ukraine, as EU ministers try to broker an end to the crisis.

EU tries to broker peace in bloody Ukraine

2014-02-20 22:47

Ukraine suffered its bloodiest day since Soviet times with a gun battle in central Kiev as President Viktor Yanukovich faced conflicting pressures from visiting EU ministers.

Ukraine standoff continues amid shaky truce

2014-02-20 10:30

Despite a truce called by the Ukrainian president, street fighting between protesters and police in the centre of Kiev continues, as the death toll rises to 28.

Kiev violence continues, EU threatens sanctions

2014-02-19 16:17

Anti-government protesters in Kiev have braced for a fresh assault by riot police after a day of fierce clashes left at least 25 people dead in Ukraine's worst crisis since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Ukraine closes on protesters, 5 reported dead

2014-02-18 19:47

Ukrainian riot police have advanced on the 12-week-old protests against President Yanukovich and security forces set a deadline to end disturbances after at least five protesters were reported killed.

Ukraine rebels want Yanukovich's powers curbed

2014-02-17 19:24

Ukraine's opposition leaders have pressed President Yanukovich to accept curbs on his powers that would allow them to form an independent government to defuse a 12-week stand-off on the streets.

US diplomat sorry for cursing EU over Ukraine

2014-02-07 11:09

The US is trying to defuse a potential row with its European allies after the leak of an embarrassing phone call in which a top US diplomat cursed the EU response to the Ukraine crisis.

Ukraine opposition digs in despite amnesty

2014-01-30 10:32

Ukrainians demanding the president's resignation have dug their heels in at protest sites across the country, despite a third major concession in two days by the regime.

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