February 20, 2014

Viktor Yanukovych's Last Stand?

Gwynne Dyer, Toronto Star

The Associated Press

What is happening in Ukraine is no longer a non-violent protest against a particular government policy. It is a revolution.

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TAGGED: Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych


February 12, 2014
Russia Begins to Lose Patience with Ukraine
Christian Neef, Der Spiegel
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych got rid of his government, but seems unsure what to do next. The protests are spreading to the east and big brother Russia is demanding that calm be restored -- with violence if necessary. more ››
February 19, 2014
A Bloody Turn in the Battle for Ukraine's Future
Simon Shuster, Time
On Tuesday, Ukraine experienced the bloodiest day in its post-Soviet history as police clashed with opposition forces camped out in Kiev's main square. Even if they are forced out, the protesters won't give up the fight. more ››
February 18, 2014
Losing Ukraine
Max Boot, Commentary Magazine
The battle for Ukraine has resumed, more violently than ever. Riot police, assisted by “young men in jeans wearing medical masks and carrying pipes and baseball bats,” have broken through barricades in Kiev’s Independence... more ››
February 16, 2014
Why Ukraine? Take a Look at Its Neighbors
Dmitri Oreshkin, Kommersant
To understand the Maidan protesters in Kiev, just go to Prague, Warsaw and beyond. While other post-Soviet bloc economies have emerged, Ukrainians know too well that their leaders have failed them. more ››
February 19, 2014
Ukraine on the Brink of Revolution
Mary Dejevsky, The Guardian
This is no longer about east v west – and the descent into violence may be hard to reverse. more ››