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Vitali Klitschko Running For President?

With Ukraine’s early elections coming up in a few months, there’s already speculation as to who will run. One political leader who has come forward to throw his hat in the ring is none other than Opposition party UDAR leader, …

Ukraine Parliament Now In Control–Or Is It?

As intense, bloody, and controversial as political revolutions can be, many agree that ousting the hated figure of the moment is in actuality the easiest part. What comes next is far more challenging: Stabilizing the country and uniting millions of …

Ukraine President Refuses To Resign, Claims Coup

After going missing during the night, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has turned up some distance from the opposition-controlled capital. Yanukovych is now in Kharkiv, described by CNN as a “pro-Russian stronghold”. He went on television to condemn the anti-government forces …

Ukraine President Flees Kiev Amid Demands To Resign

According to anti-government forces in Kiev, Ukraine, President Yanukovych has fled the capital. Opposition leader Vitali Klitschko said that he left the capital, however other officials are saying there’s reason to believe Yanukovych has actually left the country. He leaves …

Ukraine: President Declares Truce Finally Reached

If reports are to be believed, a truce has been declared between the Ukrainian government and anti-government protesters. This news comes just after a majorly violent clash, the worst seen in the country since Ukraine first broke away from the …

Pope Releases “Peace Doves”, Birds Attacked
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It’s almost like something out a dark comedy. On Sunday, as thousands gathered in St. Peter’s Square, two white doves were released by children. Standing next to them was Pope Francis himself. The gesture was meant to promote world peace. …

Ukraine Protests Continue: At Least Two Protestors Slain

Reports indicate that turmoil is amplifying in Ukraine as protests stretch beyond its capital. On Friday, protestors in cities near Kiev surrounded government buildings, confronting authorities. The demonstrations, which began in November, were initially spurred after Ukraine opted out from …

Ukrainian President: Olive Branch Extended Or Trap?

The offer made by Ukranian president Viktor Yanukovych to Arseniy Yatsenyuk put the opposition leader in a tough position. If Yatsenyuk were to accept Yanukovych’s offer and become the new prime minister, it could move both sides towards successful negotiations …

Ukraine Signs Controversial Pact With Russia

Earlier today Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych signed agreements with Russian President Vladmir Putin that anti-government protesters in Ukraine have been dreading. Ukraine has been struggling economically, with the European Union slow to respond to the country’s plea for financial aid. …

Ukrainian Rally Draws Massive Anti-Government Crowd

Even after violent confrontations with police this past week, Ukrainian anti-government protesters have shown they will not be deterred. Well over 200,000 disgruntled citizens packed into Independence Square in Kiev. They marched through ultra cold temperatures in a bid to …

Lenin Statue Toppled In Kiev, Ukraine Lenin Statue Toppled In Kiev, Ukraine
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The familiar statue of Vladimir Lenin in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, is no longer standing. It has managed to stay erect since the 1950′s, but today, it is broken and shattered. Crowds tore and maimed it, attacking it with …