Archives for posts with tag: #Yanukovych

An Unfinished Ukraine Palace & a Fugitive Leader's Folly

Situation heats up for Ukraine & western sympathizers as Putin prepares military exercises to test battle-readiness, while in Kiev protesters & new cabinet members agree on need for a government to secure IMF loans. Meanwhile, Yanukovych mansion in a “protected forest” is a frozen construction project as workers vacate fearing not to be paid.

Acting Officials in Ukraine Seek Stability & Ousted Leader

President Obama approached the unrest with clinical detachment aimed at avoiding instability, but his administration said it was prepared to provide financial assistance beyond that from the I.M.F., but it did not say how much.

Ukraine's Forces Escalate Attacks Against Protesters

Ukraine Leader Strains for Grip as Chaos Spreads

JUST IN – CNBC Newsline: 67 Protesters killed today & 500 injured.
Thursday, 20 February New York Times article on the Ukraine is also included.

Kiev Protesters Set Square Ablaze to Thwart Police

This just in from CNBC Newsline: President Viktor Yanukovych replaced head of Army, who was given powers to use DEADLY force to disperse protesters who are viewed as terrorists. Wednesday, 19 February NY Times article also follows.