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  1. Business - Economy - UKRAINE

    Perils of Ukraine’s revolution

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 02:00pm by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... and a Russia-leaning south and east ever since the country became independent in 1991, has just undergone a revolution. This is its second in 10 years, following the 2004 "Orange Revolution", which ... cultural and political ties to Russia, is emerging as a flashpoint in geopolitical tensions over Ukraine, Moscow has little to gain from a civil war in its neighbour. A more sensible approach ...

  2. News - World - UKRAINE

    Unlike Orange Revolution current Ukrainian protests lack a colour

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 09:03pm by AFP

    ... after the Orange Revolution rocked Ukraine in the autumn of 2004, propelling pro-Western forces to power, the latest crisis pitting pro-EU protesters against President Viktor Yanukovych has yet ... "Yellow and blue? Those are the colours of Ukraine, we're fond of them, but the others [authorities] use them too... I would say grey, because this revolution is lasting so long, and we ...

  3. News - World - UKRAINE

    IMF pledges US$18b to bailout Ukraine as UN condemns Russia and Congress backs sanctions

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 11:06am by Associated Press in Kiev

    ... price. “It is hard to explain to the voter that the worsening of the economy has happened not because of the revolution, but because of Viktor Yanukovych’s policies,” he said. One unpredictable ...

  4. News - World - UKRAINE

    Opposition icon Yuliya Tymoshenko announces she will run in Ukraine's presidential election

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 11:01pm by Reuters

    ... that have swept the economically struggling and culturally splintered ex-Soviet state of 46 million in the past few weeks. Tymoshenko was convicted in October 2011 for abuse of power and sentenced ...

  5. News - World - UKRAINE

    Yanukovych's survival skills may fail him this time, analysts say

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 06:09am by AFP

    ... chunk of the population that has risen up against him- in an eerily familiar repeat of the 2004 orange revolution. The orange revolution sprang up when he claimed to have won elections that were ... since November. Ukraine's wily leader has made a number of spectacular comebacks, defeating orange revolution leader Yuliya Tymoshenko in a poll in 2010 and then seeing her sentenced ...

  6. News - World - UKRAINE

    US anchor for Russia Today network quits over its bias on Ukraine crisis

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 12:23pm by AFP

    ... which she accused of “whitewashing” moves by Russian leader Vladimir Putin. “My grandparents came here as refugees during the Hungarian revolution, ironically to escape the Soviet forces,” she ...

  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    Moscow wins landslide referendum in Crimea as West readies sanctions

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 06:25am by Reuters, AP and AFP

    ... on Sunday, including one in Kharkiv where protesters burned books at a Ukrainian cultural centre where two pro-Russian activists were shot dead on Friday in a fight with members of Right Sector, ...

  8. News - World - UKRAINE

    Freed opposition figure Yuliya Tymoshenko gets hero's welcome in Kiev

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:37am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kiev Leader of 2004 Orange Revolution appears at Independence Square to rapturous reception Hero's welcome for former PM Tymoshenko "Yuliya, Yuliya!" ... arrived. Suddenly, the hero of the 2004 pro-democracy Orange Revolution appeared on the podium, in a wheelchair from a back problem, sporting her trademark blonde crown braid, eyes tired and face ...

  9. News - World - UKRAINE

    Obama to host new Ukrainian PM at White House in diplomatic dig at Russia

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 02:57pm by Associated Press

    ... the culturally fractured ex-Soviet state, which erupted into protest after Yanukovych pulled out of a deal on closer ties with the European Union in favour of a now-frozen bailout from Russia. Yatsenyuk ...

  10. News - World - UKRAINE

    Protest hero whose speech sent Ukraine's Victor Yanukovych packing

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:06am by Reuters

    ... revolution of 2004-5, which stopped Yanukovych's first bid for the presidency but produced governments that collapsed amid in-fighting and allowed him to come to power in 2010. He spelled out ...




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