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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

    23 Ukrainian servicemen killed in clashes with separarist rebels

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:06pm by AFP

    ... as anti-government protests spiralled into revolution and a protracted standoff with pro-Russian rebels. The tide in the eastern uprising turned last weekend when resurgent government forces flushed out ... by Moscow. The conflict has further splintered Ukraine's culturally fractured society and left some ethnic Russians feeling marginalised by the more nationalistic leaders who have taken power. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - World - UKRAINE

    Poroshenko claims Ukrainian presidential election victory

    Posted May 26th 2014, 12:52pm by Reuters

    ... in government following the “Orange Revolution” of 2004-05 that thwarted Yanukovich’s first bid for the presidency. But many voters saw him as less culpable than otheres of enriching himself illegally. ...

  5. News - World - UKRAINE

    US sends in another warship ahead of Ukraine vote

    Posted May 21st 2014, 05:28pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Kiev and its Western allies see Sunday’s vote- backed only grudgingly by Moscow- as a chance to unite the culturally splintered nation and win more legitimacy in the Kremlin’s eyes. ...

  6. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine's Viktor Yanukovych a hard nut to crack for pro-EU opponents

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 07:31am by GDN

    ... belonged to Moscow and remain culturally Russian. There is no national consensus on what the country should be. A native Russian speaker who learned to speak the country's first language ... Yanukovych than it was in the orange revolution of 2004-5. He himself ignited that revolt by trying to steal an election. He lost, giving way to Viktor Yushchenko, who proved an ineffectual president ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - World - UKRAINE

    Tymoshenko goes on hunger strike in support of pro-EU protests

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 05:13pm by AFP

    ... Tymoshenko The fiery co-leader of the 2004 pro-Western Orange Revolution made her announcement in a letter read out on Monday night to 20,000 EU integration supporters who thronged central Kiev ... Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele told Ukrainian reporters by video link from Brussels. Ukraine remains a culturally divided country that is evenly split between a Russian-speaking east ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine leader Yanukovych visits Putin amid pro-EU rallies

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:40pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... Yanukovych’s reversal sparked the largest anti-government rallies since the 2004 pro-democracy Orange Revolution that first nudged Ukraine on a westward path. It has also exposed the deeply embedded cultural fault lines that run between the nationalist and Ukrainian-speaking west of the country and the more Russified east aligned with Moscow. The Ukrainian government has organised ...




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