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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

    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 ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...



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