Mikhail Saakashvili leads mass anti-government rally in Ukrainian capital of Kiev

Protesters clash with police during a rally of Ukrainian opposition in front of the parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, October 17, 2017. (AFP photo) Former Georgian president and Ukrainian governor Mikhail Saakashvili has led a mass anti-government rally in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. Around three thousand people gathered outside main parliament building in Kiev on Tuesday, […]

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Far-right nationalists protest in Ukraine capital Kiev against President Petro Poroshenko

Demonstrators take part in a march held by far-right nationalist groups in Kiev, Ukraine, October 14, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) Thousands of demonstrators have held a march in Ukraine’s capital Kiev in protest against the administration of President Petro Poroshenko for its handling of the crisis in the east. Members of far-right nationalist groups, including […]

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US President Barack Obama urges Kiev to tread in the path of a ‘united Europe’ on 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence from the Soviet Union

US President Barack Obama has released a statement to mark the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence from the Soviet Union. In the written statement released Wednesday, Obama touched upon the crisis that has gripped the Russian neighbor. People in Ukraine’s Black Sea peninsula of Crimea voted in a referendum to join the Russian Federation in March 2014. […]

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EU vows to back Kiev amid escalating tensions with Russia over Crimea

EU’s Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Chief Federica Mogherini (AFP photo) The European Union has vowed continued support for Ukraine amid growing tensions between Kiev and Moscow around the Crimean Peninsula. EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini reiterated the bloc’s“unwavering” support for Ukraine’s sovereignty on Friday while calling on the country and neighboring Russia to avert further escalation of […]

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