The Ukrainian government did not accommodate any of the opposition's demands at a roundtable meeting in Kyiv on Friday, says leader of the Ukrainian opposition UDAR party Vitaliy Klitschko.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has called for an end to the current mass domestic protests.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has branded recent visits of members of the European Commission to a site of mass pro-European Union demonstrations in Kyiv as "flagrant interference in the internal affairs of a sovereign state."
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has said that people whose actions led to the forcible seizure of administrative buildings in Kyiv should be punished.
A member of the Batkivschyna parliamentary faction, Hennadiy Moskal, has said that the government was plotting provocations against members of the majority faction in the parliament, journalists and public activists with the aim of discrediting the protesters at the Euromaidan rally.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has suggested introducing a moratorium on any use of force until the Verkhovna Rada analyzes all the risks of the signing of the Association Agreement with the EU in its current form.
The European Union accepts neither a proposal for revising its draft association agreement with Ukraine, which has been initialed by Kyiv, nor a proposal for getting Russia involved in discussing the proposed deal, though the EU is determined to seek closer bilateral ties with Russia, according to the Lithuanian foreign minister.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has said that Kyiv has been in talks with both Russia and the European Union about ways to minimize negative consequences form the signing of the Association Agreement with the EU.
If Ukraine had signed an association agreement with the European Union at current conditions, this would have inevitably led to its economy's collapse and default due to dramatic increase in the trade deficit and insufficient foreign currency reserves, Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said.
The possibility of introducing state of emergency in Ukraine due to the sharpening of the political situation in the country has never been considered, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Leonid Kozhara has said.
Leader of UDAR Party Vitaliy Klitschko has warned Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych that using the military to break up protests may have terrible consequences for the country.
President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych said that Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's parliament) has already explained to the opposition and society why it failed to dismiss the present government.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev believes Ukraine will have to overcome a tectonic fault that threatens the state's existence as such.
A Russian deputy foreign minister has slammed recent "shocking" statements by US officials on the situation in Ukraine.
Ukraine has to settle the issue of financial assistance with the IMF, but the European Union is ready to help Kyiv fulfill the necessary conditions to achieve agreement with the fund, the European Commission's spokesman Peter Stano has said.
A Ukrainian delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Yuriy Boiko has left for Moscow to take part in the 60th meeting of the Economic Council of the Commonwealth of Independent States, deputy premier's office said on Friday.
Viktor Yanukovich, the Ukrainian president, has said that he would propose an amnesty for those detained during recent mass protests against a government decision to reject a free trade agreement with the European Union.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has said he does not rule out the dismissal of officials responsible for the preparation of an Association Agreement with the European Union.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych says he is outraged by "radical actions" that took place earlier on Independence Square in Kyiv, as security forces brutally dispersed an opposition rally.