BRUSSELS - Representatives of EU member states and employees of the Council of the European Union continue to study the situation with sanctions against former senior officials of Ukraine, a representative of the EU Council told Interfax-Ukraine.
For a year after the demise of his boss, former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's deputy chief of staff was barred from the European Union, part of the punishment for the ousted leader and senior allies suspected of stealing public funds before he was brought down by street protests.
France will provide assistance to Ukraine in searching the property and assets of Viktor Yanukovych and his entourage, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk has said.
A court in Kharkiv has ruled in favor of the arrest of three former 'Berkut' officers involved murdering participants of the Revolution of Dignity, the Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) press service had reported.
Employees of the Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) in cooperation with the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) have carried out an operation in Kharkiv to arrest three former Berkut special police force officers who are suspected of shooting Maidan activists during a rally in Kyiv on February 18, 2014.
Judges with Kyiv’s Shevchenko District Court on April 20 heard nearly half the 44 civil claims for moral damages against former Kyiv City Administrator Oleksandr Popov. The accusations are related to criminal charges that Popov faces for the violent breakup of a peaceful rally on Nov. 30, 2013 during the early days of the EuroMaidan Revolution.
Confident and cheery in priestly black robes, 21-year-old seminarian Oleg is on duty in the small wooden chapel built a year ago above the Maidan, the scene of deadly protests in Kiev last year that shaped Ukraine's history.
Oleg Kalashnikov, a former member of parliament for ex-president Viktor Yanukovich's discredited Party of Regions, was found shot dead in Kyiv on April 15, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry said in a statement.
A former ally of deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has been found shot to death in his home in Kyiv.
BRUSSELS - The Chair of the International Advisory Panel (IAP) on Ukraine, Nicolas Bratza, while addressing the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, presented the key findings of the Panel's report on the investigations into violence surrounding the Maidan events in 2013-2014.
Head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Valentyn Nalyvaichenko has confirmed the statement made by Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin that the shooting of protesters on Maidan in Kyiv in February 2014 was ordered by former president Viktor Yanukovych.
Head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Valentyn Nalyvaichenko has said that Russian presidential advisor Vladislav Surkov resided with then SBU chief, Oleksandr Yakymenko, at an SBU office on Feb. 20-21, 2014, and had connections to the previous government.
It took Lviv native Evelina Nefertari a year to assemble all videos from the most deadly day of the EuroMaidan Revolution in a single reconstruction.
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) on April 8 opened a criminal case against former president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and judges of the Constitutional Court on abuse of office.
The preliminary hearing was held on April 3 in the trial of Alexander Kostenko, the EuroMaidan activist facing surreal charges in Russian-occupied Crimea. The same day his detention was extended for another two months, with the next hearing set for April 20.
Oleksiy Azarov, the son of disgraced former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, is suspected of embezzlement, according to an announcement on the Interior Ministry's website.
Editor's Note: For the kickoff of the nearly month-long French Spring festival in Kyiv today, the Kyiv Post asked French writer and playwright Bernard-Henri Levy to write about his support for the EuroMaidan Revolution that prompted Viktor Yanukovych to flee as Ukraine's president on Feb. 22, 2014.
I remember the Maidan on that beautiful Sunday in February 2014 when several hundred thousand citizens of Kyiv braved the cold and then-President Viktor Yanukovych’s militsiya.
The Council of Europe has accused Kyiv of failing to probe last year's protest violence properly. The government certainly had enough time to get started, says DW's Bernd Johann.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has said that the former Ukrainian authorities who were involved in the organization of crimes committed during the Revolution of Dignity late in 2013 and early in 2014, and who are now based in Russia, should be interrogated to ensure a full and unbiased investigation.
An international report has found that Ukrainian investigations into the deadly clashes that took place during the 2013-14 Euromaidan protests in Kyiv have failed to hold law enforcement officials to account.