MINSK - Five Belarusian activists detained while commemorating victims of a crackdown on antigovernment protests in neighboring Ukraine were sentenced to jail terms on January 23.
Dnipropetrovsk - Ukrainian law enforcement agencies have detained a 40-year-old resident of Dniprodzerzhynsk, Dnipropetrovsk region, on suspicion of organizing mass assault of members of the press and other civilians taking part in the Euromaidan events in Dnipropetrovsk in January 2014.
Since Ukrainian authorities haven't reported much progress in investigating the murders of more than 100 EuroMaidan protesters nearly a year ago, human rights activists and others are concerned.
A year after their deaths, Ukraine is paying tribute to the first victims of a government crackdown on the Euromaidan protests that toppled President Viktor Yanukovych. Hundreds of people in the western city of Lviv honored the memory of Mikhail Zhyzneuski of Belarus and Serhiy Nihoyan, Ukrainian of Armenian origin, by praying at a church and placing flowers at the graves of others who were killed during the protests.
On Jan. 22, snipers from behind police lines took the first lives of the EuroMaidan Revolution -- those of Belarussian Mykhailo Zhyznevsky, Armenian native Serhiy Nihoyan and Ukrainian Roman Senyk from Lviv Oblast.
Pechersky District Court in Kyiv has ordered the arrest of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykova Azarov, the Prosecutor General's Office said.
Pechersky District Court has in Kyiv has ruled to arrest former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in absentia, the Prosecutor General's Office said.
An indictment of an Interior Ministry colonel who failed to take measures to stop the abuse of Maidan activist Mykhailo Havryliuk during protest rallies in Kyiv in January 2014, has been sent to the Pechersky district court in Kyiv.
MOSCOW - The international police agency Interpol has issued a wanted notice for former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on charges of embezzlement.
Interpol has placed deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on its wanted list, almost one year after he fled to neighbouring Russia.
Interpol has put ousted former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on its international wanted list, for charges of embezzlement and financial wrong-doing brought against him in Ukraine.
Interpol has put ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich on the international wanted list on Ukrainian charges of embezzlement and financial wrong-doing, according to a notice on the international police organisation's website on Jan. 12.
The coalition of NGOs and initiatives to combat impunity of crimes against humanity has filed a motion to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
The EuroMaidan Revolution is a failure -- or so say some voices, with pedantic exaggeration. But let’s look at it another way. When did the world have a neat revolution the last time? The French Revolution, probably the greatest of them all, was not exactly a quick success, as it was devouring its own children with gusto, and culminating in the restoration of monarchy after Napoleon’s defeat, at least in the short run.
Ashen-faced after a sleepless night of marathon negotiations,Viktor F. Yanukovych hesitated, shaking his pen above the text placed before him in the chandeliered hall.
Dear Mr. Stone,
I am an academic historian who likes to think he has some knowledge of world events during the past centuries. I am someone who has watched and thought about some of your better films and who had the good fortune to have been in Kyiv on the Maidan in November-December 2013.
American film director Oliver Stone posted a bizarre Facebook rant about Ukraine's revolution, calling it a "coup" and insisting that the West had a hand in it. Stone wrote the post shortly after a four-hour interview with ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych.
Film director Oliver Stone says he knows what really happened in Ukraine this year. His version of events surrounding the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych in February provides a fitting ending to a year that contributed new facets to the notion of "truth."
Ukrainians have named the main political event of 2014 - the Revolution of Dignity, the politicians of the year - President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, disappointment of the year - former president Viktor Yanukovych.