Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukraine’s ex-premier freed as the tide turned against her nemesis, president Viktor Yanukovych, is a steely and telegenic figure hailed by the opposition, but also a polarising one dogged by suspicions of personal enrichment and opportunism.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2014
Ukraine’s embattled president has offered to make a top opposition leader the prime minister, but it is unclear whether the overture will mollify the radical faction of protesters who have clashed with police for much of the last week.
Sat, 25 Jan, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin has opened his wallet in the battle with the European Union over Ukraine’s future, saying Moscow will buy $15bn dollars (€10.9bn) worth of Ukrainian government bonds and sharply cut the price of natural gas for its economically struggling neighbour.
Tue, 17 Dec, 2013
Hundreds of thousands of protesters poured into the streets of Ukraine’s capital yesterday, toppling a statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and blockading key government buildings in an escalating stand-off with the president over the future of the country.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2013
The controversial bout between David Haye and Dereck Chisora will definitely go ahead, according to organisers, after the Luxembourg Boxing Federation reiterated its support for the fight despite a threat of expulsion from the European Boxing Union.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2012