Tag: Yanukovych

The Spirit Of the Maidan Revolution Will Survive

February 20, 2015

This article is the latest in our series marking the anniversary of the Maidan Revolution. See the other articles in the series here. The protesters had been in the streets for months, braving the bitter cold Ukrainian winter and multiple clashes with riot police, but refusing to leave until the Ukrainian government signed an association […]

Ukraine Live Day 327: Russia May Require Ukraine To Repay $3 Billion Loan Early

January 10, 2015

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. View Ukraine: April, 2014 […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 11: Airports Seized

February 28, 2014

Unmarked soldiers have seized both Sevastopol and Simferopol airports, and have established roadblocks at key locations in the Crimea. The deposed president, Viktor Yanukovych, who still maintains he is the legitimate head of state, is due to give a press conference shortly in Rostov-on-Don in Russia. While Russia continues to vow that it will respect […]

Ukraine Liveblog: Day 2 of The Battle For Maidan

February 19, 2014

The battle that has raged in the Ukrainian city of Kiev has entered its second day. On Tuesday, at least 25 were killed and perhaps hundreds wounded. Wednesday is already starting with bloodshed. If you’re just tuning in to Ukraine, our podcast covers the basic questions – what is happening, why are people protesting, and […]