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Shocking opulence revealed as Ukraine’s Viktor Yanukovych flees home

A vast country estate, marble-lined mansions, a private golf course and zoo: the unimaginable luxury of the private residence of departed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was flung open for all to see. As parliament voted to oust Yanukovych Saturday……

Ukraine rebellion spreads as opposition snubs compromise deal

The Ukrainian opposition on Sunday said a compromise deal offered by President Viktor Yanukovych was not enough to end the country's worst crisis since independence as nationwide protests spread to the president's eastern heartland. With Ukraine shaken……

Protesters battle police, dozens wounded in bloody Ukraine clashes

Opposition protesters on Monday battled Ukrainian security forces in unprecedented clashes in the centre of Kiev which left dozens wounded amid mounting anger over new restrictions on protests ordered by President Viktor Yanukovych. In near apocalyptic……

Ukraine lawmakers pass legislation banning some acts of protest

Pro-government lawmakers on Thursday pushed legislation through Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday that criminalized acts of protest, an apparent bid to undermine months of demonstrations against President Viktor Yanukovych. Backed by 235 of Ukraine’s 450 lawmakers, blockading public buildings will now be punishable by up to five years in prison. Protesters…

President Viktor Yanukovych tells Vladimir Putin Ukraine and Russia must advance ‘strategic partnership’

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Tuesday that the two countries must develop their strategic partnership, as massive pro-EU protests raged in Kiev. “Today’s meeting is, to a certain extent, a strategic one,” said Yanukovych. “We must not stop and should continue developing our strategic…

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