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Ukrainian Officials: Protesters shot under Yanukovych's orders

Ukraine's new government has alleged that the February killing of protesters in Kyiv took place under the orders of ousted president Viktor Yanukovych. It has also pointed to Russian involvement in the bloodshed.
April 3, 2014

Further Russian intervention in Ukraine would be ‘historic mistake’ - NATO

Further Russian intervention in Ukraine, following its annexation of Crimea, would be a “historic mistake” that would deepen Russia's international isolation, NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Wednesday.
April 2, 2014

Ukraine: App helps people boycott Russian goods

A smartphone app to help identify - and boycott - goods made in Russia is becoming popular among Android users in Ukraine, it appears.
BBC: April 2, 2014

'No sign of Russian troop pullout'

Nato says it is not seeing a promised Russian troop pullout from the border with eastern Ukraine, as the alliance readies its response to Moscow.
BBC: April 1, 2014

Russian prime minister flaunts grip on Crimea with visit

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev flaunted Russia's grip on Crimea on Monday by flying to the region and announcing plans to turn it into a special economic zone, defying Western demands to hand the region back to Ukraine.
Reuters: March 31, 2014

Turkish PM touts apparent elections win, warns foes

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned his political foes they will "pay the price" for accusing him and his party of corruption.
March 31, 2014

In Paris, a diplomatic push for Ukraine solution

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are scheduled to meet in Paris Sunday as Washington and Moscow work toward a political solution to the crisis in Ukraine.
March 30, 2014

Turkey PM Erdogan faces test in local election

People in Turkey are voting in local elections that analysts say could determine the political future of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
BBC: March 30, 2014

Rights Group: Turkey's YouTube, Twitter bans violate free expression

A leading international human rights group is calling the Turkish government's decision to block YouTube a "disastrous move" for freedom of expression and the right to access information.
March 28, 2014

Turkey moves to block YouTube access after 'audio leak'

Turkey has moved to block access to YouTube, a day after a court ordered the suspension of a ban on Twitter, which PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan backed.
BBC: March 27, 2014