Europe

Ukraine Crisis Deepens As Protesters Shot Deadi
X
January 23, 2014 2:11 AM
Clashes between protesters and riot police continued Wednesday in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. At least two protesters were killed, the first fatalities since the current anti-government demonstrations began in November. The U.S. State Department has condemned the violence, calling on Ukraine's government to launch a dialogue with the country's political opposition. The violence comes as sweeping new anti-protest laws came into force, as Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.

Ukraine Crisis Deepens As Protesters Shot Dead

Published January 22, 2014

Clashes between protesters and riot police continued Wednesday in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. At least two protesters were killed, the first fatalities since the current anti-government demonstrations began in November. The U.S. State Department has condemned the violence, calling on Ukraine's government to launch a dialogue with the country's political opposition. The violence comes as sweeping new anti-protest laws came into force, as Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.


You May Like

China May Be Biggest Winner From Ukraine Crisis

Missile sales, oil and gas shipments are among many areas that may drive Beijing and Moscow closer together in coming years More

Obama Faces a Chaotic World and the Limits of Power

Current foreign policy issues bring into focus challenges for US policymakers who are mindful of Americans' waning appetite for overseas military engagements More

SADC Meeting Lesotho Officials to Resolve Stalemate

Official says regional bloc has been engaged with leaders in Lesotho to resolve political disagreement that led to coup attempt More