Europe

In Ukraine, Odessa Violence Threatens 'Jewel of the Black Sea'i
X
Henry Ridgwell
May 09, 2014 11:02 PM
The violence between pro-Kyiv and pro-Russian groups in Odessa last week killed more than 40 people -- and sent shock waves across Ukraine and beyond. The city, founded by Catherine the Great in 1794, has long been a cosmopolitan port that has attracted tourists and traders from across the world. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA.

In Ukraine, Odessa Violence Threatens 'Jewel of the Black Sea'

Henry Ridgwell

Published May 09, 2014

The violence between pro-Kyiv and pro-Russian groups in Odessa last week killed more than 40 people -- and sent shock waves across Ukraine and beyond. The city, founded by Catherine the Great in 1794, has long been a cosmopolitan port that has attracted tourists and traders from across the world. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA.


You May Like

Anti-Terror Drills Highlight China’s Push Into Central Asia

China, Russia, several central Asian countries wrap up massive anti terrorism military drills in Inner Mongolia More

Erdogan’s First Step: Secure More Power in New Role in Turkey

Erdogan was sworn in as Turkey's first popularly elected president on Thursday; he picked former foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu as PM More

Pakistan Army Fails to Break Political Deadlock

PM Sharif claims he didn't ask army to defuse crisis; military rejects claim More

This forum has been closed.
Comments
     
There are no comments in this forum. Be first and add one