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Aleksey Yaroshevsky

Kiev detains Berkut officers in murky ‘Maidan snipers’ probe
Ukrainian prosecutors have detained several Berkut riot police officers, saying they may be behind the mass killings by unidentified snipers in Kiev on February 20. The new twist adds further mystery to the politically-loaded investigation.

03.04.2014 06:49

EU cozies up to China, as relations with Russia sour
Chinese President Xi Jinping is wrapping up his official European tour. His hosts have pampered the head of state and his 200-strong business entourage as the two economic blocs work towards a multi-billion dollar free trade agreement.

31.03.2014 12:11

'She annexes your heart': Reasons why Crimea prosecutor Poklonskaya not to be messed with
The newly-created Japanese anime icon who is wanted by Ukrainian national security service, Crimea's chief prosecutor Natalia Poklonskaya, says her attractive looks have never hampered her judicial practice and are, well, deceitful.

29.03.2014 13:38

Ukrainian govt strained as presidential election looms
Formerly allied in desire to oust the president, Ukrainian politicians are increasingly at odds with each other as they keep an eye on highest office in the troubled country. But no one has the popular support needed to unite Ukraine.

28.03.2014 07:33

Notorious Ukrainian nationalist militant shot dead in police raid (GRAPHIC PHOTO)
Notorious Ukrainian right-wing militant leader Aleksandr Muzychko, also known as Sashko Bilyi, has been shot dead during a police raid against his gang, confirmed Ukraine’s Ministry of Interior.

25.03.2014 04:47

2 killed in shooting near Crimea military research center
Two people – a self-defense member and a Ukrainian soldier – were killed after a sniper opened fire from a partially inhabited building near a military research center in Simferopol.

18.03.2014 17:24

Ukrainian troops dispatched in Crimea switch to region’s side – sources
Ukrainian armed forces dispatched to Crimea have switched to the side of local authorities and are expected to take military oath soon, Russian news agencies report.

02.03.2014 09:24

Watch LIVE on RT: Yanukovich to hold press-conference in Southern Russia
Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich to hold a news conference in Russia's Rostov-on-Don at 1700 local time (1300 GMT) on Friday. Watch an exclusive LIVE broadcast on RT.

27.02.2014 15:51

Maidan protesters announce line-up of Ukrainian Cabinet, propose Yatsenyuk for PM
Protesters in Kiev’s Maidan have announced a new government line-up and asked parliament to approve the candidatures. The Verkhovna Rada is expected to vote on the new cabinet members on Thursday.

26.02.2014 18:34

'I dare you to take my gun!' AK-47-toting Ukraine far-right leader tells officials
Regional parliament members in a Ukrainian city held a session at gunpoint when one of the radical nationalist opposition leaders came to them, armed to the teeth, as the law of power seems to be prevailing in the tumultuous post-coup country.

26.02.2014 14:21

Ukrainian parliament appoints speaker as acting president
The opposition-controlled Ukrainian parliament has voted to appoint its freshly-elected Speaker Aleksandr Turchinov as acting president. MPs supporting the move arguing that President Yanukovich has de facto resigned his office.

23.02.2014 10:41

‘I’m not leaving’: Yanukovich accuses opposition of coup d’etat, calls on EU to fulfill obligations
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has called the latest developments in the country a coup d’etat, denying speculations of his resignation. He also accused international mediators of not fulfilling their obligations.

22.02.2014 14:55