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Aleksey Yaroshevsky

RT crews under fire, armed rioters take over hotel, fire from windows in Kiev
RT’s camera crews have been fired upon by rioters as they tried to film the escalating violence on Kiev’s Independent Square. Armed protesters have taken control of Hotel Ukraine, trapping members of the RT crew inside.

20.02.2014 09:36

Ukraine’s president, opposition agree to a truce
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich and opposition leaders agreed to a truce following a meeting which focused on how to end the crisis in Ukraine peacefully, the president’s press office confirmed.

19.02.2014 21:04

Talks between Ukrainian govt, opposition fail as Kiev gripped by unrest
At least 25 people have been killed in Kiev as the Ukrainian capital plunges back into chaos. Rioters have attacked police, seized buildings, torched vehicles, and burned tires. Nine policemen are among the dead, all of whom died from gunshot wounds.

18.02.2014 20:46

Clashes, teargas mark third anniversary of Bahrain uprising
Clashes with police have marked the third anniversary of the Bahrain uprising that had seen numerous human rights violations by the government and wide social discontent of the majority Shia population with the minority ruling Sunni monarchy.

14.02.2014 02:53

Judge dealing with riot cases shot dead in Ukraine
A judge who recently dealt with a case concerning riots has been shot dead in central Ukraine by unknown assailants, according to the Interior Ministry. The police presume his murder is connected with his judicial work.

12.02.2014 14:28

Ukrainian opposition urges snap elections, continues protests despite PM position offer
Opposition leaders called for an early presidential election following a Saturday meeting with the government, where top government posts were offered to protest leaders and a review of the constitution was promised.

25.01.2014 20:19

Police officer killed, two others captured as violence resumes in Kiev
Clashes have resumed in central Kiev, following a tense ceasefire. Rioters are burning tires and hurling firecrackers and Molotov cocktails at police. There are reports of injuries.

24.01.2014 20:32

Ceasefire in Ukraine: Barricades doused out, violence an inch from reigniting
A tense ceasefire was announced in Kiev on the fifth day of violence, with radical protesters and riot police holding their position. Opposition leaders are negotiating with the government, but doubts remain that they will be able to stop the rioters.

January 23, 2014 15:20

‘Warzone’: Open street battles in Kiev as rioters, police face-off (PHOTOS)
Riot police brutally dispersed protesters from central Kiev in the largest operation since the latest outbreak of violence. Almost 200 officers have been injured over four days of scuffles. Two people were reportedly killed amid the crisis.

January 22, 2014 15:12

Combat zone Kiev: Police move to force rioters off streets (PHOTOS)
Tension remains high in Kiev, as rioting radicals and Ukraine’s riot police continue their stand-off in the center of the town. Over two hundred people have been injured in scuffles, half of them law officers hurt by rocks and Molotov cocktails.

January 21, 2014 16:34

Ukrainian protesters set up catapult to fire at police (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Anti-government protesters in Kiev have set up an improvised catapult, launching stones and firecrackers at police cordons. Ukraine’s Interior Ministry has accused the opposition of arming aggressive protesters with dangerous weapons.

20.01.2014 14:40

Molotovs v tear gas: Unrest in Ukraine’s capital enters second day
Ukrainian police have used tear gas and stun grenades after pro-EU protesters began throwing Molotov cocktails at officers. The clashes followed violence at the protests in the country’s capital, Kiev, on the previous day.

20.01.2014 16:25

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