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Aleksey Yaroshevsky

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

Ukraine president, opposition sign EU-brokered agreement on ending crisis
Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovich and opposition leaders have signed an EU brokered agreement on ending the political crisis in the country.

21.02.2014 14:01

Ukraine's President Yanukovich declares early elections, constitutional reforms
Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovich has announced early presidential elections. He also said that the constitution of 2004, which limits presidential powers, will be returned. This was one of the main demands by the opposition.

21.02.2014 10:22

Ukraine bloodshed: Kiev death toll jumps to 77
The number of those killed in the Ukrainian violence has risen to 77, the country’s Health Ministry has said. Doctors working on Kiev’s Independence Square, however, claimed that as many as 70 people were killed on the rioters’ side alone on Thursday.

20.02.2014 16:02

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