Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was heckled by protesters as he tried to pay tribute to the victims of the last year’s Euromaidan riots in Kiev, which saw around 100 dead and led to a regime change in the country.
As a country with few socio-economic and political problems Ukraine has turned into a failed state torn by civil war and sectarian violence, with a lack of constitutional order and a destroyed economy, foreign affairs expert Nebojsa Malic told RT.
Protesters who went out to Kiev’s Maidan Square exactly a year ago have their goal – a deal with the EU – achieved. However, they hardly expected the protest would also trigger a bloody civil war which has already claimed 4,000 lives.
About a dozen people have reportedly been injured in clashes with riot police outside the US embassy in Athens following mass protests marking the 1973 revolt against the US-backed military junta, in which 40,000 people took part.
In a display symbolizing the fall of the Berlin Wall a quarter of a century ago, some 8,000 illuminated white balloons, set up along a stretch of its route, have been released in the German sky as thousands gathered to remember the historic event.
Aaron Swartz was using the Internet in a way that was “challenging” to the US govt, but by trying to make his story a deterrence for any followers, it instead made him an inspiration, the director of ‘The Internet’s Own Boy’ Brian Knappenberger told RT.
Citizens of Berlin lit up 8,000 balloons along the length of the old Berlin Wall to mark its demise, while former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev was feted for allowing the reunification of Germany happen without violence.
For the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, German artists will line up 8,000 balloons along its central stretch. On November 9, the date when East Germans were first allowed to freely walk to West Berlin, the balloons will soar into the sky.
In scenes worthy of a Transformers movie, a huge yellow horse-dragon clashes with a tremendous arachnid in downtown Beijing. The city's first robotics show is creating awe throughout the Chinese capital.
To celebrate the anniversary of Belgrade's liberation from Nazi occupation, the Serbian capital hosted its first military parade in nearly 30 years. Some 4,500 troops participated in the event, which was attended by both Serbian and Russian leaders.