Keep up with the news by installing RT’s extension for . Never miss a story with this clean and simple app that delivers the latest headlines to you.

 

Maria Finoshina

Ukraine's Slavyansk under siege as Kiev orders crackdown on protests
Casualties were reported on both sides as gunfire broke out in Slavyansk in eastern Ukraine, where anti-government protesters seized several buildings. The city is under siege as Kiev announced an “anti-terrorist operation” against the protesters.

13.04.2014 06:09

Pro-federalization activists take over govt buildings across Eastern Ukraine
Thousands of pro-federalization activists have rallied in cities across Eastern Ukraine, calling for greater sovereignty of their region from Kiev. Activists have formed militias that helped anti-Maidan protesters seize several government buildings.

12.04.2014 14:54

Donetsk protesters prepare for Kiev military attack, referendum
As the armed storming of the Donetsk administration building seized by the protesters seems imminent, the anti-government movement is preparing for the referendum set to form their new way of life and the country they’re going to live in.

10.04.2014 11:01

Donetsk activists proclaim region's independence from Ukraine
In the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, a group of activists have declared their region independent from Kiev. This comes after protesters stormed a local government building last night.

07.04.2014 10:01

Pro-Russian protesters seize govt buildings in Ukraine's Donetsk, Lugansk and Kharkov
Protesters in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk have seized the regional department building of Ukraine’s Security Service, local media reported, as cited by ITAR-TASS. It's after pro-Russian rallies happened across Ukraine during the weekend.

06.04.2014 15:21

Eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk rallies in favor of independence referendum
At least 1,000 protesters have gathered in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the industrial capital of the region, demanding that authorities respect their right for self-determination by allowing them to stage a Crimea-style referendum.

05.04.2014 16:36

‘People are just being murdered’: Fresh EU funds for Greece do little to stop misery
Greek streets thronged with disillusioned crowds, as some three thousand union members hit the streets, fed up with austerity measures just as the country secured a fresh rescue loan of 8.5 billion euro coupled with further spending cuts and unemployment.

20.03.2014 07:30

Self-defense forces ranks swell in anticipation of Crimea showdown with radicals
The Crimean popular army made up of locals and former Ukrainian armed forces braces for possible impact with right-wing radicals making their way toward the region.

04.03.2014 05:06

Five top military, security commanders take oath to Crimea
A number of high ranking Ukrainian military and security officials in Crimea have sworn their allegiance to the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, as Simferopol pushes for its autonomy from the self-imposed government in Kiev.

02.03.2014 21:48

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

Thousands rally against 'illegitimate govt', raise Russian flags in eastern Ukraine
Thousands of pro-Russian demonstrators across eastern Ukraine and Crimea are protesting against the new government, with administration buildings being seized in several cities. Gunshots have been reported as anti- and pro-Maidan protesters clash.

01.03.2014 13:00

Putin: Russian citizens, troops threatened in Ukraine, need armed forces’ protection
Russian President Vladimir Putin has requested the use of Russian military forces in Ukraine to settle the situation there. The Russian population and the Crimea-based Black Sea Fleet are threatened by the situation in the country, he said.

01.03.2014 12:43