Tymoshenko sentenced to 7 years in prison, protest tonight in Toronto

A court in Kiev sentenced the country’s most prominent opposition politician, Yulia V. Tymoshenko, to seven years in prison. European leaders have condemned the case as politically motivated, and hinted that they are unlikely to ratify a free trade and association agreement with Ukraine, a project four years in the making. … “This is an […]

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Ukraine celebrates 20 years of independence–its longest, but for how much longer?

Ukraine today marks 20 years of independence. President Viktor Yanukovych will take part in ceremonies in Kyiv.  Amid a budgetary squeeze, a planned military parade in the Ukrainian capital was scrapped to save $20 million.  Read the rest of the article Only Yanukovych’s planned celebrations are allowed in Kyiv, while any others were banned. Democracy […]

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