At a meeting with the three previous presidents of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych promised to release some detainees during protests demonstrators, but noted that the responsibility for the incident must bear not only the security forces. 34 more words
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This article was first published in the Journal of Turkish Weekly, on December 10, 2013.
JTW Interview, USAK Expert Hasan S. Özertem
The demonstrations on Kiev’s main squareMaidan have been sparked by President Viktor Yanukovich declaring on November 21 that the Ukraine will suspend the negotiation of an association agreement with the European Union, under economic and political pressure from it’s Eastern neighbor Russia. 583 more words
Riot police officers leave their bus to block Pro-European Union activists gathered at the Independence Square in KIev, Ukraine, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. The policemen, wearing helmets and holding shields, formed a chain across Kievâ™s main street outside the city building. 12 more words
Washington knew Syrian rebels could produce sarin gas but “cherry-picked” intel to blame President Assad for the Aug. 21 attack on Ghouta, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Seymour Hersh has revealed, citing senior US security sources. 332 more words