Ukraine’s President Calls For Relaunch Of ‘Antiterrorist’ Operation In East

Olexander Turchynov file photo

(RFE/RL – – April 22, 2014) Ukraine’s acting President Oleksandr Turchynov has called for the relaunch of an “antiterrorist” operation against pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, citing the death of a politician from his party in the region. Turchynov said in a statement that two “brutally tortured” bodies were found near the rebel-held city of Slovyansk on April 22. One was that of […]

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Ukraine’s revolution continues apace with interim president named

Maidan Square file photo

(Business New Europe – – Harriet Salem and Graham Stack in Kyiv – February 24, 2014) Ukraine’s revolution is moving apace, with parliament naming its speaker Oleksandr Turchynov as acting president, following on key appointments with oversight of the interior ministry and other state security organisations, while the formerly governing Party of Regions is crumbling and in disarray. Worryingly, […]

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