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Ukraine disbands police unit accused of violence

Ukraine disbands police unit accused of violence

Kiev, AP—Ukraine’s acting interior minister on Wednesday ordered the disbandment of a feared riot police force that many accuse of attacks on protesters during the country’s three-month political turmoil. Arsen Avakov wrote on his Facebook page that he has...
Ukraine issues arrest warrant for president

Ukraine issues arrest warrant for president

Sevastopol, AP—Ukraine’s acting government issued a warrant Monday for the arrest of President Viktor Yanukovych, last reportedly seen in the pro-Russian Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, accusing him of mass crimes against protesters who stood up for months...
Ukrainian parliament approves new charter, amnesty

Ukrainian parliament approves new charter, amnesty

Kiev, AP—In a day that could significantly shift Ukraine’s political destiny, opposition leaders signed a deal Friday with the country’s beleaguered president that calls for early elections, a new constitution and a new unity government. Russian officials...
Ukraine announces deal to end crisis; shots fired

Ukraine announces deal to end crisis; shots fired

UPDATE 12:00 pm GMT: London, Asharq Al-Awsat—German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has denied there is a deal between President Yanukovych and opposition protesters in the Ukraine. Reuters is reporting his is on his way to the Ukraine to speak with...