Fri, May 24 2013
Ukraine's president Viktor Yanukovych, left, and European Council President Herman van Rompuy in Brussels, March 1 2010.
Russian nationalists in Crimea have burned Ukrainian history textbooks to protest what they say are distortions of the past by the administration of former President Viktor Yushchenko. The recent transfer of power in Kyiv has raised hope among Russian nationalists and fear among Ukrainians.
New Ukrainian prime minister Mykola Azarov seen as loyal to president Viktor Yanukovych.
Different tunes are being heard from the EU on issues like Haiti. It is time for Catherine Ashton to come up with a songsheet – if she can
Are Gazprom’s overtures on South Stream to Romania genuine or just an elaborate bluff?
European Parliament resolution calls for political and economic stabilisation including constitutional reform, the rule of law, involvement in minorities in the political process, a social market economy and combating corruption.
New Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych touts domestic reforms, non-aligned foreign policy
World leaders acknowledged Putin's victory with reservations, and international observers say the election was skewed in the former president's favour.
Hollande's call for more spending and economic growth has struck a chord with French voters.
Gallup International Association poll gives president Sarkisian’s party 44 per cent, while three main challengers alleged ‘machinations’ by ruling party in what – in contrast to 2008 – reportedly was a largely peaceful election.
The Freedom House report says the media environment in the Middle East and North Africa underwent major improvements in 2011, but remained the worst-performing part of the world.
Dissatisfaction with jobs is a global phenomenon and two-thirds of workers all over the world intend to look for another job in the near future, the survey concluded.