Accuracy in Media

Ukraine Blames Exiled ex-President for Sniper Killings

WASHINGTON — Ousted and exiled former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich is blamed for the deaths of anti-Russian protesters earlier this year, shot dead by police snipers. Reuters reported that Arseny Yatseniuk, the new prime minister, told them that Yanukovich was involved in the country’s security service (the SBU) using snipers to kill protesters. More than […]

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Ukraine in Turmoil as Russia denies Aid Package

WASHINGTON — Among the several headlines surrounding Ukraine’s political situation, Russia has indicated that their generous aid package may be on hold. Reuters reported that the $15 billion aid package may not be sent to Ukraine after the Ukrainian parliament voted to oust pro-Russia President Viktor Yanukovich. Yanukovich oversaw the brutal repression of pro-European Union […]

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Ukrainian Parliament ousts Yanukovich, frees Tymoshenko from Prison

WASHINGTON — The Ukrainian parliament shook things up when they voted to oust and remove Viktor Yanukovich as president of the country, after which Yanukovich apparently tried to flee the country. Reuters reported that Yanukovich’s rival, former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, was freed from prison and rallied with the protesters in Kiev’s Independence Square. […]

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April 2014

4/6/2014 - Ukraine Blames Exiled ex-President for Sniper Killings

February 2014

2/27/2014 - Ukraine in Turmoil as Russia denies Aid Package

2/23/2014 - Ukrainian Parliament ousts Yanukovich, frees Tymoshenko from Prison

2/1/2014 - Ukraine’s Embattled President calls in Sick during Protest Crisis