Upheaval in Ukraine: Where is the Country Heading? A Report by Alexandra von Nahmen
Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder is unlikely to be punished for his Russian dealings, as Ukraine would like. But he's still coming under fire across the political spectrum in Germany.
Chancellor Angela Merkel wants a renewed push for peace in Ukraine as conflicting sides fail to live up to the Minsk agreements. The optimistic tone comes as the EU renewed sanctions on Russia over Ukraine.
At least 10 people have been injured in the Ukrainian capital after police began removing a protest camp near parliament. The protesters are calling for an anti-corruption court to be established.
Vladimir Putin told supporters in a victory speech in Moscow that Russia was "bound for success." While officials have reported strong turnout, monitoring groups have reported electoral violations.
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