As the Ukrainian parliament makes plans for a political transition, citizens in the Russian-speaking east of the country have demonstrated against President Yanukovych's ouster.
Two years after the protests which toppled a Russian-backed president, Ukrainians have come to Kyiv to remember the victims. They have also expressed discontent with the current situation.
A car bomb in Kyiv has killed the award-winning journalist Pavel Sheremet. The Ukraine-based reporter had been a friend of Boris Nemtsov, the Russian opposition leader who was shot dead in Moscow last year.
An Austrian court has ruled that billionaire Dmytro Firtash can be extradited to the US on corruption charges. The case has attracted particular attention because of his ties to the Kremlin.
The foreign ministers of France and Germany have urged Ukraine to continue its program of reforms and to fight against corruption. The ministers are making a joint trip to Kyiv ahead of talks with Russia next week.
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