Pro and anti government supporters have again rallied in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. Those protesting President Viktor Yanukovich are calling for closer ties with Europe, and for Yanukovich's resignation.
A judge has denied a request by prosecutors to put former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili under house arrest. He is accused of trying to bring down the Ukrainian president.
Earlier this week Mikheil Saakashvili was dramatically busted out of police custody by a mob of supporters. But authorities have now taken him back into custody.
A lawyer for President Trump's former campaign chairman said Paul Manafort did not violate a gag order after being involved in an op-ed published in a newspaper in Ukraine. Others see it as evidence of collusion.
Pro-Russian Viktor Yanukovych and his son have been accused of stealing vast sums from the public purse. A top European Union court has now upheld a freeze on his assets.
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