Pro-Russian separatists have seized control of a police station in Eastern Ukraine, while demonstrators continue to occupy government buildings in the region.
The expatriated opposition politician's return to Ukraine has placed the fragile political stability under severe pressure. His conflict with President Poroshenko is escalating.
Ukraine has detained a prominent energy executive and a former MP on graft allegations. Strengthening anti-graft measures is a key demand of the IMF and Western governments.
Ukraine has imposed a "moratorium" on the large loan Moscow granted its neighbor before the regime change, the country's prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said. The Kremlin has threatened to sue Ukraine over the issue.
From territorial integrity to democratic aspirations, Eurasian nations have highlighted a number of critical fault lines shaping global geopolitics. Lewis Sanders reports from the Munich Security Conference.
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