Former Ukrainian Prime Minister and opposition figurehead Yulia Tymoshenko has announced she will run for the presidency in May elections.
Ahead of an opposition protest in Kyiv, former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili tells DW why he would unseat Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko.
A powerful detonation in Kyiv has killed at one person and injured a member of the Ukrainian parliament Ihor Mosiychuk, as well a political analyst. Preliminary reports point to a bomb attached to a motorcycle.
The expatriated opposition politician's return to Ukraine has placed the fragile political stability under severe pressure. His conflict with President Poroshenko is escalating.
Supported by former Ukrainian leader Yulia Tymoshenko and others, Saakashvili has pushed his way from Poland into Ukraine in a bid to regain his citizenship. But he faces an extradition request from Georgia.
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