A general view of clashes at Independence Square in Kiev today where  Ukrainian riot police charged protesters occupying the central  square this morning. Photograph: Vasily Fedonsenko/Reuters.

The United States and Nato have warned Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich not to involve the military in his country’s spiralling crisis, after (...)

Pro-EU protesters set up a barricade in downtown Kiev, Ukraine. Photograph: Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA

Ukraine president Viktor Yanukovych “intends to sign” the far-reaching trade and co-operation agreement with the European Union that he rejected only (...)

Ukraine riot police take up position on Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, today. Riot police forcefully dispersed hundreds of protestors according to reports with tear gas being used in a pre-dawn action. Photograph: Filip Singer/EPA

Ukrainian riot police used batons and stun grenades to disperse hundreds of pro-Europe protesters early today after a night of violence in Kiev follow(...)