Protesters warm themselves near a fire burning in a steel drum at Independence Square in Kiev December 5th, 2013. Photograph: Stoyan Nenov/Reuters.

Ukrainian authorities have been urged to respect the massive protests gripping the country against the government’s decision to freeze ties with the E(...)

A man takes part in today’s opposition rally in Moscow. The sticker reads “Putin”. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

About 4,500 people gathered at a rally in Moscow to urge Russian President Vladimir Putin’s government to free political prisoners, according to polic(...)