Ukrainian Interior Ministry members, blocked by pro-Russian activists, gather outside the regional government headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, this week. Photograph: Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters

When the Freedom Online Coalition, a 23-government organisation that promotes an open and secure internet, selected Tallinn as the site for its fourth(...)

Ukrainian school girls painting slogans for peace on Independence Square in Kiev earlier this week. A memorial ceremony for about 100 protesters who were killed in and around the square in the final days of president Viktor Yanukovich’s rule takes place on Sunday. Photograph: Robert Ghement/EPA

For months now, an army surplus tent has been their home, and a split log the place they sit and smoke, as history unfolds in their backyard – (...)