Wednesday, February 19, 2014

World Reaction To The Crisis In Ukraine

European Leaders Threaten Sanctions Over Kiev Bloodshed -- New York Times

BRUSSELS — Expressing alarm at the dramatic escalation of violence in Ukraine, the European Union scrabbled for a quick response Wednesday, preparing for the likely imposition of sanctions against senior figures in the Ukrainian government.

Diplomats and senior officials began working Wednesday on the logistics of imposing sanctions, in preparation for an emergency meeting of European Union foreign ministers called for Thursday.

In Paris, President Fran├žois Hollande of France, speaking at a joint news conference with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, said, “There are unspeakable, unacceptable, intolerable acts being carried out in Ukraine.”

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More News On the World's Reaction To the Crisis In Ukraine

Ukraine protests: the world reacts to deadly violence -- The Telegraph
World worried over deteriorating situation in Kiev -- AP
EU Ministers to Decide on Ukraine Sanctions Thursday -- Wall Street Journal
Ukraine violence prompts special meeting of EU foreign ministers -- Deutsche Welle
EU to seek targeted sanctions -- Reuters
After deadly night in Ukraine, Europe weighs response -- Christian Science Monitor
Ukraine crisis: EU sanctions push over Kiev bloodshed -- BBC
EU to discuss sanctions after Ukraine’s bloodiest day -- AFP
Renewed Ukraine clashes as EU weighs sanctions -- USA Today
EU calls for Ukraine sanctions as 25 die in latest violence -- The Telegraph
Polish Prime Minister Says Ukraine Violence May Escalate, Blames Viktor Yanukovych -- Wall Street Journal
Germany: Yanukovych’s refusal to talk a ‘big mistake’ -- Malay Mail
Biden, Kerry Tell Ukraine’s President to Back Down After Violent Crackdown on Protests -- Vanity Fair
US Issues Travel Alert For Ukraine As Clashes Continue -- RTT News
Ukraine: top UN officials urge peaceful resolution of crisis after deadly clashes in Kiev -- UN News Centr

Russian Reaction To The Crisis In Ukraine

Moscow blames radicals for deadly clashes in Ukraine, EU leaders ponder sanctions against government -- RT
Russia condemns Ukraine protests as 'coup attempt' -- Global Post/AFP
Russia sticks to non-intervention policy in Ukraine - Kremlin -- Reuters
Russia urges Ukrainian opposition to stop bloodshed -- Reuters

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