Thursday, January 30, 2014

Ukraine Crisis Talks Stalled As President Takes 'Sick Leave'

Ukraine's Descent Into Chaos Continues As Protesters Reject Amnesty Offer And The President Goes On SICK LEAVE With 'Flu' -- Daily Mail

* President Yanukovych has 'acute respiratory disease' and a temperature
* Protesters reject amnesty offer saying 'these laws are a lie'
* Six killed in Kiev and other Ukrainian cities in widespread protests
* Activists are occupying key buildings and have erected street barricades

Protesters in Kiev defiantly rejected an amnesty offer passed by the Ukrainian parliament that promised to free imprisoned activists if they stood down and left occupied buildings.

Six people have been killed in Kiev and other Ukrainian cities in protests that erupted more than two months ago after President Viktor Yanukovich walked away from a treaty with the European Union under pressure from Russia.

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More News On The Crisis In Ukraine

As Ukrainian Crisis Mounts, President Goes on Sick Leave -- RIA Novosti
In Ukraine, president takes sick leave amid crisis -- Washington Post/AP
Ukraine leader slams opposition after taking sick leave -- Global Post/AFP
Ukraine's Yanukovich Goes On Sick Leave In Midst Of Political Crisis -- Reuters
Ukrainian president goes on sick leave, leaves negotiations up in air -- UPI
Ukraine’s President Calls in Sick in the Middle of a Revolution -- Time
Ukraine president goes on sick leave as violent protests continue -- NBC
Ukraine's President Takes Sick Leave; Crisis Talks Stalled -- New York Times
Ukraine's Yanukovych takes sick leave as opposition refuses to abandon protests -- The Telegraph
Ukraine president goes on sick leave -- Al Jazeera
Ukraine protesters suspicious of president sick leave -- USA Today
Ukraine's Yanukovych Signals End to Concessions -- Wall Street Journal
Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych defends handling of political crisis -- CNN
Ukraine opposition rejects amnesty bill -- AL Jazeera
Ukraine media: Amnesty law backfires -- BBC
Russia to await new Ukraine government before fully implementing rescue: Putin. -- RIA Novosti
Exclusive: U.S. readies financial sanctions against Ukraine: congressional aides -- Reuters
US reportedly preparing financial sanctions against Ukraine leaders -- FOX News
9 questions about Ukraine you were too embarrassed to ask -- Max Fisher, Washington Post

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