Log in
Welcome to the 

Ukrainian American Bar Association

Kiev leaders push for regional autonomy

15 May 2014 1:20 PM | Anonymous
Ukraine's interim leaders on Wednesday pushed a plan to allow the regions a greater say over their affairs, but the exclusion of separatists from round table talks cast doubt over whether the move could defuse the crisis, Reuters reported. The talks brought together politicians and civil groups in an effort to quell a pro-Russian rebellion in the industrialized Donbass region of eastern Ukraine, which has triggered fears of a break-up of the former Soviet republic. They came at a tense moment for Kiev. On Tuesday, seven soldiers were killed in an ambush near the city of Kramatorsk, the deadliest attack on security forces since they were sent to tackle the uprising in the east in April.   Ukrainian Journal.  Read More
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software