European Union’s role in Ukraine mayhem: analysis

Europe is culpable for the violence in Ukraine, writes international affairs analyst Jonathan Manthorpe in his new column. Excerpt: European leaders should not congratulate themselves too heartily for mediating the compromise agreement that, with luck, will end the demonstrations and appalling violence

Findings: Ukraine protests in real time

Espreso TV, an independent outlet in Ukraine, has a live video broadcast of the bloody clash in Kiev between protesters and authorities. Nine people have died in today’s confrontation, reports the BBC.