What's Going On In Ukraine?
The decision by Ukraine’s prime minister to abandon an E.U. trade deal has led to violent protests across the country.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | December 2, 2013
The protests in Ukraine show no signs of slowing. Despite a violent police crackdown over the weekend, protesters have returned to the streets, demanding their president hand in his resignation letter. (Via Channel 4)
The clashes were triggered by Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych's recent decision to ditch a series of political and free trade accords with the European Union. (Via YouTube / yanukovych)
These accords were five years in the making, and many in Ukraine saw them as a chance to break ties with Russia and a step toward a better economy. (Via Euronews)