The Russian President has offered slashed natural gas rates and a promise to buy $15-billion (U.S.) in bonds from the Ukrainian government
Dec 17, 2013
Even as the two sides attempt dialogue, Mr. Yanukovych’s party is busing tens of thousands of supporters into Kiev for rival demonstrations this weekend that many fear will spill over into clashes with pro-European protesters
Dec 13, 2013
Protesters now have the momentum but must brace for pro-Russian counterdemonstrations expected this weekend.
Dec 12, 2013
Brutal police crackdowns shock international community, while U.S. officials hint at possible sanctions
Dec 11, 2013
Police appeared to be under orders to refrain from excessive force, unlike the violent beatings of protesters in recent weeks
Dec 11, 2013
President appears in televised round table with predecessors, but remains undeterred in pursuit of closer ties with Russia
Dec 10, 2013
Focus on Olympics may push Putin to release band members; prisoner’s husband says he’s disappointed by Harper’s silence
Dec 03, 2013
At least 100,000 protesters defy ban to rally in centre of capital
Dec 01, 2013
Just keeping the flame lit has been a continuous problem for organizers
Nov 28, 2013
Stephen Harper’s ‘economic diplomacy’ is exactly the kind of approach he railed against as a new prime minister
Nov 27, 2013
Based in Beijing, Mark was previously Middle East correspondent and before that Moscow correspondent for The Globe and Mail.
Based in Beijing, Mark was previously Middle East correspondent and before that Moscow correspondent for The Globe and Mail. A four-time National Newspaper Award winner, he is also the author of The New Cold War: Revolutions, Rigged Elections and Pipeline Politics, which was published in 2007 by Random House.