Maxim Tucker is a freelance journalist based in Kiev, Ukraine. He previously worked as Amnesty International's Campaigner on Ukraine and the South Caucasus, and has spent the last five years working on and in the former Soviet Union.
11 December 2013 06:19 PM
Move comes just hours after the government sent in thousands of special forces to destroy a pro-EU protest camp in the centre of Kiev
Eyewitness account: Thousands of Ukrainian riot police officers in brutal overnight crackdown on Kiev protest
11 December 2013 09:09 AM
Demonstrators' tents torn to pieces and barricades destroyed - yet riot police fail to clear capital's Independence Square
01 December 2013 05:35 PM
Yesterday 350,000 protesters took to the streets of Ukraine, angry that their President has distanced the country from the EU. Max Tucker reports from Kiev on how a peaceful demonstration became a battle
Ukraine’s divide over Europe is not just between East and West, but big business versus the individual
28 November 2013 12:27 PM
For Ukraine’s businessmen, integration no longer means gaining a new market, but losing a most important one
24 November 2013 03:44 PM
A hundred thousand protestors take to the streets after President Victor Yanukovich pulls out of a historic deal with the EU amid rumours of Russian pressure. The east-west divide is rearing its head again, Max Tucker reports from Kiev
EU hands Ukraine extended deadline for Yulia Tymoshenko release in last-ditch effort to secure her release
16 October 2013 05:35 PM
The European Union has given Ukrainian authorities a further month to free ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in a last-ditch effort to secure her release before a crucial political summit in late November.
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