Restoring calm to capital Kiev will be top of the agenda
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych went on sick leave today after a bruising session of parliament, leaving a political vacuum in a country destabilised by anti-government protests and threatened with bankruptcy.
Parliament debates offering an amnesty to anyone arrested in protests, as attempts are made to avert full-scale crisis
Mr Azarov, who has called the protesters 'terrorists', said he offered his resignation as to encourage 'social-political compromise'
Protesters claim the newly-occupied Ukrainian House complex had a police sniper post with 'spent cartridges' on the roof
Concessions have failed to placate protesters in a stand-off with police
Why people are angry and what happens next
Other opposition leader Vitali Klitschko says negotiations achieved very little
Heavyweight boxing champion and opposition leader Vitali Klitschko caught up in demonstrations in capital Kiev
Supporters of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich have hustled a sweeping law through parliament in an attempt to curb anti-government protests, sparking an outcry from the opposition and raising tensions on the streets.
Yuri Lutsenko was injured shortly after midnight when he tried to intervene in a confrontation between riot police and opposition activists
The Reds are rumoured to make a move for Dinamo star if move for Mohammed Salah fails
President’s supporters bussed in to side against thousands fighting Ukraine’s move away from EU
The Independent speaks to three demonstrators to find out why they are taking to the streets
President hints at U-turn but lack of time means closer ties with Russia cannot be ruled out
Mr Putin criticised the West's more liberal attitudes toward gay rights and US attempts at intervention in Syria