Ukrainians seek relief from their troubles

As the former rising power in the East sets out tonight on a revenge mission against Slovenia, Jack Pitt-Brooke considers how a war-torn country is hoping to find some consolation for its woes on the field of sporting conflict



Ukraine passes anti-protest law

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.

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