Subscribe Register Login

Windstream to spin off some network assets into real estate trust

Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 10:05 a.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

White House urges unity government in Ukraine

By The Associated Press

This article was published February 22, 2014 at 2:18 p.m.


People rejoice at Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Protesters took control of Ukraine's capital Saturday, seizing the president's office as parliament voted to remove him and hold new elections.

WASHINGTON — The White House is welcoming the latest developments in Ukraine and urging the swift formation of a unity government.

White House spokesman Jay Carney also is welcoming Saturday's release from a prison hospital of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.

The Ukrainian parliament has voted to remove President Viktor Yanukovychfrom office and hold new elections.

He says it's a coup and insists he won't step down.

Saturday's developments were the result of a European-brokered peace deal between the president and opposition.

Carney says the "unshakeable principle" guiding events must be that the Ukrainian people determine their own future.

Protests began late last year after Yanukovych backed away from a deal for closer ties with Europe in favor of deeper relations with Russia.

Comments on: White House urges unity government in Ukraine

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.


  • Sales representative

    fairfield bay area sales rep need a fulltime salesperson in ...
    Little Rock, AR

  • Carriers wanted

    earning from $1,200 to $1,500 per month for a few hours eac...

  • Cnas

    Greystone Nursing and Rehab 121 Spring Valley Road, Cabot AR...
    Cabot, AR

  • Teachers

    Fountain Lake School District is seeking applications for th...

  • Servers & cooks

    shotgun dan’s on Markham is hiring for . FT or PT. Apply wit...

Search 893 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online