We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 
 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 

Will Ukraine's Pro-EU Demonstrators Get Their Way?

Thursday, December 12, 2013

As protesters continue to paralyze downtown Kiev, the European Union’s foreign policy chief says Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych “intends to sign” a far-reaching trade and cooperation agreement with the E.U.

Signing would be an about-face for Yanukovych, since he rejected the deal last month after pressure from Russia. That decision has sparked mass protests in Kiev.

Journalist Edward Lucas joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to discuss the latest developments.


Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

View this story on npr.org

Sign up for ReCap

and never miss the top stories

Delivered to your inbox every Wednesday.

Check out a sample ReCap newsletter.