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.
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- Edward Lucas, International Editor for the Economist and author of “Deception: The Untold Story of East-West Espionage Today,” and “The New Cold War: Putin’s Russia and the Threat To The West.” He tweets @edwardlucas.