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Maidan Community Sector, Lviv Information Digest

February 24, 2014

Maidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends,

it has been three months since the confrontation of the President Viktor Yanukovych with the people of Ukraine began. Yesterday the conflict took on a threatening form. Current situation may result in a civil war. Thus we take it upon ourselves to inform you about the events in Ukraine. We will provide you with yet another viewpoint regarding this conflict. We will do our best to remain fair and objective.

Maidan Community Sector, Lviv

23 February the Head of the Supreme Council Oleksandr Turchynov is acting President of Ukraine according to appropriate law.

24 February Russia recalled its Ambassador Mikhail Zurabov from Ukraine, which in diplomatic terms means utmost discontent and may indicate Russia's readiness to implement harsh measures towards Ukraine.

24 February today there is high probability of Russia trying to gain control over Sevastopol in the obvious or concealed manner. Involvement of the army forces Russian Black Sea Fleet, which is stationed in Sevastopol, is also possible.

24 February an official warrant has been issued for the capture of Viktor Yanukovych, the former President of Ukraine. He spent the night of February 23-24 in Crimea.

24 February the EU is ready to provide financial support in the amount of 20 billion Euro to Ukraine to be used for appropriate reforms after new government is formed in Kyiv.

24 February Susan Rice, the US National Security Advisor, stated that Russia's military interference in Ukraine would be a "serious mistake".

Maidan Community Sector, Lviv


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