The crushing defeat of Viktor Yushchenko in Ukraine’s presidential poll in January and the election of Viktor Yanukovich in the second round vote held February 7 mark the ignominious end of the 2004 “Orange Revolution”: here.
This video is about Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko and the country’s presidential run-off election.
Ukraine’s Communist Party has slammed government plans to accept a new loan from the US-dominated International Monetary Fund: here.
Ukraine’s new governing coalition has announced that it will pass a law against joining military alliances such as Nato: here.
Latvia’s right-wing government has slashed public-sector pay by an average of 31 per cent over the past two years in a bid to satisfy international financiers, according to an official report published on Wednesday: here.