The human cost
5,665 people killed and 13,961 wounded in eastern Ukraine
5.2 million people estimated to be living in conflict areas
978,482 internally displaced people within Ukraine, including 119,832 children
600,000 fled to neighbouring countries, of whom more than 400,000 have gone to Russia
Photo Credit: EU/ECHO, Eastern Ukraine, Mathias Eick, March 2015
credit: EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection
Tags: Conflict, Daily, Debaltsevo, Donetsk, eastern, eastern ukraine, luhansk, Mariupol, reality, ukraine, Ukraine crisis
Waving blue-and-yellow Ukrainian flags and the flag of Europe, demonstrators swirled in a huge mass on the cobblestone streets, but riot police in the Ukrainian capital Kiev used batons and stun grenades to disperse hundreds of pro-Europe protesters. Thousands of Ukrainian protesters called for the ouster of the prime minister and his Cabinet, as anger at the president’s decision to ditch a deal for closer ties with the European Union.
credit: Ivan Bandura
Tags: Euro Revolution in Kiev, Euromaidan riots, European Square, Glory to Ukraine!, Independence Square, Kiev, Klichko, pro-EU rally, ProEuropean, Revolution, revolution-kiev, St. Michael’s Square, tymoshenko, ukraine, Union, Viktor Yanukovich
The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship final tournament will be hosted by Poland and Ukraine between 8 June and 1 July 2012. Sixteen national teams have decided to compete in 31 matches to fight for the European champions cup. This UEFA EURO 2012 will be played in eight stadiums. The attendance for The EURO 2012 football championship is expected to be over 1 million.
Republic of Ireland
Tags: 2012, charm, Coming, Euro, euro 2012 draw, euro 2012 groups, euro 2012 standings, euro 2012 tables, euro 2012 tickets, euro cup 2012, football, Katowice, logo, mascot, Poland, Polska, soccer, UEFA, ukraine