REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko - Supporters of Ukrainian EU integration sing and wave flags during a protest in front of the Ukrainian cabinet of ministers building in Kiev December 6, 2013.
The U.S. Approach to Ukraine in Turmoil
December 6, 2013,
Ukraine has plunged into political turmoil following President Victor Yanukovych’s decision to delay signature of an association agreement with the European Union and the authorities’ use of force to break up a peaceful demonstration on November 30. Steven Pifer writes that, in the current political crisis in Kyiv, it is appropriate that the European Union take the Western lead.