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22 03 clock: the Ukrainian parliament an amnesty for protesters decided who were arrested during anti-government protests persisted for weeks. The decision in the capital Kiev took place the evening without voices from the opposition, who did not participate in the vote. On Tuesday, a vote was failed because the government demanded by the opposition in return to clear roads and occupied government buildings.

16 23 clock: Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin wants to wait until after the development of the bitter power struggle in Kiev against further billions in aid to Ukraine. "Let us be time for the new government in Ukraine is," he said at a meeting with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Russia had already been transferred out of the 15 billion U.S. dollars were promised three billion dollars to Kiev and would comply with its commitments, underlined Putin. Medvedev said that the implementation would however have "considered" done. The pro-Russian Ukrainian government had resigned closed on Tuesday under pressure from the pro-Western opposition.

22 48 clock: Canada wants Ukrainian government officials who are responsible for the crackdown on protests in Kiev, now refused entry. Who "the voices of opposition" have been silenced, will no longer be allowed into the country, Immigration Minister Chris Alexander said Tuesday at a press conference in Parliament from Ottawa. The opposition outer "courageous" support for "freedom and democracy". Who will be affected by the action and by how many representatives it goes, the Canadian government does not first explained.

20 17 clock: The U.S. rating agency Standard & Poor's has downgraded the creditworthiness of Ukraine. Standard & Poor's lowered the rating on Tuesday by one notch from B-to CCC +. "The political instability in Ukraine has increased significantly," it said in a statement. "According to our criteria, the Ukraine is to be regarded henceforth as a country in which civil society is in distress and the political institutions are weakened."

11 22 clock: Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has accepted the resignation of the Ukrainian Prime Minister Nikolai Arsarow as real "signal" welcomed. "The resignation of the Prime Minister could entry into the search for political compromises make possible," Steinmeier said in Berlin. "I hope that the political leadership in Ukraine so that a signal to the opposition are, which leads to further discussions."

09 40 clock: Success for the Government opponents: After months of anti-government protests in Ukraine Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has resigned. He had "a personal decision" taken to allow for a "political compromise for a peaceful solution to the conflict," Azarov said on Tuesday, while Parliament met for a special session in the capital Kiev.

06 53 clock: The Ukrainian Parliament, the "Rada" agrees on Tuesday reiterated on a censure motion against Prime Minister Nikolai Azarov from, in an earlier attempt in December, the opposition to Klitschko to the majority in Parliament had failed. From the meeting of the Rada in Kiev depends, according to observers, the further development in the former Soviet republic from. The situation is still tense.

04 30 clock: The American Vice President Joe Biden now turns into the conflict between the Ukrainian government and opposition Yanukovych. In a telephone conversation with Yanukovych he had called for a peaceful solution in cooperation with the opposition on Monday. He foderte Yanukovych also helping to deduct the riot police and with his political opponents to work out measures to de-escalate the situation.

02 00 clock: German EU politicians want to take the Russian President Vladimir Putin in reference to the protests in Ukraine more accountable. As the "world" reports, calls the Green MEP Werner Schulz before the upcoming on Tuesday EU-Russia summit: "The Europeans must plaintext talk with Putin and drag it overlooks the Ukraine accountable. "Elmar Brok, CDU parliamentarian and Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament said to the newspaper:" The Europeans must make it clear at the summit with Russia that Putin bears a large measure of responsibility for the situation in Kiev. "

00 01 clock: After the riots of recent days Vitali Klitschko calls in a commentary in the Tuesday edition of the "Bild" newspaper the protesting opposition supporters to on, nonviolent protest against the Yanukovich government. He reminds us of "violence and provocation decompose our peaceful revolution. "The future of his country, he sees it with optimism. It made him proud that people have now joined the protests against the government in many regions of Ukraine, as well as in Yanukovych's loyal force east of the country. Klitschko: "We will be a free country in the future, in which people must have no more fear of their government!"

20 39 clock: Because of the difficult situation, the EU's foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton prefers their mediation journey. You will be traveling to Kiev on Tuesday night, wrote the EU foreign policy chief in a study published in Brussels on Monday Policy. Originally the trip was scheduled two days later.

19 09 clock: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on Yanukovich to lead a "constructive dialogue" with the opposition to resolve the conflict in his country "peacefully and through compromise." Bans spokesman Martin Nesirky said in New York, in a telephone conversation the Secretary-General Yanukovych had previously submitted his "deep concern" about the situation in Ukraine. Currently, Yanukovych consults with Vitali Klitschko, the chairman of the party Udar (percussion), Arseniy Yatsenyuk of the Fatherland Party of jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and Oleg Tjagnibok, head of the far-right Freedom Party (Swoboda). The crisis meeting finds a day instead of before the extraordinary session of parliament in Kiev.

17 39 clock: Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (SPD) demanded by the leadership in Kiev concrete concessions to the opposition. The meeting this Tuesday "would be an appropriate moment to do the job and what so far is an offer in the area, also to implement," said ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer. Steinmeier phoned his Ukrainian colleague Leonid Koschara. Extended data can be read reading resource.