A Look at What's Happening in Ukraine

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  • Defending Every Ally
  • Russia Sanctions Intensified
  • Country Divided Over Its Future Policy
  • Russia Has Special Interest in Ukraine
  • Protesters Begin Demanding Yanukovych Resign
  • Russia Continues to Push for Loyalty from Ukraine
  • President Signs Law Banning Anti-Government Protests
  • Protests Erupt Throughout Western Ukraine
  • Prime Minister Mykola Azarov Steps Down
  • Amnesty Deal Reached Between Opposition and Government
  • Clashes Break Out After Constitution Debate Is Shut Down
  • 100 Dead, 500 Injured
  • Yulia Tymoshenko Released
  • Where Is Viktor Yanukovych?
  • "There Will Be Costs"
  • Kerry Heads to Ukraine
  • Obama Seeking Sanctions
  • The Barrel of a Gun
  • A Landslide Win
  • Crimea Joins Russia
  • Obama Delivers on His Warning
  • Group of Seven
  • Presidential Elections
  • NATO Cuts Ties
  • Admitting Mistakes
  • Continued Unrest
  • Three Dead
  • An Agreement in Geneva
  • Three Killed At Pro-Russian Checkpoint
  • Damning Proof?
  • Another Building Seized
  • Prisoners of Crisis
  • Blair on Shifting Gears
  • A New President
  • A Withdrawl
  • Dozens Die as Ukraine Army Seizes Airport
  • Seeking an End to Bloodshed
  • A Partnership Agreement
  • Civilians and Soldiers Killed
  • Malaysia Airlines flight MH17
  • Refugees

Defending Every Ally

On Sept. 5, President Barack Obama held a special press conference to speak on a cease-fire signed by Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists. Referring to NATO’s recent plans to create a force that could quickly mobilize if any Eastern European alliance were attacked, Obama declared that “we will defend every ally.” “Russia must stop its violations of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” he said. Take a look at what’s happening in Ukraine and why there is unrest there.— Patrice Peck and Natelege Whaley

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