It is hardly surprising, given the drastically divided nation, that when Vitali Klitschko's pro-European political party ventured to Kerch - a city of the eastern edge of Ukraine in the Crimea region - things did not go entirely according to plan... Show More Summary
Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych was voted out by parliament on Saturday, leaving protesters in the city of Kiev overjoyed. Vitali Klitschko represented the opposition as the European Union helped President Yanukovych and the protesting parties to reach a peace agreement on Friday. Show More Summary
Embattled President Viktor Yanukovych has left Kiev, opposition leader Vitali Klitschko said amid reports that the president has fled the country altogether.
From left, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Ukrainian opposition leaders, Vitali Klitschko, Oleg Tjagnibok, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainian opposition leader Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski attend a signing ceremony of an agreement in Kyiv, Ukraine, Feb. Show More Summary
Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych and opposition leaders Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Vitali Klitschko, Oleh Tiahnybok signed a deal this morning to end the bloodshed that has taken over Kiev and the surrounding area this week. While they agreed...Show More Summary
The deal was signed in the presidential palace's Blue Hall in the presence of EU envoys by Yanukovych and and three top opposition leaders who included the charismatic boxer turned lawmaker Vitali Klitschko.
(John Hinderaker) Monday evening, two leaders of Ukraine’s opposition, Vitaly Klitschko and Arseniy Yatsenyuk, had a late-night meeting with President Viktor Yanukovych. Klitschko, who heads Ukraine’s “Punch” Party, emerged from theShow More Summary
As protests turned deadly violent Tuesday in Kiev, two of the Ukraine’s more vocal and visible leaders are men who became household names in the world of sports. Vitali Klitschko, the former boxing champion and the head of the pro-Western Udar opposition party in Ukraine, urged protesters to continue their actions while Sergei Bubka, the […]
Ukraine opposition leader Vitali Klitschko vowed that anti-government protesters will not back down from defending their camp in central Kiev even as 21 died Tuesday in clashes with heavily armed police, making yesterday the bloodiest day in the three-month old protest against the government of President Viktor Yanukovych. Show More Summary
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian opposition leader Vitali Klitschko, after meeting with the country's beleaguered president, is warning that tempers are heating up and says the president must take action to resolve the country's political crisis.
Embattled Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych offered top government positions to opposition leaders Arseniy Yatseniuk and Vitali Klitschko on Saturday in a deal meant to end unrest and resolve Ukraine's current political gridlock. Ukrainian...Show More Summary
Arnold Schwarzenegger decided to show his support for anti-government protesters in the Ukraine with a recent video message posted to YouTube and Facebook. The video arrived courtesy of politician and UDAR leader Vitali Klitschko, a man who opposes Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. Show More Summary
Ukrainian authorities have reportedly offered professional boxer Vitali Klitschko, who also leads the opposition UDAR (Punch) Party, $1 billion to not fun for president in 2015. And Klitschko reportedly turned them down. The Ukrainska...Show More Summary
Opposition leader Vitali @Klitschko in Kyiv during carnage. #Ukraine #euromaidan pic.twitter.com/Df7rTlxPAQ-- NATOSource (@NATOSource) January 23, 2014 Opposition leaders were optimistic for resolution and encouraged protesters to stand down Thursday night. Show More Summary
Former professional boxer turned politician Vitali Klitschko pledged to lead EU protesters "on the attack" in Kiev, Ukraine, if requests were not met. The opposition had addressed protesters in Kiev's Independent Square late on Wednesday...Show More Summary
Former boxing world champion Vitali Klitschko was sprayed with fire extinguisher foam yesterday as he tried to be a peacemaker between prostesters and police during violent clashes in the capital city of Kiev. Klitschko, 42, a member of the Ukrainian parliament since 2012, is running for president of the country as the leader of the... Show More Summary
What's Vitali Klitschko up to these days? The retired boxer was trying to keep the peace during protests in Kiev, Ukraine's capital, asking demonstrators not to provoke police. In return, someone sprayed a fire extinguisher in his face. Read more...
There are few boxers bigger than Vitali Klitschko. But there is something bigger for Vitali Klitschko than boxing. The six-foot-seven Ukrainian heavyweight has retired from the ring to focus on his homeland. Kinda. Sorta. “At the moment,...Show More Summary
Vitali Klitschko vacated his WBC world heavyweight title on Monday in order to pursue something more important than sports. Klitschko, a 42-year-old opposition leader in his native Ukraine, will quit fighting in order to run for president in 2015. He will be designated a champion emeritus, so that he would automatically get a title shot […]
Vitali Klitschko has made his choice The reigning heavyweight boxing champion of the world will vacate his title to focus on a burgeoning political career amid massive social unrest in his native Ukraine See also: Heavyweight Politics: Ukraine's Top Boxer Eyes Presidency Klitschko — whose punching prowess coupled with a Ph.D. Show More Summary