Tüür: Kiev Turning Into an Uprising ({{commentsTotal}})

News
News

Some Ukrainian state forces have already changed sides and the riots are turning into a full-on uprising, says University of Tartu political scientist Karmo Tüür.

Tüür told Delfi on Wednesday that if the Independence Square (Maidan) is cleared of protestors, which technically is not very complicated, a partisan conflict could break out.

The most Europe can do is to ban those orchestrating state violence and confiscate any assets they have in Europe until the situation has calmed down, or even until those guilty have been sentenced, Tüür said.

Estonia's ambassador to the EU, Harri Tiido, said that Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych might not be running the show.

He said that the EU must pressure Yanukovych nevertheless.



{{c.alias}}
{{c.createdMoment}}
{{c.body}}
{{cc.alias}}
{{cc.createdMoment}}
+{{cc.replyToName}} {{cc.body}}
No comments yet.
Logged in as {{user.alias}}. Log out
Login failed

Register user/reset password

Name needs to be fewer than 32 characters long
Comment needs to be fewer than 600 characters long
{{comment.captcha.word.answer}}

news.err.ee

Opinion
Independence Day: Estonia’s way into the future isn’t a race

There is a lack of connection between the Estonian state, and the people who live here. While it expects a lot of the state, Estonian society doesn’t seem ready to contribute, writes Viktor Trasberg.

Lotman: Security academy would be crucial Estonian identity point in Narva

In an opinion piece published by Eesti Päevaleht, Tallinn University professor Mihhail Lotman found it important to overcome the mental barrier separating Ida-Viru County from the rest of Estonia.

About us

Staff & contacts | Comments rules

Would you like to contribute an article, a feature, or an opinion piece?

Let us know: news@err.ee