Thousands gathered on Kiev's Maidan to protest against Moscow. Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili offered his support.
Ukrainian President Poroshenko says he wants a greater role for the European Union in monitoring the ceasefire in the country's east. But the EU is skeptical of the proposal, DW's Bernd Riegert writes from Brussels.
Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Tbilisi to protest against Russia's support of separatists in two Georgian regions. Abkhazia and South Ossetia broke away from Tbilisi in civil wars in the early 1990s.
Crimea has drawn frequent comparison with South Ossetia and Abkhazia. Even though the parallels between the two are far from simple, decision-makers could still learn from looking at Russia's behavior in Georgia.
The EU has cautioned Georgia against applying selective justice during a visit to Brussels by President Mikheil Saakashvili. Speculation has arisen that Tbilisi may bring charges against the leader when he leaves office.
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