The president of Ukraine has fled among a bloody protest that has taken at least 75 lives this week alone. On Saturday, the country’s parliament voted to remove the president.
“Today we moved to restrict visas, to ban visa issuance to some 20 senior members of the Ukrainian government and other individuals who we consider responsible for ordering or otherwise directing human rights abuses related to political repression in Ukraine,” a Senior State Department official said Wednesday.
Mykola Azarov has resigned to “preserve the unity and integrity of Ukraine,” while parliament has voted to cancel Ukraine’s controversial “dictatorship laws.”
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