The Scotland on Sunday cartoon - Ukraine and the EU

The UK and European Union allies will support a new government in Ukraine “as and when that is formed”, William Hague said as power appeared to have slipped from president Viktor Yanukovych.

Illustration: Brian Adcock

The Foreign Secretary called for the country’s political leaders to respond calmly as dramatic events unfolded in Kiev, including former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko’s return to the capital after two-and-a-half years in prison.

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