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How To Follow… The Crisis in Ukraine (Updated)

BY Jessica McKenzie | Monday, March 3 2014

Kiev, February 18, 2014 (Аимаина хикари/Wikipedia)

The EuroMaidan Revolution has passed the 100 day mark and Russian forces have taken control of parts of Crimea. The New York Times described the growing tensions between Russia and the West as “reminiscent of low points in the Cold War.” The Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has said that “we are on the brink of disaster.”

To help you keep up with the latest developments, techPresident has rounded up these sources for breaking news, live blogs and analysis out of Ukraine:

Brama News: Headlines from the world press about Ukraine and Ukrainians.

Euromaidan Facebook page: The “Full chronicle of EuroMaidan in Ukraine in English.”(h/t Carola Frediani)

Euromaidan PR (@EuromaidanPR): The official, English-language site for news updates from the Headquarters of the National Resistance in Kiev.

The Interpreter Ukraine Liveblog (@Interpreter_Mag): Daily posts summarizing recent events and updated regularly with breaking news.

KyivPost (@KyivPost): Ukraine's leading English-language newspaper, which also posts live updates. You can also follow KyivPost editor, Christopher Miller (@ChristopherJM)

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Live Blog: RFERL has a live blog that includes a regularly updated summary and aggregated tweets and news snippets from reporters on the ground. (h/t Rob Bole and Josh Stearns)

Ukrainian Updates (@Ukroblogger): A Twitter account managed by English-language blogger Taras Revunets covering #Ukraine, #Euromaidan, #Crimea, and #RussiaInvadesUkraine. (h/t Carola Frediani)

Voice of America: The VOA broadcasting network has a page dedicated to the Ukraine Crisis that includes a helpful timeline going back to October 20, if you need to brush up on previous events. (h/t Rob Bole and Josh Stearns)

/r/UkrainianConflict Live Thread: On Reddit, a live thread curated by a handful of users has live updates and breaking news from Ukraine. (h/t Anatoliy Bondarenko)

RuNet Echo (@runetecho): A Global Voices Online project for “Interpreting the Russian Internet." Also follow the project editor, Kevin Rothrock (@KevinRothrock) on Twitter. (h/t Anatoliy Bondarenko)

A live video stream is available from the non-profit Internet-based, citizen-created Spilno.TV, and from blogger and activist Oleksandr Aronets, but the coverage is in Ukrainian. (h/t Carola Frediani)

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