Kyiv. Ukrainian oppositional parties will not hold negotiations with the authorities until all their demands have been complied with. Oleh Tyahnybok, leader of the All-Ukrainian Union "Svoboda" party announced the news, cited by Interfax.
Sofia. Bulgaria’s National Electricity Company (NEC) will face a loss of over BGN 500 million as it has not received the subsidy for reducing the price of electricity by 5%. Delyan Dobrev, MP with the oppositional Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (CEDB) party and former Minister of Economy and Energy, announced the news in an interview for FOCUS Radio’s This is Bulgaria broadcast.
Washington. The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday it is considering all options, including sanctions, toward Ukraine, where riot police moved against demonstrators overnight after weeks of protests against Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, Reuters reported.