Jailed Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko is moved to a hospital after a political compromise, and ends her hunger strike.
The European Aviation Safety Agency revokes its authorisation of Ukraine Air Alliance, effectively banning the airline from all airspace in the European Union. The move results from yesterday's crash of an Antonov An-12 owned by the airline, after it ran out of fuel near Lviv, Ukraine.
An Austrian court grants a United States request to extradite Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash. U.S. officials accuse Firtash of being involved in a scandal where he allegedly paid US$18.5 million in bribes for a permit to mine titanium in India, something Firtash denies.
A special referendum date is moved again. Now it becomes March 16, 2014 instead of the previously announced March 30. Voters will be asked whether they wish to stay part of Ukraine or join the Russian Federation.
The Ukrainian parliament votes to free Yulia Tymoshenko, the former prime minister jailed for more than two years for what supporters say are politically tainted charges. She is released later in the day.