With international voices, Ukraine protests continue

by Hailey Colwell

International voices spoke of Ukraine's situation as thousands continued to rally Wednesday against the Ukrainian government's decision to reject connections with the European Union and get closer to Russia, news sources reported.


Germany's foreign minister met protest leaders at their base in Kiev in an effort to rebuff Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, Reuters reported.


The United States supported Ukrainians' right to decide what happens next, Reuters reported.


Russia is watching events in Kiev, calling for order as the protests kept on, CNN reported. 


Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev spoke to Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Yuriy Boyko, telling him Russia is monitoring its neighbors, CNN reported. 


"It's an internal affair of Ukraine, though it's really important to have stability and order there," he said, CNN reported.