Is It Safe to Fly to Ukraine Today?

In spite of heavy and bloody clashes in Kiev between police and opposition protesters, airline companies do not cancel their international flights to the capital of Ukraine.

For example, you can book a round-trip, nonstop flight from New York to Kiev and back for only $653 (Feb. 2-7, 2014)

Meanwhile , news wires report today that┬áthree people have died in clashes between protesters and police in the Ukrainian capital Wednesday, according to medics on the site, in a development that will likely escalate Ukraine’s two month-long political crisis.

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The mass protests in the capital of Kiev erupted after Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych spurned a pact with the European Union in favor of close ties with Russia, which offered him a $15 billion bailout.