-- Ukraine’s prosecutor-general says opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili will likely be extradited to Georgia, where he is wanted on charges linked to when he was that country's president.
-- Russia has hit back at a decision by leaders of the European Union to extend for another six months the economic sanctions imposed on Moscow over its "destabilizing" actions in Ukraine.
-- European Union leaders have agreed to extend economic sanctions against Russia for six months over Moscow's aggressive actions in Ukraine.
*NOTE: Times are stated according to local time in Kyiv (GMT +2)
This ends our live blogging for December 16. Be sure to check back tomorrow for our continuing coverage.
At the Saakashvili supporters' protest camp: