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EU, US Reaffirm Urgent Need for Peaceful Solution to Ukrainian Crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and US State Secretary John Kerry all visited Ukraine on Thursday in an effort to seek an urgently needed peaceful solution to the conflict ravaging the country.

World » Ukraine | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 21:50 | Viewed: 1828

EU Leaders Visit Ukraine and Russia to Propose New Peace Plan

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are to travel to Ukraine and Russia on Thursday and Friday in order to propose a new peace plan.

World » Ukraine | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 17:22 | Viewed: 1810

Shelling of Donetsk Hospital Kills Civilians

An artillery shell hit a hospital in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, on Wednesday, killing and wounding civilians.

World » Ukraine | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1483

US Considering Arms Supplies to Ukraine Government Forces, NYT Says

The question of providing direct military assistance to Kiev government forces has drawn increased attention from the US administration and military officials after pro-Russian rebels recently stepped up their attacks in eastern Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | February 2, 2015, Monday // 16:57 | Viewed: 1698

OSCE Calls for Immediate Ceasefire as Situation in Ukraine Deteriorates

OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic called for an immediate ceasefire on Saturday, as the situation in Ukraine has rapidly deteriorated in the past 24 hours.

World » Ukraine | January 31, 2015, Saturday // 16:46 | Viewed: 2017

Ukraine Declares State of Emergency in Donbass

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced on Monday that the government decided to declare a state of emergency in the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk.

World » Ukraine | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 10:53 | Viewed: 3278

NATO Urges Russia to Stop Supporting Separatists in Eastern Ukraine

Following the Mariupol attack on Saturday, an extraordinary ambassadorial meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission took place in Brussels on Monday.

World » Ukraine | January 26, 2015, Monday // 19:16 | Viewed: 1556

Ukraine Marks Day of National Mourning after Mariupol Rocket Attacks

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has called a day of national mourning following a series of rocket attacks in the port city of Mariupol.

World » Ukraine | January 25, 2015, Sunday // 11:41 | Viewed: 2124

Ukraine’s PM Calls for Urgent UN Security Council Meeting over Mariupol Shelling

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Saturday called for an urgent meeting of the United Nations Security Council over the shelling of the city of Mariupol that has claimed the lives of at least 21 people.

World » Ukraine | January 24, 2015, Saturday // 17:09 | Viewed: 1940

Rocket Fire Kills At Least 15 in Ukraine’s Mariupol, Police Says

At least 15 people have been killed and 76 injured in a series of rocket attacks allegedly launched by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine's port city of Mariupol on Saturday.

World » Ukraine | January 24, 2015, Saturday // 15:48 | Viewed: 2061

OSCE Urges Restraint on All Paries in Ukraine Conflict to Protect Civilians

The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has again called for restraint of all parties involved in the conflict in eastern Ukraine following new killing of civilians in the Donetsk region.

World » Ukraine | January 24, 2015, Saturday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1657

Donetsk Separatists Reject Ceasefire Talks, Continue Offensive

The leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko announced that his troops are on the offensive and the separatists are unwilling to hold truce talks with Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | January 23, 2015, Friday // 20:52 | Viewed: 1829

Ukraine, US Accuse Russia, Separatists of Escalating Situation

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced on Wednesday that Russia had more than 9000 troops and 500 tanks, heavy artillery and armoured personnel carriers in eastern Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1459

Thirteen 'Killed' in Donetsk Bus Stop Shelling

At least thirteen people have died after shelling at a bus stop in Ukraine's Donetsk, local officials say.

World » Ukraine | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 09:47 | Viewed: 1508

Ukraine Signs Gas Link Deal with Poland

Ukraine’s state-owned energy company Naftogaz and Polish pipeline operator Gaz System have signed a deal for the construction of a gas interconnector, Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has said.

World » Ukraine | January 20, 2015, Tuesday // 20:54 | Viewed: 2195

Kiev Launches Counter-Attack, Reclaims Donetsk Airport

There has been heavy fighting in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk as government forces have launched a counter-attack on the pro-Russian separatists.

World » Ukraine | January 19, 2015, Monday // 08:40 | Viewed: 1306

Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Resumes, Claims at Least 11 Victims

The fighting in eastern Ukraine has been renewed with new intensity, claiming the lives of at least eleven people over the past day.

World » Ukraine | January 16, 2015, Friday // 17:54 | Viewed: 1397

Ukraine Signs EUR 500M Loan Deal With Germany

Ukraine on Wednesday signed a EUR 500M loan agreement with Germany to restore public infrastructure in its eastern regions.

World » Ukraine | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 19:29 | Viewed: 1130

Four-Way Ministerial Meeting on Ukraine Crisis to Be Held Friday

A ministerial meeting on resolving the Ukrainian crisis in the so-called “Normandy format” will be held in Berlin on Friday, according to Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexei Makeyev.

World » Ukraine | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1556

Poroshenko Plans New Talks with Russia, Germany, France to Bring Peace To Eastern Ukraine

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday he is planning to meet with leaders of  Russia, Germany and France next month to discuss a peace settlement for his country's eastern regions.

World » Ukraine | December 29, 2014, Monday // 20:41 | Viewed: 1931

Russia to Deliver 500 000 Tonnes of Coal per month to Ukraine

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak has informed that the country is ready to supply up to one million tonnes of coal per month to Ukraine to help it solve its energy problems.

World » Ukraine | December 27, 2014, Saturday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1400
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