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Ukraine to Start Removing Artillery from Donbass

Kiev authorities have announced large-caliber artillery is to be drawn away from the country's Donbass region starting after December 26, Friday.

World » Ukraine | December 26, 2014, Friday // 11:31 | Viewed: 1573

Ukraine Temporarily Cuts off Electricity Supplies for Crimea

Ukraine temporarily cut off power supplies to Crimea on Wednesday after the Russian-annexed peninsula failed to curb consumption as required due to a power crisis, the Ukrainian Energy Ministry said.

World » Ukraine | December 24, 2014, Wednesday // 15:59 | Viewed: 1631

Ukraine’s Parliament Votes to Abandon Non-Aligned Status

Ukraine's Parliament on Tuesday decided to abandon the country's non-aligned status in favour of building closer ties with NATO.

World » Ukraine | December 23, 2014, Tuesday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1494

Russian Humanitarian Aid Convoy Enters Ukraine's Donbass

As many as 90 Russian trucks have delivered loads of humanitarian aid to the Donbass region in Eastern Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | December 21, 2014, Sunday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1779

US Chevron Considers Retreat from Shale Gas Project – Ukraine

Senior Ukrainian official Valeriy Chaliy announced on Monday that US energy giant Chevron considers to retreat from the shale gas project that had been agreed in November 2013.

World » Ukraine | December 15, 2014, Monday // 20:16 | Viewed: 1242

Over 4600 People Killed in Eastern Ukraine Since Start of Conflict

More than 4600 people were killed since the beginning of the conflict in eastern Ukraine this spring, said the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

World » Ukraine | December 13, 2014, Saturday // 12:06 | Viewed: 1122

Ukraine President Says 'Real Ceasefire' Being Upheld

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asserted a "real ceasefire" which entered into force on Tuesday is now being observed.

World » Ukraine | December 12, 2014, Friday // 07:59 | Viewed: 951

Kiev, Separatists to Extend Ceasefire as `Day of Silence` Mostly Observed

The Ukrainian army is planning on extending the ceasefire with the pro-Russian separatists, following a one-day truce on Tuesday during which the warring sides largely abstained from attacking each other.

World » Ukraine | December 10, 2014, Wednesday // 20:57 | Viewed: 1278

Ukraine Transfers Gas Prepayment to Russia's Gazprom

Ukrainian state-owned utility Naftogaz has paid USD 378 M to the Russian concern Gazprom, in line with to its plans to have booked a billion cubic meters by the end of 2014.

World » Ukraine | December 6, 2014, Saturday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1401

Kiev, Pro-Russian Rebels Agree on 'Day of Silence'

Following a meeting with the heads of the Ukrainian law enforcement agencies on Thursday, President Petro Poroshenko declared December 9 as a “day of silence” in eastern Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | December 5, 2014, Friday // 08:35 | Viewed: 1443

Situation at Ukraine's Zaporizhye NPP 'Under Control'

Workers have begun an emergency repair at Europe's biggest nuclear power plant Zaporizhye (Ukraine), with "no issues" registered at the reactor where a short-circuit forced authorities to shut down parts of the plant.

World » Ukraine | December 3, 2014, Wednesday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1403

Ukraine Names Cause of Nuclear Plant Accident

Ukraine's nuclear utility Energoatom has cast more light on the accident at the Zaporizhye nuclear plant which officials reported earlier on Wednesday.

World » Ukraine | December 3, 2014, Wednesday // 16:27 | Viewed: 1594

Ukraine Reports Accident at Nuclear Plant, Energy Minister Says 'No Threat'

An accident at Ukraine’s Zaporizhye nuclear power plant has forced the shutdown of a reactor but posed no danger, government officials said on Wednesday.

World » Ukraine | December 3, 2014, Wednesday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1288

Kiev, Pro-Russian Rebels Strike Luhansk Ceasefire Deal - OSCE

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) announced in one of its regular reports that a ceasefire had been agreed between representatives of Ukraine's armed forces and the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic.

World » Ukraine | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 1331

New Batch Of EU Sanctions Against East Ukraine Separatists Come In Effect

The new batch of EU sanctions against 13 representatives of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics in eastern Ukraine and five organisations come into force on Saturday.

World » Ukraine | November 29, 2014, Saturday // 12:25 | Viewed: 1025

Arseny Yatseniuk Elected As Prime Minister Of Ukraine

Ukraine’s parliament elected Arseny Yatseniuk for a new term as prime minister at its opening session on Thursday.

World » Ukraine | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 18:05 | Viewed: 1296

Russia Halts Coal Supplies to Ukraine

The Ukrainian Minister of Energy Yuriy Prodan announced on Monday that Russia had suspended coal supplies to Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 2148

Ukraine Could Prepare for EU, NATO at Least 6 Years - President

Ukraine would need at least six years to prepare itself for accession into the European Union and NATO, the country's President Petro Poroshenko declared on Monday.

World » Ukraine | November 24, 2014, Monday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1035

Lithuania to Supply Weaponry to Ukraine

Lithuania is to supply Ukraine with military aid, the two countries' Presidents, Dailia Grybauskaite and Petro Poroshenko announced on Monday.

World » Ukraine | November 24, 2014, Monday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1499

Kiev Accuses Moscow of Having 7500 Troops Deployed in Ukraine

Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak has claimed 7500 members of the Russian armed forces are present in his country, "preventing" Kiev from stabilizing the situation in the Donbass.

World » Ukraine | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1172

Ukraine's Pro-Western Parties Sign Coalition Agreement

The leaders of the five pro-Western parties in the Ukrainian Parliament have signed a coalition agreement.

World » Ukraine | November 21, 2014, Friday // 16:59 | Viewed: 1273
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