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Ukraine Opposes Direct Talks with Pro-Russian Rebels

Ukraine has turned down Moscow's suggestion to talk directly to pro-Russian rebels to put an end to the conflict in the eastern part of the country.

World » Ukraine | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 21:22 | Viewed: 999

Germany Trying to Revive Faltering Ukraine Ceasefire Deal

The foreign ministers of Germany and Russia will discuss renewed tensions in Ukraine on Tuesday in a bid to prevent further esclation of the conflict.

World » Ukraine | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1149

Poroshenko Declares Start of Pro-EU Protests Official Holiday

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed today a decree which declares the first day of last year's pro-EU protests an official holiday.

World » Ukraine | November 14, 2014, Friday // 15:15 | Viewed: 946

EU Increases Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine by EUR 3.3 M

The European Commission is to increase its humanitarian assistance and recovery aid to Ukraine in order to meet the immediate needs of inhabitants of the conflict-ridden region.

World » Ukraine | November 13, 2014, Thursday // 13:14 | Viewed: 1110

OSCE Warns of Tanks Entering Eastern Ukraine

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) expressed its deep concern over the presence of tanks in the territories controlled by the pro-Russian separatists in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic.

World » Ukraine | November 10, 2014, Monday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1314

Ukraine's Naftogaz Starts Paying Off Debt to Gazprom

The Ukrainian energy utility Naftogaz has transferred USD 1.45 B to Gazprom, the first installment of its debt to the Russian concern, Naftogaz says.

World » Ukraine | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 07:43 | Viewed: 980

Heads of Donbass 'People's Republics' to Retain Posts after Poll

Alexandеr Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitskiy, leaders of the Donetsk ad Luhansk "People's Republics" in Ukraine's east, are to remain leaders of the rebel-controlled entities after the regions held presidential and general elections Sunday.

World » Ukraine | November 3, 2014, Monday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1771

Ukraine Rebels Hold Elections

The rebel Luhansk and Donetsk republics in eastern Ukraine are holding leadership elections on Sunday.

World » Ukraine | November 2, 2014, Sunday // 11:57 | Viewed: 1048

Russia To Send Fourth “Humanitarian Aid” Convoy In Eastern Ukraine

Russia is sending a fourth “humanitarian aid” convoy to rebel eastern Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, reports RBK.

World » Ukraine | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1516

Yatsenyuk, Poroshenko Parties Hold Lead in Ukraine’s Parliamentary Elections

Exit polls from Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Ukraine indicate a close race between PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk's People's Front party and President Petro Poroshenko’s party.

World » Ukraine | October 27, 2014, Monday // 10:13 | Viewed: 779

Ukraine Votes for Parliament amid Ongoing Donbass Tensions

Ukraine is holding on Sunday early elections for a new Parliament called by President Petro Poroshenko.

World » Ukraine | October 26, 2014, Sunday // 12:50 | Viewed: 2041

Russia 'Offered Poland Part of Ukraine' - Former FM

Russia has sought to involve Poland in the partition of Ukraine, former Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski told a US media outlet.

World » Ukraine | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 08:08 | Viewed: 2348

Russia, Ukraine Reach Tentative Agreement On Gas Deliveries

Russia and Ukraine made a progress in reaching an agreement on the gas supplies row, reports Reuters.

World » Ukraine | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1425

Merkel Engages in Mediation Efforst Prior to Putin-Poroshenko Talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel held separate meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko late on Thursday.

World » Ukraine | October 17, 2014, Friday // 08:46 | Viewed: 1199

Ukraine Plans to Build 110-km Gas Pipeline to Poland

Ukraine plans to build a pipeline able to supply about 8 billion cubic metres of European gas through Poland, Ukrainian news agency UNIAN reported on Wednesday.

World » Ukraine | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 2443

Stepan Poltorak Appointed Ukraine Defense Minister

Ukraine's Parliament has approved Stepan Poltorak to take over the Defense Ministry from Valeriy Heletey.

World » Ukraine | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1908

Ukraine Still Rejecting Gas Prepayment System

Ukraine's state-owned energy utility Naftogaz does not agree on prepayment of gas it receives by Russia, the country's Energy Minister Yuriy Prodan said.

World » Ukraine | October 13, 2014, Monday // 21:47 | Viewed: 848

Ukraine Confirms Russian Troops Pullback from Border

The Ukrainian government has confirmed that thousands of Russian soldiers are withdrawing from the Russian territories bordering Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | October 13, 2014, Monday // 21:18 | Viewed: 781

Civilian Deaths in Ukraine's Donetsk Despite 'Silence Mode'

Up to twelve people could have died in the city of Donetsk in Ukraine's east since Saturday, according to various reports.

World » Ukraine | October 12, 2014, Sunday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1684

Red Cross Worker Killed in Ukraine's Donetsk

The Ukraine standoff claimed the life of a Red Cross aid worker for the first time after heavy shelling hear the organization's office in the city of Donetsk.

World » Ukraine | October 3, 2014, Friday // 08:54 | Viewed: 837

Ukraine-EU Association Agreement to Be Enforced in 2016

EU states' foreign ministers have given the green light to an arrangement between Russia and the EU under which integration with Ukraine will be postponed for a year.

World » Ukraine | September 29, 2014, Monday // 20:42 | Viewed: 802
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