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Russia, Ukraine Sign New Gas Agreement under Favorable Conditions

The latest deal extension to the ''winter package'' was agreed on Wednesday and also clarified further details on the contract signed in 2009 for a ten-year term.

World » Ukraine | April 2, 2015, Thursday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1415

Ukraine Moves to Boost Armed Forces Personnel to 250,000

President Petro Poroshenko has signed into law a bill to increase the number of Ukraine’s armed forces personnel to 250,000, including 204,000 military servicemen, Interfax-Ukraine reported on Wednesday.

World » Ukraine | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 20:43 | Viewed: 1413

Two Senior Ukrainian Officials Arrested During Cabinet Meeting

Two senior Ukrainian officials were arrested during a meeting of the cabinet on Wednesday on charges of high-level corruption.

World » Ukraine | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1478

Ukraine's Dnipropetrovsk Governor Steps Down

Dnipropetrovsk Governor Ihor Kolomoisky has resigned as Governor of Dnipropetrovsk after a row with the government over the future of a property in which he is one of the shareholders.

World » Ukraine | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 07:35 | Viewed: 1461

Ukraine Plans to Temporarily Halt Russian Gas Purchases

Ukraine’s energy minister has said the country intends to stop buying Russian natural gas for the time being as of April 1 when Kiev’s current supply deal with Moscow expires.

World » Ukraine | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 11:32 | Viewed: 1237

NATO Still Accusing Russia of Sending Weapons to Ukraine

Russia is still pouring heavy arms into Eastern Ukraine despite the ceasefire agreement that is in place, a top NATO official has warned.

World » Ukraine | March 23, 2015, Monday // 14:14 | Viewed: 1338

Russia, Ukraine, EU to Continue Gas Talks Next Month

The next round of gas supply talks between Russia, Ukraine and the EU will be held in April, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday.

World » Ukraine | March 20, 2015, Friday // 22:08 | Viewed: 1449

Ukraine Starts Demobilisation of Troops from Combat Zone

Ukraine has launched the demobilisation of troops summoned for active duty since 17 March 2014 over the conflict with pro-Russian rebels in the country’s eastern regions, Interfax reported on Wednesday.

World » Ukraine | March 18, 2015, Wednesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1740

IMF Approves New USD 17.5 B Funding Plan for Ukraine

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a new USD 17.

World » Ukraine | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 20:01 | Viewed: 1243

EU to Provide More Funding to Ukraine, Russia Seeks Sanctions Alleviation

The EU intends to provide a new financial aid package to Ukraine estimated at EUR 110M in 2015.

World » Ukraine | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1621

No More Heavy Weapons on Either Side of Donbass Front Line - Ukraine Army

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has confirmed that pro-Russian rebels have pulled back a vast part of their heavy arms, adding most of the government forces' weapons have also been removed.

World » Ukraine | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 12:07 | Viewed: 1714

Ukraine Rebels Claim Heavy Weapons Withdrawn under Minsk Deal

There are no more rebel weapons in Eastern Ukraine's front line, the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic claims.

World » Ukraine | March 7, 2015, Saturday // 17:12 | Viewed: 1938

Mine Blast in Eastern Ukraine 'Kills 30'

At least 30 people have been left dead by a blast in the Zasyadko coal mine in Ukraine's east, in an area controlled by rebels, according to media reports.

World » Ukraine | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 10:32 | Viewed: 1044

Ukraine MPs Mull Setting Up 'Parliament Police' after Tuesday Fight

A Ukrainian lawmaker has proposed the creation of a "parliamentary police" after a new brawl that ended up violently on Tuesday, Russian media report.

World » Ukraine | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 09:54 | Viewed: 1527

Russia, EU Representatives to Engage in Frank Talks over Ukraine

Russia's Economic Development Minister Alexey Ulyukayev and EU TRade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom are to hold talks over the implementation of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement.

World » Ukraine | March 3, 2015, Tuesday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1652

Donetsk Rebels Pledge to Complete Heavy Weapons Withdrawal Sunday

The self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) in Ukraine plans to complete on Sunday the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line as required by the latest Minsk agreement, ITAR-TASS reported.

World » Ukraine | March 1, 2015, Sunday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1520

Donetsk People's Republic Withdraws Heavy Weapons

The leader of the Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko said that 90% of its forces have been retreated from the contact line with Ukraine on Thursday.

World » Ukraine | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 19:26 | Viewed: 1716

Ukraine’s C-Bank Curbs Foreign Currency Buying to Stem Hryvnia’s Decline

Ukraine's central bank on Wednesday banned all foreign exchange purchases by companies through banks for the rest of the week in a bid to stem a sharp fall in the national currency, the hryvnia.

World » Ukraine | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 21:32 | Viewed: 1349

Ceasefire Seems to Be Holding in Eastern Ukraine

A long-awaited ceasefire seems to have taken hold at last in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday.

World » Ukraine | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 19:49 | Viewed: 1090

Normandy Group Calls for Reinforcement of OSCE Mission to Ukraine

The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany met in the so-called “Normandy format” on Tuesday, calling for the reinforcement of the OSCE monitoring mission to Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1328

Germany Worried Over Lack of ‘Comprehensive Ceasefire’ in Ukraine

The German government on Monday voiced concerns over the lack of a comprehensive ceasefire in Ukraine which should have taken effect more than a week ago.

World » Ukraine | February 23, 2015, Monday // 18:56 | Viewed: 1430
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