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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: 1544

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: 1226

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: 1699

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: 2065

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: 1523

Ukraine Halts Crimea's Electricity Supply

Crimea, which broke away from Ukraine in March, has been cut off from the county's electricity supplies, officials say.

World » Ukraine | December 26, 2014, Friday // 16:57 | Viewed: 1819

Ukraine Peace Talks' Friday Round 'Canceled'

The next round of the Minsk talks between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels has been called off, according to Belarusian officials.

World » Ukraine | December 26, 2014, Friday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1148

Donetsk Rebels Nationalizing Ukraine Companies in Donbass

All state-owned companies in Ukraine's Donbass region have been de facto nationalized, rebels say.

World » Ukraine | December 26, 2014, Friday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1672

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: 1796

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: 1852

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: 1747

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: 2040

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: 1439

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: 1292

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: 1109

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: 1574

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: 1608

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: 1648

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: 1562

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: 1757

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: 1517
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