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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: 3331

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: 2475

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: 3185

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: 2178

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: 2858

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: 1924

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: 2156

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: 2824

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: 1713

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: 1934

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: 1436

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: 2112

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: 2433

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: 1820

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: 2141

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: 1376

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: 1878

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: 2181

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: 2195

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: 2209

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: 2991
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