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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: 1925

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: 1651

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: 1513

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: 2630

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: 2096

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: 2176

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: 1949

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: 2104

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: 2166

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: 2403

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: 1527

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: 1908

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: 3140

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: 1548

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: 2338

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: 1821

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: 1826

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: 1527

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: 1624

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: 1278

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: 1592
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