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Clashes Near Ukraine’s Parliament Deepen Rifts in Ruling Coalition

A protest rally outside Ukraine’s parliament against amendments to the constitution that give greater autonomy to the eastern regions controlled by pro-Russian rebels turned violent earlier this week.

World » Ukraine | September 2, 2015, Wednesday // 17:20 | Viewed: 5982

Clashes, Grenade Explosion Take Place Outside Ukraine’s Parliament

About a hundred policemen were wounded in protests outside Ukraine’s parliament building on Monday as lawmakers approved on first reading amendments to the constitution that will give greater autonomy to the eastern regions controlled by Russian-backed re

World » Ukraine | August 31, 2015, Monday // 17:05 | Viewed: 6012

Latest Clashes in Mariupol Reportedly Kill Seven People

Seven people were reportedly killed in the latest clashes, which occurred in the coastal city of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine overnight.

World » Ukraine | August 17, 2015, Monday // 14:56 | Viewed: 20616

Renewed Escalation of Fighting in Ukraine Violates Minsk Ceasefire – EU

In a statement of its spokesperson, the European External Action Service (EEAS) noted on Tuesday that the renewed escalation of violence in Ukraine violated the spirit and letter of the Minsk ceasefire.

World » Ukraine | August 12, 2015, Wednesday // 14:02 | Viewed: 5631

Firefighters Contain New Wildfire in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Ukrainian firefighters have contained a new wildfire in the restricted access area around the closed Chernobyl nuclear power plant, unian.net reported on Sunday.

World » Ukraine | August 9, 2015, Sunday // 11:50 | Viewed: 9137

Ukraine Adds Gerard Depardieu to 5-Year Blacklist

Ukraine has moved ban actor G?rard Depardieu from entering the country over the next five years.

World » Ukraine | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 6829

Mysterious Flags in Kiev Downtown: Russian or Bulgarian?

Incidents with flags waving in the central area of Ukraine's capital Kiev sparked much controversy on Tuesday, leaving media outlets divided over whether they were Bulgarian or Russian.

World » Ukraine | July 7, 2015, Tuesday // 18:51 | Viewed: 9009

Donbass Introduces Special Regime of Self-Governance, to Hold Local Elections

The authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) will introduce a special regime of self-governance on its territory and plan holding local elections on October 18.

World » Ukraine | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 12:59 | Viewed: 5037

Ukraine President Says No Special Status for Donbass in Constitution

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that a special status the country's Donbass region in the east will not be enshrined in the constitutional amendments prepared recently.

World » Ukraine | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 08:56 | Viewed: 5069

Ukraine Not Buying Russian Gas Anymore, Naftogaz Says

Ukraine's state-owned utility Naftogaz has said it will stop purchasing gas from Russian energy giant Gazprom as of July 1, until a pricing dispute has been settled.

World » Ukraine | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 09:30 | Viewed: 5417

International Powers Discuss Minsk Ceasefire Progress in Paris

The Foreign Ministers of France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia will be meeting Tuesday in the French capital Paris to hold talks on the Ukraine crisis, Reuters reported.

World » Ukraine | June 23, 2015, Tuesday // 10:26 | Viewed: 6896

Less than 30% of Ukrainians Approve Government Politics

Less than a third of Ukrainians have stated their support for the policies of the current government, according to a research conducted by Pew Research Center, quoted by Financial Times.

World » Ukraine | June 10, 2015, Wednesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 4893

Japan to Provide USD 1,5 B in Funding to Ukraine

Japanese Prime Minister Shinz? Abe has stated that the country will provide Ukraine with USD 1,5 B in order to ensure its financial stability, as reported by 112 Ukraine TV.

World » Ukraine | June 6, 2015, Saturday // 16:06 | Viewed: 3316

OSCE Calls for Restraint in Ukraine Following Latest Surge in Violence

OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic condemned on Thursday the latest surge in violence in Ukraine and called for restraint and abstention from the use of force.

World » Ukraine | June 5, 2015, Friday // 07:59 | Viewed: 2232

Ukrainian Rebel Leader Alexey Mozgovy Reportedly Murdered Near Luhansk

Commander of the battalion of the Luhansk national rebel movement Aleksey Mozgovoy has allegedly been murdered after an attack was performed on his car.

World » Ukraine | May 24, 2015, Sunday // 16:23 | Viewed: 1981

US Senator McCain Declines Office of Ukraine President Adviser

US Republican Senator John McCain has turned down an invitation to be one of the advisors to Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko.

World » Ukraine | May 15, 2015, Friday // 14:09 | Viewed: 3992

Ukraine to Meet EU Membership Criteria in 5 Years - President

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said his country will be able to meet EU accession criteria in up to 5 years.

World » Ukraine | April 28, 2015, Tuesday // 12:49 | Viewed: 1501

EU Resists Kiev’s Calls to Send Military Mission to Eastern Ukraine

The European Union won’t send armed peacekeepers to conflict-torn eastern Ukraine despite reports of ceasefire violations there, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Monday.

World » Ukraine | April 27, 2015, Monday // 20:24 | Viewed: 1856

OSCE Reports Intensified Fighting Around Donetsk Airport

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine reported intensified fighting around Donetsk airport and Shyrokyne as well as military movements on both sides of the contact line.

World » Ukraine | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 1794

Another Ukrainian Journalist Found Dead, Murder Suspected

The editor in chief of the Ukrainian publication Neteshinskiy vestnik has been murdered, as reported by the Bulgarian National Television.

World » Ukraine | April 17, 2015, Friday // 12:27 | Viewed: 4142

Famous Journalists Shot Dead in Ukraine's Capital Kiev

Two famous Ukrainian journalists have been shot dead in Kiev, as announced by local media.

World » Ukraine | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 14:47 | Viewed: 3889
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