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Ukrainian Prime Minister to Submit Resignation Next Week

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk will submit his resignation to the country's parliament next week.

World » Ukraine | April 10, 2016, Sunday // 17:08 | Viewed: 51233

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Says No Extradition Request Submitted from Ukraine

Ukraine has not yet demanded the extradition of Georgi Bliznakov, a Bulgarian national from authorities in Sofia, Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov said on Tuesday afternoon.

World » Ukraine | March 2, 2016, Wednesday // 08:04 | Viewed: 11910

Ukraine to Seek Extradition of Bulgarian National for Fighting Alongside Pro-Russian Rebels

Ukraine plans to seek the extradition of Bulgarian national Georgi Bliznakov from Bulgaria over suspected participation in a battalion of pro-Russian rebels fighting government forces in Donbas region, Sofia-based bTV broadcaster reported on Monday.

World » Ukraine | February 29, 2016, Monday // 19:07 | Viewed: 46162

Ukraine Trebles Price for Transiting Russian Gas to Europe

Ukraine has more than trebled the price for transiting Russian natural gas to Europe via its territory since the start of 2016, according to Ukrainian media outlet energy.

World » Ukraine | January 19, 2016, Tuesday // 17:06 | Viewed: 37441

Ukraine Holds Local Elections Except for Separatist Regions

Local elections are being held on Sunday in most of the country except the separatist regions in the east, with Ukrainians electing members of local councils, chairmen of rural councils and city and town mayors.

World » Ukraine | October 25, 2015, Sunday // 13:21 | Viewed: 28043

Four Bulgarians Added to Ukraine's Street Names 'Blacklist'

Ukrainian authorities have moved to ban the use of names of 520 Bolsheviks from the Soviet Union and famous Communist figures as part of its "de-communization" law.

World » Ukraine | October 9, 2015, Friday // 09:07 | Viewed: 9017

Eastern Ukraine to Postpone Local Elections for Next Year

Local elections in Ukraine's Donbass region will be held in 2016 instead of this year, French President Francois Hollande has said.

World » Ukraine | October 3, 2015, Saturday // 11:54 | Viewed: 25317

Trilateral Contact Group Agrees on Withdrawal of Weapons in Eastern Ukraine

The Working Group on Security of the Trilateral Contact Group, which involves representatives of Ukraine, Russia and the OSCE, reached an agreement on Tuesday on the withdrawal of tanks and other weapons from the frontline in eastern Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | September 30, 2015, Wednesday // 09:07 | Viewed: 24625

Ukraine Blacklists 2 Bulgarians over National Security Concerns

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday signed a decree to ban a number of journalists and politicians, including two Bulgarians, from entering the country.

World » Ukraine | September 17, 2015, Thursday // 14:05 | Viewed: 12086

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: 6469

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: 6818

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: 21346

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: 6205

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: 9776

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: 7375

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: 10064

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: 5311

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: 5540

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: 5878

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: 7207

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: 5441
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