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Fighting Picks up in Eastern Ukraine Despite Renewed Effort to Enforce Ceasefire

Fighting in eastern Ukraine has escalated over the past 24 hours, leaving six government troops dead and 12 wounded, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Tuesday.

World » Ukraine | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 17:32 | Viewed: 2058

Ukraine, Russia Agree to Urge Weapons Withdrawal in Donbass

Moscow and Kiev representatives have agreed to demand the continued withdrawal of weapons in Eastern Ukraine in a new multilateral meeting aimed at winding down tensions.

World » Ukraine | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 10:37 | Viewed: 2099

Germany Appeals to Moscow, Kiev Ahead of Four-Way Meeting

Ahead of a key meeting in Berlin, Germany has called upon Russia and Ukraine to move forward with the terms of the Minsk ceasefire accord.

World » Ukraine | April 13, 2015, Monday // 15:51 | Viewed: 8116

Ukrainian President Poroshenko Would Not Oppose Federalization Referendum

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has stated that the decentralization of the country will not be affecting several key areas - defense, national security, foreign policy, as well as the sovereignty and territorial wholeness of Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | April 6, 2015, Monday // 13:57 | Viewed: 1920

Both Sides Ready to Observe Ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine - OSCE

Both sides in the conflict in eastern Ukraine have shown readiness to observe the truce, an OSCE official said on Thursday.

World » Ukraine | April 2, 2015, Thursday // 17:19 | Viewed: 2166

Russia, Ukraine Sign New Gas Agreement under Favorable Conditions

The latest deal extension to the ''winter package'' was agreed on Wednesday and also clarified further details on the contract signed in 2009 for a ten-year term.

World » Ukraine | April 2, 2015, Thursday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1527

Ukraine Moves to Boost Armed Forces Personnel to 250,000

President Petro Poroshenko has signed into law a bill to increase the number of Ukraine’s armed forces personnel to 250,000, including 204,000 military servicemen, Interfax-Ukraine reported on Wednesday.

World » Ukraine | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 20:43 | Viewed: 1574

Two Senior Ukrainian Officials Arrested During Cabinet Meeting

Two senior Ukrainian officials were arrested during a meeting of the cabinet on Wednesday on charges of high-level corruption.

World » Ukraine | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1577

Ukraine's Dnipropetrovsk Governor Steps Down

Dnipropetrovsk Governor Ihor Kolomoisky has resigned as Governor of Dnipropetrovsk after a row with the government over the future of a property in which he is one of the shareholders.

World » Ukraine | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 07:35 | Viewed: 1612

Ukraine Plans to Temporarily Halt Russian Gas Purchases

Ukraine’s energy minister has said the country intends to stop buying Russian natural gas for the time being as of April 1 when Kiev’s current supply deal with Moscow expires.

World » Ukraine | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 11:32 | Viewed: 1365

NATO Still Accusing Russia of Sending Weapons to Ukraine

Russia is still pouring heavy arms into Eastern Ukraine despite the ceasefire agreement that is in place, a top NATO official has warned.

World » Ukraine | March 23, 2015, Monday // 14:14 | Viewed: 1497

Russia, Ukraine, EU to Continue Gas Talks Next Month

The next round of gas supply talks between Russia, Ukraine and the EU will be held in April, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday.

World » Ukraine | March 20, 2015, Friday // 22:08 | Viewed: 1616

Ukraine Starts Demobilisation of Troops from Combat Zone

Ukraine has launched the demobilisation of troops summoned for active duty since 17 March 2014 over the conflict with pro-Russian rebels in the country’s eastern regions, Interfax reported on Wednesday.

World » Ukraine | March 18, 2015, Wednesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 2033

IMF Approves New USD 17.5 B Funding Plan for Ukraine

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a new USD 17.

World » Ukraine | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 20:01 | Viewed: 1368

EU to Provide More Funding to Ukraine, Russia Seeks Sanctions Alleviation

The EU intends to provide a new financial aid package to Ukraine estimated at EUR 110M in 2015.

World » Ukraine | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1746

No More Heavy Weapons on Either Side of Donbass Front Line - Ukraine Army

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has confirmed that pro-Russian rebels have pulled back a vast part of their heavy arms, adding most of the government forces' weapons have also been removed.

World » Ukraine | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 12:07 | Viewed: 1854

Ukraine Rebels Claim Heavy Weapons Withdrawn under Minsk Deal

There are no more rebel weapons in Eastern Ukraine's front line, the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic claims.

World » Ukraine | March 7, 2015, Saturday // 17:12 | Viewed: 2061

Mine Blast in Eastern Ukraine 'Kills 30'

At least 30 people have been left dead by a blast in the Zasyadko coal mine in Ukraine's east, in an area controlled by rebels, according to media reports.

World » Ukraine | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 10:32 | Viewed: 1164

Ukraine MPs Mull Setting Up 'Parliament Police' after Tuesday Fight

A Ukrainian lawmaker has proposed the creation of a "parliamentary police" after a new brawl that ended up violently on Tuesday, Russian media report.

World » Ukraine | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 09:54 | Viewed: 1760

Russia, EU Representatives to Engage in Frank Talks over Ukraine

Russia's Economic Development Minister Alexey Ulyukayev and EU TRade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom are to hold talks over the implementation of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement.

World » Ukraine | March 3, 2015, Tuesday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1806

Donetsk Rebels Pledge to Complete Heavy Weapons Withdrawal Sunday

The self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) in Ukraine plans to complete on Sunday the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line as required by the latest Minsk agreement, ITAR-TASS reported.

World » Ukraine | March 1, 2015, Sunday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1642
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