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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: 3613

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: 1748

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: 2235

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: 2331

Ukraine Rebels Claim Heavy Weapons Withdrawn under Minsk Deal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: 2522

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: 1498

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: 3525

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: 2237

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: 2051

Donetsk People's Republic Withdraws Heavy Weapons

The leader of the Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko said that 90% of its forces have been retreated from the contact line with Ukraine on Thursday.

World » Ukraine | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 19:26 | Viewed: 2452

Ukraine’s C-Bank Curbs Foreign Currency Buying to Stem Hryvnia’s Decline

Ukraine's central bank on Wednesday banned all foreign exchange purchases by companies through banks for the rest of the week in a bid to stem a sharp fall in the national currency, the hryvnia.

World » Ukraine | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 21:32 | Viewed: 1827

Ceasefire Seems to Be Holding in Eastern Ukraine

A long-awaited ceasefire seems to have taken hold at last in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday.

World » Ukraine | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 19:49 | Viewed: 1528

Normandy Group Calls for Reinforcement of OSCE Mission to Ukraine

The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany met in the so-called “Normandy format” on Tuesday, calling for the reinforcement of the OSCE monitoring mission to Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 2076

Germany Worried Over Lack of ‘Comprehensive Ceasefire’ in Ukraine

The German government on Monday voiced concerns over the lack of a comprehensive ceasefire in Ukraine which should have taken effect more than a week ago.

World » Ukraine | February 23, 2015, Monday // 18:56 | Viewed: 1898

Bomb Explodes at Rally in Ukraine’s Kharkiv, Kills 2

Ukrainian authorities have detained a number of suspects in connection with a bomb attack in Kharkiv that left at least two people dead and 10 injured.

World » Ukraine | February 22, 2015, Sunday // 17:05 | Viewed: 1921

Former Ukrainian President Yanukovich Promised to Come Back

Former President Viktor Yanukovych promised to return back home and expressed his regret for the current situation in Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | February 21, 2015, Saturday // 16:43 | Viewed: 2408

Ukraine's Foreign Minister Klimkin Expects EU Police To Secure Peace in Donbas

Ukraine is resolved on pursuing its demand for a deployment of a peacekeeping mission in Donbas, followed by a police mission of the European Union.

World » Ukraine | February 21, 2015, Saturday // 15:48 | Viewed: 2108

China Lends Ukraine USD 3.6 B

Ukraine's Minister of Energy and Coal Mining Vladimir Demshichin has announced that China will credit Ukraine with USD 3.6 B.

World » Ukraine | February 21, 2015, Saturday // 11:33 | Viewed: 4690

Russia Starts Supplying Gas to Rebel-Controlled East Ukraine

Russia's Gazprom started supplying gas to rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Thursday afternoon after Kiev cut deliveries, citing damage to the pipelines caused by fighting.

World » Ukraine | February 19, 2015, Thursday // 21:18 | Viewed: 1820

Ukraine Proposes Deployment of UN Peacekeepers, Russia Opposes

Russia expressed opposition to the earlier proposal of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for the deployment of UN peacekeepers or EU police mission in order to enforce the Minsk ceasefire.

World » Ukraine | February 19, 2015, Thursday // 13:01 | Viewed: 2187

Ukraine Gov't Forces Leaving Debaltseve

Part of Ukraine's armed forces have left the beleaguered hub of Debaltseve in the country's east, media outlets report.

World » Ukraine | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1816
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