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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: 1875

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: 1465

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: 1195

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: 1498

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: 1540

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: 1562

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: 1991

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: 1683

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: 3883

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: 1442

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: 1674

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: 1481

Ukraine Gov't, Rebels Fail to Begin Heavy Weapons Withdrawal

Neither Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels have started pulling arms out of the areas of conflict in Eastern Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 08:24 | Viewed: 1757

Fighting Continues in Eastern Ukraine Despite Ceasefire Deal

Fighting raged around a key railway hub in eastern Ukraine on Monday despite a ceasefire agreement that officially went into force a day earlier.

World » Ukraine | February 16, 2015, Monday // 18:33 | Viewed: 1335

Ukraine's Inflation to Reach 26% in 2015 - PM

Inflation in Ukraine is currently forecast at 26% for this year, according to the country's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

World » Ukraine | February 16, 2015, Monday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1153

Ceasefire in Ukraine Largely Holds on First Day

The OSCE monitoring mission to Ukraine reported that the ceasefire, which entered into force on Sunday, was largely observed during the first hours, except in Debaltseve, Raihorodka and Luhansk.

World » Ukraine | February 16, 2015, Monday // 07:41 | Viewed: 1057

Ukraine Ceasefire Deal Enters into Force

A ceasefire beginning on Sunday is mostly being observed, media outlets report.

World » Ukraine | February 15, 2015, Sunday // 11:04 | Viewed: 1694

Fighting Intensifies in Ukraine Despite Ceasefire Deal

More than 30 soldiers were killed on Friday in Ukraine as fighting in rebel-controlled eastern regions continued unabated despite a ceasefire deal with the government brokered by leaders of Germany, France and Russia.

World » Ukraine | February 14, 2015, Saturday // 10:51 | Viewed: 1571

Ukraine's President Poroshenko: Tensions in Donbas Could Still Escalate

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stated on Friday that an escalation in the tensions in Donbas is still likely, despite the Minsk settlement.

World » Ukraine | February 13, 2015, Friday // 21:42 | Viewed: 1573

Ukraine Ceasefire Deal Finally Reached

Ceasefire is to be implemented in Eastern Ukraine allegedly in the next 48 hours.

World » Ukraine | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 09:43 | Viewed: 4332

Leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine Gather to Talk Peace

Leaders of the so-called Normandy group - France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine – gathered in Minsk on Wednesday to try to strike a peace deal for eastern Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 20:04 | Viewed: 1572
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