Full-scale war can flare up instantly, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko warned at the International Support for Ukraine converence in Kyiv on April 28.
A police raid at the home and workplace of a Justice Ministry official who leads the nation's lustration campaign has called into question the Ukrainian government's commitment to cleansing the nation's political life of top officials from the ousted regime of Viktor Yanukovych and Communist Party members.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on April 16 appointed ex-prosecutorial investigator Artem Sytnyk as head of a newly established and much-hyped Anti-Corruption Bureau, established to crack down on the endemic, historic and widespread corruption in the nation.
Ukraine's former chief government financial inspector has accused Prime Minister Arseniy Yatenyuk and his entire Cabinet of having knowledge of embezzlement schemes at state-owned companies that have caused at least Hr 3.5 billion (nearly $150 million) in damages to the state under their watch.
Ukraine's Parliament has opened access to the archives of repressive Soviet agencies, banned Communist and Nazi symbols and propaganda and granted special status to all Ukrainian military organizations of the 20th Century that fought for its independence. The lawmakers also established Remembrance and Reconciliation Day in Ukraine on May 8 to commemorate victims of World War II.
A group of lawmakers blocked the parliament’s rostrum in the morning of April 7 to demand a probe into the work of the Cabinet and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
During his successful presidential campaign, Petro Poroshenko promised "to live in a new way." But when it comes to setting up relatives and friends for cozy jobs, Ukraine is still the same old place in some ways.
Oleksandr Borodai, the former prime minister of the self-proclaimed People’s Republic of Donetsk (DPR), says that there is a reason why the port city of Mariupol was not taken by separatists in September, “when there were such opportunities”.
At least 42 children have been killed and 109 injured by land mines and unexploded ordnance in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of eastern Ukraine since March last year, according to the latest report by the United Nations Children’s Fund.
Russian law enforcement groups blocked entrances to Roshen factory facilities in Lipetsk Oblast early on Apr 1, paralyzing the work, the company said in a statement.
The newly appointed acting governor of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Vitaliy Reznychenko, has yet to prove himself and has virtually no track record in Zaporizhya, where he served as governor since Feb. 21.
Valentina Romanova wants to take her two underage sons away from Russia’s war against Ukraine. But she has been stuck in separatist-controlled Donetsk for more than a month as she waits for permission to enter Ukrainian-held territory.
Ukrainian authorities have made a new push this week to get international financial and political support, as well as weapons.
A freak road accident involving a Ukrainian armored personnel vehicle that killed an 8-year-old girl escalated into a series of riots in Kostantynivka, Donetsk Oblast, on March 16.
While Ukrainians and Russians speculated on reasons for Russian President Vladimir Putin's disappearance from the public spotlight since March 5, Western analysts concentrated on what to expect next in Russia's war against Ukraine.
PISKY, Ukraine – Despite the loss of thousands of lives and 7 percent of the territory, what is happening in Ukraine is still not commonly or officially referred to as a war, either at home or abroad.
Russian forces and their separatist allies are using the cease-fire to relocate heavy weapons and train their proxies, Ukrainian government military spokesman Andriy Lysenko says.
Kyiv authorities are rapidly putting up English-language signs in an effort to prepare the city for the influx of thousands of football fans for Euro 2012.