WARSAW-Polish military prosecutors on March 27 charged Polish and Russian officials with causing an airplane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others in 2010, while admitting the crew of the plane was mainly to blame.
Eurosport conducts the live coverage of the EURO 2016 qualifier football match Spain vs Ukraine at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla on March 27, 2015.
Ukraine claims Russian-backed militants are planning a fresh offensive towards Mariupol. Destruction and deafening gunfire, right on Mariupol's doorstep.
Recalling the mentality inside Russia's government-sanctioned Internet propaganda system, Marat Burkhard told Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFERL): "Whatever we're told, that's what we'll write about, no questions asked, and we don't want to know."
The Russian Orthodox Church has suspended a priest for incendiary comments he made during a send-off for dozens of fighters preparing to join pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe monitors heard 133 explosions during a visit to the Donetsk airport on March 26, the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine said on March 27.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has said that it would be reasonable to involve foreign investigators in inquiries against corruption in Ukraine.
The drama began with a seemingly bland piece of legislation on corporate law, then Ukraine's parliament passed a law to strip a prominent billionaire of control of a state company. Then armed men arrived.
Confusion is growing over the status of a $3 billion Ukrainian bond held by Russia and whether it could jeopardise Kyiv's bailout deal with the International Monetary Fund.
LONDON - A legal conundrum is threatening plans to ease Ukraine's debt burden and possibly its entire $40 billion (26.88 billion pounds) IMF-led bailout: should a $3 billion Eurobond held by Russia be classed as bilateral sovereign debt or a plain vanilla bond?
Members of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine came under militants' fire at their observation point in so-called Sector M (Mariupol) on March 27, Sector M press officer Oleh Sushynsky told Interfax.
DNIPROPETROVSK, Ukraine - Ukrainians have had plenty of practice watching politicians come and go. Most abrupt exits prompt little more than a shrug of the shoulders. But this week's departure of billionaire Ihor Kolomoyskiy, the governor of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, has stirred strong emotions on his home turf.
Russia will maintain current stance over Donbas but that may change after May 9, Russian opposition politician and 13th world chess champion Garry Kasparov has said.
The State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine is seeking a three-month extension on a $750 million Eurobond due next month amid plans by the government to change the terms on the nation’s international bonds.
1. The Proposal for a Legal Ombudsman.
In order to effectively combat corruption in Ukrainian courts and administrative agencies, and more quickly develop the rule of law in Ukraine, the British Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce ("BUCC") proposesthe creation of a Legal Ombudsman for Ukraine, whowould be appointed by the Board of a Non-Governmental Organization ("NGO") created by Ukraine’s leading chambers of commerce and business associations. (Possibly, the Legal Ombudsman’s appointmentcould also be ratified by Parliament, and the Ombudsmancould also have certain special statutory powers,as suggested below.) This Legal Ombudsman couldserve as an autonomous unit of a leading Ukrainian legal studies institution, like the V. M. Koretsky Institute of State and Law that is the principal independent legal adviser for the Ukrainian Parliament.
Ukrainian authorities have arrested a Turkish-owned cargo ship and detained its captain over a visit it made to a port in Crimea after Russian annexed the peninsula from Ukraine last year.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) is ready to continue to support Ukraine's largest bank PrivatBank (Dnipropetrovsk) with refinancing, but believes that its clients have no reason to worry, according to a post on the NBU's Facebook page.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has claimed that the majority of national security officials working under Kyiv's former pro-Moscow administration were recruited by Russia's FSB, a news report said.
Moscow - Gazprom has sent already about 200 million-300 million cubic meters of gas to Donbas since February 19, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told journalists.
A senior Ukrainian official arrested two days ago as part of an anti-corruption crackdown is to be released for lack of evidence.