Drone footage captured over eastern Ukraine appears to show a Russian military camp just 10 miles from the front line. The video was released by Dnipro-1, a group supporting the Ukrainian government, and shows the area in Solncevo, in the country's Donetsk Oblast.
When rumors began swirling that authorities in the central Russian city of Nizhnevartovsk intended to ban yoga, practitioners of the ancient Indian discipline thought it was a prank. It soon turned out Nizhnevartovsk officials were dead serious.
Ukraine Today is joined by Andriy Meleshevych, President of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, one of the country's most prestigious universities, to discuss the latest changes in Ukrainian higher education and the role of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in tackling Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Russia will consider new selective retaliatory measures against some specific Western countries, the nation's security chief said July 3, pointing at Finland as a possible target.
Russia could impose restrictions on the timber trade with Finland in response to Helsinki's decision to refuse entry to a Russian official, the head of the Kremlin's Security Council said on July 3.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced that he has scheduled a meeting with regional governors in Odesa oblast next week.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said he hopes that Verkhovna Rada in two weeks will adopt in the first reading his draft on constitutional amendments on decentralization, which he submitted to the parliament this week.
The President of the European Parliament (EP), Martin Schulz, sees no way to resolve the crisis in eastern Ukraine other than politically and with Russia's involvement.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has reported that work is ongoing to organize the activities of the joint entrance checkpoints on the border with the EU member states: Poland, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia.
The Russian city of St Petersburg has turned down local taxi drivers' requests to outlaw ridesharing app Uber in a similar manner to some Western governments, saying that it would be up to Russia's national government to decide on the issue.
Russian President Vladimir Putin accused opponents of pressuring his country because it's defending its sovereignty and said it should take steps to maintain stability.
MOSCOW - Western powers want to Remove Russia's government from power, Nikolai Patrushev, head of the Kremlin's Security Council, said on July 3.
MOSCOW - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on July 3 said Ukraine's perceived failure to agree with rebels on implementing a peace deal was "alarming" and urged the West to pressure Kyiv.
Pro-Russian rebels have withdrawn from a front-line village near the strategic port city of Mariupol. Ukrainian military spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk said on July 3 that the separatists "withdrew to the east, leaving the settlement of Shyrokyne completely destroyed."
Russia's Duma parliament has passed a controversial privacy law, which would force search engines to remove links to personal information at the user's request. Critics fear the bill could be used to stifle criticism.
Russia says Ukraine's failure to agree with separatists on implementing a peace deal is "alarming." Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Moscow on July 3 that the Kyiv authorities have “routinely demonstrated their inability to come to an agreement."
The Ukrainian Security Service has prepared a dossier laying out evidence for what it calls "Russian aggression against Ukraine." The report alleges there are some 9,000 Russian troops deployed in Ukraine, forming 15 battalion tactical groups. The force includes about 200 tanks, more than 500 armored fighting vehicles, and some 150 artillery systems, according to the dossier.
Slovakia's spy agency says Russian agents have significantly increased their activities in Slovakia and all other NATO and European Union countries in connection with the crisis in Ukraine.
Twenty-one out of the 28 member states of the European Union have already ratified the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement and four countries have launched ratification procedures, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said.
DONETSK - The sub-group for political settlement in Donbas will meet in July four times, envoy of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic Denys Pushylin told reporters on July 3.