WARSAW - Frustrated by the United Nations' passive response to Russian aggression in Ukraine, President Bronislaw Komorowski of Poland has said he intends to call on the organization to change its rules to prevent Moscow from vetoing Security Council actions on the region.
Dozens of Russian energy ventures are in jeopardy due to Western sanctions on technology and funding. Looming over them all, a giant project the Kremlin is bent on saving no matter what.
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Russia, Ukraine and the European Union had preliminarily agreed to hold new talks on resolving a gas-pricing dispute between Russia and Ukraine on Sept. 26, Russian news agencies reported on Sept. 19.
EDINBURGH - Voters in Scotland rejected independence from Britain in a referendum that had threatened to break up the 307-year union between them, according to projections by the BBC and Sky News early Friday.
The White House rejected a plea from Ukraine's president on Sept. 18 for weapons in the fight against Russian-backed separatists, announcing a $53 million package of non-lethal aid instead.
Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko secured $53 million in assistance from the United States on Sept. 18 but President Barack Obama for now turned down his appeals for weapons to fight Russian-backed separatists.
The US will send $53 million in aid, including $46 million in military assistance, to Ukraine's military but declined a request from President Petro Poroshenko to send lethal aid to help in the battle against Russian-backed separatists.
Anna Yakubenko, an experienced tax and legal practitioner with over 14 years of tax & legal consulting joined Mazars Ukraine in 2014 to head and develop its tax and corporate law practices. Anna will advise major international and Ukrainian companies on Ukrainian domestic and international tax issues, including transfer pricing, international tax planning, tax disputes resolution, tax assistance in mergers and acquisitions, as well as develop new corporate law practice in the company.
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama, in a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at the White House on Sept. 18, said the United States would continue to mobilize the international community to reach a diplomatic solution to the crisis in Ukraine.
YAVORIV MILITARY RANGE, Ukraine - The Ukrainian troops put on camouflage paint and hide in tall grass by the side of the road. They have information that an enemy convoy will be passing by soon.
When Ukraine signed the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in 1994, one of Ukraine's conditions was that fellow signatories Russia and the United States would guarantee its territorial integrity. Twenty years later, Russia has annexed Crimea and Kyiv is fighting a Russian-backed separatist insurrection in its eastern region - bordering Russia. What happened over the past two decades?
The 23rd floor of the Hotel Viru in Tallinn has been carefully preserved as a reminder of Estonia's past. Like much else in the Soviet era, it did not officially exist even though everyone knew it was there. It was where the KGB sat every day and night to eavesdrop on the conversations of the hotel's mostly foreign guests. It remains today as it was when the Soviet spies hastily evacuated at Estonian independence 23 years ago, leaving their listening equipment behind them.
Dmytro Kiva has spent his life designing those gargantuan and ultra-rugged Antonov transport planes, the kind that always seem to get summoned when anyone in the world has a load that's too big, or too heavy for any other aircraft to haul.
Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko urged the U.S. and European nations to stand with his country against Russian aggression in a speech to a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress today in Washington. Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine speaks on "Bottom Line."
Petro Poroshenko, the president of Ukraine, asked a joint meeting of Congress on Sept. 18 for military weapons in the fight against East Ukrainian separatists.
The northeastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv prepares for a possible invasion of pro-Russian separatists despite the ceasefire in the neighboring Luhansk and Donetsk Oblasts. That includes fortifying the border with Russia.
German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung reports that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told European Commission that Putin made the threat in a recent conversation. President Vladimir Putin privately threatened to invade Poland, Romania and the Baltic states, according to a record of a conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart.
Germany will start the process of the ratification of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine in November and plans to complete the process by summer 2015, Gunther Krichbaum (CDU), who chairs the committee on EU affairs in the Bundestag, said in an interview with Interfax-Ukraine.
WASHINGTON - Describing Ukraine's war with pro-Russia separatists as the forefront of the global fight for freedom and democracy, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appealed to the U.S. to significantly expand its military assistance to his government.
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko urged Washington on Sept. 18 to provide weapons to his country's military as he received a rapturous welcome from the US Congress.