The arrest of one of Russia's oldest billionaires is sending shivers down the backs of business owners already reeling from U.S. and European sanctions over President Vladimir Putin's policies in Ukraine.
A fire at the Luhansk thermal power plant operated by DTEK Skhidenergo has been extinguished, the energy holding's press service told Interfax-Ukraine on Sept. 17 night.
A bill to restrict foreign ownership in Russia's media will soon go before the parliament, which is dominated by MPs loyal to President Vladimir Putin. If made law, the measure will put a 20% ceiling on any foreign stakes in Russian media, including those held indirectly through Russian partners.
Since Kyiv's authorities started turning off communal hot water supplies last month to save natural gas, people with their own boilers have found unwashed friends on the doorstep armed with a towel and a bar of soap.
The Central Election Commission (CEC) has approved the spending on early parliamentary elections in Ukraine at Hr 957.8 million.
The United States may give Ukraine $350 million worth of military and technical assistance in 2015, including anti-tank weapons, counter-artillery radars, unmanned aerial vehicles, and communications equipment.
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A thousand miles from Moscow, on a wooden bench in the yard of her parents' house, Oksana shares memories of her brother Konstantin. She shows me the medal he'd been awarded for military service in the North Caucasus; some of his army photos, too, including a portrait on a military pendant.
Voters in Scotland are deciding whether to seek independence from the U.K. in a ballot that could spell the end of a three-century-old union that once dominated the world from America to Australia and trigger a new era of self-determination across Europe.
WASHINGTON - In a symbolic show of support for Ukraine's fledgling government, President Barack Obama is meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in the Oval Office on Sept. 18 after the leader of the former Soviet republic speaks to a rare joint session of Congress.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has met in Ottawa with Governor General of Canada David Johnston, the press service of the head of state has reported.
Ukraine as of Sept. 15, 2014 had accumulated 16.3 billion cubic meters of natural gas in its underground storage facilities, or 2.2 billion cubic meters more than as of Sept. 15, 2013, the press service of public joint-stock company Ukrtransgaz reported on Wednesday 17.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is due to visit Washington on September 18 where he will address Congress and meet with U.S. President Barack Obama. Poroshenko is making his first visit to Washington as Ukraine's president and is hoping to convince the U.S. government to provide further help for his country.
The price of coal imported from South Africa for the needs of state-run power generating company Centrenergo is $91 per tonne at the Ukrainian port, while the price of Russian coal is $80 per tonne, Energy and Coal Industry Minister of Ukraine Yuriy Prodan has said.
Washington - U.S. President Barack Obama is planning to urge his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko to normalize the situation in Ukraine by peaceful means, White House press secretary Josh Earnest has said.
Kyiv Regional State Administration and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a memorandum of mutual understanding in Kyiv on Wednesday 17, the administration's press service said.
Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada deputy Anatoliy Hrytsenko (Batkivschyna) claims that law No. 5081, which defines a special status of certain districts in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, was altered after its endorsement.
The volume of construction work in Ukraine, apart from the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea and Sevastopol city, in August 2014 was 37.1 percent lower than in August 2013, while in July 2014 the decline was 31 percent on July 2013, the State Statistics Service has said.
The interagency working group at the Economic Development and Trade Ministry of Ukraine has improved the forecast for grain harvest in Ukraine in 2014 by 2.3 percent or almost 1.4 million tonnes compared to the August projection, to 59.93 million tonnes (Crimea is not taken into account).