Simferopol - Digital broadcasts of Ukrainian television channels have been shut off in Simferopol, an Interfax-Ukraine correspondent reported.
The Ukrainian Finance Ministry has said that the average exchange rate of the hryvnia in 2014 could be kept at Hr 10-10.1 per U.S. dollar, Finance Minister Oleksandr Shlapak said at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday.
WARSAW - Poland's prime minister said on Monday he would ask Chancellor Angela Merkel to work to reduce German and European dependence on Russian gas to avert "potential aggressive steps by Russia in the future".
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has said that the Russian leadership is responsible for the escalation of the conflict in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.
Pro-Russian armed men and Russian soldiers have broken into the territory of the military hospital in Simferopol, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry reported on Monday.
Russia’s incursion into Ukraine has led to record options trading in a security that tracks corn, reflecting concern that supplies from the third-largest exporter will be disrupted if tensions escalate.
Ukraine sought urgent Western backing on Monday after Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted that Crimea had the right to join his country even while hinting at a readiness for dialogue.
Poland's biggest lender PKO BP wrote off 200 million zlotys ($65.95 million) in the fourth quarter of 2013 due to its exposure in Ukraine, PKO Chief Financial Officer Bartosz Drabikowski said on Monday.
Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Monday it was outraged by lawlessness in eastern Ukraine, blaming the far-right paramilitary movement Right Sector for "conniving" with the new government in Kyiv.
Benelux countries (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg) said they supported territorial integrity of Ukraine.
The United States is not recognizing the results of any referendum about the future of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt has said.
In the tense days after a powerful earthquake and tsunami crippled the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan on March 11, 2011, staff at the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission made a concerted effort to play down the risk of earthquakes and tsunamis to America’s aging nuclear plants, according to thousands of internal emails reviewed by NBC News.
The new Ukrainian authorities are ready to discuss expanding the autonomy of regions, acting Ukrainian Foreign Minister Andriy Deschytsia said.
UDAR Party leader Vitali Klitschko has met with Ukrainian businessman Rinat Akhmetov and entrepreneurs of the Donbas during his visit to Donetsk, the party's press service reported on Sunday.
ODESSA, Ukraine — In a joke making the rounds in this city famous for its humor, wry and dark at the best of times, two condemned prisoners are talking on death row. One suggests they try to run away, but the other says, “No, that will only make things worse.”
(Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel delivered a rebuke to President Vladimir Putin on Sunday, telling him that a planned Moscow-backed referendum on whether Crimea should joinRussia was illegal and violated Ukraine's constitution.
FRANKFURT - EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger is to delay talks with Russia on the South Stream gas pipeline project aimed at bringing Russian gas via the Black Sea, he told a German newspaper on Monday, in response to the crisis in Crimea.
Moscow - Viktor Yanukovych will make a statement in the middle of Tuesday, March 11, a source close to Yanukovych told Interfax.
The law enforcement authorities have opened a number of other criminal proceedings over attacks on reporters in Crimea and obstructing their work, the Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office press office said in a statement on March 9.