The prosecutor's office of Kyiv has brought charges against 18 people in connection with the clashes that took place outside the Verkhovna Rada on Aug. 31.
Monitors have observed explosions in the area of the devastated Donetsk airport, OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug has said.
The numbers are small, but Moscow may be looking at its own version of mission creep in the treacherous Middle East.
BRUSSELS - The extension until March 15, 2016 of the European Union's sanctions against a number of individuals and legal entities in Russia and in eastern Ukraine over the conflict in Ukraine, which are to expire normally in mid-September, is under consideration, an EU diplomatic source told Interfax on Sept. 1.
The announcement from the Radical Party, which came in fifth in last year's election, came as two more National Guard officers died from injuries suffered in a grenade explosion, bringing the death toll to three from Aug. 31 clashes between nationalists and police outside Ukraine's Parliament.
The European Union is set to maintain until March 15 sanctions targeted against almost 200 Russians firms, individuals, and Ukrainian separatists to maintain pressure on Moscow to carry out the Minsk cease-fire agreement, diplomats said.
Ukraine's Radical Party quit the ruling coalition following a vote on constitutional changes aimed at giving more autonomy to areas held by pro-Russian seperatists triggered deadly clashes outside parliament.
Diplomats say measures to be extended until mid-March to keep pressure on Kremlin to fully implement cease-fire terms.
Soldiers riot over the terms of a peace deal, and the post-Maidan government may crack apart.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko defended on Sept. 1 controversial legislation giving more autonomy to pro-Russian rebels that sparked deadly street battles in Kyiv.
A new law has been implemented in Russia that in theory demands companies store data about Russian citizens on Russian territory, throwing thousands of firms with online operations into a legal grey area.
The United Nations refugee agency announced on Sep. 1, that it managed to deliver humanitarian aid to non-Government-controlled areas in eastern for the first time in several weeks, including to Horvlika and other nearby areas north of Donetsk, which experienced heavy fighting in August.
Parliamentarian and ex-adviser to Ukrainian Interior Minister Anton Heraschenko has said that a state of health of National Guard serviceman, who was wounded during the clashes outside Verkhovna Rada building on Aug. 31, estimated as extremely grave, in other words he is hanging between life and death.
Ukraine won't pump enough gas to get through the winter into underground storage facilities unless it receives gas from Russia, but Russia will not be resuming supplies in the days to come, the head of Gazprom, Alexei Miller, told reporters during a visit to the Amur region.
Certain information obtained by Ukrainian investigators indicates that a criminal organization might have been set up to provoke the events that occurred during a rally near the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada building on Aug. 31, Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin says.
Head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) Alexander Zakharchenko has qualified media reports alleging that the DPR plans to conduct a referendum on joining Russia as rumors.
The Ukrainian Cabinet of ministers has not seen Deputy Prime Minister Valery Voschevsky's written resignation request, Deputy Prime Minister Hennadiy Zubko said.
The lawyer of Ihor Humeniuk, who is accused of throwing a grenade that killed and injured National guardsmen during clashes outside the Ukrainian parliament on Monday, Sydir Kizin, has said that his client is not guilty.
The Ukrainian Interior Ministry's Main Investigative Directorate summoned for interrogation 30 people, including the leaders and members of the Svoboda all-Ukraine union, during the investigation in a criminal case opened over the offensive acts staged near Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada on Monday, Aug. 31.
A Kyiv army spokesman said on Sept. 1 that both the Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatist were showing signs of complying with their latest attempt to enforce the Minsk peace deal agreed in February in Belarus.