Ukrainian world boxing champion Vitali Klitschko has led 15,000 protesters through Kyiv's streets, demanding the immediate release of jailed former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
Ukrainian world boxing champion, Vitali Klitschko led 15,000 protesters through the streets of Kyiv on Saturday demanding the immediate release of jailed former Prime Minister, Yulia Tymoshenko.
Dubai - A man and his Ukrainian mistress have been sentenced to a year in jail for sex outside of marriage, after the man’s wife reported them to police.
Ukrainian billionaire Victor Pinchuk filed a suit with London’s High Court against two other magnates from his country, accusing them of selling him a shell company eight years ago.
As the search for Dr. Jay Sloop entered its fifth day in Kyiv, organizers explained why volunteers focused their efforts on a large urban park in the Ukrainian capital.
Efforts are going ahead in Ukraine's capital Kyiv to stage a gay pride march next week in the face of data showing a sharp rise in the number of homophobic attacks reported in the city.
Ukraine is only six months away from the possibility of signing a trade and cooperation pact with the European Union known as the Association Agreement. How much progress has been made in preparations for this important milestone?
Kyiv - The way his dad found out was not good. On the other hand it was his own fault. He’d left his laptop open, and when his father came to visit him at his student apartment he started clicking around on it and found pictures of him kissing his boyfriend Petja.
Factories, utilities and airlines snapped up a flood of carbon offsets from Ukraine and Russia to comply with European Union emission targets in 2012 amid speculation the credits would face usage restrictions.
Ukraine supplied 169 million metric tons of United Nations Emission Reduction Units to EU emitters, a more than fivefold increase from 31.5 million tons in 2011, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, citing EU data published today. That’s the most of any country supplying credits, the data show.
Ukraine’s junk credit rating was affirmed by Standard & Poor’s, which trimmed its medium-term economic-growth forecasts and warned it may downgrade the former Soviet republic in the next year.
S&P maintained the rating at B, five steps below investment grade and on par with Bosnia & Herzegovina. It kept its outlook at negative, saying there’s “at least a one-in-three chance” of the rating being cut in the next 12 months without government action to secure foreign-currency funding for debt servicing.
Panic is not a good basis for rational, long-term decision-making. But Britain's main rightwing party, or much of it, seems to have decided that the best response to an insurgent competitor is jumping off a cliff, leading the country into a void of uncertainty.
Retired ex-chancellors can perhaps be forgiven a bout of self-indulgence, but my cabinet colleagues should know better. Their behaviour has consequences, not least in shaping economic expectations. Global companies will ponder the wisdom of staying or investing in a country where business risk has suddenly been increased. Companies trading with the EU are barely recovering their confidence after the worst financial crisis for a century, and are now being told to expect years of debate over whether a network of trade and investment relationships should be torn up. At a time when jobs matter acutely, 3.5 million workers have been given an additional injection of job insecurity.
The search effort for a retired physician from Yakima missing in Kiev, Ukraine, is set to focus on a park in the city, searchers said Wednesday.
Eurovision might be a song contest, but one of the most talked-about stars to have made it through to Saturday night's final in Malmo didn't have to utter a word to make his presence felt during the semi-final stage.
Igor Vovkovinskiy, who is 7 feet 8.33 inches tall, won an army of online fans as he walked out onto the stage at the start of Ukraine's performance on Tuesday night, dressed as a medieval giant, carrying singer Zlata Ognevich in his arms.
The Ukrainian government must introduce legislation to address discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity following a number of attacks on individuals, Amnesty International said in a report published today, May 15.
Lawmakers should also vote down proposed legislation to criminalize the “propaganda of homosexuality”, something that is being debated in Parliament at the moment.
“People have been beaten and in one case murdered because of their real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. Most of these crimes have not been properly investigated and have gone unpunished,” said Max Tucker, an Amnesty International expert on Ukraine.
BRUSSELS - The European Commission will on Wednesday, May 15 adopt a legal proposal for EU countries to sign a major treaty with Ukraine despite scant progress on reform.
In what EU officials are calling a purely "technical" step, the decision will enable member states to sign a political association and free trade pact with Kiev later this year.
Martial arts are incredibly popular in Ukraine. One of the most famous Ukrainian boxers, Vitali Klitschko was recently elected to the Ukrainian parliament and has hinted that he might run for president.
The home secretary, Theresa May, has been warned that she needs to consider bringing in more eastern European workers from countries such as Ukraine and Russia to the UK or face a sharp rise in fruit and veg prices and job losses in Conservative heartland seats.
Surrounded by residential buildings and trade centers, an abandoned factory in Ukraine’s capital city contains 200 tons of mercury that is slowly evaporating and spreading through the city.
Ukraine has six months to meet EU terms for signing the association agreement instead of a May deadline the 27-nation bloc has set for improving its judiciary and electoral system, according to the Lithuanian foreign minister Linas Linkevičius.