WASHINGTON -- The United States has launched a campaign to highlight cases of women who Washington says have been "unjustly imprisoned" by governments around the world.
The U.S. Department of Commerce added new entities from Russia and other countries in its list of sanctions over the Ukraine conflict.
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.
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.
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.
The Ukrainian military is set to receive the unusual looking mitznefet military helmet cover, also known as the "clown hat," from the Israeli defense force, according to a report Tuesday from pro-Russian news site Sputnik. The supply of Israeli equipment to the Ukrainian military comes at a diplomatically sensitive time and is thought to be in response to Russia's decision to arm Iran, Israel's mortal enemy, with the advanced S-300 missile defense system.
The leader of Ukraine's Radical Party, Oleh Liashko, has announced his party is quitting the coalition government.
Two more members of Ukraine's National Guard have died after a hand grenade exploded outside parliament amid protests over a bill that could give more autonomy to pro-Russian separatists.
A second Ukrainian policeman has died from injuries suffered in street battles with protesters in Kyiv, and more than 140 people are being treated in hospital, officials say.
A second member of Ukraine's National Guard has died from injuries following clashes outside parliament.
The death toll from violent protests in Ukraine rose to two on Sept. 1 when another National Guard officer died from injuries suffered in a grenade explosion, the interior minister said.
MOSCOW -- Prosecutors have asked a Moscow court to sentence five Russians to three years in jail each over a stunt in which a Soviet star atop a Stalin-era skyscraper was painted in the yellow-and-blue colors of the Ukrainian flag.