A fund, controlled by bond investors famous for their huge punt on Ireland during the crisis, increased its investment in Ukraine this year, as the country hovered on the brink of civil war.
Pro-Russian activists in eastern Ukraine are refusing to accept an international deal struck in Geneva on Thursday.
Thursday's agreement to calm the crisis in eastern Ukraine already appears tenuous, as Washington and Moscow promptly began bickering over the deal's meaning. "We're looking at all of this skeptically," a senior administration official tells TIME.
Posters and leaflets have appeared in Donetsk, Eastern Ukrainian, demanding Jews register, pay a new tax or leave, because of 'their support for the Kiev government'.
A high-ranking European Union official says the 28-nation bloc should not cut or decrease gas relations with Russia due to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.
A mediator from Europe's OSCE security body headed to eastern Ukraine on Saturday seeking the surrender of pro-Russian separatists as the Kiev government declared an Easter truce following a peace accord with Moscow.
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — When Jozef Lazarcik, a 35-year-old factory worker, heard his number called on national television here recently, he pumped his fists, hardly believing his luck.
Five people have been reportedly killed in a shooting in Slavyansk, a city in eastern Ukraine held by anti-government protesters.
DONETSK, Ukraine — Just before the most important religious holiday of the year for both Ukrainians and Russians, the Orthodox Christian Easter celebration on Sunday, pro-Russian militant groups have paused what had been the daily expansion of their territory in eastern Ukraine.
KARAPCHIV, Ukraine — To understand why Ukrainians are risking war with Russia to try to pluck themselves from Moscow’s grip, I came to this village where my father grew up.
KIEV, Ukraine—Since the Ukrainian army is not proving very effective against pro-Russian commandos in the East of the country, a prominent oligarch has adopted a strategy from the Wild West. He’s putting out “wanted” notices and offering cash rewards, hoping to inspire more effective action against those uniformed Russian-speaking soldiers without insignia, now known as “little green men,” who’ve been taking over government buildings and scoffing at government orders.
Ukrainian interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk claimed Saturday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to restore the Soviet Union, as pro-Kremlin separatists occupying government buildings in several eastern Ukrainian cities continued to defy an agreement to deescalate the crisis.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said in a pre-recorded interview on “Meet the Press” that Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to restore the Soviet Union, “and God knows where is the final destination.”
As Russians and Ukrainians celebrated Easter on Sunday with their nations locked in conflict, the head of Ukraine's Orthodox Church condemned Russian "aggression" and said "evil" would be defeated.
KIEV, UKRAINE — Ukraine’s new government inherited an army so bereft of modern equipment and training that when Russian troops entered Crimea and agitators stormed government offices in eastern Ukraine, the country proved helpless to protect its borders and citizens.
People from Ukraine's southeast are protesting due to a long absence of dialog with the capital and Russia takes advantage of this, the presidential candidate, Yulia Tymoshenko, has said.
During an epic question-and-answer session with the Russian public Thursday, President Vladimir Putin dropped a reference that is likely to be obscure to many in the West. Talking about the Ukrainian elections and ethnic Russians in that country's east, Putin took a detour through history.
Russia's foreign ministry on Saturday promised it would offer strong assistance to Ukraine to overcome its crisis, but emphasized that the ultimate responsibility for reducing tensions lies with Ukrainians rather than outsiders.
The number of Russians that Ukrainian border guards have denied entry at Ukrainian airports has sharply dropped in the past 24 hours, i.e. on the second day after Ukraine introduced a virtually total ban on visiting the country for Russian men aged from 16 to 60, a source from an airline flying to Ukraine from Russia has told Interfax.
Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby has not confirmed reports on the deployment of U.S. troops to Poland because of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.