The ceasefire in eastern Ukraine continues, no Ukrainian military personnel have been killed or wounded in the past 24 hours, Andriy Lysenko, an official with the Ukrainian presidential administration, said.
The former head of the Agrarian Fund of Ukraine and three directors of commercial structures have been notified of being suspected of the misappropriation of more than Hr 521 million intended for sugar purchases, the press service of the Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) has reported.
MOSCOW - Russian and Ukrainian Finance Ministers Anton Siluanov and Natalie Jaresko could conduct negotiations this week during the annual IMF, World Bank, and G20 meeting, which will take place on Oct. 9-11 in Lima, Peru.
Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) will stop selling tickets for flights to Russian on Oct. 25 this year, UIA President Yuriy Miroshnykov said at a press conference in Kyiv.
Deputy Head of Ukrainian Presidential Administration Kostiantyn Yeliseyev has said that Ukraine is optimistic about resolving the issue of the illegal jailing of Ukrainian pilot and MP Nadia Savchenko in Russia.
The opposing sides in eastern Ukraine - government troops and pro-Russian separatists - are both withdrawing tanks and other weapons from the front line, Ukraine's military command says.
Ukraine was suggested adopting a new separate law on a special status of Donbas and a full amnesty for militiamen at the Paris talks last week but Kyiv denied the proposals, Deputy Head of Ukraine's presidential administration Kostiantyn Yeliseyev has said.
The Russian delegation at the talks in Paris insisted on postponing the implementation of the trade part of the European Union-Ukraine association agreement, deputy chief of the Ukrainian presidential administration Kostiantyn Yeliseyev has said.
PARIS - Union activists protesting proposed layoffs at Air France stormed the headquarters during a meeting about the job cuts on Oct. 5, zeroing in on two managers who had their shirts torn from their bodies, scaled a fence and fled under police protection.
Russian TV has taken its gung-ho coverage of air strikes in Syria to another level by airing cheery weather forecasts for its fighter jets bombing Syria.
MADRID - NATO officials issued a warning to Russia on Oct. 5, and the United States began what officials called urgent consultations with Turkey, after Turkish fighter jets intercepted a Russian warplane that violated its airspace over the weekend.
President Petro Poroshenko has stressed Ukraine must regain control of its eastern border with Russia despite an apparent agreement to push back the implementation of a February peace deal into next year.
The European Union's border protection agency Frontex has requested 775 more guards from member states to help Italy, Greece and other countries register migrants arriving from Libya and Turkey, almost doubling the size of the operation.
The trilateral contact group will meet in Minsk on Oct. 6 to discuss local elections in Donbas, Kostiantyn Yeliseyev, deputy head of the Ukrainian presidential administration.
After a year and a half of conflict with pro-Russian separatists, Ukrainian authorities started on Oct. 5 to withdraw tanks and light artillery from the front line in the eastern region of Luhansk, local media reported. The weapons pullback follows an agreement between Ukrainian government forces and separatist leaders to continue the withdrawal of weapons in the hopes of ending the war.
ROSTOV-ON-DON - The Rostov regional court on Oct. 5 upheld the decision made by the Donetsk City Court, Rostov region, to prolong the arrest of Ukrainian citizen Nadia Savchenko, court press officer Alexei Shimolin told Interfax.
Weather conditions in Syria are perfect for a Russian bombing campaign, a state television presenter told the nation on Oct. 3.
Russian volunteers who have honed their combat skills in Ukraine are likely to travel to Syria to fight alongside the forces of President Bashar Assad, Admiral Vladimir Komoyedov, the head of the Russian parliament's defense committee, said on Oct. 5.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has long had trouble understanding that the Western support of his government is conditional. Now the leaders of France and Germany have told him that in no uncertain terms: The ceasefire agreement for eastern Ukraine has just been recast to put the onus on Poroshenko, rather than on Russian President Vladimir Putin.
No word on injuries, casualties or cause of fire.