The EU, Moldova and Ukraine have signed an agreement to strengthen their cooperation in border and customs matters, the press service of the EU Delegation in Ukraine has reported.
WARSAW, Poland - Poland's new conservative ruling party has shut down government websites that carried the findings of an investigation into the 2010 plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski, reopening debate over a disaster overshadowed by conspiracy theories.
Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated on Nov. 25 as Ukraine said it will stop buying Russian natural gas - hoping to rely on supplies from other countries - and closed its airspace to its eastern neighbor.
Russia on Nov. 25 accused Turkey of a "planned provocation" over the downing of a warplane on the Syrian border as a rescued pilot claimed that no warning had been given.
Moscow's Tagansky District Court has sentenced three activists accused of flying a Ukrainian flag from a landmark Stalin-era skyscraper to 10 days in custody, the RIA Novosti news agency reported, quoting a spokeswoman for the court.
BRUSSELS - The Brussels metro and schools reopened on Nov. 25 as the Belgian capital edged back to normal after a four-day security lockdown but the hunt went on for militants police fear may mount a Paris-style mass attack.
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has submitted a bill on amendments to the constitution of Ukraine on the judicial system to the Verkhovna Rada, the presidential press service has reported.
A criminal case has been lodged in Russia against Vera Savchenko, the younger sister of captured Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who went on trial in southern Russia's Rostov region on Sept. 22, defense lawyer Mark Feygin wrote on Twitter on Nov. 25.
The court hearing on Nov. 23 in the trial of two Russians captured in May 2015 in eastern Ukraine demonstrated yet again what an uphill battle the men’s defense lawyers will have to convince anybody that their clients, Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Aleksandr Aleksandrov, were not active Russian military intelligence officers. Efforts at previous hearings to claim that the men had been pressured or even tortured into presenting themselves as military intelligence officers fail to explain why they told this to everybody, including their compatriots during one to one conversations.
The number of transit flights by Russian airlines across Ukraine's airspace totaled 30,426 in January-September 2015, the Infrastructure Ministry told Interfax-Ukraine on Nov. 25.
The Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry has projected the losses of State Air Traffic Services Enterprise (UkSATSE) from the ban on transit flights of Russian planes at € 25-30 million a year.
WASHINGTON - The cool, calm, clear thinking that kept the NATO alliance intact as it weathered the Cold War with the Soviet Union has been shattered.
A month and a half ago, while traveling along the frontlines of eastern Ukraine, I predicted that the Minsk II ceasefire agreements would not be respected by the Kremlin and its puppet Peoples' Republics. It was clear to me - in spite of a tentative ceasefire put in place on Oct. 2 - that the situation in the Donbas would continue to deteriorate.
Tensions following Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter jet have shrunk the horizon for Russian tourists in search for sunnier climes, and for battered tour operators.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the shooting down of a Russian warplane by Turkey along the Turkey-Syrian border was likely "a planned provocation" and said Ankara's NATO allies are trying "to cover up for what the Turkish Air Force did yesterday."
In a nation that had gotten used to cheap energy and with an economy founded on heavy industries that consume large amounts of coal and gas, environmental issues have been far down the political agenda compared to Western nations.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is building up 30 percent of shares in Raiffeisen Bank Aval (RBA, Kyiv), the EBRD and RBA said in a joint press release.
The Infrastructure Ministry of Ukraine has drawn up a project to construct a new port which will handle cargo at moors and will be located in the Dnipro-Bug estuary.
Even though Thanksgiving Day, celebrated this year on Nov. 26, is not observed in Ukraine, American expats and those fascinated with the holiday can still find some options for celebrating in Kyiv. Wine tasting, traditional dinner with turkey, a night in the discussion club or Irish pub – the Kyiv Post has picked a few events to mark this special day.
No sooner had Ukraine's prime minister on Wednesday announced his government had stopped purchasing Russian gas, he announced another bold move against Moscow: Ukraine's airspace is now closed for all Russian civilian passenger airlines.