A U.S. citizen who worked for NGOs in Russia and is the wife of a prominent St. Petersburg human rights lawyer, has left the country after a court upheld an order to deport her as a threat to national security.
Ukraine intends to start building a centralized storage facility for spent nuclear fuel in 2015, Yuriy Nedashkovsky, the president of Energoatom, the national operator of the Ukrainian nuclear power plants, said during the project's inauguration ceremony.
MOSCOW - There was a tense handshake and a suggestion of future talks. But Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko's one-on-one face-off across a bargaining table in Minsk on Tuesday produced no deal to resolve the steadily worsening situation in Ukraine.
Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov on Aug. 26 signed a government bill adopted by the parliament - bill No. 4453a on international sanctions against the support and financing of terrorism in Ukraine - and sent it for signature by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, the Ukrainian parliament reported on its Web site.
Evidence mounts of the Russian army's stealth invasion of east Ukraine. A verified footage of Russian armour column in a Ukrainian village near the border was released.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed by phone the results of the Minsk meeting and the further format of international negotiations on a peaceful settlement of the situation in Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts.
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Ukraine's president has dissolved parliament and called snap elections, as government forces continue to fight pro-Russian rebel forces in the east.
Ukraine claims it has destroyed Russian military vehicles in the country's east, a day after a column was spotted moving across the border.
Washington has urged Russia to put an end to "extremely dangerous and provocative" attempts to cause further destabilization of Ukraine. It accused Russia of an "escalation" following an alleged Russian incursion.
Ukraine reduced coal production tentatively 3.1% year-on-year in January-July 2014 to 46.323 million tonnes, the Energy and Coal Ministry has told Interfax-Ukraine.
German Economy Minister and Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said in an interview to Sunday's Welt am Sonntag published on August 23 that it is possible to save Ukraine's territorial integrity only by federalization, according to the western mass media.
The mother of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Marina Khodorkovskaya, has died aged 79. Russian media reports said she died on August 3 in a Berlin clinic where she was undergoing treatment for cancer.
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When shells began to reach a dolphinarium in the embattled Ukrainian city of Donetsk, several dolphins had to be moved to safer locations outside the rebel-controlled area.
A Russian billionaire businessman close to President Vladimir Putin says he cannot use his luxury American Gulfstream jet because of US sanctions.
Hundreds of flowers and tributes laid outside Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam in remembrance of the victims of the Malaysian airliner which crashed in Ukraine are being cleared, as they are blocking the entrance.