LONDON— Royal Dutch Shell PLC said Wednesday that it withdrew from negotiations over an offshore exploration deal in the Black Sea, west of Crimea. Shell made the decision to pull out in January, a spokesman said.
Mykola Prysyazhnyuk, fugitive ex-President Viktor Yanukovych’s friend and his only agriculture minister, faces up to 12 years in prison for allegedly embezzling $67 million from the state, the prosecutor’s office announced on April 7.
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has said he is sure that Russia is behind the destabilization of the situation in Ukraine.
The Obama administration has suggested that Ukraine's operations against pro-Russian separatists are justified, but that the U.S. is not considering providing lethal assistance.
Ukraine's Constitutional Court has ruled unconstitutional a resolution by the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea on the declaration of independence of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol of March 11, 2014.
Ukraine has proposed that Crimea, scene of a Russian-backed armed takeover, be declared a demilitarised zone by the United Nations with a pull-out by both Russian and Ukrainian forces.
DONETSK, Ukraine — The man given the job of preventing Ukraine's industrial heartland following Crimea into the arms of Russia sounds a little hoarse and confesses to lacking sleep but reckons things are not as bad as last week.
Two weeks ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke to the press in his first public remarks since Russian troops had taken positions in Crimea.
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Russian Defense Minister Gen. Sergei Shoigu held a telephone conversation with Ukraine's acting Defense Minister Ihor Teniukh on Wednesday, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a press release.
European Union leaders are likely to extend asset freezes and travel bans on key members of the Russian regime, as they meet in Brussels to discuss tougher sanctions in response to the annexation of Crimea.
Even with the threat of Russian invasion and economic punishment hanging over them, Ukraine’s authorities are busy hunting down what they consider to be the cronies of toppled president Viktor Yanukovych.
Months of violent protests. A president flees. Putin goes on the offensive. Crimea votes (debatably) to join Russia. What is going on in Ukraine? And, more importantly, why should we care?
Europe has a range of options to shore up its energy security and cut dependence on Russian supplies, including asking the United States to export more gas, and working with Iraq, a British government document says.
Russian border guards have stepped up checks on goods entering from Ukraine, officials from the customs services and an agricultural inspection service said on March 20, underlining tensions between the two countries.
European leaders must agree to put asset freezes and travel bans on more people in response to Russia's seizure of Ukraine's Crimea region, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on March 20.
Russia raced to complete its annexation of Crimea and built up its forces in the region in defiance of Ukrainian and Western condemnation, as EU leaders gathered to consider imposing tough economic sanctions against Moscow - but not yet.
U.S. blacklistings over Russia's annexation of Crimea may spark a sanctions exchange that would leave banks scrambling to assess their exposure to targeted parties and to uncover murky financial linkages, according to industry officials.
United States President Barack Obama has announced he fresh sanctions on senior Russian officials and a bank in response to the Kremlin’s move to annex Ukrainian Crimea.