Sweden says it has summoned the Russian ambassador over an air space violation by two Russian military aircraft.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko headed home after a visit to the U.S. without a pledge of weapons to fight pro-Russian separatists as clashes continued and the country's currency plunged to a record.
The Kremlin is considering radical plans to unplug Russia from the globalinternet in the event of a serious military confrontation or big anti-government protests at home, Russian officials hinted on Sept. 19.
Even though the European Parliament ratified the European Union-Ukraine Association agreement, the country may not secure visa-free travel to the EU until early next year.
The war in eastern Ukraine, which has had more impact on the European economy than any news coming out of Frankfurt or Brussels, appears to be ending. Despite the sporadic attacks that have wrecked previous ceasefire attempts.
Petro Poroshenko on Sept. 18 gave an impassioned speech before a joint session of Congress and met President Obama at the Oval Office. Washington can do pomp and ceremony, but Ukraine's leader still went home empty-handed.
Ukraine has announced it will not be taking part in next year's Eurovision Song Contest due to limited finances. "We don't want to do something badly, and we don't have the money to do something well," said Zurab Alasania, of the state broadcaster NTU.
WARSAW, Poland - Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania are forming a joint military unit that will be headquartered in Poland and will work to strengthen their military cooperation and will participate in peacekeeping missions.
Ukraine did something very Ukrainian this week. It sued for peace with Russia, apparently confirming a centuries-old subordination to Big Brother to the east. Yulia Tymoshenko, the former prime minister jailed by the deposed President Victor Yanukovich and now leader of the political party Batkivshchyna, called the laws implementing peace by granting autonomy to parts of eastern Ukraine "humiliating and betraying."
Warsaw - Poland will not send arms or otherwise get involved in the bloody conflict in neighbouring Ukraine, its prime minister-designate Ewa Kopacz said on Sept. 19.
SIMFEROPOL, Crimea - A Crimean Tatar scholar says masked assailants dragged him from his car and took his passport in an attack meant to prevent him from attending a UN conference in New York.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that U.S. President Barack Obama has refused Ukraine's request to grant it the special status of a major non-NATO ally.
Moscow - Russia hailed Wednesday, Sep. 17 Ukraine's offer of self-rule for separatist rebels in the east under a peace plan seen as the best chance yet of halting five months of bloody warfare.
Russian insurgent leader and imperialist poster boy Igor Girkin has become an unlikely source of praise for the fighting qualities of the Ukrainian army. Suspected Russian military intelligence officer Girkin, who led Russian efforts to create breakaway republics in east Ukraine until his removal in August, spoke out in favor of Ukraine's fighting forces during a recent interview with Russia's Tsar Grad TV.
Did Russian President Vladimir Putin really say that he could have troops in the capitals of Ukraine, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland and Romania in two days? Whatever the truth may be, the rumor plays into his hands.
Many Ukrainians who fought the EuroMaidan Revolution that ousted President Viktor Yanukovych in February are also hoping to get rid of members of parliament from Yanukovych’s Party of Region in the Oct. 26 elections.
Each parliamentary election has its own fashion. Singers and actors used to be the must-have accessories on party lists because of their fame with voters. The Oct. 26 snap parliamentary election will be marked by a new trend in voter bait: journalists, soldiers and EuroMaidan Revolution activists as candidates.
Members of the House, Members of the Senate
MARIUPOL, Ukraine – Business in Ukraine’s eastern war zone is no easy chore. At Azovstal, a major steelmaker in the Azov Sea port city of 500,000 people, survival tactics range from bypassing dangerous routes for supplies to inspecting and re-stocking shelters for workers in case of shelling.