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.
Ukraine's president has dissolved parliament and called snap elections, as government forces continue to fight pro-Russian rebel forces in the east.
Since Russia's health watchdog unceremoniously shut down four McDonald's in Moscow on Wednesday, the campaign against the iconic U.S. fast food chain appears to have gone viral.
The war is escalating because the European Union has not brought a credible plan to the table that both Ukraine and Russia can trust.
DNIPROPETROVSK, Ukraine -- When the Donbas Battalion stormed Russian separatist-held Ilovaisk on Aug. 18 and raised the Ukrainian flag without a single casualty, the Ukrainian media quickly reported a victory for the country’s anti-terrorism operation against Kremlin-backed insurgents.
Ukraine is celebrating its anniversary of independence with army parades in show of the country's military force as the Kiev government continues to fight against pro-Russian armed groups in the east of the war-torn country.
Ukraine celebrates its Independence from Russia on 24 August, with a military parade.
DONETSK - Pro-Russian separatist rebels force-marched dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war along a main street of the rebel-held Ukrainian town of Donetsk on Sunday.
Pro-Russian separatist rebels force-marched dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war along a main street of the rebel-held Ukrainian town of Donetsk today.
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko on Aug. 24 decried Russian "aggression" as Kyiv staged a symbolic Independence Day parade while battling pro-Moscow rebels in the east of the country.
A new 24-hour English-language television channel called "Ukraine Today" began satellite and internet broadcasting from Kyiv on August 24 with news stories about developments in Ukraine.
Ukraine marked Independence Day on Aug. 24 with a parade of soldiers and heavy weaponry through central Kyiv, in a show of force designed to boost morale among the country's soldiers.