The situation around the Donetsk airport is tense, but there are currently no attacks, National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) spokesman Andriy Lysenko has said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin gave one of the most stridently anti-Western speeches of his career, a 40-minute "diatribe ... that was reminiscent of the Cold War," according to Reuters.
Ukrainian and foreign organizations plan to hold three independent exit polls on Oct. 26 to announce their results just after 8 p.m. on Election Day, when the voting ends.
The Ukraine Freedom Support Act, passed last month by the US senate's Foreign Relations Committee, could mark a new kind of policy for the US in Ukraine. It doesn't propose new sanctions, or the "major non-NATO ally" designation for Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia, but instead grants permission to send Ukraine a variety of weapons, ammunition, and specialized equipment to fill gaps in its current military's capabilities, with $350 million authorized for this fiscal year.
Would territorial retreats whet Vladimir Putin’s imperialist appetite?
I'd be rich if I had a hryvnia for every time I've heard that question answered in the affirmative. Accordingly, if one concedes an inch to Putin, he'll take a mile. And, naturally, that mile will only be the prelude to many more miles. In sum, you can't concede an inch - or else.
A lawyer, who represented an alleged victim of the notorious Orekhovo criminal group in Moscow, has been assassinated.
Russian President Vladimir Putin lashed out at the United States on Oct. 24, accusing Washington of provoking armed conflicts and undermining global security in a quest to lord its power over the rest of the world.
Russian president Vladimir Putin on Friday accused the US of undermining the post-Cold War world order, warning that without efforts to establish a new system of global governance the world could collapse into anarchy and chaos.
Britain's energy secretary, Ed Davey, has hailed a landmark European deal on climate change as a blow to Vladimir Putin that will reduce the region's dependence on Russian gas imports.
Russia helped ousted Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych to flee from violent protests in February, Russian leader Vladimir Putin has said.
Sochi, Russia - Russian President Vladimir Putin said he had pressured Gazprom into agreeing to accept Ukrainian gas debt at the minimal price of 268 dollars per thousand cubic meters.
"Everyone of your votes is like gold to us," number five on the Civic Position party list and head of the Anti-Corruption Action Center Vitaliy Shabunin wrote on his Facebook wall on Oct. 14.
Although the popularity of former President Viktor Yanukovych’s Party of Regions has plummeted to an all-time low, political consultants have managed to save some of its remnants.
Editor’s Note: Denys Kazanskiy, blogger and journalist from Donetsk, offers an overview of the parliamentary elections in the single-member districts in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas area, where Ukraine is defending itself against the Russian-backed war. In Donetsk, officials say only 13 out of 21 election districts will be operational while 5 out of 11 districts will be voting in Luhansk.
The hottest race on these elections in Kyiv is expected to be in Obolon district 217 where the popular commander of the Azov Battalion, known for his ultra-nationalist views, is running against former Party of Regions deputy and controversial construction company manager in a company of other 26 candidates.
As soon as normal inmates enter the mass population of the "zone" -- either a prison or a camp -- they realize that the thieves are in charge. They copy both their tattoos and mannerisms in an attempt to elevate their status.
DONETSK -- The clanging of repairs to tanks and heavy armoured vehicles rings out from a factory in eastern Ukraine that is owned by the country's richest man but was taken over by pro-Russian rebels.
Sochi -- Following a coup in Kyiv in February 2014, Russia first helped former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych move to Crimea and then he was evacuated to Russia, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
Ukraine’s State Security Service (SBU) says on Oct. 23 it apprehended a high-level Russian intelligence agent and a commissioned military officer who has been continuously coordinating separatist activity inside the country since January.