17 die in fire at Ukraine home for elderly

17 die in fire at Ukraine home for elderly

The fire tore through the temporary two-storey shelter for the elderly which was located in the village of Litochky.

EU proposes visa-free travel for Ukrainians

The EU today proposed offering visa-free travel in Europe to Ukrainians, delivering on a key pledge to the pro-Western government in Kiev.

Ukraine parliament speaker chosen to head new government

He built a solid reputation during eight years as mayor of the centre-west town of Vinnytsia, considered a Poroshenko stronghold.
 

Indian students stabbed in Ukraine; two dead, one injured; MEA monitoring situation

Indian students stabbed in Ukraine; two dead, one injured; MEA monitoring situation

In a shocking incident, three Indian students were stabbed by three Ukraine nationals in Uzhgorod Medical College of the country.

Ukrainian PM Yatseniuk resigns, paving way for new government

Ukrainian PM Yatseniuk resigns, paving way for new government

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk tendered his resignation on Sunday, paving the way for Western-backed coalition parties to nominate an ally of President Petro Poroshenko to try to form a more stable government.

Australia seals uranium export deal with Ukraine

Australia has agreements to export uranium to 43 states and territories, with Canberra last year singing a landmark deal to sell it to India, which has not signed Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

Russia running `shadow government` for east Ukraine: Report

Russia running `shadow government` for east Ukraine: Report

Russia is running a "shadow government" in rebel-held territories of eastern Ukraine under the control of the FSB intelligence service, German newspaper Bild reported Wednesday, citing minutes from an official commission.

Cyber attack on airport launched from Russia: Ukraine

Cyber attack on airport launched from Russia: Ukraine

A cyber attack on Kiev's main airport was launched from a server in Russia, Ukraine's military spokesman told Reuters on Monday, as the state-run Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA) warned of the threat of further attacks.

Kremlin slams NATO, Kiev for `erroneous` interpretation of Putin`s Ukraine comment

The Kremlin on Friday slammed NATO and Ukraine for misinterpreting a remark by President Vladimir Putin as a virtual admission of Russian troops in eastern Ukraine.

MP lifts Ukraine PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk up by his crotch in Parliament – Watch

MP lifts Ukraine PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk up by his crotch in Parliament – Watch

A bizarre scene was witnessed in Ukraine Parliament when an MP forcibly pulled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk off the podium by his crotch.

One soldier killed in clashes in rebel east Ukraine

One Ukrainian soldier was killed in clashes in the country's east, the military said on Sunday, as fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists intensifies after weeks of relative calm.

Kiev completes arms pullout from eastern front: Army

Ukraine's military said Saturday that it has finished withdrawing its weapons from the eastern frontline with pro-Russia rebels, where clashes have erupted in recent days despite a ceasefire.

Plane that crashed in South Sudan was in no state to fly

"The An-12B was is no state to fly because it failed to undergo timely technical servicing... That should have included work on extending its resources and exploitation timeframe," Antonov said in a statement.

Ukraine Prez Petro Poroshenko's wealth grows despite war, economic woes

The value of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's assets soared despite economic crisis and conflict while those of other tycoons shrank in an annual wealth list published today.

Russia arrests head of Ukrainian library in Moscow

Russian investigators claim they had raided the library of Ukrainian literature in Moscow and detained its 58-year-old head.

Ukraine to ban flights by all Russian airlines from October 25

Ukraine's infrastructure ministry said on Monday that Kiev has decided to ban all Russian airlines from flying to Ukraine starting from October 25.

Poroshenko says 'real truce' has begun in Ukraine

President Petro Poroshenko said  on Wednesday a "real truce" had begun in eastern Ukraine but a long-lasting peace with pro-Kremlin insurgents would still take some time.

When bikini-clad women made petrol station look like beach

When bikini-clad women made petrol station look like beach

This happened literally! Women turned up in bikinis for free fuel at a petrol station in Kiev, the Ukranian capital on Saturday last week, a Reuters report suggests.

Ukraine gas supply talks end with tentative deal, no signature

Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission initialled but failed to sign a deal on Friday to secure winter gas supplies for Kiev.

'Ukraine says truce holding despite soldier's death'

Ukraine's army said on Wednesday that a new nine-day truce with pro-Russian insurgents was holdings despite small skirmishes that claimed the lives of two government soldiers this week.