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Ukraine nationalises country's largest bank

Ukraine has nationalised the country's biggest bank in a bid to avert a financial meltdown in the war-scarred former Soviet state.

Russia accuses Ukraine of abducting two soldiers in Crimea

Russia seized Crimea in 2014 by sending in thousands of special forces to take control of Ukrainian bases and holding a hastily organised referendum that was rejected by the international community.

38 killed from alcohol poisoning in Ukraine

At least 38 people were killed after they consumed a batch of spurious alcohol circulating across Ukraine, the State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection said on Friday.

Russia not to break relations with Ukraine: Vladimir Putin

Russia not to break relations with Ukraine: Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that Moscow has no intention of cutting relations with Kiev.

Russia and Ukraine square off over Crimea `raids`

Russia and Ukraine stepped up security around Crimea on Thursday as tensions soared over accusations by Moscow that Kiev had attempted armed incursions into the disputed peninsula.

Putin accuses Ukraine of `terror` over alleged Crimea raids

Putin accuses Ukraine of `terror` over alleged Crimea raids

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday accused Ukraine of waging "terror" over alleged attempted incursions into annexed Crimea that Kiev has fiercely denied.

Prominent journalist killed in car bomb in Kiev

Prominent journalist killed in car bomb in Kiev

A prominent journalist working for the online investigative newspaper Ukrayinska Pravda was killed by a car bomb in central Kiev early on Wednesday morning.

Kerry in Ukraine to reaffirm support in face of Russia threat

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday to reaffirm support for Kiev's fight against pro-Russian insurgents and its bid to anchor its ties to the West.

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.