Ukraine

Ukraine: Thousands evacuated as ammunition depot explodes, PM blames 'external factors'

Ukraine: Thousands evacuated as ammunition depot explodes, PM blames 'external factors'

Massive explosions and a blaze at a military ammunition depot in central Ukraine forced authorities to evacuate 24,000 people and close airspace over the region, officials said on Wednesday.

Sep 27, 2017, 11:30 AM IST
China jabs back at Trump's barb over South China Sea

China jabs back at Trump's barb over South China Sea

The United States has conducted three "freedom of navigation" operations near islands held by China to challenge Beijing`s maritime claims since Trump took office in January.

Sep 20, 2017, 18:50 PM IST

Russia launches war games on NATO`s eastern flank

Moscow says the drills will involve 12,700 troops, 70 aircraft, 250 tanks and 10 battleships testing their firepower against an imaginary foe close to borders with Poland and the Baltic States.

Sep 14, 2017, 14:05 PM IST

NATO accuses Russia of undermining stability in Europe

NATO accused Russia on Thursday of "undermining stability" in Europe.

Aug 24, 2017, 22:30 PM IST
US pledges to strengthen Ukraine army, Russia sanctions to stay

US pledges to strengthen Ukraine army, Russia sanctions to stay

"Mr President, we continue to support Ukraine and remain committed to building the capacity of your armed forces," Mattis said after meeting Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

 

Aug 24, 2017, 17:53 PM IST
US envoy backs fresh ceasefire in east Ukraine

US envoy backs fresh ceasefire in east Ukraine

"I know it`s very high on the agenda in the Normandy process which is to have a ceasefire for the back-to-school season," said Kurt Volker, referring to the talks involving France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine.

Aug 22, 2017, 23:13 PM IST

EU imposes new Russia sanctions over Siemens Crimea turbines: Statement

The EU imposed sanctions on three Russian nationals and three firms on Friday after gas turbines sold by German industrial giant Siemens were diverted to Ukraine's Russian-annexed Crimea region, the bloc said.

Aug 04, 2017, 20:20 PM IST
Lost Ukraine citizenship due to president's fear of opposition: Ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili

Lost Ukraine citizenship due to president's fear of opposition: Ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili

Poroshenko stripped Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship on Wednesday for allegedly providing false information on his citizenship registration form in 2015. 

Jul 27, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

Democrats colluded with Ukraine during 2016 election: Spicer

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has accused the Democrats of "collusion" with Ukraine during the 2016 presidential election.

Jul 18, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

Two Ukrainian tourists killed in Egypt resort knife attack: Sources

The ministry said a preliminary investigation showed the man appeared to have swam from a nearby public beach to access the holiday resort.

Jul 14, 2017, 20:59 PM IST

White House criticises Russia sanctions stalled in House

Democrats complained that the Trump administration was trying to weaken the penalties.

Jul 11, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
Donald Trump rules out easing Russia sanctions unless Syria, Ukraine issues resolved

Donald Trump rules out easing Russia sanctions unless Syria, Ukraine issues resolved

US President Donald Trump on Sunday ruled out lifting sanctions against Russia unless the Syrian and Ukrainian issues are resolved, even though he favoured to work "constructively" with Moscow.

Jul 09, 2017, 23:02 PM IST

Rex Tillerson visit a powerful show of US support: Ukrainian President

Ukrainian President on Sunday said the visit by US Secretary of State to Kiev was a powerful show of Washington`s support.

Jul 09, 2017, 17:41 PM IST
Donald Trump calls first Vladimir Putin meeting an 'honour', cites 'very good' talks

Donald Trump calls first Vladimir Putin meeting an 'honour', cites 'very good' talks

U.S. President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday that it was an "honour" to meet him for the first time and said he looked forward to "positive things" in the relationship between the former Cold War rivals.

Jul 07, 2017, 22:50 PM IST

Twin blasts rock Ukraine's rebel city, one killed, several injured

Two explosions rocked the city of Lugansk in Ukraine's insurgent-run east today, killing one person and injuring seven today, said officials, considering them "acts of terror".

Jul 07, 2017, 22:44 PM IST
Donald Trump calls out Russia, cites efforts to subvert Western civilization

Donald Trump calls out Russia, cites efforts to subvert Western civilization

Trump meets President Vladimir Putin for the first time face-to-face on Friday in Hamburg, the site of the G20 summit.

Jul 06, 2017, 23:47 PM IST

Ukraine police prevent second cyber attack: Interior Minister

Experts are still trying to establish who was behind an attack by a malware virus that crippled computer systems at major companies around the world.

Jul 05, 2017, 12:45 PM IST

Ukrainian police seize software company's servers

The announcement raised the possibility that the hackers behind last week's wide-ranging cyberattack were still seeking to sow chaos.

Jul 05, 2017, 09:54 AM IST
Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin to hold their first meeting on sidelines of G20 Summit

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin to hold their first meeting on sidelines of G20 Summit

US' National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton also confirmed that the two leaders will sit on Friday for the bilateral meeting.

Jul 05, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
Russia extends 'tit-for-tat' sanctions against EU

Russia extends 'tit-for-tat' sanctions against EU

On Wednesday, the EU formally extended its economic sanctions on Russia, imposed in July 2014 in response to Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.

 

Jul 01, 2017, 18:42 PM IST