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Ashleigh Barty leads Australia to Fed Cup victory over Ukraine

Ashleigh Barty leads Australia to Fed Cup victory over Ukraine

Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua put Australia into the Fed Cup World Group play-offs with victory in the deciding doubles rubber over Ukraine in Canberra on Sunday.

Feb 11, 2018, 18:31 PM IST
Ukraine money-go-round: How $1.7 billion in bank loans ended up offshore

Ukraine money-go-round: How $1.7 billion in bank loans ended up offshore

 A pre-trial investigation is underway into whether officials at PrivatBank illegally took money from the lender through shady loan practices involving dozens of firms.

Jan 24, 2018, 12:38 PM IST
Brisbane International: Elina Svitolina cruises past Carla Suarez Navarro, eyes pole position

Brisbane International: Elina Svitolina cruises past Carla Suarez Navarro, eyes pole position

Svitolina, currently ranked sixth in the world, was speaking after an impressive 6-2, 6-4 win over Spain`s Carla Suarez Navarro in the first round of the Brisbane International on Monday.

Jan 01, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels in mass prisoner swap

Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels in mass prisoner swap

The war in the former Soviet republic broke out in April 2014, after Russia annexed Crimea the previous month.

Dec 28, 2017, 10:01 AM IST

Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels swap prisoners before New Year

Ukraine and pro-Russian separatist rebels on Wednesday conducted the largest exchange of prisoners since conflict broke out in 2014.

Dec 27, 2017, 23:40 PM IST
Russia warns US decision to arm Ukraine encourages 'new bloodshed'

Russia warns US decision to arm Ukraine encourages 'new bloodshed'

Moscow warned Saturday that Washington was encouraging "new bloodshed" in eastern Ukraine by its decision to provide the ex-Soviet nation with lethal weapons, while Kiev expressed the hope arms supplies could help contain Russia.

Dec 23, 2017, 21:05 PM IST
Russia warns US decision to arm Ukraine encourages `new bloodshed`

Russia warns US decision to arm Ukraine encourages `new bloodshed`

Russian deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov accused the United States of "crossing the line" and fomenting the conflict in eastern Ukraine, a region known locally as Donbass.

Dec 23, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
Issued quick passport, boxer Jhalak Tomar delivers on Sushma Swaraj's medal demand

Issued quick passport, boxer Jhalak Tomar delivers on Sushma Swaraj's medal demand

The 15-year old, who competes in the 54kg category, was among the seven medallists, four of them gold, at the tournament which concluded in the Ukrainian city of Nadvirna today. Indian boxers claimed four gold, three silver and a bronze medal in all.

Dec 16, 2017, 19:49 PM IST
US warns Russia over Ukraine as OSCE meets

US warns Russia over Ukraine as OSCE meets

In principle, both Moscow and Washington have now expressed support for the idea of a UN peacekeeping mission to end the war between Kiev`s government forces and Russian-backed separatists in the east of the country.

Dec 07, 2017, 19:58 PM IST
Paulo Fonseca dons mask of Zorro after Shakhtar Donetsk leave their mark

Paulo Fonseca dons mask of Zorro after Shakhtar Donetsk leave their mark

Last month, Fonseca vowed that he would don the iconic masked vigilante`s outfit if the Ukranian side progressed to the last 16 and stuck to his word, wearing a black cape, mask and hat during the post-match presser after the win.

Dec 07, 2017, 16:48 PM IST
Ukrainian separatist chief accuses another of plotting coup

Ukrainian separatist chief accuses another of plotting coup

 Igor Plotnitsky had dismissed former interior minister Igor Kornet earlier this week.

Nov 23, 2017, 22:02 PM IST
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