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Austria detains Ukraine tycoon after extradition ruling

Austria has arrested one of Ukraine's richest men, a fresh twist for the one-time ally of ousted pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych.

Ukraine ex-president `regrets` not calling in army

Ukraine`s so-called Euromaidan protests lasted three months and culminated in a bloodbath that claimed the lives of more than 100 largely unarmed people and about 20 anti-riot police.

Ukraine eyes Thursday vote on new pro-EU government

Ukraine eyes Thursday vote on new pro-EU government

Ukraine has been gripped by a months-long political crisis that forced Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk`s to resign Sunday.

Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday told the country's security council that staying out of the NATO alliance was a "criminal" policy that his government is ready to reverse.

Ex-Ukraine PM Tymoshenko's US racketeering lawsuit dismissed

A Manhattan federal judge on Friday dismissed former Ukrainian prime minister and presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko`s civil lawsuit accusing her political opponents of running a US-based racketeering enterprise that led to her imprisonment.

EU freezes assets of ousted Ukraine leader and 17 others

The European Union on Thursday froze the assets of ousted Ukraine leader Viktor Yanukovych, ex-premier Mykola Azarov and 16 former ministers, businessmen and security chiefs, all on grounds of fraud.