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Russia accepts passports issued by Ukraine rebels

President Vladimir Putin has issued a decree that Russia is temporarily accepting passports and other identity documents issued by the self-proclaimed rebel republics in eastern Ukraine, the media reported on Sunday.

Russia tells Trump it won't return Crimea to Ukraine

Russia does not return its territories, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said in response to the White House statement that US President Trump was expecting Moscow to return Crimea to Kiev.

Russia tells Donald Trump it won't return Crimea to Ukraine

Russia tells Donald Trump it won't return Crimea to Ukraine

Russia does not return its territories, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said in response to the White House statement that US President Trump was expecting Moscow to return Crimea to Kiev.

Russia tells White House it will not return Crimea to Ukraine

Russia said on Wednesday it would not hand back Crimea to Ukraine or discuss the matter with foreign partners after the White House said U.S. President Donald Trump expected the annexed Black Sea peninsula to be returned.

Russian Foreign Ministry says Crimea will not be returned to Ukraine

Russia annexed Crimea in 2014, prompting the United States and the European Union to impose sanctions on Moscow.

Donald Trump campaign had repeated contact with Russia: Report

Donald Trump campaign had repeated contact with Russia: Report

In January, US intelligence officials said in a report that Russia intervened in the US electoral process at least in part to help Donald Trump win.

European Union says Ukraine rivals must stick by Minsk accords

The EU today insisted all parties must fully implement the Minsk ceasefire accords to restore peace in Ukraine, after US President Donald Trump stoked fresh concerns he could take a softer line on Russia.

Donald Trump agrees to meet NATO leaders in Europe in May

President Donald Trump agreed to meet alliance leaders in Europe in May in a phone call on Sunday with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg that also touched on the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Donald Trump under fire for saying he respects `killer` Vladimir Putin

President Donald Trump drew fire from Republicans and Democrats alike Sunday, after he defended a softer stance on Russia, playing down political assassinations and Moscow`s invasion of Ukraine.

US President Donald Trump vows to restore 'peace' along Russia, Ukraine border

US President Donald Trump vows to restore 'peace' along Russia, Ukraine border

US President Donald Trump has vowed to restore "peace" along the Russia=Ukraine border, the White House announced.

United States condemns Russia's 'aggressive actions' in Ukraine

US Ambassador Nikki Haley has condemned Russia's "aggressive actions" in Ukraine and pledged strong US support to Kiev even as the new US administration seeks to improve ties with Russia.

Three Ukrainian troops killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine

Electric power cut had trapped more than 200 coalminers fellow ground

Three-parent IVF technique allows infertile couple to embrace parenthood

Three-parent IVF technique allows infertile couple to embrace parenthood

The successful birth which has taken place in Ukraine, gives hope to millions of infertile and childless couples around the globe.

Ukraine files 'terrorism' case against Russia at top UN court

Ukraine has filed a case at the UN's top court accusing Russia of sponsoring "terrorism" and demanding Moscow pay damages for the shelling of civilians and the downing of flight MH17, the court said today.

US Marines land in Norway for contested deployment

Some 300 US Marines arrived in Norway today for a rotational deployment in the Scandinavian country, to neighbouring Russia's dismay amid rising tensions with the West.

US vice president visits Ukraine in show of support

Outgoing US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Ukraine today to support the war-scarred country's leaders amid concerns that ties could chill under Donald Trump.

Australian Open: Andy Murray aims to end Aussie jinx, Novak Djokovic to continue winning streak

Australian Open: Andy Murray aims to end Aussie jinx, Novak Djokovic to continue winning streak

Andy Murray sets out tomorrow to end a record run of Australian Open final defeats as his great rival Novak Djokovic vies to become the tournament's greatest champion of all-time.

Israel says `reducing` ties with nations over UN vote

Israel`s foreign ministry said Tuesday the country was "reducing" ties with nations that voted for last week`s UN Security Council resolution demanding a halt to settlement building in Palestinian territory.

Five Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine

Five Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian officials say five soldiers have been killed in the latest outburst of fighting with pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine.

France blocks extradition of Kazakh oligarch to Russia

Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine all accuse Mukhtar Ablyazov of having embezzled billions of dollars during his time as head of the Kazakh bank BTA.