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Arseniy Yatsenyuk

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.

Apr 14, 2016, 02:14 AM IST

Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk survives no confidence vote

Ukraine`s embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk survived a no confidence vote in his government Tuesday that came just hours after the president asked him to stand down.

Feb 17, 2016, 00:33 AM IST

Yatsenyuk threatens to quit as Ukraine PM

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Friday threatened to quit along with his entire government in the latest escalation of a political crisis rocking the former Soviet state.

Feb 06, 2016, 02:17 AM IST

Arseniy Yatsenyuk threatens to quit as Ukraine PM

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Friday threatened to quit along with his entire government in the latest development of a political crisis rocking the former Soviet state.

Feb 05, 2016, 17:03 PM IST

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.

Dec 13, 2015, 21:40 PM IST

Top officials hail `progress` on Ukraine deal

Progress has been made on some contentious issues in the peace process, the foreign ministers of Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France said after holding talks in Berlin on Saturday to prepare for a summit in Paris on October 2.

Sep 13, 2015, 05:45 AM IST

Ukraine points finger at ultra-nationalists after Kiev clash

A member of Ukraine`s National Guard was killed and scores of people were injured Monday in clashes between police and nationalist protesters in Kiev as lawmakers gave initial backing to a contested bill boosting autonomy in the country`s breakaway regions.

Sep 01, 2015, 04:52 AM IST

Canada, Ukraine announce `milestone` free trade agreement

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper formally announced a "milestone" free trade agreement Tuesday with Ukraine, as its Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk visited Ottawa.

Jul 15, 2015, 02:31 AM IST

Ukraine creditors reject `haircut` despite default threat

 Ukraine`s biggest private creditors mounted a firm defence Wednesday of their refusal to accept a debt write-off that could keep the impoverished but strategic ex-Soviet nation from slipping into default.

Jun 18, 2015, 00:43 AM IST

Germany`s Steinmeier warns situation in east Ukraine turning `fragile`

Germany`s foreign minister warned on Friday that the situation in Ukraine`s separatist east was turning more "fragile" and that negotiators must focus their efforts on averting a further deterioration.

May 29, 2015, 21:07 PM IST

Ukraine probes alleged embezzlement linked to oligarch

Ukrainian police have launched a criminal probe against ex-employees of a state gas company over their dealings with an oligarch whom the United States wants to extradite, the government said today.

Apr 30, 2015, 02:52 AM IST

War-torn Ukraine pleads with hesitant investors

Ukraine is pleading for cash to rebuild an economy battered by a year of war, but drawing investors to a country where shells are still booming is a struggle.

Apr 29, 2015, 09:32 AM IST

Ukraine's PM says no ceasefire exists, Putin on `larger mission`

Ukraine`s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has reportedly gone on record to say that his country is not on the verge of collapse and that a ceasefire agreed last week is non-existent as pro-Russia separatists continued to attack government troops in east Ukraine.

Feb 22, 2015, 15:43 PM IST

John Kerry heading to Ukraine amid concern over conflict

US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Ukraine next week amid growing global concern over the intensifying nine-month war in the country`s east that has killed more than 5,000 people.

Jan 31, 2015, 02:01 AM IST

Ukrainian parliament keeps PM, elects new speaker

The newly elected Ukrainian parliament in its first session Thursday decided to keep Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk in his post but elected Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman as the speaker.

Nov 28, 2014, 00:25 AM IST

Arseniy Yatsenyuk: Ukraine`s unlikely firebrand

Arseniy Yatsenyuk, who was confirmed in his post as Ukraine`s premier on Thursday, is a technocrat turned protest leader who took the reins of government at a moment of historic upheaval in the ex-Soviet nation. 

Nov 27, 2014, 19:05 PM IST

Ukraine confirms pro-Western PM with mammoth tasks ahead

Ukraine`s parliament on Wednesday confirmed pro-Western Arseniy Yatsenyuk will keep his post as prime minister to lead a new coalition government.

Nov 27, 2014, 19:03 PM IST

Ukraine Parliament opens after crushing pro-West poll win

Ukraine`s parliament on Thursday held its first sitting since pro-Western parties won a crushing poll victory, with lawmakers facing a mammoth task to drag the war-wracked nation back from the brink of collapse.

Nov 27, 2014, 15:05 PM IST

Ukrainian pro-Western parties sign coalition deal

Pro-Western lawmakers in Ukraine announced on Friday the creation of a parliamentary coalition which, for the first time, will be able to pass amendments to the constitution.

Nov 21, 2014, 17:26 PM IST

Biden in Ukraine talks as Kiev marks Maidan anniversary

US Vice President Joe Biden will meet Ukraine`s leaders Friday as the ex-Soviet country marks a year since the start of protests that toppled a pro-Russia regime and sparked the conflict ravaging the nation`s east.

Nov 21, 2014, 15:06 PM IST