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US, EU, Canada slap sanctions on Russia over aggression against Ukraine

The sanctions were slapped on six Russian defense firms, two Russian energy and construction companies operating in Crimea and few officials.

Mar 15, 2019, 22:42 PM IST

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko decrees martial law for 60 days, parliament has to approve

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree on Monday to introduce martial law for 60 days

Nov 26, 2018, 20:05 PM IST

Russia blocks Ukrainian navy from entering Sea of Azov after Black Sea standoff

A bilateral treaty gives both countries the right to use the sea, which lies between them and is linked by the narrow Kerch Strait to the Black Sea.

Nov 26, 2018, 07:46 AM IST

Furious Ukraine fans flood FIFA Facebook page with 'Glory to Ukraine' post after Croatia fine

FIFA hit Ognjen Vukojevic with a 15,000 Swiss franc ($15,000) fine and a warning after he and Croatian defender Domagoj Vida said “Glory to Ukraine” in a video posted after Croatia beat Russia in a World Cup quarter-final on Saturday. 

Jul 10, 2018, 17:15 PM IST

Dissident Russian journalist Babchenko, reported to be killed, is alive

A dissident Russian journalist Babchenko said he had been part of a special Ukrainian operation to thwart a Russian attempt on his life and said he was fine.

May 30, 2018, 20:49 PM IST

Russian military missile brought down MH17, say investigators

All people on board the Boeing 777 died when it broke apart in mid-air flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.

May 24, 2018, 17:54 PM IST

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

 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

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

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'

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`

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

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

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

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

 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'

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

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