Latest news from KIEV city, Ukraine.

Ukraine's parliament to remain a rowdy place

Ukraine's parliament to remain a rowdy place

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Anti-corruption crusaders, paramilitary commanders, radical ultranationalists, remnants of the disgraced former president's entourage.


October 28, 2014 - 18:41 GMT
Pro-European parties lead Ukraine poll

Pro-European parties lead Ukraine poll

 

KIEV, Ukraine - With almost one-third of votes counted, two allied pro-European parties in Ukraine that ran on a platform to enact radical reforms have taken a joint lead in a parliamentary election.


October 27, 2014 - 08:00 GMT
Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament

Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Voters in Ukraine headed to the polls Sunday to elect a new parliament, overhauling a legislature tainted by its association with ousted President Viktor Yanukovych.


October 26, 2014 - 08:17 GMT
Ukrainian Voters Head To The Polls For The General Election

Ukrainian Voters Head To The Polls For The General Election

 

KIEV, UKRAINE - OCTOBER 26: Oleh Lyashko L, head of Ukraine's Radical Party, emerges from a voting booth after casting his ballot at a polling station on October 26, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine.


October 26, 2014 - 08:06 GMT
Ukrainians Prepare Go To the Polls In The Latest General Election

Ukrainians Prepare Go To the Polls In The Latest General Election

 

KIEV, UKRAINE - OCTOBER 24: People buy vegetables at a green market on city's outkirts on October 24, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine.


October 24, 2014 - 13:06 GMT
Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls

Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls

 

KIEV, Ukraine - One candidate in Ukraine's parliamentary elections hopes to bring voters to the dark side: Darth Alekseyevich Vader.


October 24, 2014 - 12:53 GMT
Ukraine's key election fails to spark enthusiasm

Ukraine's key election fails to spark enthusiasm

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine's history.


October 24, 2014 - 12:33 GMT
Ukraine pins hopes on a new-look parliament

Ukraine pins hopes on a new-look parliament

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine's parliament is something halfway between a wrestling pit and a shady backroom for hatching deals. Optimists believe Sunday's elections will change all that.


October 23, 2014 - 13:25 GMT

Ukraine says Russia has agreed to supply gas

 

KIEV, Ukraine - The Ukrainian president says his country has reached an agreement with Russia on supplies of natural gas for the winter.


October 19, 2014 - 10:22 GMT
Ukraine politics turns trashy as mood sours

Ukraine politics turns trashy as mood sours

 

KIEV, Ukraine - In Ukraine, trashing a politician isn't a metaphor. It's literal: Find a suspected shady official, grab him and throw him into a dumpster.


October 15, 2014 - 11:34 GMT

Ukraine appoints new defense minister

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine's parliament has approved a new defense minister as the country remains bogged down in daily clashes with pro-Russian separatist forces in its industrial eastern regions.


October 14, 2014 - 08:29 GMT
Ukraine sees fewer Russian troops in conflict zone

Ukraine sees fewer Russian troops in conflict zone

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukrainian military officials say they have observed a reduction in the presence of Russian troops in areas at the heart of fighting between government troops and separatist rebels.


October 13, 2014 - 11:10 GMT
Ukraine adopts law to purge government officials

Ukraine adopts law to purge government officials

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine's president has approved legislation to purge government bodies of officials linked to the rule of the country's previous leader, Viktor Yanukovych.


October 09, 2014 - 13:44 GMT
UN says hundreds killed during Ukraine cease-fire

UN says hundreds killed during Ukraine cease-fire

 

KIEV, Ukraine - The United Nations says at least 331 deaths have been reported in eastern Ukraine since last month's cease-fire deal between Russian-backed separatists and government troops.


October 08, 2014 - 10:18 GMT

Bubka wins 3rd term as Ukraine's Olympic chief

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Pole vault great Sergei Bubka has been re-elected president of Ukraine's national Olympic committee.


October 07, 2014 - 14:36 GMT
East Ukraine rebels keep up drive to take airport

East Ukraine rebels keep up drive to take airport

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Defense officials in Ukraine say there has been no letup in efforts by pro-Russia separatist fighters in the east to capture the airport in the main rebel-held city of Donetsk.


October 07, 2014 - 14:08 GMT
Ukrainians gear up for winter without Russian gas

Ukrainians gear up for winter without Russian gas

 

KIEV, Ukraine - For Alexei Polezhai, who sells water heaters and wood-burning stoves at his two shops in Kiev, sales this fall have been remarkably good considering the dramatic collapse in the rest of the Ukrainian economy this year.


September 30, 2014 - 12:31 GMT

3 killed in worst east Ukraine shelling in a week

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Authorities say the eastern Ukraine rebel stronghold of Donetsk has been hit by the worst shelling in more than a week, killing three people and wounding five overnight.


September 29, 2014 - 09:04 GMT

Ukraine: 2 killed in clashes despite cease-fire

 

KIEV, Ukraine - A Ukrainian security official says one serviceman and one civilian have been killed in the past day as rebels in the east continue attacks despite a cease-fire declared three weeks ago.


September 27, 2014 - 11:33 GMT
Ukraine's Poroshenko sure that peace is on the way

Ukraine's Poroshenko sure that peace is on the way

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he believes the conflict with Russia-backed separatists in the east is on the wane and that peace efforts will work.


September 25, 2014 - 13:22 GMT
Ukraine rebels say they withdraw heavy artillery

Ukraine rebels say they withdraw heavy artillery

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Russia-backed rebels in east Ukraine say that they are pulling back heavy artillery from front-line positions in response to similar moves by the Ukrainian army, a first step toward satisfying a truce agreement signed last week.


September 23, 2014 - 09:25 GMT

Kiev notes progress on eastern Ukraine cease-fire

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukrainian officials say government troops have begun withdrawing heavy artillery in the east of the country, as have pro-Russian rebels in the region.


September 22, 2014 - 10:55 GMT

6 killed, 14 wounded in east Ukraine city

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Shelling killed six people and wounded 15 others in rebel-held Donetsk, the city council reported Monday - the worst violation yet of the cease-fire between Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian troops that took effect Sept.


September 22, 2014 - 10:37 GMT

6 killed, 14 wounded in east Ukraine city

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Shelling killed six people and wounded 15 others in rebel-held Donetsk, the city council reported Monday - the worst violation yet of the cease-fire between Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian troops that took effect Sept.


September 19, 2014 - 20:04 GMT

6 killed, 14 wounded in east Ukraine city

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Shelling killed six people and wounded 15 others in rebel-held Donetsk, the city council reported Monday - the worst violation yet of the cease-fire between Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian troops that took effect Sept.


September 18, 2014 - 11:30 GMT
Rule

Rule

 

KIEV, UKRAINE - SEPTEMBER 17: A man takes a nap in a park on September 17, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine.


September 17, 2014 - 18:12 GMT

Former Ukraine midfielder Gusin dies at 41

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Andriy Gusin, a former Ukraine midfielder who helped his country reach the 2006 World Cup quarterfinals, has died, the Ukrainian football federation said Wednesday. He was 41.


September 17, 2014 - 14:40 GMT
Ukraine lawmakers ratify landmark deal with Europe

Ukraine lawmakers ratify landmark deal with Europe

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine moved to resolve months of crisis Tuesday by strengthening ties to Europe and loosening some controls over the country's rebellious eastern regions where it has been fighting Russian-backed separatists.


September 17, 2014 - 00:24 GMT

6 killed, 14 wounded in east Ukraine city

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Shelling killed six people and wounded 15 others in rebel-held Donetsk, the city council reported Monday - the worst violation yet of the cease-fire between Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian troops that took effect Sept.


September 16, 2014 - 20:14 GMT

Ukraine's parliament ratifies agreement to deepen ties with the European Union

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine's parliament ratifies agreement to deepen ties with the European Union .


September 16, 2014 - 10:32 GMT
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