Latest news from KIEV city, Ukraine.

NATO sees Russia ready for Ukraine incursion

 

KIEV, Ukraine - NATO's top commander says Russia still has enough troops stationed on Ukraine's border to mount a major incursion, and that it is using its military might to affect political developments inside Ukraine.


November 26, 2014 - 14:53 GMT
Ukraine's Facebook revolution, 1 year later

Ukraine's Facebook revolution, 1 year later

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine's revolution began with a status update on Facebook.


November 21, 2014 - 16:54 GMT
Biden calls on Russia to uphold east Ukraine truce

Biden calls on Russia to uphold east Ukraine truce

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Vice President Joe Biden says Russia must uphold its end of a truce in east Ukraine in order to resolve the conflict which has claimed at least 4,300 lives since March.


November 21, 2014 - 14:22 GMT

Ukraine held to 0-0 draw by Lithuania

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine was held to a goalless draw at home by Lithuania in a friendly Tuesday, ending a run of three straight wins.


November 18, 2014 - 21:23 GMT

Germany's minister shuttles between Moscow, Kiev

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Germany's foreign minister is urging the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists to respect the cease-fire agreement.


November 18, 2014 - 11:14 GMT

Ukraine suspends state services in rebel-held east

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine's president has approved measures to suspend the provision of government services to eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatist forces.


November 15, 2014 - 17:25 GMT
Ukraine warns of worsening security situation

Ukraine warns of worsening security situation

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine says the security situation in rebel-held areas in the east has steadily worsened as separatist fighters move closer to demarcation lines separating them from government forces.


November 13, 2014 - 12:43 GMT

Ukraine rebels say more remains found at MH17 site

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Rebel separatists in east Ukraine say more human remains have been found at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane that was brought down in May.


November 07, 2014 - 15:23 GMT

Rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine say more remains found at Malaysia Airlines crash site

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine say more remains found at Malaysia Airlines crash site.


November 07, 2014 - 15:02 GMT
Ukraine accuses Russia of sending dozens of tanks

Ukraine accuses Russia of sending dozens of tanks

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine has accused Russia of sending in dozens of tanks and other heavy weapons into Ukraine's rebel-controlled eastern areas.


November 07, 2014 - 13:28 GMT

Ukraine to halt subsidies to rebel-held areas

 

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine's prime minister says the government will freeze budget subsidies for eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatists, a move that could precipitate already grievous economic conditions there.


November 05, 2014 - 12:19 GMT
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



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