Content Tagged 'Ukraine'

Putin talks with Ukraine's leader, fighting widens
There have been no one-on-one meetings today between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko, although they did sit down with other leaders in Belarus for their first face-to-face meeting since June.
Secret US-Russia talks on Ukraine held in Finland
The Finnish Foreign Ministry says that the United States and Russia held secret talks over Ukraine in Finland in June.
Ukraine claims capture of 10 Russian soldiers
Ukraine is claiming that its forces have captured 10 Russian soldiers in an eastern region where the Ukrainian troops are fighting pro-Russia separatists.
Weapons convoys seen rolling in eastern Ukraine
AP reporters say convoys of military weaponry and supplies have been coming from the direction of Russia into rebel-held Ukraine.
Russia plans to send second aid convoy to Ukraine
Russia has announced plans to send a second aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine, where months of fighting have left many residential buildings in ruins.
Merkel's Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition
Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis — showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend — underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.
Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours
Ukrainian troops are fighting to gain control of the rebel-held city of Donetsk and a major railroad and a highway that leads to Russia.
Ukraine claims rebels fired on refugees, killing 'many'
Ukraine's national security council is accusing rebels in the east of the country of firing rockets and mortars at civilians trying to flee from the region's intense fighting.
EU pledges $168m to offset Russia sanctions cost
The European Commission is pledging $168 million to assist fruit and vegetable producers hit by Russia's ban on food imports from the 28-nation bloc.
UN says Ukraine death toll doubles in 2 weeks
The U.N.'s human rights office says the number of people who have been killed in eastern Ukraine appears to have doubled in the last two weeks.
Ukraine rocket attack leads to mass jail breakout
Local authorities say more than 100 prisoners have fled from a high-security facility after it was hit by shelling in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine
Dutch premier halts search for Ukraine victims
The Netherlands' prime minister has called a halt to the search for remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster in Ukraine, saying it is too dangerous to continue.
Hagel: 20,000 Russian troops just east of Ukraine
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says there is a growing threat that Russia will invade Ukraine, pointing to the increased buildup of Russian troops along the border.
Ukraine looms over European Central Bank meeting
The crisis in Ukraine and a hesitant recovery in Europe are casting shadows over the European Central Bank's meeting Thursday.
Putin orders import limits over sanctions
President Vladimir Putin has ordered government agencies to restrict imports of food and agricultural products from the countries that have imposed sanctions against Russia.
Air strike injures 2 in key Ukrainian rebel city
Residents in the main rebel city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine say their neighborhood was hit by a government air strike overnight, bringing the fighting between pro-Russian separatists and the Kiev's forces closer than ever to the city center.
UN to meet on humanitarian situation in Ukraine
At Russia's request, the U.N. Security Council has scheduled an emergency meeting on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine.
Ukrainian tour companies offer trips to war-ravaged areas
Ukrainian tourist companies are offering tours to war-ravaged parts of ...
Ukrainian soldiers cross border into Russia with both sides giving conflicting reasons
There's word of Ukrainian soldiers crossing into Russia today, but it's unclear why.
3 long-time Putin cronies hit with EU sanctions
An official European Union document shows three long-time Putin cronies are among eight people who have been hit with new EU sanctions.
Investigators still can't reach MH17 plane site
For another day, fighting in eastern Ukraine has kept international investigators from reaching the debris of the Malaysia Airlines jet that was shot down.
US: New sanctions on Russia could come soon
The White House says the United States could impose additional economic sanctions on Russia as soon as Tuesday.
Jessamine County Church Prays For Ukraine
A Ukrainian church in Jessamine County holds a special prayer meeting for the Malaysian flight tragedy and ongoing turmoil in Ukraine. Video Video
UK Professor, Ukrainian Pastor on Plane Crash
As we learn more details about the tragic plane crash in the Ukraine, a University of Kentucky professor who is a former American Ambassador, said this is a much bigger problem. Video Video
Who Is to Blame? Crash Investigators Face Struggle
To figure out why a Malaysian jetliner fell from the sky, investigators will use the wreckage of any missile found to determine where it came from and who fired it, experts said Friday. That may be easier said than done in the middle of a war zone.
Ukraine: 295 On Malaysia Plane Shot Down Over East
A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the aircraft.
UK and Ukraine Crisis
The crisis in the Ukraine hits home for some people living in the Bluegrass. Video Video
Crimea referendum vote a landslide victory for Russia
It appeared Sunday that the autonomous Crimea region of Ukraine has overwhelmingly voiced their opinion -- they want to break away from their country and rejoin Russia.
Russia claims US drone intercepted over Ukraine region
Russian authorities on Saturday claimed to have intercepted a U.S. surveillance drone over Ukraine's Crimea region, fueling a little more tension to an already terse situation on the eve of a critical referendum vote.
"No Place on Earth" Holocaust Film Screened at UK Hospital
For nearly a year-and-a-half, almost 40 men, women and children hid themselves in an underground Ukrainian cave in an attempt to escape the Holocaust. Video Video
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