Ukraine negotiator charged over plot to kill President Poroshenko
Ukraine on Friday charged a prisoner swap negotiator with plotting to assassinate President Petro Poroshenko and other top officials leading the four-year campaign against Russian-backed eastern insurgents.
Ukraine says gas shortage fully covered
Ukraine on Sunday said it had resolved its gas shortage caused by the refusal of Russia's Gazprom to restart natural gas deliveries. "We have a sharp increase in gas supplies from the EU, from Poland, Slovakia and Hungary," Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko posted on Twitter. "The entire shortage is completely covered." Poroshenko underlined that Ukraine…
Ukraine, Abuja Chamber Of Commerce partner on trade
The Ukrainian Embassy in Nigeria has entered into a partnership with the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) with a view to boosting trade. President of the ACCI, Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, who presided over the meeting where the deal was sealed, stressed that the Chamber is interested in mobilising its members, stakeholders, concerned authorities…
Russia 'regrets' EU decision to extend sanctions
Moscow on Friday said it "regrets" the decision of EU leaders this week to extend tough economic sanctions against Russia for a further six months over its meddling in Ukraine.
Tens of thousands evacuated from Ukraine arms depot 'sabotage' blasts
Ukrainian authorities evacuated more than 30,000 people Wednesday from the central Vinnytsia region after a huge arms depot storing missiles caught fire and exploded in what prosecutors said was a possible act of "sabotage".
Germany cautious on Putin plan for Ukraine UN mission
Germany voiced growing scepticism Wednesday about a Russian proposal to let UN-mandated forces help protect monitors observing the Ukraine conflict.
Ukraine's presidential office says website attacked by Russia
The Ukrainian presidential administration said its website had been attacked by Russia in apparent retaliation for Kiev's decision to block prominent Russian social networks.
Russia marks three years since Crimea takeover
Russia on Saturday marked a low-key third anniversary of the seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, as Kiev blasted the annexation of the strategic Black Sea peninsula as a "crime".