Top security adviser of Ukraine leader quits
Ukrainian top security adviser Oleksandr Danylyuk announced his resignation Friday in a new setback for President Volodymyr Zelensky, caught in a global scandal after a controversial phone call with Donald Trump.
Comedian, president in stadium debate ahead of Ukraine election
A comedian tipped to become Ukraine's next president and his incumbent rival go head-to-head in an extraordinary stadium debate Friday, as campaigning reaches its climax before a weekend vote.
Tens of police hospitalised after Ukraine clashes ahead of poll
Ukraine's police said Sunday that 25 officers were injured in clashes with ultra-nationalists who tried to attack a presidential motorcade ahead of elections at the end of this month. Nineteen police officers were hospitalised in the city of Cherkasy, where supporters of the far-right National Corps party tried to block President Petro Poroshenko's motorcade and…
Ukraine's Poroshenko announces re-election bid
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday launched an uphill battle for re-election, five years on from a bloody uprising that brought him to power on a promise to tackle corruption.
Poroshenko announces end to martial law in Ukraine
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday announced the end of a martial law in the country's border regions, which was introduced last month after Russia's seizure of three of Kiev's navy vessels in the Sea of Azov. "Today, right now, at 2:00 pm (1200 GMT) the martial law ends. This is my principal decision," Poroshenko…
Putin briefs Trump over Ukraine as EU leaders up pressure
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he briefed his US counterpart Donald Trump on the Ukraine crisis as he came under pressure over Moscow's robust foreign policy at the G20 summit in Argentina.
Trump sets up stormy G20 with Putin snub
US President Donald Trump headed to Argentina Thursday for a fractious weekend of G20 summitry, cancelling planned talks with Russia's leader...
NATO calls emergency meeting with Ukraine on sea clash
NATO will hold an emergency meeting with Ukrainian officials at alliance headquarters in Brussels on Monday over the naval standoff with Russia off the coast of Crimea.
Ukrainian president slams Russian church as 'national security threat'
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday condemned the influential Russian Orthodox Church, which counts millions of believers, as a threat to national security.