Martial law in Ukraine as Trump threatens to cancel Putin meet
Ukraine's president signed an act imposing martial law in border regions on Wednesday as mounting tensions over Russia's seizure of Ukrainian ships saw US President Donald Trump threaten to cancel talks with Vladimir Putin.
Putin warns against 'reckless' moves after Ukraine declares martial law
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday warned Ukraine against any "reckless acts" after Kiev declared martial law in response to Moscow's seizure of three of its navy vessels.
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.
Russian seizure of Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea sparks alarm
Russia has seized three Ukrainian naval ships in waters near Moscow-annexed Crimea, raising fears of military escalation and prompting an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Monday.
Bellew versus Usyk heavyweight fight, others for Nigerian fans
Nigerian boxing fans will be treated to the cruiserweight world title fight between England’s Tony Bellew and Ukraine’s Oleksandr Usyk today, while tennis lovers will enjoy the best of tennis as Kwesé TV delivers the Fed Cup finals between the Czech Republic and USA. Africa’s leading multiplatform broadcast network, Kwesé, will broadcast the two highly-anticipated…
Ukraine hails Church independence move as 'blow' to Moscow
Ukrainian media outlets on Friday welcomed what they said was a "serious blow" to Moscow after a historic decision by the Ecumenical Patriarchate to recognise the independence of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
Russian Orthodox Church warns of protests in Ukraine
A high-ranking Russian Orthodox cleric on Wednesday warned that protests would erupt in Ukraine if the country's Orthodox Church is granted independence from Moscow.
Council of Europe postpones vote on Russia return
Council of Europe delegates voted Tuesday to delay action on a proposed rule change which could restore Russia's voting rights, stripped in 2014 after Moscow's seizure of Crimea from Ukraine. During a plenary session of the rights body's parliamentary assembly, delegates sent the proposal back for further committee study by a vote of 99 to…
Thousands evacuated as explosions spark fire at Ukraine arms depot
More than 12,000 people were evacuated after ammunition stored at an arms depot in northern Ukraine began exploding early Tuesday and set off a huge fire, authorities said.
Blast injures election candidate in Ukraine's rebel east
Three people were injured in an explosion in Ukraine's rebel stronghold Donetsk on Saturday, including a candidate for the post of the self-proclaimed republic's leader. The incident took place just four weeks after the head of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) Alexander Zakharchenko was killed in a bombing at a cafe in broad daylight. Saturday's…