World | Reuters | Sunday July 13, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin could meet his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko on the sidelines of the World Cup final in Brazil on Sunday, although no talks were being planned at this point, a spokesman for the Kremlin said on Saturday.
World | Associated Press | Sunday July 13, 2014
US Vice President Joe Biden has offered condolences to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko over killings in eastern Ukraine.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 12, 2014
Ukraine's leader has accepted an invitation to attend Sunday's World Cup final, with Russian President Vladimir Putin also among the spectators, amid a crisis between their countries, Brazilian officials said.
World | Associated Press | Friday July 11, 2014
Ukraine's president vowed vengeance in blood after 19 troops were killed in an insurgent rocket attack Friday, and residents of the rebel-held city of Donetsk began fleeing in large numbers for fear of a government siege.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 10, 2014
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande have urged Russia to use its influence on rebels in eastern Ukraine so that a meeting on a possible cease-fire can take place as soon as possible.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 10, 2014
The people of Slavyansk would dearly love to believe Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko who promised "everything is going to be fixed up" during a lightning visit to the former bastion of pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 9, 2014
Ukraine sought on Tuesday to ban the Communist Party more than two decades after the Soviet Union's collapse because of its alleged support for pro-Russian insurgents battling government forces in the separatist east.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday July 8, 2014
French President Francois Hollande and US President Barack Obama are pressing for a meeting "as quickly as possible" to negotiate a bilateral cease-fire in Ukraine, Hollande's office said on Monday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 8, 2014
Protesters in the small California town of Murrieta are fighting what they say is an "invasion" of illegal immigrants. The demonstrators turned up a week ago at this US Border Patrol facility for detained migrants, and, vowed Greg Allison, "we're not...
World | Reuters | Monday July 7, 2014
Ukraine's government said it would quickly seize more territory from pro-Russian separatists after re-taking their stronghold of Slaviansk in what President Petro Poroshenko called a turning point in the fight for control of the country's east.
World | Reuters | Sunday July 6, 2014
In a country torn between Russia and western Europe, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's decision to resume an offensive against pro-Moscow rebels has carefully ignored both neighbours to show an ear acutely tuned to Ukrainian domestic politics.
World | Reuters | Sunday July 6, 2014
Ukrainian security officials said on Sunday they were in full control of the former rebel stronghold of Slaviansk after re-taking it in a victory which President Petro Poroshenko said could mark a turning point in the fight against the separatists.
World | Reuters | Saturday July 5, 2014
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday ordered the army to raise the national flag in the separatist stronghold of Slaviansk, eastern Ukraine, after hearing reports of military successes there, the presidential website said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 2, 2014
Ukrainian forces pressed on with their assault on pro-Russian insurgents after Kiev's Western-backed leader brushed off European efforts to save a tenuous truce, prompting Russia to raise alarm over the "swiftly deteriorating" situation.
World | Reuters | Wednesday July 2, 2014
Ukrainian forces struck at pro-Russian separatist bases in eastern regions with air and artillery strikes on Tuesday after President Petro Poroshenko announced he would not renew a ceasefire but go on the offensive to rid Ukraine of "parasites".
World | Associated Press | Tuesday July 1, 2014
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he is halting a unilateral cease-fire in the conflict with pro-Russian separatists and says Ukrainian forces will go on the offensive against the rebels.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 1, 2014
Ukraine's Western-backed President Petro Poroshenko has announced that Kiev's forces will resume a military offensive against pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine after he opted not to prolong a shaky ceasefire.
World | Associated Press | Monday June 30, 2014
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko tried to keep his peace plan to settle the conflict with pro-Russian separatists on track in a four-way phone call Sunday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the leaders of France and Germany.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 28, 2014
The EU's move to sign accords with Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia is a major setback for Russian President Vladimir Putin, but the tug-of-war over Moscow's ex-Soviet sphere of influence is far from over, say analysts.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 27, 2014
Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko is ready to extend by 72 hours a ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels which is due to expire later Friday, diplomatic sources said.