16 Apr 2015
Moscow: A former ally of deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has been found shot to death in his home in Kiev.
17 Feb 2015
Luhanske (Ukraine): Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels failed on Tuesday to start pulling back heavy weaponry from the front line in eastern Ukraine as a deadline passed to do so.
28 Feb 2015
Berlin: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has declared the killing of three government troops by pro-Moscow rebels a "serious breach of the ceasefire", during a telephone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, her office said.
06 Dec 2014
KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday a preliminary agreement had been reached to hold talks in Minsk on Dec. 9 on implementing the steps of a September ceasefire deal with eastern separatists, Interfax reported.
24 Feb 2015
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he does not believe a war with Ukraine is possible, describing such a conflict as "apocalyptic" in an interview broadcast on Tuesday
22 Feb 2014
Kiev: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has left Kiev after protesters took control of the capital, seizing the head of the nation’s home and office as Parliament sought to oust him.
12 Feb 2015
Minsk (Belarus): Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on Thursday emerged from marathon 16-hour talks to announce a comprehensive peace deal for eastern Ukraine, but questions remained whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels have agreed on all of its terms.
13 Sep 2014
Kiev: Fighting flared near an airport in eastern Ukraine on Saturday in breach of a fragile eight-day ceasefire as the prime minister accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of planning to destroy his country.
18 Jun 2014
Moscow: President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko discussed a possible ceasefire, the Kremlin has said, after a second member of a Russian television crew was confirmed to have died in the east of the ex-Soviet state.
20 Feb 2014
Kiev: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich said late on Wednesday that he had agreed a "truce" with opposition leaders after 26 people were killed in street clashes, ahead of meetings with EU foreign ministers who are threatening to impose sanctions for the violence.