In April, Kiev forces started a military operation against independence supporters in eastern Ukraine, which claimed lives of over 3,700 people. On September 5, the conflicting sides reached a ceasefire agreement at a Contact Group meeting in Minsk. Due to the conflict, Ukraine’s southeastern regions witnessed severe humanitarian catastrophe, as many citizens struggled without clean water, electricity and other essentials.
The European countries do not support any changes in the EU-Ukraine Association deal, Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, Ambassador Jan Tombinski said Wednesday.
A unique summer camp is opening in the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) in Ukraine’s southeast, LPR Minister of Information, Press and Mass Communications Vyacheslav Stolyarenko told RIA Novosti.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he expected Germany to increase investment in the Ukrainian economy, according to a statement issued by his press service.
The Ukrainian government has failed to investigate bloodshed connected to the February 2014 riots that drove an elected government from office, Russia's Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin told the Security Council on Monday.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday confirmed that the repatriation of Ukrainian national Nadezhda Savchenko, who was in custody in Russia, was agreed before a Monday conversation between the leaders of the Normandy Four, comprising Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s decision to appoint NATO’s former secretary-general as his personal adviser will probably backfire and lead to an escalation of the civil war in his country, US analysts told Sputnik.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called for the immediate end to attacks on settlements in southeastern Ukraine by the Ukrainian armed forces, the Kremlin’s press service said Tuesday.
New Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman vowed in a conversation with US Vice President Joe Biden on Friday to focus on anti-corruption measures and on meeting the IMF reform obligations, the White House announced in a release.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) disapproves of the release by hackers of personal information of reporters working in eastern Ukraine, CPJ Europe and Central Asia Program Coordinator Nina Ognianova said in a press release on Wednesday.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has canceled a two-day working visit to the United Kingdom.
May 2 marks the second anniversary of the politically incited massacre in the Ukranian port city of Odessa, which left at least 48 people dead.
The United States will give $4 million to attract international advisers to carry out reform of the Ukrainian Customs Service, Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk said Monday.
UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Friday that it was "vitally important" for the new Ukrainian government to continue anti-corruption steps.
US Vice President Joe Biden has stressed that Ukraine must implement reforms and anti-corruption measures in order to secure more international support.
US Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Ukraine’s newly-elected Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman urging him to ‘quickly’ move forward on Kiev’s reform program and fulfill its IMF and Minsk accords commitments in order to maintain international support, the White House announced in a statement on Thursday.
The candidate for the post of Ukraine's prime minister and the makeup of the new Ukrainian government have been agreed upon by the country's Verkhovna Rada, the leader of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc "Solidarity" party, Yuriy Lutsenko, said on Wednesday.
Ukraine will face significant challenges rebuilding its economy and battling corruption following the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, US Senate Ukraine Caucus ranking member Dick Durbin told Sputnik.
The United States must continue providing defense support to Ukraine following the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, US Senate Ukraine Caucus ranking member Dick Durbin told Sputnik.
The resignation of Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk will have no effect on the crisis in the country, as the core of the government is "ultra-corrupted and a sort of mafia," a member of the Austrian parliament from the right-wing Freedom Party of Austria (FPO), told Sputnik.
Elections in the self-proclaimed republics of Ukraine’s southeast could be held if a police mission of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is launched, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said.
The success of the Ukrainian government in surviving a no-confidence vote opens the way for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to complete a second review and approve more funds, Goldman Sachs said in a report acquired by RIA Novosti.