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Rainbow flag waves over Ukraine's highest statue to mark Kyiv pride
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IMF board approves $5 billion lifeline for Ukraine amid coronavirus recessionThe International Monetary Fund's executive board approved on Tuesday a $5 billion loan deal for Ukraine that Kiev says is needed to stave off default as the coronavirus pandemic plunges the Eastern..
Three wounded in shootout in Kiev suburb, 20 detainedDozens of people, some armed with what appeared to be hunting rifles, clashed in broad daylight on Friday in a residential suburb outside the capital Kiev, and at least three people were wounded,..
Argentine parents, newborn baby separated 8,000 miles by virusJose Perez and Flavia Lavorino in Buenos Aires have yet to meet their baby Manu, who was born via a surrogate mother in Kiev 8,000 miles (12,875 km) away as lockdowns around the world and shuttered..
Ukrainian surrogate babies bound for U.S., Europe stranded by virus lockdownLying in rows of cots in a small hotel on the outskirts of Kiev, 51 babies born to surrogate mothers are stranded in Ukraine as the coronavirus lockdown is preventing parents from the United States,..
Mangoes off the menu for lonely primates, as Kiev zoo struggles in lockdownMykhailo Pinchuk takes a short walk around his empty zoo, greeting some animals with a stroke and a morsel of food.
Ukraine says still far from 'all for all' prisoner swaps with RussiaUkraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said on Thursday that Kiev and Moscow were still far from finalising a prisoner swap of all inmates.
Kiev authorities seal off Orthodox monastery that became coronavirus hotspotAuthorities in Kiev sealed off a 1,000-year-old Orthodox Christian monastery on Monday after reporting that two of its members had died and more than 90 had contracted the coronavirus, accounting for..
Head of stricken Kiev monastery says underestimated gravity of coronavirusThe head of a 1,000-year-old Orthodox monastery that became a hotspot for coronavirus infections in Kiev said he had underestimated the gravity of the pandemic and that measures had now been introduced..
Kiev photographer works around lockdown with video photo shootsKiev photographer Kate Kondratieva has found a way to continue doing her job by holding virtual photo shoots, and clients are pouring in.
Kiev monastery fights coronavirus with homemade hand sanitizerThe black-robed Orthodox clerics sit in a line under an icon in one of Ukraine's oldest monasteries, mixing up batches of hand sanitizer to distribute to the poor and the needy.
Ukraine imposes state of emergency in Kiev region, PM warns of economic crisisUkraine's government imposed a state of emergency in the region surrounding the capital Kiev on Wednesday as Prime Minister Denys Shmygal warned of a national economic crisis due to the global fallout..
Robbers grab 100,000 surgical masks at gunpoint as Ukraine enters shutdownUkrainian shops, restaurants and transport shut down on Tuesday as the country tightened restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus, while police arrested five people suspected of trying to..
Ukraine capital shuts down bars, restaurants, shopping mallsUkraine's capital Kiev announced on Monday the closure of bars, restaurants, cafes and shopping malls from March 17 to contain the spread of the coronavirus, and said people's movement to other towns..
Iran agrees to send black boxes of downed airliner to Ukraine: officialIran has agreed to send black boxes from a downed Ukrainian jetliner to Kiev for analysis, an Iranian official said on Wednesday, a move that would end a two-month standoff over the recordings from the..
Ukrainian capital Kiev shuts schools, mass events to prevent spread of virusUkraine's capital Kiev will close schools and universities from Thursday until the end of March to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, city mayor Vitali Klitschko said on Wednesday.
Fighting flares in eastern Ukraine, Kiev and rebels blame each otherA Ukrainian solder was killed and four others injured on Tuesday when heavy fighting erupted in eastern Ukraine, the country's military said, as it and Russian-backed separatists blamed each other for..
One killed as Ukraine accuses Russian forces of heavy shelling in eastOne Ukrainian soldier was killed and four injured on Tuesday as Kiev accused Russian forces of using heavy shelling to try to breach Ukrainian lines in the eastern Donbass region.
Ukraine president to convene security council meeting on Donbass fightingUkraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will convene a Ukrainian security council meeting on Tuesday after one soldier was killed and four wounded in what Kiev said was heavy shelling by Russian forces..
Let's move on from impeachment, visiting U.S. Senators tell Ukraine's leaderA group of three U.S. Senators visited Kiev on Friday to convey a message of continued bipartisan support for Ukraine after it got entangled last year in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
In wake of impeachment, U.S. senators to visit UkraineThree U.S. senators will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kiev on Friday, seeking to reinforce the importance of his country as a strategic U.S. ally after he found himself at the..
Ukraine sticks to positions on Russia but leaves room for "compromises"The Ukrainian president's new chief of staff on Wednesday stuck to Kiev's existing positions on ending the war against Russian-backed forces in the eastern Donbass region but said there could be..
New Ukraine chief of staff: compromises possible in Russia talksUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's new chief of staff Andriy Yermak said there could be compromises in Kiev's negotiations with Moscow over the future of the Donbass region but also stressed..
Senior appointments in Moscow and Kiev point to tentative thawNew senior appointments in Moscow and Kiev on Tuesday pointed toward a tentative thaw in ties, after the Ukrainian president's new chief of staff offered guarded praise for the man put in charge of the..
Putin picks new Ukraine negotiator after ties thaw a littleThe Kremlin said on Tuesday that a senior Ukrainian-born Russian official was now in charge of managing Moscow's relations with Ukraine, a move likely to be seen by some politicians in Kiev as further..
Ukraine preparing to evacuate citizens from Wuhan in China on Tuesday: embassyUkraine is preparing to evacuate its citizens from the city of Wuhan in China's Hubei province on Tuesday by special charter plane to Kiev, a statement from the country's embassy in China said on..
Ukraine's last planned plane from China to arrive in KievThe last planned Ukrainian flight from China before a ban over coronavirus is enforced was due to arrive in Kiev shortly with around 200 passengers on board, Ukraine International Airlines said on..
Ukraine wants larger compensation for its citizens killed in plane shootdown in IranUkraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Sunday that Kiev was not satisfied with a size of compensation Iran had offered to families of Ukrainians killed in the downing of a plane near Tehran..
Pompeo pledges support for Ukraine as impeachment trial rumblesU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo underscored Washington's support for Ukraine on a visit to Kiev on Friday, as both countries sought to smooth over relations buffeted by the impeachment trial of..
Pompeo assures Ukraine of support against Russia: Ukraine statementU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured Ukraine of Washington's full support in stopping Russian aggression, the Ukrainian government said in a statement on Friday after Pompeo met Foreign Minister..
Reported Pompeo comments put Ukraine in awkward spot before visitReported comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appearing to play down Ukraine's importance to Americans have put Kiev in an awkward spot days before Pompeo is due to visit.
Ukraine awaits decision on sending black boxes from plane downed by Iran to KievUkraine's security council said on Thursday it was awaiting a decision on whether Tehran will hand over black boxes of the Ukrainian airliner it downed after an Iranian team presents its report to..
Kiev wants to speak to Germany, France about shooting in east UkraineUkraine wants to speak to Germany and France about an increase in shooting in the east of the country, Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said on Monday.
Iranian representative coming to Ukraine next week, Kiev saysAn Iranian representative will travel to Ukraine next week following the shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger plane near Tehran last week, Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko told parliament on Friday.
Trump impeachment: Was someone tracking the U.S. ambassador in Kiev?A top Democrat in Congress vowed on Wednesday to investigate "profoundly alarming" messages suggesting that the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine was subject to surveillance before President Donald..
Ukraine asks Iran to return black boxes from crashed planeUkraine's prosecutor's office and security service have asked Iranian authorities to give Kiev black boxes from the crashed Ukrainian plane, the prosecutors office said on Wednesday.
Iran will announce reason for crash of Ukrainian airliner on Saturday: Fars newsIran will announce on Saturday the reason for the crash of the Ukrainian airliner that was flying to Kiev from Tehran earlier this week, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Friday, citing an..
Ukraine says Iran cooperating in plane crash probe, cautious on blaming missileUkrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said on Friday that Iran was cooperating with an investigation into the crash of a Ukrainian passenger plane, and that Kiev was not ruling out any version yet..
Iran crash is first fatal incident for Ukrainian airlineA Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) Boeing 737-800 crashed in Iran on Wednesday, killing all 176 people on board, according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Iranian state TV. It was..
U.S.'s Pompeo to meet Ukraine's Zelenskiy on FridayU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kiev on Friday, just weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump was impeached over abuse of power involving his..
Ukraine says Kiev completed prisoner swap with separatistsUkrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern regions completed a full prisoner swap on Sunday, exchanging all remaining detainees in the five-year conflict, the Ukrainian..
Putin says Kiev needs direct talks with Russia-backed breakaway Donbass regionRussian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Ukraine's leaders needed to have direct talks with the Russia-backed separatist region of Donbass in an effort to restore peace in eastern Ukraine.
Ukraine's Zelenskiy sees middle ground with Russia on gas transit, rules out one-year dealUkraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday Kiev and Moscow could reach an agreement on a new gas transit deal before the end of the year, and saw scope for compromise between their..
Russia tells UK court Ukraine should be forced to pay debt despite disputesRussia told Britain's Supreme Court on Monday that Ukraine should not be allowed to use geopolitical arguments to dispute billions of dollars in debt, after Kiev argued it had been forced to borrow the..
Russia hands out passports to 125,000 residents of rebel-held east UkraineRussia has issued passports to 125,000 residents of rebel-held eastern Ukraine, Russia's interior minister said on Monday, deepening Moscow's ties with the separatist region even as it begins talks..
Ukraine seeks to require UK court hearings if Russia tries to enforce debtUkraine will ask the British Supreme Court on Monday not to force it to pay billions of dollars in debt to Russia without a trial that would determine whether Kiev was forced to borrow the money under..
Don't cede too much for peace at Paris talks, Ukrainians tell presidentThousands of people gathered in the center of Kiev on Sunday to send a message to Ukraine's president, who meets his Russian counterpart on Monday, that Ukrainians will not accept a peace deal at the..
Ukraine lawmaker met Giuliani to discuss misuse of U.S. taxpayer money in UkraineAn independent Ukrainian lawmaker said on Thursday he had met U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer in Kiev to discuss the alleged misuse of U.S. taxpayer money by Ukrainian state bodies.
Little wiggle room as Ukraine, Russia leaders meet for crunch Paris talksUkrainian and Russian leaders will try to seal a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and agree on prisoner swaps when they meet next week, but with Kiev politically constrained and Moscow unlikely to bend,..
Hungary to block Ukraine's NATO membership over language lawHungary's foreign minister on Wednesday said Budapest would block Ukraine's membership in NATO until Kiev restored the rights that ethnic Hungarians had before a language law curbed minorities' access..
Ukrainian lawmaker's son killed in attack in Kiev: sourceUnknown gunmen opened fire at the car of a local lawmaker in the center of Ukrainian capital of Kiev on Sunday, killing his three-year old son, a police source said.