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Train with MH17 wreckage arrives in Ukraine's Kharkiv
Kiev, Nov 24 : A train carrying the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine in July arrived Monday in the city of Kharkiv, which is controlled by Ukrainian government forces.
Russia to lose $40 bn a year due to sanctions: Minister
Moscow, Nov 24 : Western sanctions against Russia triggered by its actions in Ukraine will cost the country's economy $40 billion a year, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said Monday.
Three soldiers killed in separatist attacks in Ukraine
Kiev, Nov 24 : At least three soldiers have been killed over the last 24 hours in attacks carried out by pro-Russian separatist militias in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian military command said Monday.
Dutch investigators finish recovery of MH17 wreck from crash site in ...
Johannesburg, Nov 24 : Dutch experts have completed the recovery of the wreckage of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 from the crash site in Eastern Ukraine and have sent it to a government-controlled city for being transported further to Netherlands, a report said.
Kiev says Russia has 7500 troops in eastern Ukraine
Melbourne, Nov 23 : Ukraine has reportedly claimed that Russia has thousands of troops in conflict-torn Eastern Ukraine and has vowed to boost its own military capacity.
'Western actions during Ukraine crisis contradictory to democracy'
Moscow, Nov 23 : Western countries' actions during the Ukraine crisis were contrary to democratic principles, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov .
Biden warns Russia would face 'greater isolation' if failed to ...
London, Nov 22 : United States Vice President Joe Biden has warned Russia that it would face "greater isolation" if the country fails to agree to the September peace deal in Ukraine.
Ukraine accuses Russia of cross-border shelling
Kiev, Nov 21 : Ukraine Friday accused Russia of carrying out cross-border shelling against Ukrainian positions in the eastern part of the country even as pro-Russian separatists put the toll in the ongoing conflict at 5,000.
5,000 killed in the Ukrainian conflict: Pro-Russian separatists
Moscow, Nov 21 : Authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) in eastern Ukraine Friday said almost 5,000 people have been killed in the armed conflict that broke out last April between pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian Army.
New five-party coalition formed in Ukraine parliament
Moscow, Nov 21 : Five Ukrainian parties, including President Petro Poroshenko's Bloc and the National Front of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Friday signed an agreement to form a parliamentary coalition backing the new government.
Russia warns against US arms supply to Ukraine
London, Nov 21 : Russia has expressed concern over a US official's suggestion that the US should provide arms to Ukrainian forces combating pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.
Five parties agree to establish coalition in Ukraine
Kiev, Nov 21 : Five parties in Ukraine -- People's Front, Radical Party, Samopomoshch (Self Help), Pyotr Poroshenko Bloc and Yulia Timoshenko's Batkivshchina -- have signed an agreement to establish a coalition in Ukraine's parliament.
Almost 1,000 people killed in Ukraine since truce agreement, warns UN
London, Nov 21 : At least 957 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since September 5th when a ceasefire came into place, said United Nations human rights office.
Hostilities, human rights violations continue in Ukraine: OHCHR
Geneva, Nov 20 : Hostilities, human rights violations and abuses continued in eastern Ukraine despite the announcement of the Sep 5 ceasefire, a report released by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said Thursday.
OSCE condemns attack on its observers in Ukraine
Kiev, Nov 20 : The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Thursday condemned an attack on its representatives that took place near Donetsk in the conflict-hit eastern Ukraine.
Russia to send humanitarian aid convoy to east Ukraine
Moscow, Nov 20 : The Russian emergencies ministry will send the eighth humanitarian aid convoy to the rebel-held regions in east Ukraine, Deputy Minister Vladimir Artamonov said Thursday.
Over 4,000 killed in eastern Ukraine conflict: OSCE
Vienna, Nov 20 : More than 4,000 people have been killed and tens of thousands of people have been injured in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, the special envoy of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said Thursday.
Britain offers 'crash-course' to Russia on identifying its own tanks ...
Melbourne, Nov 20 : In the wake of Russia's flat denials of its involvement in the Ukraine conflict, Britain has offered President Vladimir Putin a "crash-course" on spotting its own military tanks.
Three civilians, two soldiers killed in Ukraine
Kiev, Nov 19 : Three civilians and two soldiers were killed in separate incidents in Ukraine over the past 24 hours, authorities said Wednesday
New Ukraine parliament to meet next week
Kiev, Nov 19 : The newly elected Ukrainian parliament will meet for the first time next week, Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman announced here Wednesday.
Pro-Russia separatist leader challenges Poroshenko to a duel
Moscow, Nov 19 : Pro-Russia separatist leader Igor Plotnitski Wednesday challenged Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to a duel to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Two soldiers killed in separatist attacks in Ukraine
Kiev, Nov 19 : At least two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 13 wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatist militias in eastern Ukraine over the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian military command said Wednesday.
Moscow urges West to back dialogue between Kiev, rebels
Moscow, Nov 19 : Moscow has urged Western countries to support a dialogue between Kiev and the southeast Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Wednesday.
No new offensive planned against rebels: Ukraine
Kiev, Nov 19 : The Ukrainian foreign ministry said Tuesday that the government was committed to the peace process and had no intention to resume full-scale military operation against independence-seeking insurgents.
Russia supports resumption of Minsk-format process over Ukraine
Minsk, Nov 18 : All parties concerned should resume the Minsk-format discussions and agreements over the Ukraine crisis, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said here Tuesday.
Men arrested on suspicion of plotting attack on Dutch officials
Kiev, Nov 18 : Ukraine police has arrested a group of armed men on suspicion of plotting a terror act against a delegation from the Dutch government to probe MH17 disaster, a top security official said Tuesday.
Russia warns West of Ukraine resuming military operations
Minsk, Nov 18 : Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Tuesday said Western governments should acknowledge the threat arising from Kiev's plans to resume its military operation in eastern Ukraine.
Russia urges US, Ukraine to disclose MH17 crash data
Moscow, Nov 18 : Moscow has once again urged the US to disclose the satellite images taken over eastern Ukraine when Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crashed.
Recovery of MH17 wreckage to be completed in five days
The Hague, Nov 18 : The recovery of the wreckage Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be completed in around five days, the Dutch Safety Board, leading the investigation into the crash in eastern Ukraine, has announced.
Ukraine beefs up defences in eastern region
Kiev, Nov 17 : Ukrainian forces beefed up defences along the territories controlled by independence-seeking insurgents in the country's east as fighting intensified over the weekend, a military spokesman said here Monday.