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Ukraine PM calls for broad governmental coalition
Kiev, Oct 30 : Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has called for a broad government coalition, except the opposition bloc of former allies of ousted president Viktor Yanukovych.
UN chief deplores planned elections in eastern Ukraine
United Nations, Oct 30 : UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday deplored elections planned by rebel groups in eastern Ukraine, saying the vote will seriously undermine the Minsk Protocol and Memorandum.
Malaysian PM vows to bring MH17 crash culprits to justice
Wellington, Oct 29 : Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has vowed to bring to justice the culprits of Malaysian Airlines MH17 that crashed over eastern Ukraine.
Ukraine denounces forthcoming elections in eastern region
Kiev, Oct 29 : The Ukrainian foreign ministry Tuesday denounced the upcoming parliamentary elections in the self-proclaimed "people's republics" in eastern regions, calling them "illegitimate."
Kazakhstan welcomes holding of parliamentary elections in Ukraine
New Delhi/Astana, Oct.28 : Kazakhstan has welcomed the holding of an election to the Verkhovna Rada or Parliament of Ukraine on October 26 this year.
Russia to recognise separatist vote in eastern Ukraine
Moscow, Oct 28 : Russia will recognise the results of elections scheduled for Nov 2 in the pro-Russian eastern Ukrainian regions of Lugansk and Donetsk, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.
Ukraine elections: PM's party maintains lead
Kiev, Oct 28 : The People's Front party, founded by Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, was still leading in the vote count in the parliamentary elections this week, election officials said Tuesday.
Ukraine celebrates liberation day
Kiev, Oct 28 : Ukraine Tuesday celebrated the 70th anniversary of liberation from Nazi occupantion.
Russia to support separatist elections in eastern Ukraine
Moscow, Oct 28 : Russia will recognise the results of the upcoming separatist elections in eastern Ukraine, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.
Ukraine's pro-western parties win polls amidst crisis
London, Oct 27 : Ukraine's pro-western parties are set to rule the country after the first elections to the body since February's revolution, suggest exit polls.
Pro-European parties' win confirmed in Ukraine elections
Kiev, Oct 28 : Monday's tally of preliminary results from parliamentary elections in Ukraine confirmed a decisive victory for pro-European parties.
Russia to recognise results of Ukraine parliamentary elections
Moscow, Oct 28 : Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday that his country will recognise the results of Sunday's parliamentary elections in Ukraine, where pro-European parties won a convincing victory.
EU leaders welcome Ukraine parliamentary polls
Brussels, Oct 27 : The European Union Monday welcomed Ukraine's parliamentary elections, and said they expected the early formation of a new government.
Obama congratulates Ukrainians for 'successful' elections
Washington, Oct 27 : US President Barack Obama congratulated the people of Ukraine on holding "successful" parliamentary elections, the White House said Monday.
Two soldiers killed in Ukraine attack
Kiev, Oct 27 : Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed in an attack by independence-seeking insurgents on a checkpoint fortified by government forces in eastern Lugansk region, a military spokesman said Monday.
Ukrainian People's Front leads in parliamentary polls
Kiev, Oct 27 : The People's Front party, founded by Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, has taken the lead with 21.67 percent of the vote in Ukraine's parliamentary elections, the Central Election Commission (CEC) announced Monday.
Poroshenko's bloc leads Ukraine's polls
Kiev, Oct 27 : The political bloc that supports Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is leading the country's parliamentary election with around 23 percent votes.
Ukraine votes in parliamentary polls
Kiev, Oct 26 : Ukrainians Sunday started to cast their votes to elect the new parliament, a 450-seat single-house legislative body.
Ukraine to vote Sunday
Kiev, Oct 26 : Ukrainian voters will cast their franchise Sunday to elect a new parliament.
Putin in hurry to invade Ukraine over rumoured cancer fears
New York, Oct 25 : It is rumoured that Russian President Vladimir Putin has cancer of the spinal cord due to which he is in a hurry to invade Ukraine.
Ukraine not answering queries on MH17
Kiev, Oct 25 : The Ukraine has not replied to a single query on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in the country's east after apparently being shot down, Russia's Permanent Representative at the UN Vitaly Churkin has said.
Ukraine observes day of silence ahead of poll
Kiev, Oct 25 : A day of silence is being observed in Ukraine Saturday ahead of the parliamentary election scheduled to be held Sunday.
Over 824,000 people displaced by Ukraine conflict: UN
Kiev, Oct 24 : More than 824,000 people have been displaced by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, including 430,000 within the country, according to a UN report obtained here Friday.
Putin, Merkel call for new talks between Kiev, separatists
Moscow, Oct 24 : Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have called for holding another meeting of the Contact Group on Ukraine at the earliest, the Kremlin said Friday.
Fighting in eastern Ukraine decreasing
Kiev, Oct 24 : Fighting has "significantly" decreased over the past several hours in the eastern Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Luhansk where government forces have been battling pro-Russian separatists for months, the Ukrainian command said Friday.
Ukraine lacks sufficient gas for winter
Kiev, Oct 23 : Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk has said his country lacks sufficient natural gas for winter.
Ukraine lacks sufficient gas for winter: PM
Kiev, Oct 22 : Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk Wednesday said his country lacks sufficient natural gas for winter.
Poroshenko, Putin stress value of ceasefire in East Ukraine
Kiev, Oct 22 : Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin underlined the importance of ceasefire in eastern Ukraine during a phone conversation Tuesday, Ukrainian presidential press service said.
Solovakia, Germany discuss Russian gas, Ukraine
Bratislava, Oct 21 : Slovakia and Germany discussed the gas supplies from Russia and situation in Ukraine, as German chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in the country Monday.
Kiev reports more casualties in eastern Ukraine fighting
Kiev, Oct 20 : Ukrainian officials Monday reported more deaths among government troops and independence-seeking insurgents over the past 24 hours in the conflict in eastern Ukraine.