Ukraine's ex-leader speaks from Russian exile about deaths on Maidan

Ukraine's former president, Viktor Yanukovych, answered questions on Monday for a Kiev court via a videolink from his self-imposed exile in Russia about deaths during protests that swept him from...

Russia deploying long-range S-400 missile systems in Crimea

Russia is deploying long-range S-400 missile systems in Crimea amid heightened tensions with Ukraine, Russian state news agency TASS reported Friday.

NATO: Russian military activity in Crimea is "not helpful"

NATO is concerned about heightened tension between Moscow and Kiev, an alliance official says on condition of anonymity, adding that recent Russian military activity in Crimea "is not helpful."...

Ukraine puts troops on combat alert as tensions flare with Russia

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has ordered the military to be on combat alert on the de facto border with Crimea and in the country's two easternmost regions amid heightened tensions with...

Putin meets with security council after alleged Ukraine incursion

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the country's security council on Thursday to discuss further security measures to secure Crimea's land border with Ukraine as well as its surrounding...

Putin vows to ensure Crimea safety after alleged Ukrainian incursion

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday vowed to take steps to ensure safety in Crimea, hours after Russian authorities accused Ukraine of attempting to attack critical infrastructure in the...

Savchenko declares yet another hunger strike, to free more prisoners

Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who was the most famous prisoner of the Ukraine conflict until she was released by Russian authorities in May, declared on Tuesday that she was going on yet...

Savchenko shocks with leniency statement for pro-Russian separatists

Ukrainian politician Nadija Savchenko's statements in favour of pardoning pro-Russian separatist supporters drew mixed reviews on Friday.

EU plans to give Ukraine 50 million euros to fight corruption and visa-free travel regime

The European Union's commissioner for enlargement negotiations, Johannes Hahn, said Monday that the bloc plans to give the former Soviet republic of Ukraine 50 million euros (55 million dollars)...

Ukrainian pilot Savchenko back in Ukraine, pardoned by Putin

Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko is back in Ukraine after being released from Russian prison in exchange for two alleged Russian soldiers.

German, French ministers urge Kiev not to stray from pro-Western path

France and Germany's foreign ministers appealed to Ukraine's political leaders on Monday to push forward with economic reforms and their fight against corruption as a political crisis threatened...

Ukraine's President Poroshenko demands prime minister's resignation

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Tuesday.

Ukraine's economy minister quits over officials "paralyzing" his work

Ukraine's reform-minded economy minister Aivaras Abromavicius announced on Wednesday that he was quitting his post because of "actions directed at paralyzing our work," state media reported.