Ukraine

Ukraine moves to ban imports of Russian books

The import of Russian books into Ukraine would be sharply limited under new legislation passed in the Ukrainian parliament on Thursday.

Dynamo Kiev and Besiktas charged for Champions League crowd trouble

Dynamo Kiev and Besiktas have been charged by European football governing body UEFA for the behaviour of their fans after violence marred Tuesday's Champions League match.

EU deal brings visa-free access closer for Ukraine

Visa-free access for Ukrainian citizens to the European Union came within reach late Wednesday when EU lawmakers struck a deal to strengthen an "emergency brake" that could pause the access if...

NATO strongly supports Ukraine's integrity, says Croatian FM

NATO strongly supports Ukraine's territorial integrity and the European Union's sanctions against Russia will remain in force until the Minsk agreement is honoured, Croatian Foreign Minister Davor...

Stier: Cyber-attack may have come from east, unrelated to PM's Ukraine visit

Foreign Minister Davor Ivo Stier said on Saturday that no strategic piece of information was compromised in a cyber-attack on the ministry's computer network in October, allowing for the...

Plenkovic disappointed at comments regarding his Ukraine visit

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Wednesday that his offering Croatia's help to Ukraine regarding the peaceful reintegration of occupied territory was part of broader international efforts...

EU court backs sanctions on Putin's judo partner

Were EU member states justified in freezing the assets of Russian President Vladimir Putin's former judo partner from 2014 in response to the Ukraine crisis?

Parliament speaker meets ambassadors of Ukraine, Hungary, China

Croatian Parliament Speaker Bozo Petrov on Tuesday received the ambassadors of Ukraine, Hungary and China with whom he discussed bilateral relations, and the strengthening of both political and...

Chernobyl gets steel dome boost to help old shell contain radiation

A new steel cover was moved into place on Tuesday to prevent radiation from escaping past a concrete sarcophagus hastily erected at the Chernobyl power plant three decades ago to control one of...

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...

EU boosts support for Ukraine, inches closer to visa-free travel deal

The European Union strengthened its support for Ukraine on Thursday, allocating millions of euros for an anti-corruption programme in the former Soviet republic and inching closer to enabling...

Ukraine's Poroshenko expects continued US support under Trump

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he expects continued support from the United States despite US president-elect Donald Trump's pledges to boost ties with regional rival Russia.

Russian ex-naval officer detained on suspicion of spying for Ukraine

Russian authorities have detained a former naval captain in Crimea on suspicion of spying for Ukraine, the Federal Security Service (FSB), the main successor agency of the Soviet KGB, said...

Croatian PM says Russian response to his Ukraine initiative comes from "lower level"

Zagreb supports the Minsk agreement, whose aim to end the war in eastern Ukraine is similar to Croatia's experience with the peaceful reintegration of occupied territories, Croatian Prime Minister...

Moscow concerned about Plenkovic's statement in Ukraine

The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that it was concerned about the statement by Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic that Croatia would share with Ukraine its own...