- Forest fire blazes in Chernobyl off-limits zone Updated: Jun-30-15 6:34 am
KIEV, Ukraine - Fire has engulfed a large section of the exclusion zone around the destroyed Chernobyl plant in Ukraine, Ukrainian authorities said on Tuesday.
- NATO: Risk of return to heavy fighting in Ukraine Updated: Jun-25-15 2:59 pm
BRUSSELS - Russian President Vladimir Putin isn't finished using his military in eastern Ukraine, the top U.S. military commander for NATO said Thursday as the U.S. and its allies outlined additional support for Kiev, including aid in defusing roadside bombs.
- Ukrainian banker wanted by Kiev arrested in Germany Updated: Jun-17-15 9:32 am
BERLIN - German authorities say they have arrested a Ukrainian banker wanted on an international arrest warrant alleging financial crimes in his native country.
- Educated Ukrainians flee east Ukraine for new lives in Kiev Updated: Jun-11-15 4:37 am
KIEV, Ukraine - Alesya Bolot worked for a contemporary arts foundation that converted an abandoned factory into a mecca for young and bright people with daring ideas. Vibrant and cosmopolitan, the 27-year-old would not look out of place in a gallery in New York.
- Chernobyl photographer Igor Kostin dies at age 78 Updated: Jun-10-15 3:33 pm
KIEV, Ukraine - Igor Kostin, a Ukrainian photographer who took one of the first pictures of the ravaged Chernobyl nuclear plant after it exploded in 1986, has died. He was 78.
- Ukraine fuel depot fire kills 1, several injured near Kiev Updated: Jun-09-15 1:01 pm
KIEV, Ukraine - Ukrainian firefighters on Tuesday managed to contain a major blaze that had engulfed a fuel depot near Kiev, preventing it from spreading to another fuel depot and a nearby military base.
- Canada to send military instructors to Ukraine Updated: Jun-06-15 1:35 pm
KIEV, Ukraine - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the country soon will send military instructors to Ukraine to help train government troops.
- 9 police injured in Kiev gay march clash Updated: Jun-06-15 11:55 am
KIEV, Ukraine - Opponents of a gay rights march held Saturday in Ukraine's capital threw smoke bombs and tear gas, and nine police officers were injured in the clash.
- Japan offers Ukraine aid of $1.5 billion Updated: Jun-06-15 8:34 am
KIEV, Ukraine - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has thanked Japan's visiting prime minister for promising $1.5 billion in credit guarantees to aid the country's efforts at reform and redevelopment.
- Analysis: Putin key to Ukraine success with IMF loan Updated: Jun-06-15 3:16 am
WASHINGTON - So far, the International Monetary Fund is giving Ukraine a passing grade on early efforts at political and economic reforms as it spends a first installment from a four-year, $17.5 billion loan program. But in the end, Russian President Vladimir Putin holds the trump cards in Ukraine's drive to extract itself from Moscow's orbit.