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Stories with place: Kiev
  • Ukraine's new police on charm offensive in Kiev story has photos
    Updated: Jul-24-15 4:02 pm

    KIEV, Ukraine - Only a few months ago, Kiev residents would normally avoid the police if they could help it. The officer would be of no use on a complaint - or worse, would demand a bribe.

  • Volunteer named governor in eastern Ukraine 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 9:31 am

    KIEV, Ukraine - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday appointed a well-known volunteer as governor in one of the two war-torn regions in the east in a possible sign of a policy change.

  • Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers rally against govt story has photos
    Updated: Jul-21-15 3:16 pm

    KIEV, Ukraine - Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers were rallying in Kiev on Tuesday to protest against government policies in the wake of a deadly stand-off between radical nationalists and police in the country's west.

  • Russian ex-PM's daughter under fire for leaving for Ukraine 
    Updated: Jul-20-15 8:16 am

    MOSCOW - The daughter of a former Russian prime minister has accepted the job of deputy governor in a Ukrainian region, a decision that has sparked criticism in both Russia and Ukraine.

  • Dutch, Ukrainians, Australians mark year since MH17 downing story has photos
    Updated: Jul-17-15 11:43 am

    NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands - Her voice cracking with emotion, Asmaa Aljuned delivered a parting message Friday that her late husband never got to tell passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 a year ago.

  • Ukraine calls local elections but not in rebel-held east story has photos
    Updated: Jul-17-15 9:26 am

    KIEV, Ukraine - The Ukrainian parliament on Friday voted to call local elections across the country in October, but not in the rebel-occupied east.

  • Ukraine PM says reforms continue despite 'lunatic' lawmakers story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-13-15 7:50 pm

    WASHINGTON - Ukraine's prime minister pushed back Monday against a pair of forces threatening to undermine his fragile government, likening members of Ukraine's parliament to "lunatics" while defending a nationalist militia that is locked in a standoff with police.

  • Right Sector gunmen take boy hostage in western Ukraine story has photos
    Updated: Jul-13-15 10:25 am

    KIEV, Ukraine - Two gunmen from Ukraine's nationalist Right Sector militia on Monday briefly took a 6-year-old boy hostage in western Ukraine as a standoff between the gunmen and police entered its third day.

  • 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.