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  • Ukraine ends ceasefire, attacks rebel positions

    Ukraine ends ceasefire, attacks rebel positions
    Ukrainian forces struck at pro-Russian separatist bases in eastern regions with air and artillery strikes on Tuesday after President Petro Poroshenko announced he would not renew a ceasefire but go on the offensive to rid Ukraine of "parasites". His...
  • Ukraine cease-fire ends with little headway in effort to broker peace

    A 10-day cease-fire expired late Monday in Ukraine's embattled eastern regions despite last-ditch efforts by the leaders of France and Germany to broker an end to the fighting that has taken more than 400 lives. A statement from Ukrainian President...
  • Lviv drops 2022 bid, targets 2026 Games - IOC

    (Reuters) - The Ukrainian city of Lviv will drop its troubled candidacy for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games and bid for the 2026 event instead, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Monday. The western Ukrainian city had entered the fray...
  • Lviv, Ukraine withdraws bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

    Lviv, Ukraine withdraws bid for 2022 Winter Olympics
    Lviv, Ukraine withdrew its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Monday because of the continuing political and security crisis in Ukraine. "The preliminary evaluation by the IOC’s working group found that the Lviv bid offered huge potential for...
  • Russia economy would shrink if hit by sectoral sanctions -minister

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian economy would contract should the West introduce wide-ranging sectoral sanctions over Ukraine but that would not be a "dramatic" situation, Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev was quoted on Saturday as saying. The United...
  • Fighting kills Ukrainian soldier, threatening 72-hour ceasefire deal

    MOSCOW A 72-hour extension of the ceasefire agreed to by Ukrainian government forces and separatist fighters was undermined Saturday by fresh outbreaks of violence. The military said one soldier was killed in clashes near the rebel stronghold of...
  • Ukraine signs trade agreement with EU, cease fire extended 72 hours

    Ukraine signs trade agreement with EU, cease fire extended 72 hours
    The European Union signed an historic free-trade pact with Ukraine on Friday and warned it could impose more sanctions on Moscow unless pro-Russian rebels act to wind down the crisis in the east of the country by Monday. Shortly after returning to...
  • Ukraine signs historic trade deal with EU, extends cease-fire

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko declared Friday "the most important day" for his country since its 1991 independence after he signed a trade deal with the European Union that is expected to help Ukraine overcome its post-Soviet legacy of corruption...
  • Ukraine-EU deal alters little, except Vladimir Putin's blood pressure

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is entering into a trade agreement with the European Union on Friday that has already sparked a rebellion, toppled a president and ignited an armed conflict with pro-Russia separatists. Kiev's alignment with the 28-...
  • European security monitors held 32 days by Ukraine militants freed

    Four monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe who were taken hostage by pro-Russia militants in eastern Ukraine more than a month ago were freed late Thursday, the Vienna-based organization reported. The four Europeans taken...
  • Exodus from eastern Ukraine as cease-fire nears end

    With a repeatedly violated weeklong cease-fire nearly over, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday called on Russia to make genuine efforts to stop the fighting between separatists and Ukrainian government troops. "Support the peace plan...