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Ukraine's Cease-Fire Expires

AP | DAVID McHUGH | Posted 08.30.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he was abandoning a unilateral cease-fire in the conflict with pro-Russian separatist...

Ukraine Cease-Fire Extended

AP | Posted 08.27.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Ukrainian president's office says he has extended a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine for three more days. President Petro Porosh...

Ukraine's President Admits: Forces 'Helpless' To Restore Order In East

AP | MARIA DANILOVA and PETER LEONARD | Posted 06.30.2014 | World

HORLIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's acting president conceded Wednesday that his police and security forces were "helpless" to stifle unrest in the c...

REPORT: 121 Died During Ukraine Protests

AP | Posted 04.15.2014 | World

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations say in a report on the human rights situation in Ukraine that corruption, a lack of independence of the judiciary a...

Russia Refuses To Extradite Ukraine's 'Legitimate President'

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2014 | World

MOSCOW, April 11 (Reuters) - Moscow will not extradite Viktor Yanukovich to Ukraine, Russia's chief prosecutor said on Friday, calling the ousted le...

Ukraine's Ex-World Boxing Champion Will Not Run For President

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 05.29.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ex-world boxing champion Vitali Klitschko, considered a strong contender to become Ukraine's next leader, upended the country's...

Tymoshenko Announces Bid For Presidency

AP | Posted 03.27.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko has announced she will run for presidential elections set for May 25. Tymoshe...

Putin: No More Sanctions... For Now

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2014 | World

MOSCOW, March 21 (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia should for the time being refrain from imposing sanctions on Americans i...

Ukraine's Acting President Calls Emergency Meeting

Reuters | Posted 05.01.2014 | World

KIEV, March 1 (Reuters) - Ukraine's acting president called an emergency meeting of security chiefs on Saturday, his spokeswoman said. ...

Ukraine Elects Baptist Pastor As Interim President

Posted 04.14.2014 | Religion

After months of violent protests, Ukraine had a whirlwind weekend that set the country on a course that could dramatically change its future in the co...

Arrest Warrant Issued For Ukrainian President

AP | Posted 04.25.2014 | World

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's acting government issued a warrant Monday for the arrest of President Viktor Yanukovych, last reportedly seen i...

Ukraine Parliament Gives President's Duties To Assembly Speaker

Reuters | Posted 04.25.2014 | World

KIEV, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Parliament in Ukraine voted on Sunday to temporarily hand over the duties of president to the speaker of the assembly, Olek...

LOOK: Thousands Storm Yanukovych's Palace, Find His Private Zoo

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.24.2014 | World

As opposition leaders took control of Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych's sprawling presidential palace Saturday, thousands of citizens were given...

Protesters Take Control Of Presidential Offices In Kiev

Reuters | Timothy Heritage and Pavel Polityuk | Posted 04.23.2014 | World

KIEV, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Protesters seized the Kiev office of President Viktor Yanukovich on Saturday and the opposition demanded a new election be ...

Opposition Seeks Ukraine President's Resignation

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2014 | World

KIEV, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Ukraine's opposition is to seek parliamentary support on Saturday for a resolution calling on President Viktor Yanukovich t...

Ukrainian Protesters Claim Control Over Capital

AP | MARIA DANILOVA and YURAS KARMANAU | Posted 02.22.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Protesters took control of Ukraine's capital Saturday, seizing the president's office as parliament voted to remove him and hol...

Ukraine President Vows To Form Unity Government

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2014 | World

By Sabine Siebold and Natalia Zinets KIEV, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovich announced concessions to his pro-E...

Kiev Protests Rock Ukraine

AP | By ANGELA CHARLTON and JIM HEINTZ | Posted 04.22.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Under heavy pressure from the West following a deadly day of clashes and sniper fire in the capital, President Viktor Yanukovyc...

Ukraine President Tries To Appease Protesters With New Law

AP | MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 01.31.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's embattled president has signed a bill offering amnesty to protesters on condition that demonstrators leave government...

Ukraine's Leadership Tries To Soothe Protesters

AP | GARY PEACH and MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 12.18.2013 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's leadership on Wednesday praised a Russia-financed bailout as a guarantee of financial stability, while opposition act...

Ukraine's Embattled Prez Meets With Putin Amid Mass Protests

AP | LAURA MILLS | Posted 02.16.2014 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian president has arrived in Moscow for talks with his Russian counterpart as protests against him continue at home. Viktor...

Ukraine's Ruling Party Asks For Gov't Reshuffle

AP | GARY PEACH and MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 02.15.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Hidden behind the tug of war over whether Ukraine will cast its lot with Europe or Russia is the prospect of bankruptcy. Someon...

President's Offer Fails To Satisfy Ukrainian Protesters

AP | MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 12.10.2013 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Aiming to defuse a political standoff that threatens his leadership, President Viktor Yanukovych called Tuesday for the release...

Ukraine's President Digs In

Reuters | Posted 02.09.2014 | World

By Richard Balmforth and Gareth Jones KIEV, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich gave no ground on Tuesday to prot...

Viktor Yanukovych Inaugurated as Ukraine president

AP | YURAS KARMANAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KIEV, Ukraine — New Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych vowed Thursday to create "a European state outside of any bloc," but the crippling lac...