MH17: A year on, real tragedy is still obscured by war of words
Lies and a lack of criticality are undermining rational debate of disaster
Protests in Kiev’s central Independence Square started on Nov. 21, after the Ukrainian government said it would not sign a trade association agreement with the EU at the Eastern Partnership summit in Vilnius. Opposition groups wanting closer ties with Europe have demanded that the government of President Viktor Yanukovych resign, and that early elections be held.
Head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DNR) Alexander Zakharchenko has qualified media reports alleging that the DNR plans to conduct a referendum on joining Russia as rumors
Russia has expelled a Ukrainian diplomat, Consul Ihor Fedikevych, who worked for the Consulate in St. Petersburg, in response to an analogous step by Kiev
The joint Ukraine-U.S. naval drills Sea Breeze will make for stronger security in the Black Sea region, Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has said
Shops in the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic have shifted to settlements in rubles
A total of 141 people injured in clashed outside he Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian parliament, on Aug.31 have stayed in hospitals as of Sept.1 morning, Kiev police press service reported
Russian Navy Black Sea Fleet's intelligence following multinational maneuvers involving U.S., Ukrainian navies
The intelligence units and systems of the Russian Navy are following the Sea Breeze 2015 multinational naval exercise involving the United States and Ukrainian ships, which began in the Black Sea on Aug.31, a source familiar with the situation told Interfax
One hundred twenty-two people have been hospitalized after being injured in clashes outside the building of the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada in Kiev on Aug. 31; eleven of them are critical, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has said
People leaving the area near the Verkhovna Rada building have clashed with police in Kiev's Hrushevsky Street
The Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers has terminated the intergovernmental agreement with Russia on industrial and technological cooperation between defense enterprises of November 18, 1993
A protest of several political forces and public organizations against the first reading of decentralization amendments to the Ukrainian constitution began near the Verkhovna Rada in Kiev on Aug.31 morning.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has reiterated that draft amendments to the Ukrainian constitution do not envision any special status for Donbass, nor do they provide for special status of the capital city or other cities.
Ukrainian Prime Minister urges Russia to accept debt rescheduling offer, says 'there will be no better terms'
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has urged Russia to accept the debt payment offer
The Ukrainian Council of National Security and Defense will hold a meeting on Monday, August 31, a source with knowledge of the situation told Interfax on Aug. 28
Russia has been structuring its army units in Donbass throughout summer 2015, Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov has said
Ukraine expects the European Union to extend personal sanctions against a number of Russian individuals in light of the escalation of tensions in Donbass, says Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
Latest truce not necessarily a breakthrough, say Russian observers
August 26: RBTH rounds up the day’s reporting in leading Russian media
Talks in Berlin on Ukraine conflict did not involve Vladimir Putin
The North Caucasus District Military Court in Rostov-on-Don has convicted Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov of plotting terrorist attacks in Crimea and has sentenced him to 20 years in a high-security prison, an Interfax correspondent reported from the courtroom on August 25
The European Commission sent Russian and Ukrainian energy ministers a document which sets out the main points on which an agreement on gas supplies to Ukraine is needed, European Commission member for energy Miguel Arias Canete said