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U.S., Canada condemn deadly attack on Roma camp in Ukraine

Jun 25 2018

KIEV The United States and Canada said on Monday they were horrified by an attack on a Roma camp in Western Ukraine in which one man was killed and several wounded, including a ten-year-old boy.

Ukrainian artist paints Russia's World Cup in grisly light

Jun 13 2018

KIEV Soccer players at the World Cup will not be kicking skulls around the field, but that is what they are doing in posters created by a Ukrainian artist as a protest against the event being held in Russia.

Civil society steps in as Ukraine struggles to tame corruption

Jun 01 2018

KIEV During the day, Andrew Sherepenko builds IT systems for hotels in the United States. In his spare time, he's trying to put Ukraine's corruption fight on track.

Meet the Ukrainian MP hosting Champions League final fans for free

May 11 2018

KIEV Ukrainian lawmaker Yegor Sobolev and his family decided to invite soccer fans to stay in their home for free when they heard hotels had aggressively raised prices for the night of the Champions League final on May 26.

Ukrainians offer Champions League final fans free bed and borscht

May 08 2018

KIEV Ukrainians have taken to social media to invite soccer fans attending the Champions League final in Kiev to stay in their homes for free after hotels aggressively raised prices for match night on May 26.

Ukraine to mirror U.S. sanctions on Russian tycoons

May 02 2018

KIEV Ukraine has decided to expand sanctions on Russian companies and entities to mirror those of the United States, which has blacklisted tycoons and allies of Russia's Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday.

Ukraine investigates claims Gaddafi funded Tymoshenko campaign

Apr 05 2018

KIEV Corruption investigators in Ukraine are looking into allegations that late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi gave a multi-million euro donation to the presidential campaign of Yulia Tymoshenko in 2010, Ukrainian MP Volodymyr Ariev said.

IMF urges Ukraine to free up gas prices as government stalls

Mar 30 2018

KIEV The International Monetary Fund told Reuters on Friday Ukraine should allow the market to determine gas prices as promised under a $17.5 billion loan program, after the government extended a below-market level pricing system for households.

Ukraine NGO laws risk 'chilling effect' on civil society: rights bodies

Mar 16 2018

KIEV Ukraine's plans to force activists and non-governmental organizations to declare detailed financial information are likely to have a chilling effect on civil society, two leading international rights bodies said on Friday.

EU has not tired of helping Ukraine: foreign policy chief

Mar 12 2018

KIEV The European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday there was "no fatigue" on the part of the EU towards Ukraine, as demonstrated by its extension of sanctions on Russia and financial aid for Kiev.

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Trump briefed on Khashoggi murder by CIA, Pompeo

U.S. President Donald Trump, while flying to California on Saturday, was briefed on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after a CIA assessment that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing, the White House said.