Ilya Zhegulev

Ukrainian bank chief dismissed, put under house arrest after scuffle with journalists

Oct 11 2021

KYIV Ukraine's third-largest bank dismissed its chairman on Monday after a Kyiv court ordered him to be put under house arrest while police investigate a scuffle with journalists in his office.

Ukraine's ruling party installs new parliament speaker after wrangle over reforms

Oct 08 2021

KYIV Ukraine's parliament on Friday voted to appoint Ruslan Stefanchuk, a lawmaker from the ruling Servant of the People party, as the new speaker to replace Dmytro Razumkov after a dispute over a law targeting the influence of oligarchs.

Ice hockey-Sacked Ukraine league manager says blamed for video of racist incident spreading

Oct 01 2021

KYIV The former general manager of the Ukrainian Hockey League (UHL) told Reuters on Friday he was sacked for speaking out against racism and not preventing a video of a racist incident being published on the league's official website.

Belarus activist found dead in Kyiv was critic of gov't, organised protests

Aug 03 2021

KYIV Vitaly Shishov, an exiled Belarusian activist who was found hanged in a park in Kyiv in what police say could have been a murder, was an outspoken critic of the government in Belarus and staged rallies against it in Ukraine's capital.

Ukraine law enforcement agencies clash as wanted judge resurfaces

Jul 31 2021

KYIV Ukrainian law enforcement agencies traded barbs on Saturday after a judge who disappeared in mysterious circumstances while facing a corruption investigation resurfaced and contacted the authorities from a village.

Ukraine unveils folding 'pop-up book' synagogue at site of Babyn Yar massacre

May 14 2021

KYIV Ukraine unveiled on Friday a synagogue built of wood and designed to unfold like a pop-up book at a site commemorating the victims of one of the single biggest massacres of Jews during the Nazi Holocaust.

YouTube blocks access to Ukrainian TV channels tied to Kremlin ally, Ukraine govt says

Apr 24 2021

KYIV Three Ukrainian television channels linked to an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin were blocked from broadcasting on Google's YouTube on Saturday, the Ukrainian government said, following its request to YouTube to have the channels taken down.

Ukraine says Putin snubs Russian troop build-up talks, Moscow lashes U.S

Apr 12 2021

KYIV/MOSCOW (Reuters) -Ukraine accused the Kremlin on Monday of ignoring its request for talks between the two countries' presidents over a build-up of Russian troops near its border, but Moscow said its soldiers were on its own territory, unlike U.S. forces in the region. | Video

Biden offers Ukraine 'unwavering support' in faceoff with Russia

Apr 02 2021

WASHINGTON/KYIV (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden used a first official phone call with President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday to offer staunch support in Ukraine's standoff over Russian troops near its border.

Treat us as an equal partner, Ukrainian adviser tells IMF

Mar 12 2021

KYIV, March 12 Ukraine wants to be treated as an equal partner by the International Monetary Fund and wants policies to reflect its strategic interests, a senior adviser in the presidential administration told Reuters.

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