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Ilya Zhegulev

Canadian families of Iran plane crash victims hold first anniversary vigil

Jan 08 2021

KYIV/TORONTO Canadian relatives of those killed when a Ukrainian airliner was shot down by Iranian Revolutionary Guards one year ago on Friday held a vigil in Toronto and pledged to "protest and persevere" in their quest to know what happened that day.

"Never again" says Ukraine as families mourn Iran plane crash victims

Jan 08 2021

KYIV, Jan 8 Ukraine called on Iran to deliver justice and pay full compensation to the families of those who died when a Ukrainian airliner was shot down by Iranian Revolutionary Guards one year ago.

Ukrainian firm applies to make Russia's COVID-19 vaccine, sparking political dilemma

Jan 06 2021

KYIV A Ukrainian pharmaceutical company backed by a prominent Russian-leaning opposition figure has applied for state approval to make Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, a sensitive move given toxic relations between Kyiv and Moscow.

Ukrainian firm applies to make Russia's COVID-19 vaccine, sparking political dilemma

Jan 06 2021

KYIV A Ukrainian pharmaceutical company backed by a prominent Russian-leaning opposition figure has applied for state approval to make Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, a sensitive move given toxic relations between Kyiv and Moscow.

Ukrainian firm applies to make Russia's COVID-19 vaccine, sparking political dilemma

Jan 06 2021

KYIV, Jan 6 A Ukrainian pharmaceutical company backed by a prominent Russian-leaning opposition figure has applied for state approval to make Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, a sensitive move given toxic relations between Kyiv and Moscow.

Ukraine faces 'severe' coronavirus winter but no new lockdown measures, minister says

Nov 18 2020

KYIV Ukraine faces a "very severe" period of COVID-19 cases but will not tighten lockdown restrictions because measures taken last week should stabilise the situation, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov told Reuters on Wednesday.

Ukraine to propose OSCE police in latest Donbass peace push: sources

Nov 13 2020

KYIV Ukraine will propose sending 1,500 police officers from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to patrol the conflict zone in the east of the country in a new peace initiative, two sources told Reuters on Friday.

Ukrainian president addresses nation after being taken to hospital with COVID-19

Nov 12 2020

KYIV Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy addressed the nation in two videos on Thursday, his first appearance since being hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19 this week.

Ukraine eyes seat at Biden inauguration despite impeachment saga

Nov 10 2020

KYIV Ukraine hopes to receive an invitation to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, a presidential adviser told Reuters, with Kyiv betting its attempts to stay neutral in last year's U.S. impeachment saga will pay dividends.

Ukraine's leader warns of "bloody chaos" if anti-graft laws are not restored

Nov 02 2020

KYIV, Nov 2 President Volodymyr Zelenskiy warned on Monday that Ukraine could slide into "bloody chaos" if parliament does not restore anti-corruption reforms which he says are vital to keep foreign aid flowing.

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