KYIV Ukraine must work "constructively" with the International Monetary Fund to secure 1.2 billion euros from the European Union to cope with the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the EU's top diplomat said on Tuesday.
KYIV Belarusian authorities drove prominent opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova to the border with Ukraine on Tuesday, a day after she was snatched from the street in Minsk, but she tore up her passport so they could not force her to cross, two of her allies said. | Video
Kiew In Belarus ist die führende Oppositionelle Maria Kolesnikowa nach Behördenangaben an der Grenze zur Ukraine festgesetzt worden.
KYIV Ukraine's central bank kept its main interest rate unchanged at 6% on Thursday for the second meeting in a row, balancing its aim of supporting an economy hit by the COVID-19 pandemic with the prospect that a higher minimum wage will fuel inflation.
KYIV Ukrainian security forces disguised as part of a TV news crew captured a suspected hostage-taker at a bank branch in Kyiv on Monday, while he was lounging in a chair speaking to journalists whose presence he had demanded along with coffee and cigarettes. | Video
KYIV Ukraine said on Friday that its first round of talks with Iran about the downing of a Ukrainian airliner shortly after takeoff in Tehran in January had been constructive, and that it was determined "to bring Iran to justice".
KYIV All 13 people taken hostage on a bus in western Ukraine were freed unharmed on Tuesday after President Volodymyr Zelenskiy spoke by phone with the hostage-taker and agreed to his demand to endorse a 2005 animal rights documentary. | Video
* Previous governor resigned complaining of pressure
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KYIV/LONDON Ukraine's parliament on Thursday appointed Kyrylo Shevchenko, head of the state-run Ukrgasbank, as the new central bank governor, putting an end to two weeks of turmoil that had threatened Kyiv's access to critical funding.
KYIV Ukrainian prosecutors dropped a demand on Thursday for former President Petro Poroshenko to be taken into custody while he awaits trial in a criminal case he says is politically motivated.