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Ukrainian filmmaker won't stop hunger strike, 'his only way to fight' Russian jail

Sep 05 2018

KIEV A Ukrainian filmmaker on the verge of starving himself to death in Russian jail will not end his hunger strike because it is "his only way to fight", a cousin who was one of the last people to visit him told Reuters.

Concerns over less milling wheat pose headache for Ukraine, Russia

Aug 30 2018

* Wheat traders see risk of potential informal curbs in Ukraine

Bolton: U.S. sanctions to stay until Russia changes its behavior

Aug 24 2018

KIEV U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton said on Friday that U.S. sanctions against Russia would remain in place until Moscow changed its behavior.

Ukraine expects record maize harvest, rising sales to China

Jul 31 2018

KIEV Ukraine's maize harvest may hit a record 27-28 million tonnes this year and sales to China could rise by 10 percent due to the trade war between Washington and Beijing, the country's acting agriculture minister said.

Ukraine plane maker turns West with Boeing tie-up

Jul 27 2018

KIEV Ukrainian plane maker Antonov, known for producing the world's biggest aircraft, plans to restart serial production by the end of next year thanks to a deal with Boeing that will end Antonov's dependence on Russia.

Exclusive: Ukraine says Russian hackers preparing massive strike

Jun 27 2018

KIEV Hackers from Russia are infecting Ukrainian companies with malicious software to create "back doors" for a large, coordinated attack, Ukraine's cyber police chief told Reuters on Tuesday.

Exclusive: Ukraine says Russia hackers laying groundwork for massive strike

Jun 26 2018

KIEV Hackers from Russia are infecting Ukrainian companies with malware to create so-called 'back doors' for a large coordinated attack, Ukraine's cyber police chief told Reuters on Tuesday, almost a year after a strike on Ukraine spread around the world.

Ukraine accuses soccer team of 'supporting separatism'

Jun 12 2018

KIEV Ukraine said on Monday it would investigate possible separatist activities in a team of ethnic Hungarian soccer players from Ukraine who won a tournament billed as an alternative to the World Cup in Russia. | Video

Russia's Putin discusses political prisoners with Ukraine's Poroshenko

Jun 09 2018

KIEV/MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko discussed a possible exchange of prisoners during a telephone call on Saturday.

Ukraine passes corruption law in bid for more IMF aid

Jun 07 2018

KIEV Ukraine's parliament passed a law on Thursday to create a special court to try corruption cases, a key step for the government to secure more Western aid needed to tame a rising sovereign debt burden.

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