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Defiant Poroshenko: Ukraine's voters will choose substance over style in election

Apr 12 2019

PARIS Ukraine's leader on Friday said he was confident of turning the tables on his inexperienced opponent in the second round of the presidential election, saying voters would choose a substantive program over his challenger's dangerous populism.

Seeing double? Two Tymoshenkos run to become Ukraine president

Mar 22 2019

KIEV Ukrainians casting their vote in this month's presidential election will need to be sharp-eyed: two candidates with the same name and initials, Y.V. Tymoshenko, will be next to each other on the ballot paper.

In shadow of war, Ukrainians seek to vote for peace

Mar 18 2019

ZAITSEVE, Ukraine There are not many people left in Zaitseve, a village on the front line that divides Ukraine, but voters like Galina Soboleva want just one thing from this month's presidential election.

Ukraine says weapons decision heralds new era of cooperation with U.S.

Mar 02 2018

KIEV Ukrainian Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak on Friday said the decision by the United States to approve the supply of anti-tank missiles opened the door for closer military cooperation in the face of Russian aggression.

Ukraine protesters keep graft trial on track despite health scare, bomb threats

Mar 07 2017

KIEV A judge ordered Ukraine's top tax official on Tuesday to be jailed or pay a hefty bail pending his trial for suspected embezzlement, in a landmark ruling hailed by protesters as a blow for transparency in one of Europe's most corrupt countries.

Ukrainian MP plans to travel to Washington to push peace plan

Feb 21 2017

KIEV A Ukrainian lawmaker who proposed an alternative plan for peace with Russian-backed separatists to U.S. President Donald Trump's administration told Reuters on Tuesday he plans to travel to Washington to present the proposal publicly.

Special Report: Ukraine struggles to control maverick battalions

Jul 29 2015

KIEV From a basement billiard club in central Kiev, Dmytro Korchynsky commands a volunteer battalion helping Ukraine's government fight rebels in the east. A burly man with a long, Cossack-style moustache, Korchynsky has several hundred armed men at his disposal. The exact number, he said, is "classified."

Special Report - Ukraine struggles to control maverick battalions

Jul 29 2015

KIEV From a basement billiard club in central Kiev, Dmytro Korchynsky commands a volunteer battalion helping Ukraine's government fight rebels in the east. A burly man with a long, Cossack-style moustache, Korchynsky has several hundred armed men at his disposal. The exact number, he said, is "classified."

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