Ukrainian far-right figure shot dead by police

2014-03-25 14:55

A prominent Ukrainian far-right activist, part of a hard-line nationalist movement that played a leading role in the overthrow of President Viktor Yanukovich has been shot dead by police, authorities say.

Obama gives Ukraine full backing

2014-03-13 08:15

The East-West split re-opened by the crisis in Ukraine has hardened after President Barack Obama threw Washington's weight firmly behind Kiev in its stand-off with Moscow.

Ukraine peace deal signed

2014-02-21 22:30

Ukraine's opposition leaders have signed an EU-mediated peace deal with President Viktor Yanukovich, aiming to resolve a political crisis.

Ukraine truce shattered

2014-02-20 19:14

Fresh fighting has flared in central Kiev, shattering a truce declared by Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich.

Ukraine PM resigns to ease crisis

2014-01-28 12:53

Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has resigned in a bid to defuse Ukraine's deadly crisis and preserve its unity, finally giving into months of pressure from street protesters.

Bungled crackdown weakens Ukraine president

2013-12-12 16:22

A failed attempt by the Ukrainian security forces to push protesters from the centre of Kiev has weakened President Viktor Yanukovych and scotched any chance of an end to the crisis.

Ukraine president does not want deal

2013-12-11 20:09

Ukrainian opposition leader Vitaly Klitschko says the overnight police action against protesters in Kiev showed President Viktor Yanukovich was not interested in compromise.

Violence against Ukraine protesters condemned

2013-11-30 21:36

The United States has condemned a violent crackdown on a peaceful anti-government demonstration in Kiev and called on Ukraine's leaders to respect their people's right to free expression and assembly.


Russia proposes 'support group' on Ukraine

2014-03-17 17:08

Russia has proposed creating an international support group to mediate in the Ukraine crisis but outlined terms that are unlikely to be acceptable for Kiev and the West.

Ukraine crisis: Putin rebuffs Obama

2014-03-07 14:15

President Vladimir Putin has rebuffed a warning from US President Barack Obama over Moscow’s military intervention in Crimea, saying Russia couldn’t ignore calls for help from Russians in Ukraine.

Ukraine's Yanukovich, opposition sign

2014-02-21 16:31

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has signed an agreement with three opposition leaders to end a crisis that sparked violent clashes between protesters and police on the streets of the capital Kiev.

Ukraine president returns to work amid protests

2014-02-03 08:02

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych returns to work from four days of sick leave after opposition leaders appealed for Western assistance.

Ukraine protesters, police in tense standoff

2014-01-20 13:12

Opposition protesters have been locked in a tense standoff with Ukrainian security forces after hours of clashes that left dozens wounded and parts Kiev resembling a battlefield.

US considers sanctions against Ukraine

2013-12-12 11:45

The US says it is considering all options, including sanctions, toward Ukraine where riot police have moved against demonstrators after weeks of protests against President Viktor Yanukovich.

Ukraine President appeals to EU amid protests

2013-12-03 10:10

Facing anti-government demonstrations after spurning a deal with the EU, the Ukraine's embattled president has sought to quell public anger by moving to renew talks with Brussels.

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