Ukraine protesters 'watching' new leaders

2014-03-28 13:11

Time appears to have stood still in the weeks since protests turned Kiev's Independence Square into a battleground, the site almost perfectly preserved as a warning to Ukraine's new leaders.

EU, Russia bid to calm tensions over Ukraine

2014-02-26 07:13

World powers have sought to ease tensions over Ukraine as the country's interim authorities grappled with the threat of economic collapse and separatism.

Shaky peace reigns after Ukraine violence

2014-02-21 10:13

Talks between opposition leaders and the embattled Ukrainian president continue as a shaky peace reigns in the protest camps in downtown Kiev.

Ukraine leader hints at early polls amid mayhem

2014-02-21 07:14

Ukraine's leader has moved closer to holding early elections in what would be a major concession after more than 60 pro-Western protesters died in clashes with police.

EU ministers hold crisis talks in Kiev

2014-02-20 11:49

Ukraine's embattled president is conducting crisis talks with EU foreign ministers after calling a "truce" following the deadliest clashes in the ex-Soviet country's three-month crisis.

Ukraine leader calls 'truce'

2014-02-20 08:30

Ukraine's leader has announced a "truce" with the opposition as he prepared for a visit by EU diplomats over clashes that killed 26 and left the government facing diplomatic isolation.

Kiev burns as protesters, riot police clash

2014-02-18 22:57

Thousands of police armed with stun grenades and water cannons have charged into the large opposition camp in Ukraine's capital that has been the epicentre of nearly three months of anti-government protests

Fresh clashes in Kiev over president's powers

2014-02-18 12:04

Protesters have clashed with police near Ukraine's parliament as they sought to force lawmakers to strip embattled President Viktor Yanukovych of a raft of powers.

Ukraine protesters granted amnesty

2014-02-17 08:43

Protesters arrested during months of anti-government unrest in Ukraine have been granted amnesty after the opposition agreed to end their occupation of Kiev city hall and other buildings.

Ukraine MPs fail to strike constitution deal

2014-02-05 08:03

Ukraine's parliament will try again to agree on curbing the presidency's powers, while the EU's foreign policy chief meets President Viktor Yanukovych to press for a resolution.

Putin warns against meddling in Ukraine

2014-01-29 08:26

Ukraine's government has resigned and parliament scrapped anti-protest laws in major concessions to the opposition as Russian President Vladimir Putin warns against foreign meddling.

Ukraine minister threatens state of emergency

2014-01-27 13:40

Ukraine's justice minister is threatening to call for a state of emergency unless protesters leave her ministry building, which they occupied during the night.

Ukraine opposition, president in 'tactical game'

2014-01-27 09:06

The Ukrainian opposition and President Viktor Yanukovych are now locked in negotiations to resolve Ukraine's crisis after the president made his first offer of concessions, analysts say.

Ukraine opposition urges continued truce

2014-01-24 08:09

A top Ukrainian opposition leader has urged protesters to maintain a shaky truce with police after at least two demonstrators were killed in clashes this week.

Ukraine PM warns protesters

2014-01-22 07:38

Ukraine's Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has warned that the security forces could use force to disperse protests after two nights of clashes that left hundreds wounded.

Ukraine anti-protest laws in force amid violence

2014-01-21 10:56

Controversial anti-protest laws which sparked unprecedented riots in Ukraine have entered force as the standoff between thousands of protesters and riot police moved into a third day.

Vitali Klitschko quits boxing

2013-12-17 07:47

Opposition leader Vitali Klitschko is relinquishing his WBC world heavyweight title so he can focus on his political career.

Klitschko for president?

2013-10-24 17:41

Vitali Klitschko has said that he plans to challenge Ukranian President Viktor Yanukovych in their presidential elections in 2015.

Klitschkos deny Lewis reports

2013-10-10 17:00

The management of Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko have dismissed reports of a possible future bout against Lennox Lewis.

Haye sets sights on Klitschkos

2013-03-28 17:25

David Haye announced his comeback from retirement and declared that he is still gunning for the scalps of the Klitschko brothers.

1000s protest fraud in Ukraine election

2012-11-05 17:39

Around 2 000 opposition supporters led by boxing champion Vitali Klitschko have taken part in a protest over alleged fraud in Ukraine's recent parliamentary elections.

Klitschko remains the boss

2012-09-09 09:32

Vitali Klitschko retained his WBC heavyweight title in Moscow when his fight against Manuel Charr was stopped in the fourth round.

Vitali Klitschko to fight Haye

2012-03-04 15:31

Heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko has announced that he will fight Briton David Haye for the WBC crown.

Chisora, Haye in ugly bust-up

2012-02-19 12:41

British heavyweights David Haye and Dereck Chisora got into a brawl after Chisora's title fight with Vitali Klitschko in Munich.

Klitschko set for Chisora fight

2011-12-12 22:07

Vitali Klitschko will defend his WBC heavyweight title against Britain's Dereck Chisora before turning his attention to David Haye.


Ukraine to unveil new cabinet, disbands police

2014-02-26 14:31

Ukraine's interim leaders are set to unveil their new cabinet after disbanding the feared riot police as they sought to build confidence in the splintered and economically ravaged nation.

Ukraine to unveil new premier, government

2014-02-25 12:05

Ukraine is set to unveil a new prime minister and cabinet as top Western envoys rushed to Kiev to try to find a lasting solution to the crisis rocking the economically-teetering country.

Dozens dead on Ukraine's deadliest day

2014-02-21 09:06

More than 60 protesters have been shot dead in the deadliest day of anti-government protests in Ukraine, as EU ministers try to broker an end to the crisis.

EU tries to broker peace in bloody Ukraine

2014-02-20 22:47

Ukraine suffered its bloodiest day since Soviet times with a gun battle in central Kiev as President Viktor Yanukovich faced conflicting pressures from visiting EU ministers.

Ukraine standoff continues amid shaky truce

2014-02-20 10:30

Despite a truce called by the Ukrainian president, street fighting between protesters and police in the centre of Kiev continues, as the death toll rises to 28.

Kiev violence continues, EU threatens sanctions

2014-02-19 16:17

Anti-government protesters in Kiev have braced for a fresh assault by riot police after a day of fierce clashes left at least 25 people dead in Ukraine's worst crisis since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Ukraine closes on protesters, 5 reported dead

2014-02-18 19:47

Ukrainian riot police have advanced on the 12-week-old protests against President Yanukovich and security forces set a deadline to end disturbances after at least five protesters were reported killed.

Ukraine rebels want Yanukovich's powers curbed

2014-02-17 19:24

Ukraine's opposition leaders have pressed President Yanukovich to accept curbs on his powers that would allow them to form an independent government to defuse a 12-week stand-off on the streets.

US diplomat sorry for cursing EU over Ukraine

2014-02-07 11:09

The US is trying to defuse a potential row with its European allies after the leak of an embarrassing phone call in which a top US diplomat cursed the EU response to the Ukraine crisis.

Ukraine opposition digs in despite amnesty

2014-01-30 10:32

Ukrainians demanding the president's resignation have dug their heels in at protest sites across the country, despite a third major concession in two days by the regime.

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.

Ukraine justice ministry seized

2014-01-27 10:04

Ukraine has threatened to impose a state of emergency after demonstrators occupied the justice ministry and protests demanding the president's resignation spread despite a power-share offer.

Ukraine protesters seize building

2014-01-24 16:56

Ukrainian protesters have erected more street barricades and occupied a government ministry building, fuelling tension after the failure of crisis talks with President Viktor Yanukovich.

Ukraine opposition call for early elections

2014-01-23 09:06

Ukrainian opposition leaders have issued an ultimatum to President Viktor Yanukovych to call early elections within 24 hours or face more popular rage and continued protests.

Ukraine violence 'getting out of control'

2014-01-21 13:36

Russia has warned that clashes between opposition and police in Ukraine were getting out of control and slammed the EU's support of the protest movement against President Viktor Yanukovych.

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.

Wife tells Klitschko to retire

2013-11-19 21:01

The wife of world heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko has urged her husband to hang up his gloves and retire.

Lewis rules out return

2013-10-10 20:00

Lennox Lewis took to Twitter to deny reports he was considering returning to the ring to fight one of the Klitschko brothers.

Vitali Klitschko to fight Stiverne

2013-04-30 16:08

Vitali Klitschko plans defend his heavyweight boxing title against Canadian Bermane Stiverne, the Ukrainian fighter has said.

Klitschkos ex-stable bankrupt

2012-11-20 16:00

Universum Box-Promotion, the former stable of world heavyweight champions Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko, has filed for bankrupcty.

Haye fears 'racist Ukraine'

2012-09-25 14:58

David Haye says he won't fight Vitali Klitschko in Ukraine because of death threats he has received from 'crazy racists'.

Klitschko to fight Charr

2012-07-02 15:35

Vitali Klitschko will defend his WBC title against Manuel Charr before turning his attention to Ukraine's parliamentary elections.

Klitschko keen on rematch

2012-02-21 15:18

Heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko wants to grant Dereck Chisora a rematch to 'punish' him but Klitschko's manager is not keen.

Chisora: I'll KO Klitschko

2012-02-13 20:44

British challenger Dereck Chisora says he will knock heavyweight Vitali Klitschko out in the eight round of their fight.

Haye in Klitschko talks

2011-11-28 20:44

Former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye has confirmed he is in talks about organising a fight with Vitali Klitschko.

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