Ukraine


Coronavirus: Ukraine becomes the latest to declare an emergency

2020-03-25 18:33

Ukraine has declared a month-long "emergency situation" to slow the coronavirus outbreak.

Ukraine PM denies resigning but says reshuffle planned

2020-03-02 19:45

Ukraine's youngest-ever prime minister has denied he had offered his resignation, as the government braces for potential dismissals over the ailing economy.

Ukraine minister to join China evacuees in bid to ease virus panic

2020-02-21 16:00

Ukraine's health minister has volunteered to spend two weeks in quarantine as authorities looked to ease panic after protesters attacked buses carrying evacuees from coronavirus-hit China.

Outcry in Ukraine after MP tells pensioner to sell dog for gas

2020-02-04 20:39

A Ukrainian lawmaker's suggestion to a pensioner that she sell her dog to pay her gas bills has sparked an outcry in one of Europe's poorest countries and forced authorities to intervene.

Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

2020-01-21 11:45

Iran's civil aviation authority has confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner that was brought down earlier this month, in a preliminary report posted on its website.

After criticising the President, Ukraine PM offers to resign after leaked recording

2020-01-17 15:15

Ukraine's prime minister offered his resignation on Friday after audio was leaked of him questioning President Volodymyr Zelensky's grasp of economics, in the first major political test for the inexperienced leader.

'Commander-in-chief, resign, resign' - Iranians demand Khamenei to step down over plane shooting

2020-01-12 06:55

In a series of videos and comments, Iranians took their anger to social media, calling on the government's entirety to resign over downing the plane.

LATEST | Ukraine believes Iran plane probe will be 'objective and prompt'

2020-01-11 14:27

Ukraine has said Iran had provided enough data including videos and photographs to show the probe into Tehran's downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet will be objective and prompt.

US gives Ukraine 'important data' on Iran plane crash

2020-01-10 16:16

US officials have given Kiev "important data" about the crash of a Ukrainian airliner in Iran, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko says.

Iran: Ukraine plane caught fire but crew never called for help

2020-01-09 16:02

A Ukrainian airliner that crashed outside of Tehran was on fire and trying to turn back but its crew never made a radio call for help, Iranian investigators have said.

 

Ukraine to close schools, halt Italy flights over virus

2020-03-11 20:45

Ukraine says it will close schools, kindergartens and universities and suspend flights to Italy as part of measures to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Zelensky vows to help Ukrainian woman stranded with dog in Wuhan

2020-02-21 19:34

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has promised to extricate a young woman who refused to board an evacuation flight out of virus-hit China without her small dog.

Brawl erupts in Ukraine parliament over controversial land reform

2020-02-06 21:01

A brawl broke out in Ukraine's parliament and hundreds of people protested outside the legislature on Thursday as passions heated up over a controversial land reform bill.

Bolton says Trump wanted to tie Ukraine aid to probe: report

2020-01-27 10:15

Former national security advisor John Bolton alleges in a book draft that President Donald Trump wanted to freeze Ukrainian military aid until Kiev investigated his political rivals, The New York Times has reported.

Iran agrees to send black boxes of shot down plane to Ukraine

2020-01-18 20:20

Iranian official said 'expertise of France, Canada and America' will be used to read flight data in Kyiv.

New footage shows Iranian missiles hitting Ukraine plane

2020-01-15 11:12

The blurry film, shot from a rooftop in a village four miles from an Iranian military site, shows the Kiev-bound plane on fire and circling back to Tehran's airport.

Downing of Ukraine plane: The world demands full accountability from Iran

2020-01-11 18:49

Iran says it unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian airliner that crashed outside Tehran killing 176 people, calls it an "unforgivable mistake".

Downing of Ukraine jet 'unforgivable mistake': Iran's Rouhani

2020-01-11 07:25

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country "deeply regrets" the shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner, which he described as "a great tragedy & unforgivable mistake".

Ukraine seeks 'unconditional' support for its plane crash probe

2020-01-10 08:13

Ukraine has called for "unconditional support" of its investigators after a Ukrainian passenger plane crashed in Iran, with the US media reporting it had been accidentally shot down by a missile.

Boeing crash probe protocol seen hampered by Iran-US tensions

2020-01-08 17:01

There are clear international rules governing investigations into air crashes, but in the case of Wednesday's Ukrainian passenger jet disaster in Iran they are likely to fall victim to heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington.

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