5 February 2016
Ukrainian Corruption Could Endanger IMF Loan

Sudden resignation of economy minister over high-level corruption could influence lender’s decision on the latest tranche of its bailout program.

3 February 2016
Ukrainian Minister Labels Poroshenko Ally Corruption Mastermind

Aivaras Abromavicius quits, accusing president’s man of trying to implant shady officials at the Economy Ministry.

3 February 2016
Merkel to Putin: Press Ukrainian Rebels to Stand Down

Kyiv denounces ‘fake’ British media account of proposal to join U.S.-led anti-IS campaign in Syria.

2 February 2016
Maidan: A Tale of Two Movies

One is in the running for an Oscar, another, very different take aired on French television despite Kyiv’s objections.

1 February 2016
Ukrainian Activist Marina Cherenkova Missing

Veteran human rights activist Marina Cherenkova detained in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, reports say.

22 January 2016
Poroshenko Says Ukraine Will Regain Territories

Ukraine’s president blames Russia for delays in implementing Minsk agreement and for providing greater autonomy for separatist regions – but pledges Kyiv will get Crimea back.

20 January 2016
European Envoys Press Kyiv on Minsk Deal

Ukrainian parliament reportedly lacks votes to pass crucial constitutional amendment backed by Brussels and Washington.

19 January 2016
Brussels Urges Faster Pace of Ukrainian Reforms

Group of EU countries says democratic, prosperous Ukraine is best defense against ‘Russian aggression.’

18 January 2016
OSCE Monitors Come Under Fire in East Ukraine

The incident comes nine days after monitors were held at gunpoint by rebel forces, and follows a fresh attempt at a lasting ceasefire.

15 January 2016
Poroshenko Pledges to Regain Lost Territory

Peace process foresees return of rebel territory to Kyiv’s control, but Russia is not likely to give up Crimea.




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