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Pavel Polityuk

Ukraine detains five, including paediatric surgeon, for killing journalist in 2016

12 Dec 2019

KIEV Ukrainian police have detained five people, including a paediatric surgeon and a rock musician, over the killing of an investigative journalist in a car bomb in July 2016, law enforcement officials said on Thursday.

Ukraine lawmaker met Giuliani to discuss misuse of US taxpayer money in Ukraine

05 Dec 2019

KIEV An independent Ukrainian lawmaker said on Thursday he had met U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer in Kiev to discuss the alleged misuse of U.S. taxpayer money by Ukrainian state bodies. | Video

Ukraine says it's ready to accept 'reasonable compromise' on conflict

19 Nov 2019

KIEV Ukraine is ready to accept a "reasonable compromise" at a four-way summit on settling the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said on Tuesday.

Ukrainian lawmakers vote to lift ban on sale of farmland by 2020

13 Nov 2019

KIEV Ukrainian lawmakers voted on Wednesday to remove a ban on the sale of farmland for the first time in nearly two decades, a move supported by the country's foreign backers that risks a political backlash.

Measles and mistrust in Ukraine weaken world's defences

04 Nov 2019

LONDON/KIEV Many of the people coming to Anna Kukharuk's private medical clinic don't have a disease. What plagues them is doubt. But its effects are a health emergency that the doctor and hundreds of others are struggling to remedy.

Ukraine's parliament backs break-up of state gas behemoth in nod to EU

31 Oct 2019

KIEV Ukraine's parliament on Thursday passed a law to establish an independent gas transit operator, a move aimed at creating a competitive domestic gas market and helping the country's position in trilateral gas transit talks with the EU and Russia.

Ukraine's parliament backs break-up of state gas behemoth in nod to EU

31 Oct 2019

KIEV Ukraine's parliament on Thursday passed a law to establish an independent gas transit operator, a move aimed at creating a competitive domestic gas market and helping the country's position in trilateral gas transit talks with the EU and Russia.

Ukraine, NATO issue statement on minority rights after Hungary threat

31 Oct 2019

KIEV/BUDAPEST Ukraine and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on Thursday issued a joint statement committing to uphold minority rights in Ukraine, a step welcomed by the Hungarian authorities who had threatened to block Kiev's NATO membership over the issue.

Ukraine plans more troop withdrawals in east ahead of peace talks

31 Oct 2019

KIEV Ukraine plans more troop withdrawals in the eastern Donbass region as a confidence building measure to help pave the way for four-way peace talks with Russia, France and Germany, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday.

In 14-hour news conference, Ukraine's leader says was not blackmailed by Trump

11 Oct 2019

KIEV Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday he would be ready to open a probe into any Ukrainian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election but denied that President Donald Trump had tried to blackmail him.

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U.S. House committee postpones votes on articles of impeachment

U.S. lawmakers will vote Friday on whether to move forward with impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, as the Democratic head of the Judiciary Committee shocked Republicans by declining to hold a late-night vote after a hearing that lasted more than 14 hours.