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Ukraine tycoon crows 'I won' after PrivatBank nationalization ruled illegal

12:24am BST

KIEV Ukrainian tycoon Ihor Kolomoisky won a major victory on Thursday in his battle with the government over the nationalization of the country's largest bank as a court ruled the change of ownership was illegal.

Poroshenko 2.0 - Ukraine leader reboots campaign ahead of presidential run-off

16 Apr 2019

PARIS/KIEV Flanked by rock musicians wearing yellow overalls and black t-shirts with skulls on them, Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko pumped his fist, danced to the music and waved to supporters outside a soccer stadium in Kiev on Sunday.

Ukraine presidential rivals undergo televised drug tests

05 Apr 2019

KIEV The two remaining candidates in Ukraine's presidential race underwent televised drug and alcohol tests on Friday, capping a week in which they traded jibes in tit-for-tat social media videos and goaded each other to agree to a live policy debate. | Video

Comedian takes commanding lead in Ukraine presidential vote

01 Apr 2019

KIEV A comedian with no political experience took a commanding lead in the first round of Ukraine's presidential election, offering a fresh face to voters fed up with corruption in a country on the front line of the West's standoff with Russia. | Video

Komiker Selenskij auf dem Sprung ins Kiewer Präsidialamt

01 Apr 2019

- von Pavel Polityuk und Polina Ivanova und Matthias Williams

Popular comedian races ahead in Ukrainian presidential election

01 Apr 2019

KIEV A comedian with no political experience raced ahead in Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday, offering a fresh face to voters fed up with entrenched corruption in a country on the frontline of the West's standoff with Russia. | Video

RPT-NEWSMAKER-Ukraine's Tymoshenko: 'gas princess', prisoner, and next president?

27 Mar 2019

KIEV, March 4 Yulia Tymoshenko has been Ukraine's prime minister twice, was the global face of a revolution, imprisoned by two different presidents, and the target of an operation to discredit her by President Donald Trump's former campaign manager.

Ukraine's action man president faces voters' judgment

27 Mar 2019

KIEV The bodyguards were nervous, fingers poised over the triggers of their automatic weapons, as Ukraine's president inspected the site of a rocket attack from separatist territory which had killed 10 people that day, one of many visits to the front line.

For Kremlin, Ukrainian election a choice between lesser of three evils

07 Mar 2019

MOSCOW/KIEV Before Russia annexed Crimea and backed separatists in east Ukraine, Moscow had a Ukrainian president who did much of what it wanted. Now, as Ukraine readies to elect a new leader, none of the main candidates look that enticing to Russia.

Ukraine's Tymoshenko - 'gas princess', prisoner, and next president?

04 Mar 2019

KIEV Yulia Tymoshenko has been Ukraine's prime minister twice, was the global face of a revolution, imprisoned by two different presidents, and the target of an operation to discredit her by President Donald Trump's former campaign manager. | Video

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