All articles tagged "Ukraine"

Ukraine settles gas dispute with Russia avoiding gas cut from Europe Ukraine settles gas dispute with Russia avoiding gas cut from Europe

6 Mar, 01:17 PM 7 comments

Russia and Ukraine settled their energy dispute on Thursday, following Russian Prime Minister Putin’s threat to cut off gas unless Ukraine settles its debt very soon.

Tags: Russia, Ukraine, Gazprom, Putin

Ukraine may be out of Eurovision song contest Ukraine may be out of Eurovision song contest

6 Mar, 05:08 PM 46 comments

District Court of Kiev suspended the holding of elimination round of Eurovision 2009, which will be held on May in Moscow

Tags: Eurovision, Ukraine, Prikhodko

Armed and masked security service agents raid Naftogaz office in Ukraine Armed and masked security service agents raid Naftogaz office in Ukraine

6 Mar, 03:58 PM 12 comments

Men in camouflaged fatigues raided the headquarters of Ukraine's state energy firm Naftogaz in what Ukraine's security service said was part of a criminal inquiry.

Tags: Ukraine, Naftogaz, gas

Ukraine on the verge of bankruptcy Ukraine on the verge of bankruptcy

13 Mar, 01:50 PM 15 comments

Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, has said that Ukraine is on the verge of bankruptcy but promised Moscow would not push its ex-Soviet neighbor over the edge with high gas prices

Tags: Vladimir Putin, Putin, Ukraine, gas

Ukraine has financial crisis under control - President Yushchenko Ukraine has financial crisis under control - President Yushchenko

19 Mar, 01:49 PM 14 comments

Ukraine is confident it can respond to all challenges of the global economic crisis, President Yushchenko claims. But it will need the assistance of the International Monetary Fund.

Tags: Ukraine, Viktor Yushchenko, financial crisis

Russian delegates show defiance at Ukrainian gas transit conference Russian delegates show defiance at Ukrainian gas transit conference

23 Mar, 06:26 PM 6 comments

The Russian delegation left the international investors’ conference concerning the Ukrainian natural gas transport system, on Monday. According to the report, a member of the Russian delegation, deputy board chairman of the Gazprom natural gas monopoly, Valery Golubev, has said that the Russian side had completely lost the interest in the conference’s development.

Tags: Ukraine, gas, Gazprom

Man killed for refusing to give up bus seat Man killed for refusing to give up bus seat

25 Mar, 12:33 PM 20 comments

A man was stabbed to death on a bus in southern Ukraine after refusing to give up his seat.

Tags: Ukraine, crime

Thousands rally in Ukraine against Kiev city mayor Thousands rally in Ukraine against Kiev city mayor

26 Mar, 02:08 PM 9 comments

Several thousand protesters gathered in the center of Ukraine's capital Kiev Thursday, rallying against the city mayor and his policies.

Tags: Ukraine

Gazprom warns of gas cuts to Europe if Ukraine touches pipelines Gazprom warns of gas cuts to Europe if Ukraine touches pipelines

26 Mar, 02:10 PM 16 comments

Russia's Gazprom has warned that Europe may be left without its gas if Ukraine attempts to modernize Russian pipelines that run across its territory without Moscow's approval.

Tags: Gazprom, gas, EU, Ukraine

Ukrainian court sides with Google in cybersquatting case Ukrainian court sides with Google in cybersquatting case

31 Mar, 12:14 PM 17 comments

A Kiev court has awarded rights for the google.ua domain to the Google company, but the current rights owner, a prominent cybersquatter, is appealing against the ruling.

Tags: Internet, copyright, Ukraine

Russian diplomat kills himself in Ukraine Russian diplomat kills himself in Ukraine

31 Mar, 12:43 PM 15 comments

A vice consul of the Russian consulate in the Ukrainian city of Odessa has killed himself, Russian and Ukrainian media report.

Tags: Ukraine, diplomat, suicide, Odessa

Ukraine votes for early presidential elections Ukraine votes for early presidential elections

1 Apr, 06:13 PM 5 comments

Ukraine’s parliament has voted to hold presidential elections on October 25, upsetting the current pro-Western President Viktor Yushchenko.

Tags: Viktor Yushchenko, Ukraine

Worker sets himself and boss on fire over unpaid wages Worker sets himself and boss on fire over unpaid wages

2 Apr, 06:02 PM 9 comments

A Ukrainian worker set himself and his boss on fire to protest against unpaid wages.

Tags: fires, weird, financial crisis, Ukraine

20,000 rally in Kiev for dismissal of Ukraine’s president 20,000 rally in Kiev for dismissal of Ukraine’s president

3 Apr, 05:06 PM 9 comments

Around 20,000 people have gathered in downtown Kiev to demand that Ukraine’s President Viktor Yushchenko resign from his post. The protests are being held on the same Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Independence Square, where in 2004 mass protests helped bring Yushchenko to power.

Tags: Ukraine, protests, Viktor Yushchenko, Yulia Tymoshenko

Yushchenko disputes parliament's decision to hold early presidential elections Yushchenko disputes parliament's decision to hold early presidential elections

8 Apr, 04:01 PM 5 comments

Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko has requested the Constitutional Court consider the legitimacy of the parliament’s decision to hold presidential elections on October 25.

Tags: Viktor Yushchenko, Ukraine,

Ukraine seeks ban on Russian TV channel for vodka ads Ukraine seeks ban on Russian TV channel for vodka ads

17 Apr, 12:14 PM 25 comments

Ukraine threatened on Thursday to pull the plug on Russia's biggest TV station unless it agrees to stop transmitting ads for vodka during daytime programming. Under Ukrainian law, advertising alcohol on TV is only allowed in the evening after prime time, and then only as long as actual drunkness is not depicted.

Tags: alcohol, mass media, TV, Ukraine

Ukrainian city promotes Nazi legacy - report Ukrainian city promotes Nazi legacy - report

17 Apr, 03:35 PM 12 comments

The city of Lvov in Western Ukraine has been decorated with posters promoting the Waffen-SS Galicia division – the Ukrainian detatchment that fought on the Nazi side in the WWII. It is not clear who has ordered the campaign.

Tags: Ukraine, history, Nazis, WWII

Ukraine leader returns to issue of gas relations with Russia Ukraine leader returns to issue of gas relations with Russia

23 Apr, 11:26 PM 4 comments

Agreements reached in January to end the gas dispute between Kiev and Moscow should be reviewed as they disadvantage Ukraine, the country's president, Viktor Yushchenko, said Wednesday.

Tags: Ukraine, Russia, gas,

Mass murderer’s son tries to follow in dad’s footsteps Mass murderer’s son tries to follow in dad’s footsteps

23 Apr, 06:58 PM 30 comments

The son of Andrey Chikatilo, the most notorious serial killer in Russian and Soviet history, has been charged with attempted murder after the stabbing of a drug addict in Kharkov, Ukraine.

Tags: mass murder, serial killer, Kharkov, Ukraine

Ukraine seeks to cut imports of Russian gas Ukraine seeks to cut imports of Russian gas

28 Apr, 11:04 PM 8 comments

Ukraine has announced its intentions to cut down on imports of Russian gas in an attempt to weaken its gas dependency on Russian giant Gazprom.

Tags: Ukraine, gas, Gazprom



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