Ukraine


Ukrainian Government, Separatists Agree On New Cease-Fire

The Ukrainian government and Russia-backed separatists have agreed on a new cease-fire in the country’s war-torn east, a spokesman for the Ukrainian government said Wednesday. Fighting between government forces and…

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Trump Meets With Ukraine Pres. Poroshenko

U.S. President Donald Trump told Ukraine’s president on Tuesday that he hoped to see a resolution to the country’s crisis, but stopped short of publicly endorsing a 2015 accord calling…

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Offices of Search Engine Yandex Raided in Ukraine

Ukraine’s intelligence agency is searching the offices of Yandex, a Russia-based internet company best known for its search engine. Ukrainian authorities earlier this month blocked access to Yandex as well…

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Ukraine PM in Israel After Fence-Mending

Volodymyr Groysman, the first Jewish prime minister of Ukraine, was in Yerushalayim on Monday, after an earlier visit was canceled to due to his country’s vote against Israel in the…

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Russia to Supply Power to Rebel-Controlled Eastern Ukraine

In a move that further cements Russia’s control over parts of eastern Ukraine, Russian officials announced on Tuesday that they will begin supplying electricity to separatist-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine…

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Member of Security Watchdog OSCE Killed in Ukraine

One member of European security watchdog OSCE’s monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and two others were injured after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk. An American…

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Merkel and Trump Talk About Afghanistan, Ukraine

Angela Merkel’s spokesman says the German chancellor has talked with U.S. President Donald Trump, exchanging thoughts on the current situation in Afghanistan and in eastern Ukraine. Steffen Seibert said in…

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Ukraine and Israel Seek to Patch Relations

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke by phone on Wednesday afternoon. It was the first conversation between the two leaders since PM Netanyahu canceled a…

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