: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: The Daily Star (Lebanon)

    EU-Ukraine trade deal comes into force, angers Moscow
    Jan01

    EU-Ukraine trade deal comes into force, angers Moscow

    Ukraine’s free-trade deal with the EU comes into effect Friday, coinciding with the start of Moscow’s food embargo against Kiev that will force the impoverished former Soviet republic to revisit its economic model …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine to investigate suspected computer attack on energy grid
    Dec31

    Ukraine to investigate suspected computer attack on energy grid

    Ukraine will investigate a suspected computer malware attack on its energy grid, the energy ministry said Thursday, an incident the country’s secret service has blamed on Russia …read more Source: The Daily...

    Crimea loses quarter of power after Ukraine halts supplies
    Dec31

    Crimea loses quarter of power after Ukraine halts supplies

    Crimea has lost at least one quarter of its power after Ukraine switched off supplies, citing a downed electricity pylon, an official in the contested peninsula said Thursday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russian court jails blogger for five years for ‘extremist’ posts
    Dec30

    Russian court jails blogger for five years for ‘extremist’ posts

    A Russian court Wednesday sentenced a blogger to five years in jail for what it said was his extremist activity on the Internet after he urged people to attend a protest against high transport fares and criticized Russian intervention in Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine: Leaders focus on elections, cease-fire in east
    Dec30

    Ukraine: Leaders focus on elections, cease-fire in east

    The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France are discussing elections in eastern Ukraine and want a lasting cease-fire that could bring the Ukraine conflict to an end in 2016 …read more Source: The Daily...

    Germany’s Steinmeier warns Ukraine ceasefire is fragile
    Dec29

    Germany’s Steinmeier warns Ukraine ceasefire is fragile

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned Tuesday that the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists was becoming more fragile …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kremlin does not rule out phone contacts on Ukraine crisis in ‘Normandy format’ before year-end
    Dec28

    Kremlin does not rule out phone contacts on Ukraine crisis in ‘Normandy format’ before year-end

    Russia does not rule out phone contacts in the so-called “Normandy format” on the Ukraine crisis before the end of 2015, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Monday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kiev soldier, woman killed in breach of holiday truce: military
    Dec27

    Kiev soldier, woman killed in breach of holiday truce: military

    A Ukrainian soldier and an elderly woman have been killed as government forces and pro-Russian separatists clashed in the first violation of a holiday truce, a Ukraine military spokesman said Sunday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine approves IMF-backed austerity budget
    Dec25

    Ukraine approves IMF-backed austerity budget

    The Ukrainian parliament Friday adopted a budget for 2016 with a deficit of 3 percent of GDP, crucial for unlocking much needed aid from the IMF and Western countries …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine MPs approve tit-for-tat Russian trade embargo
    Dec24

    Ukraine MPs approve tit-for-tat Russian trade embargo

    Ukraine’s parliament voted Thursday to give the government the right to impose a trade embargo against Russia, which said last week that it would suspend a free trade zone with Ukraine from Jan. 1 …read more Source: The Daily...

    Pin It on Pinterest