- Ukraine leader to seek some protesters' release Updated: Dec-10-13 11:58 am
- Biden calls Ukraine leader, urges halt to violence Updated: Dec-09-13 2:47 pm
- Ukraine's east still backs closer ties with Russia Updated: Dec-09-13 12:54 pm
- Ukraine sees largest anti-govt protest since 2004 Updated: Dec-08-13 4:10 pm
- Bonfires, borscht, humor in Kiev protest camp Updated: Dec-07-13 2:38 pm
- Mandela mourned as inspiration in many struggles Updated: Dec-06-13 2:24 pm
- Ukraine official rejects early elections demand Updated: Dec-05-13 4:09 pm
- Nicaragua canal promoter to build Ukraine ports Updated: Dec-05-13 7:47 am
- Ukraine president meets Xi seeking China's support Updated: Dec-05-13 5:47 am
- US toasts stronger ties with former Soviet state Updated: Dec-04-13 6:17 pm
- Ukraine's protests look different to Russian eyes Updated: Dec-03-13 2:53 am
- Police forcefully break up demonstration in Kiev Updated: Nov-30-13 12:08 am
- EU blames Russia for failure of deal with Ukraine Updated: Nov-29-13 11:36 am
- A lot at stake for Russia in battle for Ukraine Updated: Nov-26-13 4:35 pm
- Ukraine suspends preparations for signing EU deal Updated: Nov-21-13 6:28 pm
- France beats Ukraine 3-0 to reach World Cup Updated: Nov-19-13 7:18 pm
- East or West? Ukraine now has to choose its path Updated: Nov-18-13 6:43 am
KIEV, Ukraine - Some demonstrators arrested in the massive protests sweeping Ukraine's capital will be released, embattled President Viktor Yanukovych promised Tuesday, trying to defuse a political standoff that is threatening his leadership.
WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden has urged Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych (yah-noo-KOH'-vich) to defuse escalating tensions in Kiev, where protesters and riot police squared off in the biggest of three weeks of demonstrations.
YENAKIYEVO, Ukraine - In the Ukrainian president's eastern hometown, the buildings are grimy with black soot from the surrounding coal mines. The air is thick with pollutants. The men here die young, sometimes from industrial accidents.
KIEV, Ukraine - Hundreds of thousands of protesters poured into the streets of Ukraine's capital on Sunday, toppling a statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and blockading key government buildings in an escalating standoff with the president over the future of the country.
KIEV, Ukraine - While Ukrainian opposition leaders continued calls for ousting the country's president, Yuri Onishchenko, the acting head of a huge protest camp in the heart of Kiev had another pressing concern to keep demonstrations alive: wool socks.
Nelson Mandela led black South Africans in their struggle to throw off the yoke of white rule and then helped the entire nation heal the wounds of racial division.
KIEV, Ukraine - A top Ukrainian official on Thursday rejected the opposition's demand for early presidential elections amid major street protests gripping the country, as Western officials scramble to help work out a solution to the crisis.
BEIJING - The Chinese businessman best known for winning a contract to build a canal across Nicaragua announced he will spearhead a $3 billion joint venture to construct a deep-water port and refurbish the Sevastopol port on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.
CHISINAU, Moldova - Between diplomatic headaches in Afghanistan and the Mideast, John Kerry spent happy hour Wednesday praising a wine-producing but poor Eastern European nation for resisting Russia's grasp.
MOSCOW - As the cry for revolution grows louder from Ukrainian protesters rallying for closer ties with Europe, the Kremlin is eager to stave off copycat efforts in Russia. State media are casting the protesters in Kiev as Western-sponsored "professional revolutionaries" bent on violently toppling the government.
KIEV, Ukraine - Police in the Ukrainian capital broke up a large anti-government demonstration in the city center before dawn Saturday, swinging truncheons and injuring many.
VILNIUS, Lithuania - EU leaders Friday revived Cold War rhetoric Friday, accusing Russia of bullying Ukraine into ditching a landmark deal so the former Soviet republic would stay locked in Moscow's orbit.
MOSCOW - Russia's vigorous efforts to keep Ukraine within its orbit of influence stem from complex strategic, emotional and cultural issues. As the prospect of Ukraine signing an association agreement with the European Union wanes and Kiev focuses on improving ties with Moscow, here's a look at some of the issues at play:
KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine said Thursday it was suspending preparations to sign a landmark agreement with the European Union and would focus instead on restoring ties with Russia, appearing to yield to pressure from its powerful neighbor and dealing a harsh blow to plans for the ex-Soviet nation to integrate further with the West.
PARIS - France reached the World Cup against the odds after beating Ukraine 3-0 on Tuesday, overturning a first-leg deficit with a performance full of pride and confidence after most observers had written the team off.
KIEV, Ukraine - According to an old folk tradition, if a man knocks on the door of a Ukrainian beauty with a marriage proposal but does not win her heart, she will reject her suitor by presenting him with a pumpkin.