Gulf Times - Ukraine
Moscow 'thinking' of simplifying nationality process for all Ukraine: Putin

Moscow 'thinking' of simplifying nationality process for all Ukraine: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday Moscow was ‘thinking’ of making it easier for all Ukrainians to obtain Russian citizenship after the Kremlin moved to grant passports in the country's separatist east, causing uproar in Kiev.

Ukraine enters uncharted new era after comedian wins presidency

Ukraine enters uncharted new era after comedian wins presidency

Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Monday after near final results showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had dramatically up-ended the status quo and won the country's presidential election by a landslide.

London police fire shots after vehicle rams Ukraine embassy car

London police fire shots after vehicle rams Ukraine embassy car

Police opened fire outside Ukraine's embassy in London on Saturday after a vehicle rammed into the ambassador's parked car and then drove at officers called to the scene.

Vote count confirms comic's lead in Ukraine elections

Vote count confirms comic's lead in Ukraine elections

A comedian with no political experience raced ahead in the first round of Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday, offering a fresh face to voters fed up with entrenched corruption in a country ...

Ukraine police seize $60mn of heroin, say 'never seen so much'

Ukraine police seize $60mn of heroin, say 'never seen so much'

Ukraine police seized heroin worth about $60 million -- over half a tonne of the powder -- in raids in the country's centre and west, officials said Sunday, describing it as the biggest haul they had ever seen.

Australia and Netherlands in talks with Russia over downed Malaysia jet

Australia and Netherlands in talks with Russia over downed Malaysia jet

Australia and the Netherlands on Wednesday said they were in talks with Russia over the ongoing investigation into the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine.

Ukraine seeks European court intervention against Russia

Ukraine seeks European court intervention against Russia

Ukraine wants the European Court of Human Rights to condemn as illegal Russia's recent capturing of the crews of several Ukrainian naval vessels, a senior Ukrainian official said Monday.

Russian seizure of Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea sparks alarm

Russian seizure of Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea sparks alarm

Russia has seized three Ukrainian naval ships in waters near Moscow-annexed Crimea, raising fears of military escalation and prompting an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Monday.

Qatar-Ukraine trade volume surges to 50%, says Ukraine Vice Prime Minister

Qatar-Ukraine trade volume surges to 50%, says Ukraine Vice Prime Minister

The First Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv underlined that the relations between the State of Qatar and the Republic of Ukraine are being strengthened in all fields.

Ukraine offers Qatar investment opportunities in energy, agri, SME sectors

Ukraine offers Qatar investment opportunities in energy, agri, SME sectors

Ukraine’s positive economic reforms and investment climate offer Qatari investors opportunities in the energy, agriculture, infrastructure, and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) sectors, the country’s deputy prime minister told Qatar Chamber officials Wednesday.

Ukrainian activist dies three months after acid attack

Ukrainian activist dies three months after acid attack

Ukrainian anti-corruption campaigner Kateryna Gandzyuk, seriously injured in an acid attack in July, has died in hospital, supporters and the government said Sunday.

Hollywood submarine flick runs aground in Russia, Ukraine

Hollywood submarine flick runs aground in Russia, Ukraine

Release of a Hollywood action film in which American soldiers rescue a Russian president during a coup attempt has been mysteriously postponed in Russia and Ukraine, with reports suggesting it could be banned ...