Gulf Times - Ukraine
Ukraine anti-vaccine protesters insist on rights despite measles outbreak

Ukraine anti-vaccine protesters insist on rights despite measles outbreak

Some 200 anti-vaccine protesters rallied in Kiev Thursday after authorities threatened to ban unvaccinated children from schools in Ukraine, which is hit by a deadly measles outbreak.

Ukraine catches suspected Israeli online dope dealer after escape

Ukraine catches suspected Israeli online dope dealer after escape

Ukraine said Saturday it had captured an Israeli-American suspected of leading a major online-drug dealing network a day after he escaped while being extradited to the Jewish state.

Eight killed in Ukraine hotel fire

Eight killed in Ukraine hotel fire

Eight people were killed and ten were injured in a hotel fire in Ukraine's port city of Odessa early Saturday, emergency services said.

Seventeen Chinese, Ukrainian seamen kidnapped off Cameroon

Seventeen Chinese, Ukrainian seamen kidnapped off Cameroon

Nine Chinese and eight Ukrainian seamen were abducted in attacks on two merchant ships off Cameroon, in the latest act of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, sources said Friday.

Ukrainian president says asked Putin to curb separatists

Ukrainian president says asked Putin to curb separatists

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday said he had asked his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to put pressure on separatist fighters in the east

Four soldiers killed in eastern Ukraine grenade attack

Four soldiers killed in eastern Ukraine grenade attack

Four Ukrainian soldiers were killed in a grenade attack in the war-torn east of the country on Tuesday, Kiev said, the highest daily casualty toll over the past two weeks.

Russia warns of 'consequences' after Ukraine seizes tanker

Russia warns of 'consequences' after Ukraine seizes tanker

Ukraine on Thursday seized a Russian tanker it said was used in a naval confrontation last November amid sensitive prisoner swap talks between the two countries, at loggerheads since 2014.

Ukraine president on course for unprecedented majority after election win

Ukraine president on course for unprecedented majority after election win

Ukraine's new president, former comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, appeared likely on Monday to become his country's first leader since the fall of communism whose party has a parliamentary majority.

Ukraine president's party tipped to win parliament vote

Ukraine president's party tipped to win parliament vote

Ukrainians on Sunday went to the polls to elect a new parliament as comedian-turned-president Volodymyr Zelensky seeks to bring in political novices and consolidate his power.

Two soldiers, civilian killed in east Ukraine ahead of polls

Two soldiers, civilian killed in east Ukraine ahead of polls

Two Ukrainian soldiers and one civilian were killed in incidents involving Kremlin-backed separatists, Kiev said Saturday, a day before the country votes in a parliamentary election.

Kiev offers to swap jailed Russia journalist for filmmaker Sentsov

Kiev offers to swap jailed Russia journalist for filmmaker Sentsov

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday offered to hand Moscow a detained Russian state media journalist in exchange for Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov

Ukraine says transport organiser of missile that shot down MH-17 plane in jail

Ukraine says transport organiser of missile that shot down MH-17 plane in jail

Ukraine said on Wednesday a rebel who organised the trailer carrying the missile that shot down a Malaysian airliner in 2014 had been captured two years ago and was now serving a sentence in Ukraine.