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Ukraine

 

Ukraine is the second largest country in Eastern Europe. Ukraine is a unitary state composed of 24 oblasts (provinces), one autonomous republic (Crimea), and two cities with special status: Kiev, its capital, and Sevastopol, which houses the Russian Black Sea Fleet under a leasing agreement.

It is bordered by the Russian Federation to the east; Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south.  Read More

Headlines Around the Web

Gazprom pushes for peace with Europe

Dec 05 - Financial Times

Akhmetov buys Ukrtelecom for $1bn

Jun 06, 2013 - Financial Times

JKX bans investors from vote to oust CEO

Jun 01, 2013 - Financial Times

Tymoshenko jailing branded ‘unlawful’

Apr 30, 2013 - Financial Times

Articles About Ukraine

A Russian Tu-95 Bomber Or 'Bear'
NATO: Russia's Been Conducting Too Many Military Flights Over Europe

By IBTimes AU

NATO has intercepted far too many Russian military flights over Europe recently. (8:14 pm)

MORE TOPICS: PORTUGAL, RUSSIA

A sign is posted on a fence outside the White House in Washington October 23, 2014.
Russia-Backed Hackers Suspected of Attacking White House Computers; Expert Believes Breach 'Sophisticated'

By IBTimes AU

Russian hackers believed to be working for Moscow had reportedly attacked the computer systems of the White House. (Oct 30)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, WHITE HOUSE

Journalists look at a light installation showing the official logotype of the 2018 FIFA World Cup during its unveiling ceremony at the Bolshoi Theater building in Moscow, October 28, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
FIFA May Keep Russia and Ukraine Apart in World Cup 2018

By IBTimes AU

FIFA highly supports the staging of the World Cup 2018 in Russia. (Oct 30)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, TWITTER, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA

Ukrainian Central Election Commission Head Okhendovsky
Results Of Ukraine’s Election ‘A Death Sentence To The Communist Party’ – Poroshenko

By IBTimes AU

Results of Sunday's legislative polls in Ukraine has showed people approved the country's direction to join the European nations. (Oct 28)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, WHITE HOUSE, ELECTIONS

Ukraine Forces Kill up to Five Rebels; Russia Starts Drill near Border
Poland To Move More Military Forces To Ukraine Border: Move Follows Visit Of NATO Chief

By IBTimes AU

The plan seems to be a NATO strategy to resist any Russian adventure in Ukraine. (Oct 28)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, POLAND

Miss Universe Gabriela Isler (L-R), Miss USA 2014 Nia Sanchez and Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf pose in front of a Gray Line double decker sightseeing bus ahead of their tour of New York City June 16, 2014.     REUTERS/Adrees Latif
Miss Universe 2014 Top 5 Prediction: Colombia, Ukraine, Venezuela, South Africa And USA

By IBTimes AU

Scheduled to be held early next year, Miss Universe 2014 early predictions start months before the competition as the 83 contestants is narrowed down into top five. (Oct 28)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, FLORIDA, SOUTH AFRICA, LAWYER

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry addresses reporters
John Kerry to Visit Canada to Express Solidarity

By IBTimes AU

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Canada on Tuesday to express U.S.A's solidarity for Canada. (Oct 28)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA

An aerial view shows the Mistral-class helicopter carrier Vladivostok constructed for Russia at the STX Les Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard site in the port of Montoir-de-Bretagne near Saint Nazaire, western France, September 22, 2014. REUTERS/Ste
Russia To Build Own Warships

By IBTimes AU

Russia could soon be building its own warships. (Oct 27)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, LAWSUIT

Putin During An Informal Meeting Of The Collective Security Treaty Organization
Putin Wants To Invade Ukraine Soon Because Of His Falling Health: Reports

By IBTimes AU

Putin is acting like a wounded angel, feeling for former Soviet states turning into satellites of the rival west. (Oct 27)

MORE TOPICS: GEORGE SOROS, GERMANY, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, NEW YORK, CANCER

Russia's President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech
Russia Shifts Blame On US For Ukraine Crisis, Putin Accuses West of 'Remaking World'

By IBTimes AU

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the US of destroying the world order as the West maintains Ukraine sanctions. (Oct 26)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, RUSSIA, LIBYA, EUROPEAN UNION