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EU sending MEPs to Ukraine for two-day visit

BRUSSELS, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The European Parliament said Tuesday it expected a delegation of lawmakers would travel later this week to Ukraine to discuss the unsteady political climate.
Ukrainian parliament repeals anti-protest law; prime minister resigns

Ukrainian parliament repeals anti-protest law; prime minister resigns

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The Ukrainian parliament convened Tuesday for a special session to discuss the political crisis, with lawmakers overwhelmingly voting to rescind nine pieces of anti-democratic legislation that were passed January 16.
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Ukrainian protesters, police agree to 'period of silence' during talks

KIEV, Ukraine, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Ukrainian protesters and police say they agreed to a temporary truce Thursday while opposition leaders hold talks with Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.

Three reported killed in anti-government protests in Kiev

KIEV, Ukraine, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- At least three people were killed Wednesday as violence amped up between protesters and riot police in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, officials said.

Ukraine president's home destination of protest motorcade

KIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- A long motorcade filed past the residence of Ukraine's president Sunday to protest the government's leanings toward Russia, police said.

Ukraine: Kiev opposition falls short in latest no-confidence bid

KIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- The leader of the main opposition party in Ukraine said the latest move for the resignation of the current government fell short Tuesday by 19 votes.

Azarov says Ukraine and Russia agree to settle natural gas dispute

KIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said his country and Russia agreed to work to settle a longstanding natural gas price dispute.

Ashton gets association assurances from Kiev

KIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said Wednesday she had assurances from Kiev that Ukraine remained interested in signing an association agreement.

Kiev court gives protesters 5 days to clear building blockades

KIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Anti-government protesters have five days to end their blockade of administrative buildings in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, a court ruled.

Anti-government protesters block Ukraine's Central Bank

KIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Demonstrators blocked public buildings, including Ukraine's Central Bank, in Kiev Wednesday after lawmakers the day before defeated a no-confidence vote.

Medvedev: Russia staying out of Ukrainian political fray

MOSCOW, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday he viewed Ukraine as an important regional partner though recent political unrest is an internal matter.

Ukrainian prime minister explains EU move

KIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said Tuesday he had to consider bilateral ties to Russia when mulling an association agreement with the European Union.
Ukrainian lawmakers turn back opposition's no-confidence measure

Ukrainian lawmakers turn back opposition's no-confidence measure

KIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- As thousands of protesters rallied outside parliament, Ukrainian lawmakers Tuesday rejected a no-confidence measure to oust the government, officials said.

Demonstrators call for Ukraine's government to resign

KIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Anti-government protesters squatted in a Kiev plaza Monday, demanding Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych resign and European Union trade pact work resume.

Ukraine's prime minister wants to review Russian gas deal

KIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said he's eager to review the terms of a natural gas contract with Russian energy company Gazprom.
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