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.

Kiev, Ukraine, police use tear gas against protesters

KIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Police in Ukraine used tear gas Sunday on demonstrators protesting the government's cancellation of trade talks with the European Union, RIA Novosti said. 

Ukraine suspends EU bid

Nov. 22 (UPI) --Ukranian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov announced Thursday that Ukraine would suspend its bid to join the European Union in favor of strengthening ties with Russia.
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Kiev stumps for Adriatic gas corridor

KIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The Ukrainian government stands behind a natural gas corridor suggested from Croatia through Hungary, Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said.

Ukraine minister: Naftogaz debt to Gazprom to be resolved Monday

KIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A dispute over late payment of $882 million owed by Ukraine's Naftogaz to Russia's Gazprom will be resolved Monday, a Ukrainian minister said over the weekend.

Chevron inks shale gas deal in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The Ukrainian government announced it approved a draft agreement with Chevron for shale natural gas extraction in the western part of the country.

Russia frustrated with Ukraine over gas payments

MOSCOW, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- There are signs that Ukraine might not be able to meet its financial obligations from Russian natural gas, Gazprom Chief Executive Alexei Miller said Tuesday.

Ukraine's deputy prime minister says no gas problems for winter

KIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Ukraine is meeting natural gas transit obligations to its Russian partners that will prevent an energy crisis during the winter, the deputy prime minister said.

Ukraine signs off on shale gas deal with Chevron

LVIV, Ukraine, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Members of a regional council in Ukraine said Friday they approved a draft production agreement for shale natural gas with U.S. energy company Chevron.

Major fracking campaign starts in Ukraine

LONDON, July 3 (UPI) -- An energy company operating in Ukraine said it started what it believes to be the largest hydraulic fracturing operation in Europe to date.

Ukraine starts construction on 2015 European basketball arena

KIEV, Ukraine, May 24 (UPI) -- A construction-starting ceremony for the site of the EuroBasket 2015 European Basketball Championship in Kiev, Ukraine, included the burying of a time capsule.

Natural gas estimates in Ukraine lower

LONDON, April 16 (UPI) -- The latest assessment of Ukrainian natural gas reserves was lower than expected, Regal Petroleum said in its latest update.

Ukraine moving away from Russian gas

KIEV, Ukraine, April 2 (UPI) -- Russian natural gas supplies to Ukraine are down more than 20 percent for the first two months of the year compared to 2012, the government said.

Regal updates on Ukrainian gas potential

LONDON, March 6 (UPI) -- Natural gas production from Ukrainian fields averaged 1,700 barrels of oil equivalent from January to February, said Regal Petroleum.

Ukraine says it overpays for Russian gas

KIEV, Ukraine, March 4 (UPI) -- The Ukrainian government throws away billion of dollars in payments to Russia for annual natural gas deliveries, Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said.

Ukraine sees independence in shale gas

KIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- There's enough natural gas in Ukrainian shale plays to satisfy the country's needs without imports, said Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov.

Five dead in Ukraine plane crash

DONETSK, Ukraine, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- A plane carrying 45 people crash landed in Donetsk, Ukraine, killing at least five people, officials said.

No natural gas war in Europe, analyst says

MOSCOW, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Despite Gazprom sending a $7 billion bill to Ukraine for 2012 gas volumes, an energy analyst in Moscow ruled out another round of crippling disputes.

Ukraine continuing gas imports via Poland

KIEV, Ukraine, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Ukraine continues to import European natural gas via Poland as it seeks to break the stranglehold of Russian supplies, Kiev's energy minister says.

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Jewish leaders slam attack on Mila Kunis

Jewish leaders slam attack on Mila Kunis

KIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Jewish leaders Saturday demanded a Ukrainian politician take back what they said was an anti-Semitic slur against actress Mila Kunis.
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