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Russia's Putin, Ukraine's Poroshenko to meet

Russia's Putin, Ukraine's Poroshenko to meet

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 19 (UPI) --The Ukrainian government announced Tuesday President Petro Poroshenko will meet with his counterpart, Russian President Vladimir Putin, next week.
Ed Adamczyk
Russia calls Ukrainian destruction of military convoy fanciful

Russia calls Ukrainian destruction of military convoy fanciful

MOSCOW, Aug. 15 (UPI) --Russia refuted the Ukrainian government's assertion that it destroyed a Russian military convoy that had trespassed into Ukraine.
JC Finley
Russian military convoy that entered Ukraine partially destroyed

Russian military convoy that entered Ukraine partially destroyed

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 15 (UPI) --The Ukrainian government announced Friday that a Russian military convoy that illegally entered eastern Ukraine on Thursday has been partially destroyed.
JC Finley
Russian aid convoy to Ukraine misses rally point

Russian aid convoy to Ukraine misses rally point

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 13 (UPI) --A Russian convoy of 280 trucks transporting humanitarian aid to Ukraine has diverted course, according to Ukrainian officials.
JC Finley
Red Cross weighs in on Russian aid convoy to Ukraine

Red Cross weighs in on Russian aid convoy to Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 12 (UPI) --The International Committee of the Red Cross weighed in on the convoy of Russian trucks carrying humanitarian aid to Ukraine without the necessary approvals.
JC Finley
Russia moves aid to Ukraine border ahead of ICRC approval

Russia moves aid to Ukraine border ahead of ICRC approval

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 12 (UPI) --A Russian convoy of 280 trucks transporting aid to Ukraine was deployed on Tuesday without necessary coordination, raising concerns of Russia's intent.
JC Finley
Russia to join humanitarian relief effort in Ukraine

Russia to join humanitarian relief effort in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 11 (UPI) --Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko acknowledged Monday that Russia will be part of an international humanitarian mission to embattled eastern Ukraine.
JC Finley
Ukrainian military shelling hits hospital, killing patient

Ukrainian military shelling hits hospital, killing patient

DONETSK, Ukraine, Aug. 8 (UPI) --A Ukrainian artillery shell targeted at a separatist headquarters in Donetsk hit a hospital Thursday, killing one patient and wounding others.
Aileen Graef
NATO: 'We stand by Ukraine'

NATO: 'We stand by Ukraine'

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 7 (UPI) --NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday in Kiev.
JC Finley
Ukraine's security chief Andriy Parubiy resigns

Ukraine's security chief Andriy Parubiy resigns

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 7 (UPI) --On Thursday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accepted the resignation of National Security and Defense Council Secretary Andriy Parubiy.
JC Finley
Soccer clubs in Crimea join Russian league, sparking renewed outrage over occupation

Soccer clubs in Crimea join Russian league, sparking renewed outrage over occupation

MOSCOW, Aug. 1 (UPI) --Months after Russia's controversial annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region, three Crimean soccer clubs have signed on to play for the Russian Football Union.
JC Finley
Russia bans Polish fruit, vegetables in sanctions response

Russia bans Polish fruit, vegetables in sanctions response

WARSAW , Poland, Aug. 1 (UPI) --Russia announced a ban on fruit and vegetable imports from Poland Friday, after Poland condemned Russian actions in Ukraine.
Ed Adamczyk
Ukrainian PM Yatsenyuk to remain in office; Parliament rejects resignation

Ukrainian PM Yatsenyuk to remain in office; Parliament rejects resignation

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 1 (UPI) --Ukraine's Parliament met for a special session on Thursday to discuss, in part, the resignation submitted a week earlier by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
JC Finley
U.S. gifts $8 million to Ukraine for border protection

U.S. gifts $8 million to Ukraine for border protection

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) --Vice President Joe Biden announced Friday that the U.S. will provide approximately $8 million to help bolster Ukraine's State Border Guard Service.
JC Finley
Investigators reach Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site

Investigators reach Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site

KIEV, Ukraine, July 31 (UPI) --International investigators regained access to the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site on Thursday, after nearly a week of rebel fighting in the area.
JC Finley
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Petro Poroshenko
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Petro Oleksiyovych Poroshenko (Ukrainian: Петро Олексійович Порошенко), (born September 26, 1965) is a Ukrainian businessman and politician frequently cited as one of the most influential people in Ukrainian politics.

Poroshenko heads the Council of Ukraine's National Bank.

Ukrainian President Yushchenko nominated Poroshenko for foreign minister on October 7, 2009 and appointed by the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's parliament) on October 9, 2009.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Petro Poroshenko."
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