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Ukraine Parliament Votes to Quit Russia Friendship Treaty 07 Dec 2018

Ukraine Parliament Votes to Quit Russia Friendship Treaty

The Ukrainian Parliament Thursday voted to withdraw from a wide-ranging treaty on friendship with Russia, the latest step in escalating tensions between the two neighboring countries. The Supreme Rada overwhelmingly supported a motion by President Petro Poroshenko not to prolong the treaty when it comes up for renewal in April. The camouflage-clad president visited an […]

Ukraine President Warns Russia Tensions Could Lead to ‘Full-Scale War’ 28 Nov 2018

Ukraine President Warns Russia Tensions Could Lead to ‘Full-Scale War’

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has warned of the threat of “full-scale war” with Russia as tensions escalated between the two countries over the detention of Ukrainian navy vessels in the Kerch Strait. The president told national television on Tuesday: “I don’t want anyone to think this is fun and games. Ukraine is under threat of […]

Ukraine to launch its first solar plant at Chernobyl 10 Jan 2018

Ukraine to launch its first solar plant at Chernobyl

At ground zero of Ukraine’s Chernobyl tragedy, workers in orange vests are busy erecting hundreds of dark-coloured panels as the country gets ready to launch its first solar plant to revive the abandoned territory. The new one-megawatt power plant is located just a hundred metres from the new “sarcophagus”, a giant metal dome sealing the […]

Ukraine, pro-Russians agree on major prisoner exchange for Dec. 27 26 Dec 2017

Ukraine, pro-Russians agree on major prisoner exchange for Dec. 27

Representatives of the Ukrainian government and pro-Russia forces have agreed on a major prisoner exchange following a long-standing conflict in Ukraine’s volatile east. Representatives from the two sides made the announcement in a joint televised statement on Monday, saying they would exchange prisoners on December 27. Kiev representative Viktor Medvedchuk said Ukraine was ready to […]

Saakashvili Supporters Demand Ukraine President’s Impeachment 11 Dec 2017

Saakashvili Supporters Demand Ukraine President’s Impeachment

Thousands of protesters marched through the streets of Kiev to demand the impeachment of President Petro Poroshenko, as well as the release of former Georgian president turned Ukrainian opposition leader, Mikhail Saakashvili. Chanting “Free Misha!” and “Poroshenko should resign!”, the protesters made their way to the Maidan square of the capital, scene of the 2013-14 […]

Ukraine Police Raid Protest Camp, Fail to Find Former Georgian President 07 Dec 2017

Ukraine Police Raid Protest Camp, Fail to Find Former Georgian President

TEHRAN – Dozens of Ukrainian police in riot gear raided a protest camp outside parliament on Wednesday in a failed attempt to detain former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili, who was freed from custody by supporters a day earlier. Saakashvili later said police had searched the wrong tent at the camp, continuing a surreal hide-and-seek game […]

Iranian parl. delegation due in Ukraine next week 02 Nov 2017

Iranian parl. delegation due in Ukraine next week

TEHRAN– An Iranian parliamentary delegation headed by Alaeddin Boroujerdi will visit Ukraine’s capital Kiev on November 13, an Iranian MP said Thursday. According to MP Mohammad Javad Jamali, the Iranian delegation slated for the Ukraine visit will be headed by Chairman of Iran’s Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, and comprise a number […]

‘Bystander’ goes to Ukraine’s Cinemaway Filmfest 07 Oct 2017

‘Bystander’ goes to Ukraine’s Cinemaway Filmfest

TEHRAN – Iranian short animated piece ‘Bystander’ directed by Sheyda Kashi has been accepted into the screening program of 3rd Cinemaway Film Festival in Ukraine. Sheyda Kashi’s animated piece ‘Bystander’ will be screened in the third edition of the Ukrainian film festival scheduled for November 1-4, 2017, in the city of Lviv, western Ukraine. The […]