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KIEV Ireland's Ryanair will launch its first routes from European cities to Ukraine, the low-cost airline said on Friday, rekindling a deal it walked away from last July over alleged attempts to protect the market for Ukrainian competitors.
KIEV Ukraine's State Security Service on Thursday detained lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko, an ex-military helicopter navigator who became a national hero after being held in a Russian jail, on charges of planning a military-style coup.
KIEV Ukraine's parliament on Thursday approved the appointment of Yakiv Smoliy as central bank governor, ending months of uncertainty over the highly politicized position that had worried foreign backers such as the International Monetary Fund.
KIEV Ukraine's top prosecutor on Thursday accused an ex-military helicopter navigator, who became a national hero after being held in a Russian jail, of planning an attack on parliament.
KIEV Ukraine's Foreign Minister told Reuters on Wednesday he is "100 percent certain" that ties with Washington will remain unchanged with the arrival of Mike Pompeo as U.S. Secretary of State.
MOSCOW/KIEV Kiev and Moscow plunged into a new gas dispute on Thursday after Russia's Gazprom unexpectedly decided not to restart supplies, forcing Ukraine to cut usage despite freezing weather.
KIEV Ukrainian opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili was deported to Poland on Monday, the Ukrainian border service said, after he was detained in a Kiev restaurant by law enforcement agents in camouflage.
KIEV Kidnappers in Ukraine have released an employee at a United Kingdom-registered cryptocurrency exchange after getting more than $1 million in bitcoins as ransom, an adviser to the Ukrainian interior minister told Reuters on Friday.
KIEV/MOSCOW Ukraine's Naftogaz and Russia's Gazprom both claimed victory on Friday in a long-running gas dispute, each saying a Stockholm court had ruled in its favour over a gas contract.
KIEV Ukraine aims to pass legislation backed by the International Monetary Fund to set up a special anti-corruption court in February and implement the law within 6-8 months, Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko told Reuters.