KIEV Political novice and presidential protege Oleksiy Honcharuk was appointed as Ukraine's prime minister on Thursday and said economic reforms aimed at accelerating growth would be the focus of his premiership.
KIEV A wakeboarder, a wrestler and a dentist were among 254 lawmakers from President Volodymyr's party who took up their seats as the new majority in the Ukrainian parliament on Thursday -- not one of whom has ever worked there before.
KIEV, Aug 29 Ukraine's agriculture ministry on
Thursday issued its first forecast for the country's 2019 wheat
harvest, saying that output could rise to 27.8 million tonnes
from 24.6 million tonnes in 2018.
KIEV U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton arrived in Kiev on Tuesday ahead of talks with comic-turned-president Volodymyr Zelenskiy, touting a possible meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and the new Ukrainian leader.
KIEV, Aug 14 Ukraine's gas transport company
Ukrtransgaz has upgraded several gas pumping stations so it can
provide gas to eastern and southern regions of the country if
there is a disruption in supply from Russia, the company said on
KIEV/MOSCOW Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday pressed Russian leader Vladimir Putin for a resumption of peace talks after four Ukrainian soldiers were killed by shelling in the eastern Donbass border region.
KIEV Ukraine on Thursday seized a Russian tanker for its alleged involvement in the capture of three Ukrainian navy vessels by Russia, prompting Moscow to warn of consequences if any Russian citizens were "taken hostage".
KIEV President Volodymyr Zelenskiy looked set on Monday to become Ukraine's first leader since the fall of communism to command a single party majority in parliament, in what would be an unprecedented mandate to deliver promised reforms. | Video
KIEV Ukraine and Russia could swap prisoners within a matter of days, including filmmaker Oleg Sentsov whom Moscow jailed on terrorism charges, if Kiev shows the necessary political will, a close Kremlin ally in Ukraine said.
KIEV Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had a regional official expelled from a meeting broadcast live on television on Wednesday because of a past criminal record. | Video