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Ukrainian president addresses nation after being taken to hospital with COVID-19

13 Nov 2020

KYIV Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy addressed the nation in two videos on Thursday, his first appearance since being hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19 this week.

Ukrainian president, three top officials contract coronavirus

10 Nov 2020

KYIV Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced on Monday he had tested positive for the coronavirus, and the finance minister, the defence minister and Zelensky's top aide were also reported to be infected.

Back me or put IMF loans and EU visa-free deal at risk, Ukraine's president warns

03 Nov 2020

KYIV Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy warned on Monday that foreign aid loans and a visa-free deal with the European Union were under threat if parliament did not restore anti-corruption reforms, saying the country could slide into "bloody chaos".

UPDATE 1-Back me or put IMF loans and EU visa-free deal at risk, Ukraine's president warns

03 Nov 2020

* Ruling party will back new reform legislation: lawmaker (Adds president's quote, lawmaker comment)

UPDATE 2-Ukraine's Zelenskiy promises action as allies sound alarm over reform rollback

30 Oct 2020

KYIV, Oct 29 President Volodymyr Zelenskiy promised swift action on Thursday and warned Ukraine could lose international aid and support after a Constitutional Court this week ruled to abolish some anti-corruption laws.

U.S. embassy worker in Ukraine dies after suspected park assault

01 Oct 2020

KYIV An American woman working at the U.S. embassy in Ukraine's capital Kyiv died after a suspected assault in a park near the mission, authorities said, and a search was underway for the possible perpetrator. | Video

EU funds to Ukraine hinge on constructive work with IMF: Borrell

22 Sep 2020

KYIV Ukraine must work "constructively" with the International Monetary Fund to secure 1.2 billion euros from the European Union to cope with the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the EU's top diplomat said on Tuesday.

EU funds to Ukraine hinge on constructive work with IMF: Borrell

22 Sep 2020

KYIV, Sept 22 Ukraine must work "constructively" with the International Monetary Fund to secure 1.2 billion euros from the European Union to cope with the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the EU's top diplomat said on Tuesday.

Belarusian protest leader ripped up passport to avoid expulsion, allies say

09 Sep 2020

KYIV Belarusian authorities drove prominent opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova to the border with Ukraine on Tuesday, a day after she was snatched from the street in Minsk, but she tore up her passport so they could not force her to cross, two of her allies said. | Video

Festnahme von Oppositioneller - Lukaschenko lehnt Dialog weiter ab

08 Sep 2020

Kiew In Belarus ist die führende Oppositionelle Maria Kolesnikowa nach Behördenangaben an der Grenze zur Ukraine festgesetzt worden.

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