UEFA tells Ukraine to remove 'political' slogan from kit ahead of Euros

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 12:17 GMT

UEFA told Ukraine it could keep a map showing Crimea on its new national shirt despite objections from Russia but must remove the phrase “Glory to the heroes”

Identity fraud unmasked as Russian runs for Ukraine

Wed, 01 May 2019 - 09:48 GMT

Two were flashing smiles but one, running for Ukraine as Galina Sychko, looked bashful and aloof.

Russian fighter jets land in Crimea amid Ukraine tensions

Sat, 22 Dec 2018 - 02:10 GMT

More than a dozen SU-27 and SU-30 fighter jets which Russia is deploying to boost its air force, amid heightened tensions with Ukraine.

Court orders captured Ukrainian sailors held for two months

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 11:00 GMT

A court in Crimea on Tuesday ordered two months' detention for Ukrainian sailors captured in a confrontation at sea with Russia.

Russia confirms it 'used weapons' against Ukrainian navy ships -RIA

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 - 06:00 GMT

Russia's FSB security service said early on Monday its border patrol boats had seized three Ukrainian naval vessels in the Black Sea near Crimea.

Ukraine accuses Russia of opening fire on its ships in Black Sea

Sun, 25 Nov 2018 - 07:21 GMT

The Ukrainian navy accused Russia on Sunday of opening fire on some of its ships in the Black Sea, striking one vessel and wounding a crewmember.

Crimea mourns school massacre victims at tearful funeral

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 - 01:00 GMT

Students wept over the coffins of classmates Friday at the funeral of 20 people killed in a school shooting in Crimea dubbed the "Russian Columbine".

Russia says Crimean college attack mass murder not terrorism, names suspect

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 01:33 GMT

Russia's Investigative Committee said that a fatal attack on a college in Crimea was a case of mass murder not terrorism.

Russia's ACRA rating agency says more sanctions are key risk

Tue, 10 Jul 2018 - 04:00 GMT

The possibility of more Western sanctions against Moscow is the key risk for the Russian economy.

U.S. approves possible sale of anti-tank missiles to Ukraine

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 12:40 GMT

The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of Javelin anti-tank missiles and launch units to Ukraine at an estimated cost of $47 million.

90% of Crimeans to vote for Putin in election: poll

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 01:52 GMT

About 90 percent of Crimean people are expected to vote for Russian President Vladimir Putin in the upcoming presidential election set for next month.

US Defense Secretary visits Ukrainian President in Kiev

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 - 02:53 GMT

US Defense Secretary James Matiss visited Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, during his visit to Kiev.

Russian deputy minister blacklisted in new EU sanctions over Siemens turbines to Crimea

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 - 06:21 GMT

The EU imposed sanctions on Deputy Energy Minister Andrei Cherezov, and three Russian companies over the delivery of Siemens' turbines to Moscow-annexed Crimea

EU gives initial OK to more Russia sanctions over Siemens, no final decision

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 - 05:36 GMT

EU gives initial OK to more Russia sanctions over the delivery of Siemens gas turbines to Crimea, but made no final decision.

Russia will struggle to turn on Siemens turbines in sanctions

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 04:09 GMT

Russia outfoxed EU sanctions by delivering gas turbines made by Germany's Siemens to the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea. Now for the hard part, switching them on.