New Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday signed a trade and economic pact with the European Union (EU) in an attempt to move from past Russian ties towards European influence. Ukraine, along with Georgia and the Republic of Moldova, is currently a part of the Conference of the Regional ...[read more]
03/22/2014: Ukraine PM signed elements of EU trade pact.
03/21/2014: Russia finalized annexation of Crimea.
03/18/2014: Putin signed treaty incorporating Crimea into Russia.
03/17/2014: Crimea Parliament declared independence following refenderum.
03/13/2014: EU Parliament demanded immediate ...[read more]
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk signed elements of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement on Friday, reversing the previous administration's position on the legislation. The signing comes three days after Russian President Vladimir Putin and representatives of Crimea signed a treaty that ...[read more]
Protests relating to Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich's decision to back out of an EU trade agreement occurred in Kiev on Saturday. The US has threatened to impose trade sanctions on the Ukraine in response to the crackdowns, and Yanukovich himself has reportedly denounced the violence, ...[read more]
Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovich stated on Tuesday at a televised round-table discussion that a working group is likely to return to Brussels to continue talks on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, a planned trade pact with the EU. Yanukovich's earlier decision to abandon the trade pact was ...[read more]
Ukrainian demonstrators gathered in the streets of Kiev Saturday to protest President Viktor Yanukovich's decision to abandon the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, a planned trade pact with the EU. According to media reports the Berkut riot police responded to the demonstration with force to ...[read more]
Ukraine's imprisoned opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko announced on Monday that she would go on a hunger strike to show her support for the demonstrators who have been protesting Ukraine's decision to abandon a planned EU trade pact. Demonstrators allege that Ukraine has caved to pressure from ...[read more]
After three hours of talks Wednesday, Iran agreed to maintain a suspension of its nuclear program while European Union foreign ministers agreed to come up with further proposals and give them to Iran in July or August of this year. The European group, including ministers from Britain, Germany, and ...[read more]