Several dozen protesters picketed a cultural center in Kiev, Ukraine, on Saturday as part of continued demonstrations against a controversial regional languages bill.
CNN's Phil Black reports on Ukraine's efforts to end its dependency on expensive Russian gas imports.
Early this year Ukraine -- along with much of eastern Europe -- was caught in a deep and protracted cold snap. Many froze to death, energy demand spiked, and to top it all Russia accused Ukraine of stealing gas from transit pipes destined for western Europe for the second time in three years.
Three thoughts from France's 2-0 victory over co-host Ukraine from Donetsk, Ukraine.
Rolling commentary and live pictures from Euro 2012 as France take on Ukraine, followed by England vs.Sweden.
The 82nd minute: Andriy Shevchenko raised his eyes to the stands for a moment, and then shook hands with each person on the Ukraine bench in turn before taking his seat. The crowd was still on its feet applauding. In a final warm-up match that Ukraine lost 2-0 to Turkey last week, Shevchenko played just 45 minutes and missed two good scoring chances, prompting mention of the dreaded R-word: retirement. It's a decision that he considered back in 2009 once Ukraine's World Cup qualification hopes were quashed, but one that he delayed with the knowledge that his country would be co-hosting Euro 2012. Today his brace gave Ukraine a win over Sweden in its first-ever European Championship fixture.
CNN's live text reporting on the Euro 2012 match between England and France, followed by Ukraine against Sweden in Monday's other Group D game.
No one used the word reward, but the subtext was clear for all to see.
Football fans traveling to Ukraine for this summer's European Championships have been warned they will face a "criminal" police force mired in so many abuse scandals that their behavior threatens to ruin the showpiece tournament.
Pressure is mounting on Ukraine to clean up its human rights record ahead of the Euro 2012 finals next month, with the EU Commission's president the latest high-profile leader to boycott the football championships.
[Updated 3 p.m. Monday, February 13] Tourists make their way through heavy snow last week in front of the Kiev Pechersk Lavra cathedral in Ukraine.
CNN's Matthew Chance reports on the victims of Ukraine's deep freeze and the social ramifications.
Alcohol has been involved in most of the deaths blamed on the extreme cold in Ukraine, the country worst affected by the icy temperatures gripping eastern Europe, the country's emergencies minister said Wednesday.
Snow and record low temperatures claim lives in the Ukraine. CNN's Mathew Chance reports.
Sub-zero temperatures continued to keep eastern Europe in their grip Wednesday, leading to the deaths of 31 people in Ukraine so far, emergency officials there said.
CNN World Sport's Pedro Pinto talks with Ukrainian boxing champion Vitali Klitschko ahead of the Euro 2012 draw in Kiev.
The great and good of European football are assembling in the Ukrainian capital Kiev to learn the fate of the 16 nations involved. Poland and Ukraine will host the tournament, that kicks off on June 8, and with CNN World Sport's live commentary, you won't miss a thing.
Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych declared Sunday a national day of mourning after 37 people died Friday in incidents at two mines.
At least 16 workers died in an explosion at a mine in eastern Ukraine on Friday, the Ministry of Emergency said.
Sixteen people died in Ukraine early Sunday after a fire broke out in a state facility for the elderly, according to the Emergency Ministry of Ukraine.
Ask a group of Russians where they'll be vacationing this summer and chances are they'll all give the same answer: Ukraine.
CNN's Diana Magnay meets an agricultural entrepreneur in Ukraine who's using technology to increase food supplies.
As a co-host alongside Poland for Euro 2012, Ukraine is busily building up its infrastructure in time for the games.
The U.S. Energy Department announced Friday the shipment of 50 kilograms -- or 111 pounds -- of highly enriched uranium from Ukraine to Russia.
A collision between a bus and a train in the Ukraine on Tuesday left 42 people dead and nine others injured, officials said.
The 33 workers trapped in a Chilean mine got a rare treat Tuesday night: they got to watch their national soccer team compete against Ukraine via a small projector wired down to their safety chamber on a fiber optic cable.
CNN's Matthew Chance reports on the Ukraine parliament scuffle that ended in punches, eggs and smoke bombs being thrown.
Lawmakers in Ukraine scuffled with each other, throwing punches and eggs, as parliament met Tuesday to ratify a treaty with Russia that extends the latter's navy presence in the Ukraine's Crimean peninsula until 2042.
Thousands of opposition demonstrators marched in front of the parliament building in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, protesting a deal reached earlier this week to extend Russia's military presence in the former Soviet Republic, national news media reported.
Russia's president and the newly elected president of Ukraine signed a landmark agreement on Wednesday that signals an end to years of enmity between the two former Soviet republics.
Ukraine announced Monday that it will get rid of all its highly enriched uranium, which can be used in nuclear weapons, within the next two years.
CNN's Matthew Chance reports on the new Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovich.
The man leading Ukraine's presidential election called on his rival Tuesday to accept defeat, and he vowed to unite Ukraine after an election that has split the country in two.
Victor Yushchenko, the politician brought to power in Ukraine's Orange Revolution five years ago, is struggling to hold onto the presidency as voters go the polls Sunday -- and the man accused of stealing the election in 2004 is a strong contender to win it legitimately this year.
Ukraine and Russia appear to have averted a new energy dispute that could have left Europe shivering, following a threat from Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
Six people were killed and at least 14 were injured Saturday when a train crashed into a passenger bus in Ukraine, officials said.
European officials expressed frustration at Russia and Ukraine's inability to enforce an agreement to resume delivery of natural gas, amid heat and cooking gas shortages and sub-zero temperatures endured by millions of people.
Frustrated European Union leaders lashed out Wednesday at Russian and Ukrainian energy companies whose dispute over natural gas has stopped supplies to Europe for the past week.
Russia resumed sending natural gas to Ukrainian pipelines Tuesday, a week after the gas flow was interrupted, but the gas was stopped at the Ukrainian border instead of being passed through to Europe.
The European Union has finalized a deal on sending monitors to supervise supplies of Russian gas through Ukraine, an EU spokesman said Friday.
CNN's Matthew Chance reports a deal has been reached to get gas flowing again to Ukraine and millions of Europeans.
CNN's Matthew Chance reports on Russia's state-run Gazprom threats to cut off gas supplies to Ukraine.
Russia and the European Union have agreed on a protocol on setting up a mechanism to control the transmission of natural gas through Ukraine to Europe, the Russian news agency Interfax reported Saturday.
Ukraine and Russia said the supply of natural gas to Europe was completely shut off Wednesday, but each side blamed the other for the cut-off which comes as Europe faces a wave of freezing temperatures.
Ukraine and Russia said the supply of natural gas to Europe was completely shut off Wednesday, but each side blamed the other for the cut-off, which comes as Europe faces a wave of freezing temperatures.
A natural gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine flared Tuesday when Ukraine accused the Russian supplier of cutting supplies to Europe, and at least nine countries said their supply from Russia had been cut or reduced.
Russian energy giant Gazprom cut off Ukraine's gas supply on New Year's Day and is yet to switch it back on.
European and Russian leaders are holding crisis meetings Monday to try to defuse a dispute between the Russian energy giant Gazprom and Ukraine's state-run gas company Naftogaz Ukrainy.
Russian energy giant Gazprom has accused Ukraine of siphoning off gas intended for European customers as the standoff between them worsens.
Ukraine has sent a delegation to meet European leaders a day after Russian energy giant Gazprom cut its gas supply and as fears mount the rest of the continent could be affected.
Russian energy monopoly Gazprom on Wednesday said it would stop natural gas deliveries to Ukraine over a dispute about payments.
The final death toll from a Christmas Eve explosion in a five-story apartment building in southern Ukraine has increased to 27 people, including three children, Ukrainian officials said Friday.
Hundreds of emergency workers combed the site of a five-story apartment building in southern Ukraine Thursday after a series of explosions reduced it to rubble, authorities said.
A 30,000-ton luxury cruise ship outran pirates off the coast of Yemen this weekend, the ship's owner said Monday.
New elections looks likely to produce a government that's in no hurry to enter NATO
Several U.S. navy ships have converged near a Ukrainian cargo ship, seized last week by pirates off the coast of Somalia, a navy official told CNN Monday.
A crew member of a Ukrainian vessel pirates seized off the African coast last week has died, a Somali town commissioner said Sunday.
Pirates who seized a Ukrainian vessel loaded with tanks and weapons off the African coast have lowered their ransom demand to $5 million.
A Ukrainian ship carrying tanks and ammunition has been seized by pirates off the coast of Kenya, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry told CNN.
Emergency workers were racing Tuesday to find 12 miners missing after an explosion in a Ukrainian mine, which killed at least one person and injured 29 others.
Rescuers in Ukraine attempt to free more than a dozen coal miners who became trapped after a gas explosion. (No audio)
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the twin battles UK Marines are fighting in southern Afghanistan.
Averting what could have been another gas crisis across Europe, Russia and Ukraine have fixed a price on natural gas for 2008 while Kiev has promised to pay its 2007 gas debts.
Six men were run over by a train and killed while walking home from a nightclub in northern Ukraine, according to Russian reports.
An explosion at a Ukrainian coal mine kills dozens of miners and traps many others. CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports
Eleven miners who were missing after an explosion in a coal mine were declared dead Monday, bringing the death toll to 100 in Ukraine's worst mining disaster in years
Analysis: Sunday's vote sees a familiar cast of candidates repeating familiar lines. But they may be stumbling their way to stable power-sharing
Relatives have been struggling to come to terms with the loss of all 170 people aboard an airliner that crashed in Ukraine, as investigators combed the wreckage for bodies and clues to the disaster.
A Russian commercial jet carrying 170 people -- many of them children -- crashed in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, killing all on board, the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry reported.
A bitter cold wave has killed 181 people in Ukraine over last five days, the Health Ministry said Thursday.
Moscow and Kiev officials have praised a deal to end a pricing dispute for Russian natural gas that caused shortages in Ukraine and throughout Western Europe.
Energy ministers from the European Union plan to meet Wednesday in emergency session in Brussels to discuss how to respond to this week's short-lived attempt by Russia to boost the price for natural gas to Ukraine.
European countries were enduring reduced gas supplies at the height of winter on Monday after Russia halted its deliveries to Ukraine.
Russia's state-owned natural gas monopoly Gazprom has suspended the flow of natural gas to Ukraine after Ukrainian officials refused to sign a new gas-price agreement.
Russia has promised to restore full natural gas deliveries to European nations, but the dispute between the country's state-owned gas monopoly and Ukraine appeared to remain at an impasse.
Russia's state-owned natural gas monopoly Gazprom suspended the flow of natural gas to Ukraine over a pricing dispute Sunday, a move the Ukrainian president decried as "unacceptable."
A military court in Ukraine has sentenced the pilots whose plane smashed into a crowd at a 2002 air show to up to 14 years in prison.
Ukraine's former interior minister has been found dead in an apparent suicide on the day he was to be questioned about the killing of an opposition-minded journalist, officials said.
Viktor Yushchenko, the newly elected president of Ukraine, said he is very happy that "our beautiful revolution" made so many people happy.
Ukraine's Constitutional Court has ruled that parts of electoral changes recently adopted by parliament are unconstitutional, a day before a repeat of the presidential runoff.
Ukraine's presidential rivals wrapped up their campaigns Friday as tension mounted ahead of Sunday's rerun election.
The two men vying to become president of Ukraine exchanged attacks in a bare-knuckled television debate, six days before they face new elections that will be watched closely in many parts of the world.
Protesters in Kiev's main square watched a crucial Supreme Court debate on outdoor TV screens Thursday as Ukraine awaited the judges' ruling on the country's election crisis.
Opposition officials say they have cut off negotiations with Ukraine's government aimed at settling the country's bitter and divisive presidential election dispute.
Ukraine's outgoing President Leonid Kuchma has said a new vote may be the only way to settle the country's escalating presidential election crisis.
"This is only the beginning," Ukraine's opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko told tens of thousands of cheering supporters after the country's Supreme Court barred publication of disputed presidential election results until his appeal hearing.
U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell on Wednesday said the United States does not accept the results of Ukraine's presidential elections as legitimate, citing "credible reports of fraud and abuse."
World leaders have stepped up pressure on Ukraine officials to review the results of the disputed presidential poll. Meanwhile, Russian authorities continued to support Ukraine officials.
Ukraine's Liberal opposition challenger Viktor Yushchenko has said he does not recognize the election of Ukraine's prime minister as president and has called for a country-wide "political strike."
Up to 200,000 protesters have marched on Ukraine's parliament demanding authorities admit they cheated in a presidential poll that showed the country's Moscow-backed prime minister had won.
Ruling Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych narrowly led the presidential race in Ukraine on Monday, but a run-off against his liberal challenger appeared certain.
International monitors say Ukraine's fraught presidential election at the weekend fell short of democratic standards.
A gas explosion in a Ukraine mine has killed at least 25 people, according to the Ukrainian Emergency Situations Ministry.
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