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World Oct 14Ukrainian far-right groups, veterans protest president’s peace plan
Shooting off flares and shouting "glory to Ukraine," thousands of far-right and nationalist activists marched Monday through Kyiv, protesting President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's leadership and his long-awaited peace plan for eastern Ukraine.
Politics Oct 10Ukraine president says there was ‘no blackmail’ in call with Trump
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said he only learned after his July 25 phone call with Trump that the U.S. had blocked hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid to Ukraine.
World Oct 06Protesters in Ukraine rally against election in rebel east
Thousands rallied in Ukraine's capital Sunday against the president's plan to hold a local election in the country's rebel-held east, a move seen by some as a major concession to Russia.
World Oct 04Ukraine to review case into company that employed Hunter Biden
Prosecutors are auditing all the cases that were closed or dismissed by former prosecutors, including several related to Mykola Zlochevsky, owner of the gas company Burisma that hired Hunter Biden in 2014,…
Politics Oct 02Ukraine’s former president discussed investments with Giuliani
Petro Poroshenko said he met Giuliani in 2017 as a "friend of Ukraine" and they discussed "political support and investment" but nothing else.
World Jul 21President’s party leads Ukraine election, exit poll says
President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s party took the largest share of votes in the country’s snap parliamentary election, an exit poll showed Sunday.
World Apr 22Will this Ukrainian comedian be any match for Vladimir Putin?
Zelenskiy, who played an accidental president in a hugely popular sitcom but has no real political background, has vowed to keep Ukraine on its pro-Western course.
World Mar 31Ukraine presidential vote begins under bribe claim cloud
Voters in Ukraine are casting ballots in a presidential election Sunday after a campaign that produced a comedian with no political experience as the front-runner and allegations of voter bribery.
World Mar 30Comedian leads presidential polling in Ukraine
Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who shot to national prominence by playing the role of president in a television comedy series, topped the poll at 20.9 percent.
World Nov 30Ukraine blocks entry of most Russian men as tension mounts between nations
The long-simmering conflict bubbled over Sunday when Russian border guards rammed into and opened fire on three Ukrainian boats near the Crimean Peninsula, which Moscow annexed in 2014.