Ukraine

Official results hand Belarusian leader Lukashenko re-election victory, opposition protests

Official results hand Belarusian leader Lukashenko re-election victory, opposition protests

Published 10/08/2020

MINSK (Reuters) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko won a landslide re-election victory, the central election commission said on Monday, after bloody clashes between riot police [more…]

Ukraine president says Kyiv staying out of U.S. internal politics, elections

Ukraine president says Kyiv staying out of U.S. internal politics, elections

Published 08/08/2020

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday that it was a matter of Ukraine’s national security to stay out of U.S. internal [more…]

Cycling: Start of Tour de France in Denmark moved to 2022

Cycling: Start of Tour de France in Denmark moved to 2022

Published 03/08/2020

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark’s staging of the Tour de France’s start, known as the ‘Grand Depart’, has been pushed back a year to 2022, Danish [more…]

Full ceasefire takes effect in eastern Ukraine

Full ceasefire takes effect in eastern Ukraine

Published 27/07/2020

KYIV (Reuters) - A full and comprehensive ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists has entered into force in eastern Ukraine, opening the prospect [more…]

Work begins on black boxes from Ukrainian jet downed by Iran

Work begins on black boxes from Ukrainian jet downed by Iran

Published 20/07/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - Investigators have begun work on the flight recorders from the Ukrainian jet accidentally shot down by Iran in January, France’s BEA accident [more…]

Ukrainian lawmaker says he has Gutenberg Bible fragment in his private collection

Ukrainian lawmaker says he has Gutenberg Bible fragment in his private collection

Published 18/06/2020

KYIV (Reuters) - A wealthy Ukrainian politician has made public a manuscript in his private collection that he says is a fragment of the Gutenberg [more…]

Trump to nominate retired general to be U.S. ambassador to Ukraine

Trump to nominate retired general to be U.S. ambassador to Ukraine

Published 02/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump intends to nominate Keith Dayton to be the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, the White House said on Friday, a [more…]

Ukrainian artists live-stream from their studios during lockdown

Ukrainian artists live-stream from their studios during lockdown

Published 16/04/2020

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian brothers Nikita and Egor Zigura work on their sculpture of a giant fingerprint as art enthusiasts look on via a live-streaming [more…]

Isolation art: recreate masterworks with cabbage, lentils and socks

Isolation art: recreate masterworks with cabbage, lentils and socks

Published 08/04/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - While making blinis one morning in self-isolation, Natalia Goroshko noticed one in her pan had taken the floppy form of one of [more…]

Bulgarian Pulev to donate half of Joshua fight money to coronavirus medics

Bulgarian Pulev to donate half of Joshua fight money to coronavirus medics

Published 05/04/2020

(Reuters) - The IBF’s mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev said he will donate half of his purse from the world heavyweight title fight against Briton Anthony [more…]