Ukraine

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…]

Ukraine tightens restrictions to fight coronavirus spread

Ukraine tightens restrictions to fight coronavirus spread

Published 03/04/2020

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine’s government on Friday imposed a series of new restrictions designed to prevent the coronavirus outbreak spreading widely but said it hoped [more…]

Trump considering full pardon for ex-adviser Michael Flynn

Trump considering full pardon for ex-adviser Michael Flynn

Published 15/03/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he is considering a full pardon for his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who [more…]

Who needs an Oscar? I’m popular in U.S. now, jokes Ukrainian leader

Who needs an Oscar? I’m popular in U.S. now, jokes Ukrainian leader

Published 15/02/2020

MUNICH (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a former comic actor, joked on Saturday that after dreaming of Oscars and popularity in the United States, [more…]

Trump slashes foreign aid, cuts safety net programs in new budget proposal

Trump slashes foreign aid, cuts safety net programs in new budget proposal

Published 10/02/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will propose on Monday a 21% cut in foreign aid and slashes to social safety-net programs in his [more…]

Exclusive: Trump proposes 21% cut in U.S. foreign aid in budget proposal – officials

Exclusive: Trump proposes 21% cut in U.S. foreign aid in budget proposal – officials

Published 09/02/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will propose cutting billions of dollars in U.S. foreign aid in his fiscal 2021 budget while seeking an increase [more…]