All posts tagged Ukraine

  • European rights court rules Tymoshenko unlawfully detained
    April 30, 2013, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    Europe’s top rights court has ruled that Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko was unlawfully held in detention before being sentenced to jail in 2011. It’s a decision that may weigh […]

  • Kremlin’s policies shackled by oil and gas giant Gazprom
    March 1, 2013, by Nick Ottens for The Prague Post

    As Russia’s largest oil and gas company is once again embroiled in an energy dispute with Ukraine, the country’s dependence on hydrocarbon exports tests its government’s commitment to further liberalization. […]

  • Yanukovych demands reforms from government
    February 27, 2013, by Svitlana Tuchynska of The Kyiv Post

    A day after returning home from the EU-Ukraine summit in Brussels, President Viktor Yanukovych instructed his government to ensure that the Association Agreement gets signed later this year at a […]

  • Moldova overtakes Ukraine on road to Europe
    December 11, 2012, by Annabelle Chapman of the Kyiv Post

    As Ukraine’s relations with the European Union remain frosty, its smaller neighbour Moldova is taking the limelight. The country of 3.6 million people is one of the poorest in Europe, […]

  • Ukraine PM resigns amid economic crisis
    December 4, 2012, by Stefan Bos of VOANews

    Ukraine is facing political uncertainty after the sudden resignation of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and his Cabinet Monday. The president has asked the prime minister to stay on as interim […]

  • Communist symbol ban spreads among Russia’s neighbors
    August 16, 2012, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    In Lviv, Western Ukraine nationalists fought last year to block communists from bringing red flags to the city’s World War II Hill of Glory. This year, Lviv banned all public […]

  • Freedom House: Hungary, Ukraine in democratic decline
    June 6, 2012, by VOANews

    A U.S.-based non-governmental organization advocating for democracy and human rights says Hungary and Ukraine are at the forefront of an antidemocratic trend in Central and Eastern Europe. In a report […]