prime minister yulia tymoshenko

No Euro 2012 boycott, says Polish PM


May 25th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 25 (IANS) There will be no boycott of the Euro 2012 football championship in Ukraine and Poland, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said after talks with European Union ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ukraine to host Euro 2012 despite boycott threats: President


May 15th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 15 (IANS) Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has said that the Euro 2012 football Championship will take place in the country despite boycott threats by several European countries to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ukraine ex-PM gets 7-year jail for abuse of office


October 11th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko was given a seven-year prison sentence after being found guilty Tuesday of abuse of office in her signing a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ukraine slashes Russian gas purchases for 2012


September 1st, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine, which is in a bitter row with Moscow over prices for gas, has slashed the Russian gas purchases for 2012.Ukraine has slashed its purchases ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ukraine court refuses to free ex-PM


August 11th, 2011 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A higher court in Ukraine's capital has refused to annul a decision to take country's former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko into custody.Tymoshenko, 50, is on ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Yanukovych wins Ukraine presidential vote


February 10th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Feb 10 (RIA Novosti) Former prime minister Viktor Yanukovych received 48.95 percent of the vote in the second round of Ukraine's presidential election, 3.48 percent more than his opponent Yulia Tymoshenko, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ukrainians vote in presidential runoff


February 7th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Feb 7 (RIA Novosti) Polls opened Sunday in Ukraine's presidential runoff, with Ukrainians having to choose between opposition leader Viktor Yanukovych and Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in a bitterly fought election. Yanukovych ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ukrainians vote for president


January 17th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Jan 17 (IANS) Ukrainians voted Sunday in the first presidential elections since the 2004 Orange Revolution in a ballot set to determine the ex-Soviet republic's relations with Russia and Europe. Election campaigning ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ukraine swine flu toll rises to 155


November 9th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Nov 9 (RIA Novosti) The swine flu toll in Ukraine has risen to 155, the health ministry said Monday. Most of the deaths occurred in the western regions of Lvov and Ivano-Frankovsk, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Ukraine PM Yulia Tymoshenko named World’s Hottest Leader


October 15th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Ukraine Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has grabbed the first place in a list of 172 heads of States with the hottest appearance.According to blogging site Hottest Heads ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia may again cut gas to Ukraine for nonpayment, says Putin


March 5th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 5 (RIA Novosti) Russia may have to stop natural gas supplies to Ukraine if Kiev fails to pay in full for gas delivered in February, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Masked men break into Ukraine’s national gas company office


March 4th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, March 4 (DPA) Masked men believed to be government agents broke into the headquarters of Ukraine national natural gas company Naftogaz Ukrainy Wednesday and are searching the premises, witnesses said. The men ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ukraine foreign minister sacked


March 3rd, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, March 3 (RIA Novosti) Ukraine's parliament voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to dismiss Foreign Minister Volodymyr Ohryzko over his handling of a territorial dispute with Romania and policies damaging ties with Russia. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russian gas for Europe pumped into Ukrainian pipeline


January 20th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 20 (DPA) Russian gas was on its way to Europe Tuesday after the Russian monopoly Gazprom began pumping it into a Ukrainian transit pipeline for the first time since a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia, Ukraine reach deal on gas transits to Europe (Lead)


January 18th, 2009 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 18 (DPA) Russia and Ukraine settled their contractual dispute over gas supplies early Monday morning, bringing an end to a week-long embargo on transits to gas-starved Europe.Russian Prime Minister Vladimir ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Moscow summit ‘last chance’ to resolve gas crisis: EU


January 17th, 2009 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Brussels/Moscow/Kiev/Berlin, Jan 17 (DPA) Saturday's gas summit between Russia and Ukraine is the "last and best chance" for both sides to salvage their reputation as reliable suppliers, the European Union (EU) said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia-Ukraine gas summit ‘long overdue’, says EU (Lead)


January 15th, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev/Brussels, Jan 15 (DPA) High-level talks between Ukraine and Russia over their gas dispute are "long overdue", the European Union (EU) said Thursday as it prepared to send a delegation to Saturday's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Moscow to hold summit on gas row Saturday: Kremlin


January 15th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 15 (RIA Novosti) A summit to discuss the gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine, which has resulted in a huge gas shortages in Europe, will be held here Saturday, a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Gas dispute shows need for energy diversification: Brown


January 15th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 15 (DPA) The gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine demonstrates to the world the need to diversify energy supplies, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Thursday.Events of recent weeks showed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ukraine government at odds over new talks in gas dispute


January 15th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/Kiev, Jan 15 (DPA) Ukraine's government is divided by internal differences over entering new talks with Russia to end the gas delivery impasse, news reports said Thursday.Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was quoted ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

EU in frantic talks as Russian gas flow stalls (Roundup)


January 13th, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 13 (DPA) The European Union (EU) launched a frantic round of telephone diplomacy with Russia and Ukraine Tuesday as the two countries blamed one another for breaking a promise to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ukraine’s opposition calls for president’s impeachment


January 13th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Jan 13 (RIA Novosti) Ukraine's biggest opposition faction Tuesday started procedures to impeach President Viktor Yushchenko, and also called for the dismissal of Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko's government. "We demand the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No excuse for Russia not to turn gas on: EU (Second lead)


January 12th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels/Moscow, Jan 12 (DPA) Ukraine and the European Union (EU) have done everything Russia asked to guarantee the safe flow of gas to Europe, so Moscow has no excuse not to "immediately" ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ukraine okays international gas observers


January 11th, 2009 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Kiev, Jan 11 (DPA) Ukraine joined Russia to approve a European Union (EU) initiative for international observers to monitor Russian gas deliveries via Ukraine, raising hopes of a possible end to a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ukraine asks EU to mediate in gas dispute with Russia


January 1st, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 1 (DPA) Ukraine has asked the European Union (EU) to mediate in the escalating dispute with Russia on gas deliveries, as a Kremlin deadline to cut off supplies to Kiev ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

24 killed in apartment blast in Ukraine


December 26th, 2008 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Dec 26 (DPA) An explosion in a Ukrainian block of flats killed at least 24 people and left dozens buried, officials said Thursday.The blast took place Wednesday evening in a Soviet-era ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Russia threatens to block gas supply to Ukraine over debt


November 23rd, 2008 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 23 (DPA) Russian energy company Gazprom Saturday threatened to cut off gas deliveries to Ukraine starting Jan 1 unless Ukraine pays $2.4 billion of debt and finalizes new contracts for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ukraine President Yushchenko abolishes court that overturned decree


October 14th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), Oct 14 (RIA Novosti) Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko has abolished a Kiev court that had earlier suspended his decree dissolving parliament and calling early parliamentary elections, his press service said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Criminal case against Ukraine judge for suspending presidential decree


October 13th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Oct 13 (RIA Novosti) The Ukrainian government has launched a criminal case against a judge who ruled to suspend the presidential decree dissolving parliament and calling early parliamentary elections, according to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ukrainian president dissolves parliament, calls for new polls


October 9th, 2008 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Oct 9 (DPA) Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko Wednesday dissolved the parliament and called for new elections soon.The Orange Revolution leader however did not make clear when the vote would take place ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UEFA head Platini checks Ukraine’s Euro 2012 preparations


July 4th, 2008 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kiev, July 4 (DPA) European soccer body UEFA head Michel Platini was in Kiev to inspect personally Ukraine's preparations so far to co-host the Euro 2012 football championship. Poland and Ukraine were ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women politicians make significant presence in Europe


July 1st, 2008 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Paris, July 1 (Xinhua) Spain's first woman Defence Minister Carme Chacon, one of the nine female ministers in Spain's 17-member cabinet, attracted world attention when she showed up in April, pregnant for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bush in Ukraine for talks prior to NATO summit


April 1st, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kiev, April 1 (DPA) US President George W. Bush was in Ukraine Tuesday for a short state visit prior to an upcoming NATO summit. Bush met Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko and was ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ukraine to ask gas firm to pay dues to Russia


March 5th, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) RIA Novosti Kiev, March 5 (RIA Novosti) Ukraine Wednesday said it would order the country's national oil and gas company Naftogaz to pay its outstanding dues to Russia for the natural gas supplied ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Russia cuts natural gas supply to Ukraine


March 3rd, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by admin
DPA Moscow/Kiev, March 3 (DPA) Russian energy giant Gazprom said it reduced gas supplies to Ukraine Monday because of a payment dispute. The Russian natural gas monopoly informed the Ukrainian natural gas distribution ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Subscribe