KIEV, May 28 – Ivan Svida, the commander of Ukraine’s armed forces and the chief of the general staff, on Friday submitted his resignation apparently amid disagreements with the defense policy pursued by President Viktor Yanukovych.
KIEV, May 30 â€“ Internal Affairs Minister Vasyl Tsushko, a central figure in Ukraine's political standoff between the president and prime minister, has suffered a heart attack, a ministry official said Wednesday. She gave no information on his condition.
KIEV, May 30 - President Viktor Yushchenko accused "certain forces" on Wednesday of seeking to derail a September 30 poll called after weeks of talks between government rivals to try and halt a protracted political crisis.
KIEV, May 30 â€“ Ukraineâ€™s recent political agreement between pro-Russian government coalition and opposition groups turned into a fiasco on Wednesday when the coalition had refused to back key bills required for an early election.
KIEV, May 30 â€“ Russia may agree to lower natural gas prices for Ukraine if the country scales down its pro-Western foreign policy, Viktor Chernomyrdin, the Russian Ambassador to Ukraine, suggested Tuesday.