KIEV, March 30 – National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) Director Artem Sytnyk says that a bill will be soon tabled in parliament to authorize the agency to conduct wiretaps and use wiretapping equipment.
KHARKIV, March 27 – A large-scale international military exercise involving U.S. instructors will be conducted on the Yavoriv training area in the Lviv region of western Ukraine in April, President Petro Poroshenko said.
KIEV, March 30 – Corruption in the Cabinet of Ministers, as alleged by the suspended head of the State Financial Inspectorate Mykola Hordiyenko, will be investigated, deputy head of the Chief Department of Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) and head of the Corruption Crime Investigation Department Pavlo Zhebrivsky said.
KIEV, March 27 - Ukraine fears the suspension of Russian gas supplies and calls on the European Commission to facilitate the speedy realization of the possibility of gas supply in the country from Slovakia.
KIEV, March 28 – Russia's "Russian Spring" plan involves disruption of the early presidential elections in the country, making the risk of incursion of Russian troops into the mainland Ukraine is currently quite high, National Security and Defense Council Secretary Andriy Parubiy said.
KIEV, March 28 – The Anticorruption bureau headed by Tetiana Chornovol has drawn up a draft law on halving the feed-in tariff for solar power plants with a capacity of over 10 MW the bureau's press service has reported.
KIEV, March 28 – The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has said that the UN General Assembly, by adopting its resolution on Ukraine, has reaffirmed its commitment to the sovereignty, political independence, unity and territorial integrity of Ukraine in accordance with its internationally recognized borders.
PARIS, March 30 - America's top general in Europe has been sent back early from a trip to Washington in what the Pentagon on Sunday called a prudent step given Russia's "lack of transparency" about troop movements across the border with Ukraine, Reuters reported.
KIEV, March 29 - Ukraine's presidential election effectively became a two-horse race on Saturday after boxer-turned-politician Vitaliy Klitschko pulled out and threw his weight behind confectionary oligarch Petro Poroshenko, Reuters reported.
PARIS, March 30 - Four hours of talks between Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart failed to break a tense East-West deadlock over how to proceed on the Ukraine crisis, Fox News reported Sunday.