KIEV, July 30 – Political rivalry between President Viktor Yushchenko and Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko will be tested on Thursday in Parliament when lawmakers meet for an emergency session to debate 2008 budget amendments.
UZHHOROD, July 30 – A peace agreement between Ukrainian and Tatar stockholders in UkrTatNafta (the Kremenchuk oil refinery in Poltava region) should be comprehensive and cover all disputed issues in addition to the 18% stake under dispute, according to Fuel and Energy Minister Yuriy Boiko.
KIEV, July 30 – Parliament Speaker Oleksandr Moroz was forced to postpone his plan for the legislature’s emergency session for a week after disagreements emerged between pro-government parties over the upcoming Sept. 30 snap election.
KIEV, July 30 â€“ Defense Minister Anatoliy Hrytsenko, who has been pushing for Ukraineâ€™s accession to NATO, on Friday threatened to resign if Parliament approves a dramatic cut on defense spending, a newspaper reported.
KIEV, July 30 â€“ The creation of a new coalition in Ukraine stumbled Friday after President Viktor Yushchenko had flatly refused to support Viktor Yanukovych, the Regions Party leader, for the post of the prime minister.
KIEV, May 29 - Ukraine's SBU security service on Monday accused Russian search engine Yandex of illegally collecting personal information on Ukrainians and sending the sensitive data to Russian spy agencies.
KIEV, May 26 – The Ukrainian headquarters of the trade blockade with the areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions outside of Kiev's control has announced plans to begin a new stage of activity in two weeks.
KIEV, May 26 – The total amount of bail posted by arrested former high-ranking tax officials is UAH 350 million, according to Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, who said the relatively small amount and guarantees given by several of those detained would be appealed in court.