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.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, March 30 - Ukraine and Brunei have agreed to cancel their visa regimes.
A respective agreement in the form of an exchange of notes between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the government of Brunei regarding the visa-free travel of citizens was signed in Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei) after talks held between Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah.
KIEV, March 29 - The government is forecasting a foreign trade deficit this year of $1.903 billion, where it had earlier projected a surplus of $1.836 billion, according to an amended report for the cabinet of ministers and published on the parliamentary website.
KIEV, March 29 – Gas contracts are so favorable for Russia that Moscow demands from Kiev the creation of a union or Kiev's joining the Customs Union in exchange for a review of these contracts, said former President Viktor Yushchenko.