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.
KIEV, May 30 â€“ Pro-Russian groups staged spectacular protests throughout Ukraine after a U.S. Navy ship had docked at a port in Crimea to deliver supplies for a planned NATO-Ukraine naval exercise later this year.
KIEV, May 29 â€“ The government may leave untouched current managers of UkrNafta, the countryâ€™s largest oil producer, but reduce their power to give the state more control over business, an official said.