KIEV, May 27 - President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree enacting the National Security and Defense Council resolution (dated May 20) imposing sanctions against 17 representatives of Russian media outlets.
BRUSSELS, May 30 - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker's plan to meet President Vladimir Putin in June in Russia on Monday reignited a debate about ties with Moscow as the bloc weighs renewing sanctions on the Kremlin, Reuters reported.
KIEV, May 30 – Ukraine appeared headed for another political crisis after the Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday to postpone the next Kiev mayoral vote for two years until October 2015, after the next presidential election in March 2015.
KIEV, May 30 – President Viktor Yanukovych on Monday attacked Prime Minister Mykola Azarov for lack of economic and social progress – the second criticism in less than a week – signaling a possible reshuffle of the government soon.
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.