KYIV, Dec 29 – Cherkasy, Kherson, Kirovohrad, Poltava and Vinnytsia regions will suffer the greatest losses due to climate change, this is the result of a World Bank study on the impact of climate change on key sectors of the Ukrainian economy, initiated by the Ministry of Ecology.
WASHINGTON, Dec 29 - The US Air Force flew a reconnaissance mission this week over eastern Ukraine to gather intelligence about the situation on the ground -- two days after Russia announced it would withdraw 10,000 troops from its border with that nation, CNN reported.
WASHINGTON, Dec 29 - President Biden is expected to speak by phone to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday — at the Kremlin's request - weeks after the White House said Biden made it clear to Putin that if Russia decided to invade Ukraine, the United States and its European allies stand ready to respond with economic sanctions and military support, NPR reported.
KIEV, Dec. 22 - Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has warned that the cash-strapped and war-scarred nation faced an "economic catastrophe" if parliament failed to pass an IMF-backed austerity budget in a Thursday vote, AFP reported.
KIEV, Dec. 22 - Ukraine and pro-Russian insurgents have reached a vital "New Year" truce agreement that will go into effect at midnight Tuesday in the hope of finally ending clashes in the war-scarred ex-Soviet state, AFP reported.
KIEV, Dec. 23 – The Ukrainska Pravda online publication and a group of public activists have presented the Ukraine in Global Ratings project aimed at monitoring the real changes of the country's position in the key international indexes and ratings, on the basis of which the policy towards Ukraine is formed in the world.
MOSCOW, Dec. 23 – The approach by Brussels and Kiev at the talks with Russia on the issue of creating a free trade area (FTA) between the European Union and Ukraine has not been economic, but exclusively political, Russian Minister of Economic Development Alexei Ulyukayev said.