Ukraine, sometimes called the Ukraine, is a country in Eastern Europe. Excluding Crimea, Ukraine has a population of about 42.5 million, making it the 32nd most populous country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Kiev. Ukrainian is the official language and its alphabet is Cyrillic. The dominant religions in the country are Eastern Orthodoxy and Greek Catholicism. Ukraine is currently in a territorial dispute with Russia over the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed in 2014. Including Crimea, Ukraine has an area of 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi), making it the largest country entirely within Europe and the 46th largest country in the world.
The Kremlin said on Tuesday that no date had been set for Normandy format talks on the Ukraine crisis after Russian President Vladimir told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron a day earlier he saw.. Reuters - Published
Lack of support in parliament has meant the newly-elected president, former comedian Volodymyr Zelenskyi, has been unable to enact his agenda or appoint cabinet ministers, which have to be approved by..
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The party of Ukraine's new president looks set to win Sunday's snap parliamentary election, repeating Volodymyr Zelenskiy's shock victory in the April presidential race that has upended politics in the..
Russia's president said on Saturday that Moscow would do all it could to improve relations with the United States that have been strained by years of diplomatic conflicts over Ukraine and accusations..
Legendary heavyweight boxer Wladimir Klitschko had to be rescued in Spain after a fire broke out on the luxury yacht he was staying. The Ukrainian ex-heavyweight champion, who retired in August 2017,..
French President Emmanuel Macron will seek to persuade his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin next week to resume peace talks with Ukraine after its new president offered an olive branch, a French.. Reuters - Published
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a decree on Tuesday offering citizenship to Russians suffering political persecution, and also to foreigners who fought on Kiev's side in the conflict in.. Reuters - Published
The Kremlin said on Tuesday that Russian President Vladimir would visit France later this month to hold talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on a wide range of topics, including Ukraine. Reuters - Published