In the spotlight: Next round of Minsk talks on Donbas conflict settlement fails again; US, EU, Canada and Switzerland introduce new sanctions against Russia, Crimea, Donetsk and Luhansk “people’s republics”; S&P cuts Ukraine’s rating to pre-default level.
In the spotlight: Talks between contact group, pro-Russian separatists fail to take in Minsk; Ukrainian parliament adopts new government's programme; US Congress passes draft law on military support for Ukrain; Ukraine needs another 15bn dollars to avoid default.
In the spotlight: Another Minsk meeting scheduled for 9 December; Parliament approves new cabinet, appoints deputy speakers and heads of parliamentary committees; Protesters in Vinnytsya storm regional council’s building; Ukraine to run out of coal reserves in few days – experts.
In the spotlight: NATO concerned over military capabilities of Russian troops along Ukrainian border; Ukraine to drop its non-bloc status; Ukrainian parliament of eighth convocation convenes for first session.
In the spotlight: Russia resumes shelling of Ukrainian territory; Five Ukrainian parties initial coalition deal; Ukrainian budget to receive 1bn dollars less in 2014
In the spotlight: Russian army, pro-Russian fighters readying to intensify hostilities; Ukraine announces official parliamentary elections results; Supplier of South African coal rejects new deals with Ukraine.
In the spotlight: Russia strengthens military positions along Ukrainian border; Top Ukrainian election body announces preliminary parliamentary vote results; Ukrainian currency crashes to 15.2 hryvnyas per dollar.
In the spotlight: Ukrainian parties Petro Poroshenko Bloc, People's Front and Self-Help start consultations on parliamentary coalition; Ukraine, Russia agree on gas deliveries during winter; Pro-Russian separatists hold elections in occupied regions
In the spotlight: Snap parliamentary elections held in Ukraine; Russia continues to deploy troops and arms in Ukraine; Kiev, Moscow reach preliminary agreement on gas price for Ukraine of 385 dollars per 1,000 cu.m.
In the spotlight: Poroshenko meets Putin at Milan summit; Ukrainian parliament passes anti-corruption laws and the law on prosecutor’s office; Ukrainian authorities blamed the Russian special services for organizing the rallies in Kiev.
In the spotlight: Putin orders Shoygu to withdraw troops from Ukrainian border; Repressions against Crimean Tatars getting tougher; Poroshenko signs vetting law
In the spotlight: Separatists and the Russian military have shelled Ukrainian troops more than 1,000 times since the beginning of a cease-fire; A Red Cross employee was killed during shelling by the pro-Russian separatists; The Council of the European Union adopted an official decision to postpone theprovisional application of the EU-Ukraine association agreement's title on a deep and comprehensive free trade area until 2016.
In the spotlight: The separatists and Russian military continue offensive actions in the area of the antiterrorist operation in Donbasthe. They continue shelling Donetsk, the checkpoint at the entrance to Mariupol, Debaltseve city, Trudivske village, Pisky city; Ukraine turned over the ratification of the Association Agreement to the General Secretariat of the EU Council.
In the spotlight: Contact group in Minsk signs memorandum on buffer zone in eastern Ukraine; Parliament passes laws on status of Donbas and amnesty for militants; Ukraine, EU ratify Association Agreement
In the spotlight: despite the announced cease-fire, militants continue shelling in Donbas; there are 3,500 Russian troops in Ukraine.
In the spotlight: Ukraine and militants sign cease-fire deal; the antiterrorist operation forces have halted hostilities on 5 September 2014 on the cease-fire order from Ukrainian President; separatists violate the cease-fire
In the spotlight: Russia said likely to invade Ukraine in nearest future; Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko and film director Oleh Sentsov kept in Russian prison; National Bank’s gold and foreign exchange reserves down to 17.08bn dollars
In the spotlight: Poroshenko announced the end to a ceasefire and the resumption of an antiterrorist operation in the east of the country; antiterrorist operation forces freed from separatists Slovyansk and Kramatorsk; Donetsk has become militants main base.
In the spotlight: Ukraine, EU sign economic part of association agreement; President Poroshenko extends ceasefire until June 30; Russia continues to let militants pass on Ukraine's territory
In the spotlight:Ukrainian president announces one-week cease-fire in fight with pro-Russian insurgents; Russian army amasses military equipment, sets up firing positions along Ukrainian border, says top security agency
In the spotlight: Terrorists in Luhansk shoot down IL-76 aircraft, killing 49; Ukraine urges Russia to stop cross-border flow of militants and weapons; Gazprom cuts off gas supplies to Ukraine
In the spotlight: Poroshenko sworn in as Ukrainian President; Ukraine, Russia hold gas talks without EU; Putin says Gazprom and Naftohaz are close to final agreements on the gas issue
In the spotlight: Poroshenko wins early presidential election; 3,000 to 4,500 Chechen and Russian mercenaries involved in armed conflict in Donbas; Naftohaz sends Gazprom 786m dollars for gas imported in Q1 2014.
In the spotlight: Snap presidential election held in Ukraine; Medvedev says Russia had not guaranteed territorial integrity of Ukraine; Terrorists in Donbas kill more Ukrainian military, peaceful citizens.
In the spotlight: Separatists in two Ukraine's eastern regions declare “independence”; Russia officially warns Ukraine about advance gas payments; Tatars demand national autonomy for Crimea on 70th anniversary of deportation.
In the spotlight: Ukraine rebels hold referendums in Donetsk and Luhansk; Ukraine Gets First Tranche of IMF Rescue Package; Russia to cut gas to Ukraine in June if no prepayment received
In the spotlight: Anti-terror operation under way in Ukraine's east; Forty-six people die during large-scale clashes in Ukraine's Odessa; IMF approves 17bn-dollar loan package for Ukraine
In the spotlight: Ukrainian authorities resume counterterrorism operation in eastern regions. In response, Russia starts an army drill on the Ukrainian border. Separatists kidnap journalists, OSCE military inspectors, representatives of armed forces. The Horlivka city councillor from the Fatherland party and a Kiev student found dead in Slovyansk.
In the spotlight: Pro-Russian activists in the east of Ukraine continued armed seizures of buildings; Three people died in the shooting at the entrance to Slovyansk; Russia, the USA, the EU and Ukraine held negotiations on the Ukrainian crisis in Geneva
In the spotlight: Armed separatists seize administrative buildings in eastern regions; Russian president complains to European leaders about Ukraine's gas debt; Ukraine's economic performance deteriorates.
In the spotlight: Separatists have occupied the State Regional administrations and Ukrainian Security Service premises in the Eastern regions; Ukraine's top security agency accuses Russian agents of role in special operation to disperse Maydan; Russia unilaterally terminates agreements with Ukraine on Black Sea Fleet in Crimea
In the spotlight: Russian troops amass on Ukraine's eastern border; Russia says to terminate deals with Ukraine on Black Sea Fleet; IMF to lend to Ukraine up to 18bn dollars
In the spotlight: Russia sets up Crimean federal district; Ukraine, EU sign political part of association agreement; Russia might raise gas price to 500 dollars for Ukraine
In the spotlight: Crimea declares independence based on referendum results; European Commission to cut customs tariffs for exports from Ukraine; Ukrainian tycoon Firtash detained in Vienna
In the spotlight: Russia continues deploying troops, equipment to Crimea; Russia's Gazprom cancels gas discount for Ukraine; Ukraine to receive 11bn-euro financial assistance package from EU.
In the spotlight: Russia's upper house of parliament approves sending troops to Ukraine; Ukraine forms new government headed by Arseniy Yatsenyuk; Ukraine applies for IMF assistance
In the spotlight: Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov to act as president; Activists continue protests all over Ukraine; Ukraine on the brink of default
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In the spotlight: EU Foreign Affairs Council issues conclusions on Ukraine; protesters, opposition demand immediate reinstatement of 2004 constitution; protesters have freed the occupied administrative buildings.
In the spotlight: Parliament fails to decide on changes to constitution; LB.ua publishes photos proving use of petrol bombs by riot police; European Parliament passes critical resolution on Ukraine; National bank puts cap on currency transactions
In the spotlight: Prime Minister Azarov steps down; Parliament cancels 16 January controversial laws; Parliament adopts law on amnesty
In the spotlight: Peaceful protest in Kiev turns into violent standoff with police; Yanukovych offers Yatsenyuk to chair cabinet
In the spotlight: Protesters, police clash in Kiev; Ukrainian parliament approves 2014 budget; Ukrainian president dismisses head of presidential administration