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Russia Says Has Handed Ships Back to Ukraine ahead of Summit

Russia said Monday it had handed over three navy ships it seized a year ago from Ukraine, in the latest move to ease tensions between the two countries ahead of a crucial summit.

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Ukraine's Zelensky Denies Trump Tried to 'Blackmail' Him

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky denied Thursday that Donald Trump tried to blackmail him by withholding military aid to Kiev in a phone call between the two leaders. 

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24 Ukrainian Sailors Set to Be Part of Moscow-Kiev Prisoner Swap

All 24 Ukrainians captured by Russia last year are expected to be part of an imminent prisoner swap between Kiev and Moscow, the head of their defence team told AFP on Saturday.

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Ukrainian President Says Asked Putin to Curb Separatists

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday said he had asked his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to put pressure on separatist fighters in the east, after four Ukrainian soldiers were killed in a grenade attack.

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Two Soldiers, Civilian Killed in East Ukraine ahead of Polls

Two Ukrainian soldiers and one civilian were killed in incidents involving Kremlin-backed separatists, Kiev said Saturday, a day before the country votes in a parliamentary election.

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Ukraine's Zelensky Eyes Parliament Renewal in Early Polls

Three months after winning a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election, former comedian Volodymyr Zelensky is hoping to consolidate his success in parliamentary polls on Sunday. 

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Four Troops Killed in Ukraine Helicopter Crash

An army helicopter has crashed in western Ukraine killing four servicemen, the military said on Thursday.

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Ukraine's New President Zelensky Announces Dissolution of Parliament

Volodymyr Zelensky, a 41-year-old comedian who took office as Ukraine's president on Monday, announced the dissolution of parliament in his inaugural speech in order to hold early elections.

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3 Dead, 14 Missing after Blast in East Ukraine Mine

Three people have died and 14 are missing following a coal mine blast in a separatist eastern region of Ukraine, news agencies reported Friday. 

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Putin Says Ready to 'Fully Restore' Ties with Ukraine

President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia was ready to restore full relations with Kiev, after a political novice won the Ukraine presidential election. 

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