Kiev, May 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in the Ukrainian capital has banned the holding of any non-official public events, including a gay pride (LGBT) parade, Saturday.
Kiev, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Six Ukrainian nationals have been evacuated from Syria and have returned to Kiev, the Ukrainian foreign ministry said. "These individuals were evacuated via Lebanese territory, and subsequently flown to Ukraine on a regular Beirut-Kiev flight," the ministry said in a statement. Ukraine has evacuated more than 500 of its citizens from Syria since last July.
Rio de Janeiro, May 22 (IANS) Brazil international winger Osvaldo is reportedly a summer transfer target of Ukraine's Shakhtar Donetsk and Metalist Kharkiv. The 26-year-old has been in impressive form for Brazilian club Sao Paulo and has twice been capped by Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari this year, reports XInhua.
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has won four medals at the Chicago Sabre World Cup, including a gold in the men's team event. Kamil Ibragimov, Nikita Proskura, Trofim Velikiy and Olympic bronze medallist Nikolay Kovalev beat Hong Kong 45-30, Ukraine 45-43 and South Korea 45-37 before downing Italy 45-40 in the tournament final, Sunday.
Kuala Lumpur, May 2 (IANS) There will now be three groups, instead of four, at this month's Badminton World Federation's (BWF) Sudirman Cup to be held here from May 19 to 26.
Kiev, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday that the arrest of Ukraine's ex-prime minister and opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko in 2011 was unlawful.
Washington, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Tuesday called on Ukraine to release Yulia Tymoshenko, the jailed former prime minister and a leader of the ex-Soviet republic's 2004 "Orange Revolution" who became a strident opponent of the current government. "We reiterate our call that Mrs.
Kiev, April 30 (IANS) Shakhtar Donetsk won their eight Ukrainian Premier League title after their draw 1-1 to Metallist Kharkov, four rounds before the end of the 2012-13 season. Their closest challengers, Dynamo Kiev and Mettallist Kharkov, are now 15 points behind with just 12 points left to fight for, Xinhua reports. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych congratulated Shakhtar's management, players, coaches and supporters with their triumph Sunday night
Budapest, April 28 (IANS) Judokas from France claimed two titles at the 2013 Judo European Championships here. French Teddy Riner beat Adam Okruashvili of Georgia to win the men's 100+kg contest, while the trophy of women's 78kg was taken by another French Lucie Louette, Saturday, reports Xinhua. Kirill Denisov of Russia subdued Varlam Liparteliani of Georgia to win the men's 90kg, with the third place going to Karolis Bauza of Lithuania and Kirill Voprosov of Russia
Chernobyl (Ukraine), April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine marked the 27th anniversary of the world's worst nuclear disaster by thanking Russia, the US and other countries for their support in funding the construction of a new covering structure for the remains of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. "On behalf of Ukraine, I would like to express gratitude to European countries, the European Commission, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Russia, the US, Japan and Canada for their active participation in the Chernobyl Shelter Fund," Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said during a visit to the plant.