UNSC calls for compliance with Minsk agreement

UNSC calls for compliance with Minsk agreement

(VOVWORLD) - The UN Security Council on Wednesday issued a statement condemning continuous violations of the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, especially the use of heavy weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements
Dim hope for new ceasefire in Ukraine

Dim hope for new ceasefire in Ukraine

(VOVworld) – A fresh ceasefire between Ukrainian army and seceded faction takes effect from Monday. The deal, a joint effort of Russia, Ukraine, France, and Germany, is expected reduce the month...
UN concerned about situation in eastern Ukraine

UN concerned about situation in eastern Ukraine

(VOVworld) – Jeffrey Feltman, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, has expressed concern that both sides involved in the conflict in eastern Ukraine are violating international law
New ceasefire announced for eastern Ukraine

New ceasefire announced for eastern Ukraine

(VOVworld) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced on Wednesday that government forces will abide by a ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine, set to take effect Thursday and last for at least...
Ukraine commemorates victims of MH17 tragedy

Ukraine commemorates victims of MH17 tragedy

(VOVworld) – On Sunday, people in Petropavlivka village in eastern Ukraine placed flowers and lit candles at the site where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed two years ago, killing all 298...
Violence returns to Eastern Ukraine

Violence returns to Eastern Ukraine

(VOVworld) – On Monday, representatives of the Ukrainian government and independence-seeking militants said that violence has resumed in eastern Ukraine after a period of relative calm under the Eastern truce
US expands Russia sanction list

US expands Russia sanction list

(VOVworld) – On Tuesday the US Treasury Department added on Tuesday nearly three dozen people and companies to its sanctions list for directly or indirectly connecting to the conflict in eastern...