Kiev showed off two purported Russian soldiers it captured during a gun battle in the separatist east that Ukraine's pro-Western leadership says proves the Kremlin's direct involvement in the war.
US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland called for concrete progress on a frayed Ukraine peace plan after a flurry of diplomacy with Russia.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday enacted laws banning Soviet symbols and communist-era propaganda, his office said.
US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Russia this was a critical time to fulfil a fragile peace deal to end the fighting in Ukraine.
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev criticized attempts of certain politicians and countries to rewrite the history of the World War II and emphasized the necessity to preserve the truth about those years.
Kazakhstan will allocate €1 million for the construction of the New Safe Confinement (NSC) intended to contain the nuclear reactor at Chernobyl, Ukraine.
The former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has reviewed promising professional boxers from Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Russia in his Maxim op-ed.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko criticised what he termed a policy of appeasement towards Russia in the context of the separatist conflict in Ukraine's east.
President of Ukriane Petro Poroshenko is coming to Astana with an official visit.
Western powers are getting set to counter an expertly crafted Russian disinformation campaign over Ukraine which has left them wrong-footed too many times for comfort.
Ukraine will press European leaders for peacekeepers to patrol its war-torn east and will angle for more international financial support at two days of high-level talks starting.
Berlin knew the risks of flying over war-torn east Ukraine before Flight MH17 was shot out of the sky last year but did not inform German airlines.
Ukrainians marked 29 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, placing wreaths and candles near the plant where work to lay a new seal over the reactor site has been delayed.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, in an interview broadcast to mark 15 years in power, said he has no regrets over Moscow's 2014 annexation of Crimea.
Many believe that the cargo weighing 152 tons that has been received by the US Embassy in Bishkek is more than just construction materials as the Embassy staff claims.
French President Francois Hollande will discuss the Ukraine crisis with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during a visit to Armenia on April 24.
About 300 US paratroopers arrived this week in Ukraine to train the Ukrainian National Guard which is fighting pro-Russian rebels in the east.
Kazakhstani political scientist Dosym Satpayev points to the sanctions against Russia and the ruble trouble as having effect on exports and domestic production in Kazakhstan.
A former Ukraine deputy was shot dead in Kiev, the fourth ally of ousted pro-Moscow ex-president Viktor Yanukovych to die in suspicious circumstances.
Russia can expect international sanctions against it to be lifted only when it complies with the terms of a ceasefire with Ukraine.
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