Ukraine's pre-trial detention of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in 2011 was illegal and her rights to a legal review and compensation were violated, European judges have ruled.
BBC: April 30, 2013
Police in Ukraine are investigating the unexplained beheading of a judge and his family.
BBC: December 17, 2012
At first, protests by Ukrainian feminist group Femen were ignored by the media. But two years ago the women started taking off their shirts. In recent months, their tactic has spread to France, Canada, and Brazil.
November 7, 2012
International observers say Ukraine's election has been a backward step for democracy, marred by "the abuse of power and the excessive role of money".
BBC: October 29, 2012
The film L by Greek director Babis Makridis collected the Grand Prix of the international film festival Molodist, which drew to a close in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Oct. 28.
Hollywood Reporter: October 29, 2012
Ukrainians are voting in parliamentary elections seen as a test of the democratic credentials of a nation that seesaws between European democracy and Russian authoritarianism.
October 29, 2012
Jailed Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko says officials have confiscated two dosimeters, or radiation-measuring devices, from her hospital room during a search.
September 14, 2012
Ruling comes a day after the former prime minister lawyers argued that she was held before her trial illegally and under inhumane conditions
August 29, 2012
Lawyers for the jailed Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko will put her complaint against imprisonment to European judges in Strasbourg.
BBC: August 28, 2012
Ukrainian authorities have launched an investigation into a tunnel network running from its border into neighboring Slovakia, a member of the European Union.
August 27, 2012