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Hungarian FM in Ukraine to push for ethnic minority rights

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hungary's top diplomat visited Kyiv Wednesday to try and defuse a rift over the rights of Ukraine's Hungarian minority, which has clouded bilateral relations for years. ...

Village doctor in Ukraine faces coronavirus challenge

VERKHOVYNA, Ukraine (AP) — Riding a horse-drawn cart, Dr. Viktoria Mahnych trots along country roads to attend to her patients in several villages nestled in the Carpathian Mountains in western Ukrain...

AP PHOTOS: Ukraine's hospitals grapple with COVID-19 surge

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — A medical college in western Ukraine has been transformed into a temporary hospital as the coronavirus inundates the Eastern European country. The foyer of the ...

Ukraine imposes virus lockdown that many say came too late

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine on Friday imposed a broad lockdown aimed at containing surging coronavirus infections, but some cities appeared to be largely ignoring the restrictions and critics said th...

Ukraine's parliament restores anti-corruption legislation

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian lawmakers defied a ruling from the nation’s highest court and voted Friday to reauthorize criminal penalties for officials who provide false information about their inco...

Ukraine's president moves to dissolve top court over ruling

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine faced a new political crisis Friday as the president moved to dissolve the nation's top court following its decision to freeze the country's anti-corruption reforms. ...

Ukraine's local elections test leader and his young party

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainians were voting Sunday in local elections that are considered a test for President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a former comedian who took office last year vowing to bring peace, u...

Anti-Semitic banner pinned to Ukrainian president's office

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — About 5,000 ultra-right activists marched across the Ukrainian capital Wednesday to denounce a cease-fire in the conflict with Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, leavin...

A virus surge in Ukraine puts hospitals under strain again

STEBNYK, Ukraine (AP) — Coronavirus infections in Ukraine began surging in late summer, and the ripples are now hitting towns like Stebnyk in the western part of the country, where Dr. Natalia Stetsik...

Protest-rocked Belarus cancels all foreign media credentials

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarus, rocked by weeks of protests against its authoritarian president and Western condemnation over a crackdown on dissent, on Friday rescinded the accreditation of all journal...

Belarus announces retaliatory sanctions against the EU

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarusian authorities on Friday announced they were imposing sanctions against the European Union, and threatened to revise the country's diplomatic relations with the bloc, in r...

Belarus pulls popular news site's credentials amid protests

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarusian authorities said Tuesday that an independent media outlet that has extensively covered over seven weeks of protests against the country's authoritarian president will h...

Belarus detains 500 at weekend anti-government protests

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in Belarus have detained about 500 people during weekend protests against the country's authoritarian president, who has claimed a sixth term in office in an election ...

100,000 march in Belarus capital on 50th day of protests

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — About 100,000 demonstrators marched in the Belarusian capital calling for the authoritarian president’s ouster, some wearing cardboard crowns to ridicule him, on Sunday as the pro...

Scores arrested in protest against Belarus' president

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of women calling for the authoritarian president to step down protested in Belarus’ capital on Saturday, continuing the large demonstrations that have rocked the country ...