Former Ukrainian Interior Minister Yuri Lutsenko has dismissed new charges of criminal wrongdoing that have resulted in his arrest.
As the list of former Ukrainian officials in trouble with the law grows, the opposition and human rights activists say the law is being used randomly to punish or scare opponents of the government.
Officials in Ukraine say they have opened a new criminal case against a former interior minister, arrested on December 26.
Prosecutors have filed a fresh charge against Ukraine's former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
Ukraine's prosecutor-general has launched a criminal investigation into former Deputy Justice Minister Yevhen Korniychuk, accusing him of abuse of power while in office.
The Ukrainian parliament has approved the nomination of Serhiy Arbuzov as the country's new central bank chairman to replace Volodymyr Stelmakh.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has expressed concern about the use of violence against opposition demonstrators in Belarus following the December 19 presidential election.
Public transportation workers in the east Ukrainian city of Kharkiv say they will continue their strike until their overdue salaries are fully paid.
Ukraine's prosecutor-general says former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has been charged with abuse of power while in office.
The authorities in Ukraine's eastern city of Donetsk have launched an investigation into the beating of the wife of the local university's de facto rector, Yuriy Lysenko.
Public transportation workers in the east Ukrainian city of Kharkiv held a one-day strike today to protest overdue wages.
The two opposition factions in Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada have called for the dismissal of the parliament speaker and an investigation by the Prosecutor-General into the bloody brawl that erupted in the parliament chamber on December 16.