Police have located three female activists from a Ukrainian rights group who were allegedly kidnapped and terrorized by Belarusian security forces after protesting against the regime of President Alyaksandr Lukashenka.
The European Union says negotiations between the 27-member bloc and Ukraine on an association agreement have been completed, but the signing of the document will depend on political developments in Kyiv.
About a thousand people gathered in Kyiv outside the presidential offices where a Ukraine-EU summit was taking place to urge joining Europe without President Viktor Yanukovych, and for ex-PM Yulia Tymoshenko to be freed.
Radio Svoboda broadcaster Natalia Churikova discusses Ukraine's current media environment and RFE/RL's 'suicidal' mission.
The widow of slain Ukrainian journalist Heorhiy Gongadze says she will appeal the court decision to dismiss charges against former President Leonid Kuchma for his alleged involvement in her husband's murder.
A political scandal has broken out in Ukraine over a video showing jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko angrily protesting over being filmed against her will while lying in her prison bed.
A district court in Kyiv has dismissed charges against former President Leonid Kuchma in connection with the 2000 killing of investigative journalist Heorhiy Gongadze. T
Demonstrators supporting jailed Ukrainian former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko have battled police outside a court hearing her appeal against a seven-year prison sentence.
The offices of the opposition Ukraine's Future party have been vandalized and robbed in the central city of Kryvyy Rih in what party officials claim was a politically motivated attack.
Nine Ukrainian nationalists charged in the decapitation of a monument to Soviet dictator Josef Stalin in the southeastern city of Zaporizhzhya last year have received suspended sentences.
While others continued to protest, about 20 veterans decided to stop their hunger strike on December 12 after Donetsk Oblast state administration chief Andriy Shishatskyy promised to pay their pensions for November and December "in full."