A British court has sentenced a Ukrainian man to a minimum of 40 years in prison for murdering an elderly Muslim and planting bombs near three mosques in England.
The European Union has restated its desire to sign an association and free trade deal with Ukraine in Vilnius next month.
With the Tajik presidential election campaign in full swing, a member of the sitting president's campaign team has come under criticism for borrowing lines used by other leaders.
The CIS summit in Minsk has ended with leaders calling on Georgia to rejoin the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Before a summit of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Minsk, Russian President Vladimir Putin participated in meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, which seeks to unite post-Soviet states in a common economic space.
Vitali Klitschko, the leader of the opposition Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reforms (UDAR), has reiterated his intention to run for president.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has scheduled some tense meetings on the sidelines of a summit of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Minsk.
Two European Union ministers have told Ukraine "the time for talk is over" and that action is "urgently" needed for a deal on the release of jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
A Ukrainian postgraduate student in Britain has pleaded guilty to murdering an elderly Muslim man and planting explosive devices outside mosques.
Ukraine will face former world and European champions France in a two-leg playoff for a spot at next year's football World Cup in Brazil.
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton says Ukraine must do more to address the issue of selective justice, including resolving the case of jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, before signing a key agreement with the European Union.
The husband of Ukraine's jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has criticized a draft bill that could allow his wife to travel abroad temporarily for medical treatment -- saying it doesn't go far enough.