Ukraine, sometimes called the Ukraine, is a country in Eastern Europe. Excluding Crimea, Ukraine has a population of about 42.5 million, making it the 32nd most populous country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Kiev. Ukrainian is the official language and its alphabet is Cyrillic. The dominant religions in the country are Eastern Orthodoxy and Greek Catholicism. Ukraine is currently in a territorial dispute with Russia over the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed in 2014. Including Crimea, Ukraine has an area of 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi), making it the largest country entirely within Europe and the 46th largest country in the world.
Comic actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a political novice who plays a fictional president in a popular TV series, has strengthened his lead in Ukraine's presidential election race, according to an opinion.. Reuters - Published
Even with Cristiano Ronaldo returning to the Portugal side for the first time since last year's World Cup, the European champions could only begin their title defense with a 0-0 home draw against.. USATODAY.com - Published
The expected departure of one of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's top prosecutors, Andrew Weissmann, could hint that the investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election is nearing an end, as..
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Donald Trump recently caught a break. His campaign manager, Paul Manafort, dodged a 20-year prison sentence. Robert Mueller's team had asked for 20-years. CNN reports Manafort's sentence was far below..
In a popular Ukrainian TV series, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy plays a president who is scrupulously honest and outwits crooked lawmakers and shadowy businessmen who try to stand in his way. Now he's..
Sen. Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential campaign on Tuesday lost several of his top strategists. Tad Devine, Mark Longabaugh, and Julian Mulvey are all partners at the consulting firm DML. According to..
Ukrainians casting their vote in this month's presidential election will need to be sharp-eyed: two candidates with the same name and initials, Y.V. Tymoshenko, will be next to each other on the ballot.. Reuters - Published
At a cemetery in western Ukraine, a tall, gray-haired man lights candles and kisses the gravestone of his 35-year-old brother Taras, whose death, he said, changed his mind about who should win this.. Reuters - Published
Five years ago, Russia annexed the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea, sparking a profound crisis in relations between Moscow and the West. Key to the annexation was the port of Sevastopol, where Russia's.. France 24 - Published
Oeiras, Portugal: Cristiano Ronaldo rejoined his Portugal team-mates on Tuesday ahead of the start of Euro 2020 qualifying this week following a nine-month absence from the national team. The.. WorldNews - Published
By Anastasia Lyrchikova and Andrew Osborn SEVASTOPOL/MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin flew into Crimea on Monday to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Russia's annexation of the region from.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Canada will keep a 200-strong military training mission in Ukraine for another three years to help domestic security forces handle continuing tensions with Russia, Ottawa said on Monday. Reuters - Published
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is marking the fifth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine by visiting the Black Sea peninsula. Putin on Monday attended the launch.. WorldNews - Published
Russia on Monday marked the fifth anniversary of its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, a move condemned by Kiev and its Western allies but celebrated by most Russians. President Vladimir Putin was to.. WorldNews - Published
Russian President Vladimir Putin is travelling to Crimea on Monday to mark the fifth anniversary of Moscow's annexation of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine, condemned by the West but celebrated by.. France 24 - Published
There are not many people left in Zaitseve, a village on the front line that divides Ukraine, but voters like Galina Soboleva want just one thing from this month's presidential election. Reuters - Published
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Milos Raonic fell one win short of making it a true Canada day on BNP Paribas Open championship Sunday. The No. 13 seed from Thornhill, Ont., lost 7-6 (3), 6-7 (3), 6-4 to No... WorldNews - Published