Ukrainian high-ranking regional official charged with organizing deadly acid attack on prominent anti-corruption activist that prompted widespread outrage.
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Ukraine’s election officials say they have registered 44 presidential contenders, an all-time record for nation with comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy on runoff.
Ukraine’s Supreme Rada voted to exclude Russian citizens from serving as election monitors during an upcoming presidential election.
Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, who is running for president in next month’s election, accused incumbent Petro Poroshenko of corruption.
Since Russia’s occupation of Crimea, authorities have engaged in relentless persecution of Crimean Tatars and others critical of Russia.
A 90-day political campaign period has opened in Ukraine, where the incumbent hasn’t yet announced whether he plans to run in a March 31 election.
As Ukraine enters its fifth winter of conflict, the United Nations says civilians continue to be victimized by widespread human rights violations and abuse.
Politically motivated Emil Kurbedinov, a prominent lawyer in Crimea who is instrumental in defending embattled activists detained on trumped up charges.
Ukrainian President Petro is asking NATO allies to send naval ships to the Sea of Azov to aid his country and “provide security” amid tensions with Russia.
Former Ukrainian President Viktor won’t be able to appear before a Kyiv court on Monday because of injuries sustained on a Moscow tennis court.