About: Arseniy Yatsenyuk

Europe's East 08-11-2016

Saakashivili quits Ukraine job, lashes out at Poroshenko

Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili tendered his resignation as governor of Ukraine's southern Odessa region on Monday, accusing President Petro Poroshenko of cynically obstructing his attempts at reform and supporting corrupt clans.
Europe's East 18-03-2016

Poroshenko vows to end political crisis, wins promise of visa-free travel

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko tried to reassure the EU on Thursday (17 March) that his country would soon overcome a political crisis that has rattled Western lenders, and he won support for Kyiv's cherished goal of visa-free travel in Europe for its citizens.
Europe's East 04-03-2016

Revamped traffic police rebrands Ukrainian law enforcement

First deputy minister for internal affairs Ekaterina Zguladze-Glucksmann provided a rare insight into the kind of reforms in Ukraine performed by foreign experts, such as herself. EURACTIV reports from Kyiv.
Europe's East 17-02-2016

Crisis deepens as Yatsenyuk survives no-confidence vote

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk survived a no confidence vote on Tuesday (16 February) that came hours after the president asked him to resign because he had lost the public's trust.
Aivaras Abromavicius [Georgi Gotev]
Europe's East 03-02-2016

Resignation of reformist minister sheds light on rampant Ukraine corruption

Ukraine's Economy Minister, Aivaras Abromavicius, abruptly tendered his resignation today (3 February), saying overwhelming corruption had stifled his efforts to push through measures essential to getting growth back on track in the cash-strapped country.
Europe's East 29-09-2015

Russia and Ukraine impose mutual flight bans

Russia on Monday (28 September) said it would close its airspace to Ukrainian airlines from October 25 in reprisal for a ban that Ukraine has slapped on two Russian firms.
Europe's East 21-01-2015

Ukraine says Russia directly attacked its forces

Ukrainian army units came under attack from Russian troops in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday (20 January) and heavy fighting was taking place, a Ukrainian military spokesman said.
Economy & Jobs 16-12-2014

Ukraine appeals to EU for urgent financial aid

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk appealed to the European Union for urgent financial aid yesterday (15 December), saying the government was doing all it could to fix a shattered economy but needed help.
Global Europe 28-10-2014

West hails Ukraine’s election

Pro-Western parties will dominate Ukraine's parliament after an election handed President Petro Poroshenko a mandate to end a separatist conflict and steer the country towards mainstream Europe.
Elections 23-10-2014

Yatsenyuk: Russia may disrupt Ukraine’s Sunday election

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk warned today (23 October) of possible attempts by Russia to disrupt Sunday's parliamentary election in Ukraine, and ordered a full security mobilisation to prevent "terrorist acts" being carried out.
Energy 20-06-2014

Ukraine says it will ‘remove need’ for South Stream pipeline

Ukraine's parliament agreed yesterday (19 June) to discuss a bill to allow gas transit facilities to be leased on a joint venture basis with participation from firms in the European Union or United States.
Energy 21-05-2014

Ukraine-Russia payment dispute augurs new gas crisis

Ukraine has rejected a Russian request to pre-pay its gas bills starting in June, the move being likely to affect transit gas deliveries across the country further West.
"Victory 1945, 2014" reads the banner. [Kremlin]
Europe's East 09-05-2014

Putin defies West with Crimea visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin was received as a hero in Crimea today (9 May). He visited the peninsula for the first time since Russia annexed it from Ukraine in March, in a gesture of defiance that has angered the Ukrainian leadership and was branded as "inappropriate" by NATO and Western leaders.
People bring flowers, lit candles and black and orange ribbons of St. George to mourn the death in Odessa, at the gate of the Ukrainian embassy in Moscow. Photo Reuters
Global Europe 05-05-2014

Odessa carnage adds fuel to pro-Russian fire in Ukraine

Pro-Russian militants stormed a Ukrainian police station in Odessa yesterday (4 May) and freed nearly 70 fellow activists as the country's leaders lamented a police force they said was widely undermined by graft or collaboration with separatists.
Yuriy Prodan. Photo Georgi Gotev
Energy 09-04-2014

Ukrainian minister: ‘Gas can stop flowing at any moment’

EXCLUSIVE / The gas price hike from $268.50 per 1,000 cubic meters to $485.50 imposed by Moscow on Kyiv could cut gas supplies from Russia to the EU through Ukrainian territory, Yuriy Prodan, Ukraine's minister of energy and coal industry told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.