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Ukrainian FM: 'We Want Israeli Drones'

After deal for Israeli military hardware reported canned last month over Russian pressure, visiting Ukrainian diplomat makes another call.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 10/23/2014, 7:30 PM

Emergency Aid Sent to Ukrainian Jewish Refugees

As Rosh Hashana approaches, some 5,000 Jews remain homeless, despite ceasefire between government and pro-Russian forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2014, 5:15 PM

Israel Cans Ukraine Arms Deal to Placate Russia

Reports indicate weapons shipment including drones was approved by Defense Ministry, nixed by Foreign Ministry.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2014, 10:22 PM

Ukrainian Separatists Force-March POWs

The prisoners were followed by street cleaning vehicles to symbolically cleanse the road where they had walked.Arutz Sheva, 8/24/2014, 11:04 PM

JA Bringing Ukrainian Jewish Community to Israel

Dozens of Jewish teens cool off in Israel over the summer, as conflict in Donetsk heats up - and Aliyah rises.Tova Dvorin, 8/15/2014, 12:48 PM

Israeli Killed in Malaysia Airlines Crash

Itamar Avnon, 27, had survived elite IDF service and Operation Cast Lead before perishing in horrific crash.Eliran Aharon, Tova Dvorin, 7/18/2014, 11:12 AM

Malaysian Jet Crashes Over Russia-Ukraine Border

Foul play or terrorism? Stakes skyrocket in Moscow-Kiev conflict after 295 people die in apparent terror attack.Tova Dvorin, 7/17/2014, 9:54 PM

Verbal Violence Between Russia, Ukraine Escalates

Russian adviser insults Ukraine as trade deal with EU looms; violence continues as refugee crisis balloons out of control.Tova Dvorin, 6/27/2014, 10:28 AM

Mixed Messages in Kiev as President Takes Office

President Petro Poroshenko sworn in Sunday amid mixed messages; promises amnesty as families begin to flee Slaviansk.Tova Dvorin, 6/8/2014, 3:03 PM

Canada, Russia Trade Barbs Over Ukraine Crisis

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper faces awkward run-in with Putin this week, after denouncing Russia's role in the Ukraine crisis.Dalit Halevi and Tova Dvorin, 6/3/2014, 3:15 PM

Jews Make Aliyah Amid Ukraine Airport Battles

Jewish Agency rescues six Jewish immigrants to Israel, despite Ukrainian and pro-Russian clashes at Donetsk airport.Ari Yashar, 5/27/2014, 6:29 PM

Tense Standoff in Battle for Donetsk Airport

Both sides claim victory prematurely in battle for eastern Ukrainian airport. But are Russian troops waiting in the wings?Tova Dvorin, 5/27/2014, 8:58 AM

Rebels in East Ukraine Shut Down Airport

Armed separatists shut down Donetsk airport, one day after preventing locals from voting in presidential elections.Ari Yashar, 5/26/2014, 11:32 AM

Ukraine's 'Chocolate King' Wins Election

Ukrainian chocolate baron Petro Poroshenko wins 56% of the vote in election, vows to bring peace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2014, 1:13 AM

Moscow Pushing for Peace Before Kiev Vote

Vladimir Putin vows to work with the new Ukrainian government ahead of the Kiev vote. But is it too little, too late?Tova Dvorin, 5/24/2014, 9:45 PM

Report: Jewish Oligarch Threatened Separatists

Tapes surface claiming Jewish regional governor has placed a bounty on a major pro-Russian separatist leader, hired hit men for fire attack.Yedidia Ben-Or and Tova Dvorin, 5/18/2014, 10:02 AM

Pro-Russians Declare Ukraine Referendum Victory

Separatists in eastern Ukraine claim 89% voted for 'self-rule,' in what Ukraine and the West denounced as a 'criminal farce' by Russia.Ari Yashar, 5/12/2014, 8:51 AM

Pro-Russian Militants Push Ahead with Referendum

'Civil war has already begun,' a separatist leader explained. 'We just voice what the people want.'Tova Dvorin, 5/9/2014, 12:22 PM

Crimea's Karaites Back the Russians

Sect that splintered from Judaism hopes Russian annexation will give aging community more power over its cemetery and prayer houses.Ari Yashar, 5/7/2014, 8:52 AM

Wounded Ukrainian Mayor on the Mend

Gennady Kernes, who was shot last week in Kharkiv, has regained full consciousness and slowly recovering, officials say.Tova Dvorin, 5/6/2014, 3:59 PM

Pro-Russia Thugs Killed in Attack on Ukraine Rally

Pro-Russian attackers made 'a big mistake' attacking Ukrainian football hooligans; scores burned alive in revenge attack.AFP, 5/4/2014, 1:25 PM

Ukraine: Pro-Russia Separatists Down Army Aircraft

Clashes rage between Ukrainian gov't forces and rebel groups in eastern city of Sloviansk as Kiev seeks to regain control of the east.Ari Soffer, 5/2/2014, 3:58 PM

Ukraine 'Helpless' Against Pro-Russian Gunmen

Acting president Alexander Turchinov insists eastern Ukraine being taken over by 'terrorist organizations,' says police 'helpless.'Tova Dvorin, 4/30/2014, 4:04 PM

Doctors: Surgery on Kharkiv Mayor Succeeded

Haifa hospital said the emergency surgery performed on Gennady Kernes in Ukraine appeared to have worked.AFP and Arutz Sheva, 4/29/2014, 2:14 PM

Wounded Ukrainian Mayor Flown to Israel

Ukraine authorities asked Israeli doctors to assist in treating critically injured mayor of Kharkiv.Arutz Sheva, 4/29/2014, 10:04 AM

WZO Demands Justice on Ukrainian Mayor's Shooting

Doctors still fighting to save Kharkiv's Jewish mayor Gennady Kernes, who was shot in the back by masked gunmen.Yosef Berger, 4/28/2014, 6:15 PM

Pro-Russian Militias Attack Jewish-Owned Bank

Pro-Russian militants attack bank owned by Jewish-Ukrainian oligarch; follows shooting of Jewish mayor of Kharkiv.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2014, 4:17 PM

Jewish Mayor in Ukraine Shot, Critically Wounded

Mayor of Kharkiv, Gennady Kernes, has been shot in the back by unidentified gunmen; doctors fighting to save his life.Arutz Sheva, 4/28/2014, 1:30 PM

West Preparing More Sanctions on Russia

Next round of sanctions will be more painful, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warns Moscow.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/26/2014, 1:10 AM

Ukraine: Separatists Seize a Bus

Armed separatists in Sloviansk seize a bus carrying international observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/25/2014, 9:13 PM

Ukrainian Synagogue Firebombed

Incident marks the second such attack in as many months; comes at a particularly tense time for Ukrainian Jews.Ari Soffer, 4/21/2014, 8:57 PM

Five Killed in Eastern Ukraine as Clashes Continue

Pro-Russian protestors clash again in Ukraine, amidst claims that military operations against separatists are temporarily suspended.Tova Dvorin, 4/20/2014, 11:48 AM

Neo-Nazism Raging in Ukraine?

Amidst reports that pamphlets calling for Jews to 'register' are a hoax, Ukrainian PM vows to 'bring perpetrators to justice.'Uzi Baruch, 4/20/2014, 7:09 AM

Protestors Remain in Eastern Ukraine Despite Deal

Pro-Russian separatists insist that deal reached between Russia, West 'does not apply' to them.Tova Dvorin, 4/18/2014, 3:07 PM

Deal to 'De-Escalate' in Ukraine

Russia, the US and the European Union have said that all sides have agreed to steps to lower flames.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/17/2014, 10:16 PM

Kerry Slams 'Grotesque' Ukrainian Anti-Semitism

Notices sent to Jews in eastern Ukrainian city seized by pro-Russian forces, ordering them to identify themselves and pay, or be deported.Ari Yashar, 4/17/2014, 8:10 PM

Ousted Ukrainian President Blames Unrest on CIA

Viktor Yanukovych says the CIA is behind the new Ukrainian government's decision to deploy armed forces.Elad Benari, 4/14/2014, 5:30 AM

Ukraine Launches Deadly 'Anti-Terrorism' Operation

After armed men storm government buildings, encourage uprising in Donetsk, Ukraine fights back; clashes kill one, injure 5.Tova Dvorin, 4/13/2014, 12:50 PM

Russia's Jittery Neighbors Call for NATO Support

Move comes as Foreign Minister calls on Russia to end 'provocative actions' after gunmen seize more buildings in eastern Ukraine.Ari Soffer, 4/12/2014, 8:31 PM

Holocaust Memorial Defaced in Ukraine

Neo-Nazis desecrate memorial, Jewish cemetery; incident raises fear of post-revolution anti-Semitic surge.Ari Soffer, 4/9/2014, 10:48 PM

Kiev Threatens Force in Eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian Interior Minister insists that standoffs in three provinces over secession will end in 48 hours - by any means necessary.Tova Dvorin, 4/9/2014, 7:11 PM

Ukraine Retakes Building from Demonstrators

Ukrainian special forces move against pro-Russian demonstrators occupying a government building in Donetsk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2014, 1:45 AM

Another Ukrainian Province Demands Independence

Pro-Russian demonstrators storm government buildings in Donetsk, sparking fears of another annexation.Tova Dvorin, 4/7/2014, 4:32 PM

Yanukovych: Referendums in Every District

Ousted President Viktor Yanukovych calls for vote in every district 'for Russia or for Ukraine.'Tova Dvorin, 3/28/2014, 3:07 PM

West Grants Ukraine $14-18 Billion Bailout

Lifeline stretched for Ukraine after Crimea annexation as West offers big money. But is it enough to stabilize the embattled country?Tova Dvorin, 3/28/2014, 8:17 AM

UNGA Says Crimea Referendum is Invalid

UN General Assembly approves a non-binding resolution calling the Crimean referendum to secede from Ukraine invalid.Elad Benari, 3/28/2014, 4:14 AM

Obama Promises to Increase Russia's Isolation

"If Russia continues its current course, the isolation will deepen," says U.S. President as Russia remains unfazed by sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2014, 4:12 AM

Ukraine: Defense Minister Fired Over Crimea Crisis

As concerns over other annexations snowball, Kiev chooses to oust military official.Tova Dvorin, 3/26/2014, 2:09 PM

Ukrainian Jewish Leader to Run for President

Vadim Rabinovich, president of the All-Ukrainian Jewish Congress, says he will run for president in May 25 election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2014, 6:15 AM

Ukrainian Far-Right Leader Shot Dead

Oleksandr Muzychko, leader of the far-right Right Sector, dies in a shoot-out with police in western Ukraine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2014, 1:12 AM

Russia Booted from G8, More Sanctions Possible

Russia's membership in the G8 suspended in the latest response to its annexation of Crimea.Elad Benari, 3/25/2014, 2:45 AM

Ukraine Withdraws Military From Crimea

Interim president orders withdrawal after Russia annexes and conquers nearly all bases in peninsula; concerns of continued aggression.Ari Yashar, 3/24/2014, 1:30 PM

Russian Forces Storm Ukrainian Air Base in Crimea

Military takeover sparks media furor, just 24 hours after Russia annexes the peninsula. Are more takeovers to follow?Tova Dvorin, 3/22/2014, 10:37 PM

Russia Agrees to International Monitors in Ukraine

Russia accepts the deployment of an international monitoring team that will have free access to regions throughout Ukraine.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/21/2014, 11:15 PM

Ukrainian Jews Face 'Uncertain' Future

Situation for Ukraine's Jewish community tentatively stable, but American Jewish Federations 'not taking chances'.Ari Soffer, 3/21/2014, 1:21 PM

Ukrainian Naval Chief Seized by Pro-Russia Militia

Pro-Russian gunmen seize control of second Ukrainian military base in Crimea, detain Ukrainian naval chief.Ari Soffer, 3/19/2014, 7:18 PM

Crimea's 4,000 Jews Doing Fine, Knesset Told

Ukraine Jewish leaders give Speaker Edelstein a live update on the situation of Ukraine's Jews at present.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 3/19/2014, 9:22 AM