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Safe Landing: 172 Olim Escape War-Torn Ukraine for Israel

Ukrainian immigrants welcomed home after experiencing the horrors of the civil war in Donetsk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2015, 10:22 PM

Ukraine Fears Imminent 'Full-Scale' Russian Invasion

Renewed fighting in Ukraine causes international alarm; Ukraine, observers say Russia moved tanks and broke ceasefire.Tova Dvorin, 6/5/2015, 9:54 AM

Putin Warns Israel: Do Not Send Arms to Ukraine

Moscow threatens that sending arms to Kiev in retaliation for S-300 missile agreement with Iran will raise the death toll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2015, 10:03 PM

IFCJ Donates $650,000 to Ukrainian Jewry

Emergency funds to bolster security, supplies to Jews caught in the line of fire between Kiev, pro-Russian rebels.Nissan Tzur, 2/9/2015, 8:47 PM

Kerry Heads to Rome to Talk 'Palestinian State'

US Secretary of State to meet with Netanyahu, Russian FM over 'window of opportunity' to solve regional conflicts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2014, 7:45 AM

Ukrainian Jews Say Anti-Semitism Being Overhyped by Moscow

Ukrainian Jewish leaders claim anti-Semitism is much worse in France and even UK, suggest Russia playing it up as a political ploy.Tova Dvorin, 11/12/2014, 8:08 PM

Ukrainian Jewish Philanthropist Shot Dead

Garik Zylberbord was killed in Donetsk while trying to stop pro-Russian rebels from robbing his neighbor’s home.Arutz Sheva staff, 9/4/2014, 7:18 PM

Malaysia Airlines 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

Russia Versus 'Nazi Frankenstein' as 90,000 People Flee Clashes

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

Deputy Minister Fires at UNHRC's 'Lack of Shame'

Danny Danon issues fierce condemnation of UN 'hypocrisy' after Israel repeatedly condemned over search for kidnapped teens.Tova Dvorin, 6/24/2014, 3:13 PM

Moscow, Kiev Reach 'Mutual Understanding' as Fighting Continues

Ukraine, Russia end peace talks and resolve to end fighting in the volatile east - as battles continue to rage in Slaviansk.Tova Dvorin, 6/10/2014, 8:28 AM

Ukraine's New Premier Vows: No Talks With Gangsters and Killers

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

Infighting Breaks Out in Ukraine's Donetsk

Donetsk separatists declare they are 'ready to defend' the region against local pro-Ukrainian militias, creating a multiple-front conflict.Tova Dvorin, 5/30/2014, 11:46 AM

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

Ukraine's 'Chocolate King' Wins Presidential 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 in Ukraine

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

Ukraine and Us

Ukrainian anti-Semitism is a continuation of the legacy of Europe's persecution and hatred of the Jews, but Ukraine is a country with a prominent place in that hatred.Rabbi Berel Wein, 5/16/2014, 12:19 PM

Referendum Vote Commences in Ukraine

Eastern Ukraine goes to the polls over the possibility of secession. But does it even matter?Tova Dvorin, 5/11/2014, 7:00 PM

Despite Offer, 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

Russia Urges Ukrainian Separatists to Stand Down

Vladimir Putin, in surprising about-face, calls back troops, urges pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine to postpone referendum.Tova Dvorin, 5/7/2014, 9:11 PM

Wounded Ukrainian Jewish 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

Germany Says Ukraine is Close to War

Berlin advises its citizens to leave Ukraine's troubled east and south, citing increasing tension and risks.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/6/2014, 1:13 PM

Kiev 'At War' with Pro-Russian Rebels After 42 Killed

Bomb attack in Odessa kills 42 Ukrainians Friday, plunging region deeper into crisis. Is unrest turning into a civil war?Tova Dvorin, 5/4/2014, 7:54 AM

Wounded Jewish Ukrainian Mayor Regains Consciousness

Gennady Kernes on the mend as investigation into attack continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2014, 1:44 PM

Neo-Nazis Honor Ukrainian SS on Holocaust Memorial Day

March for the Waffen, 14th volunteer division of the SS, irks local authorities. Is Neo-Nazism in Ukraine becoming endemic?Tova Dvorin, 5/2/2014, 9:41 AM

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

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

'Russia Wants to Start World War Three'

Rhetoric between Moscow, Kiev escalates, as Russia accuses Ukraine of war crimes and Ukraine accuses Russia of war-mongering.Tova Dvorin, 4/25/2014, 1:20 PM

Kerry Threatens Russia with More Sanctions Over Ukraine

Secretary of State says further Russian action in Ukraine will be an "expensive mistake."Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2014, 5:16 AM

Tensions Rise Again in Ukraine After Two Tortured Bodies Found

Ukraine vows more 'counter-terrorism' operations in Donetsk after mutilated bodies found; US pledges support, warns Russia.Tova Dvorin, 4/23/2014, 1:15 PM

Liberman: Repairing Russia-Ukraine Relations an Israeli Priority

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman to meet with new Ukrainian PM, but refuses to take sides; urges reconciliation between Moscow, Kiev.Tova Dvorin, 4/22/2014, 3:31 PM

Moscow Accuses Kiev of Breaking Geneva Accords

Russian Foreign Minister accuses Ukraine of allowing 'extremists' to orchestrate events in Donetsk.Tova Dvorin, 4/21/2014, 9:41 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

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

One Dead, 5 Injured in Clashes Between Ukraine, Separatists

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

Kiev Threatens Force As Standoffs Continue 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 Donetsk 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

Domino Effect? 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

Galloway Claims Israel Engineered the Unrest in Ukraine

British MP George Galloway claims "the Zionists" sent gunmen to Ukraine to get local Jews to move to "Palestine".Elad Benari, 4/3/2014, 6:15 AM

Deposed Ukrainian President Calls for Referendums Country-Wide

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

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

US Senator McCain Compares Putin's Actions to Adolf Hitler's

John McCain calls Crimea 'captive nation,' accuses Russian president of lying about further takeovers.Tova Dvorin , 3/23/2014, 4:48 PM

Russian Forces Storm Ukrainian Air Base in Crimea, Killing 1

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

Ukraine Steps Up Defense After Russia Moves to Annex Crimea

Kiev digs trenches, allots billions to defense fund, recruits volunteers as Russia moves to annex Crimea.Tova Dvorin, 3/18/2014, 12:16 PM

Putin Drafts Bill For Annexing Crimea

Russian president thumbs his nose at EU, US sanctions; bill still needs constitutional, parliamentary approval to annex.Tova Dvorin, 3/18/2014, 10:21 AM

Russia Official Recognizes Sovereign Crimea, Sparking Alarm

Referendum vote leads to official declaration of Crimea as 'independent state' by Moscow. But what does that mean practically?Tova Dvorin, 3/17/2014, 10:42 PM

Ukraine Prime Minister Vows to Protect Jews

Arseniy Yatsenyuk promises Ukraine's rabbi to beef up security at Jewish institutions.Gil Ronen, 3/17/2014, 4:50 PM

EU Sanctions Target 21 Ukrainian, Russian Officials

Travel bans, asset freezes imposed after Crimean referendum endorsed joining the Russian Federation.Gil Ronen, 3/17/2014, 3:28 PM

Obama to Putin: We Won't Recognize Crimea Referendum

Obama warns Putin that the results of the referendum in Crimea will never be recognized, hints at possible sanctions.Elad Benari, 3/17/2014, 4:14 AM

Crimea Heats Up Ahead of Referendum Vote

Artillery, propoganda, and rumors pour into Crimea, hours before a crucial vote to decide its Ukrainian or Russian nationality.Tova Dvorin, 3/16/2014, 8:14 AM

Ukraine and Us

Like many other countries, ours included, Ukraine has the bad fortune of having to live in a very bad neighborhood. Still Ukraine holds a very prominent place in the sad and unreasonable story of the oppression of the Jews.Rabbi Berel Wein, 3/14/2014, 2:34 PM

Anti-Semites Attack ZAKA Official in Ukraine

Deputy Commander hospitalized with stab wounds in latest incident of anti-Semitic violence.Tova Dvorin, 3/14/2014, 8:32 AM