Aleksandar Vasovic

Deadly gun attack in Ukraine shakes fragile truce

At least two people have been killed in a gunfight near a Ukrainian city, shaking an already fragile international accord to avert a wider conflict.

New sanctions threats as Ukraine stalemate continues

A day after an international deal in Geneva to defuse the East-West crisis in Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists vowed not to end their occupation.

US, EU impose sanctions after Crimea applies to join Russia

The US and EU have imposed sanctions, including asset freezes and travel bans, on a small group of officials from Russia and Ukraine.

Ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn to work with Serbian government

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who quit the IMF after being accused of sexually assaulting a maid, has started a new job as an economic adviser.

‘Mladic will finally be held accountable’

Bosnian Serb wartime general Ratko Mladic will face trial on genocide charges in The Hague following his arrest in Serbia after 15 years on the run.

Ukraine ex-minister found dead before hearing

Ukraine's former interior minister Yuriy Kravchenko was found dead on Friday in an apparent suicide only hours before prosecutors were expected to grill him about the 2000 slaying of a journalist, dealing a significant blow to an investigation that could implicate former president Leonid Kuchma.

Another Ukraine election appeal fails

Ukraine's Supreme Court on Monday turned down four appeals of last month's presidential election results filed by Viktor Yanukovych, the former prime minister who preliminary results show lost to a Western-leaning reformer. It was the latest in a series of moves by Yanukovych to overturn the December 26 election won by Viktor Yushchenko.

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