Ukraine sees solar power as Chernobyl's future

Aug 7, 2016

Ukraine sees solar power as Chernobyl's future

Imagine one of the largest solar farms ever at the site of the world’s worst man-made nuclear disaster, which struck Chernobyl in Ukraine and sowed panic across Europe. That is the grand vision of Ukrainian Environment Minister Ostap Semerak, backed up by big-time investors ...

Aug 5, 2016

Nishioka moves on to BB&T Atlanta Open quarterfinals

Yoshihito Nishioka beat fourth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine 6-3, 2-6, 6-1 on Thursday to advance to the BB&T Atlanta Open quarterfinals. The 20-year-old Nishioka will face Argentina’s Horacio Zeballos, a 6-1, 6-4 winner over Germany’s Tobias Kamke. Fifth-seeded Fernando Verdasco of Spain also ...

Jul 19, 2016

Japan to face visiting Ukraine in Davis Cup World Group Playoff

Japan drew Ukraine as its September opponent on Tuesday, when the Davis Cup World Group Playoff draw was held in London. Japan, which lost its first-round World Group tie against Britain in March, will host the playoff at Osaka’s Utsubo Tennis Center from Sept. ...

Jul 11, 2016

Moscow blasts NATO leaders' focus on 'nonexistent' Russian threat

Moscow on Sunday slammed NATO for focusing on a “non-existent” threat from Russia at a leaders’ summit in Warsaw that saw fears over the Kremlin’s expansionism high on the agenda. “A preliminary analysis of the results of the meeting shows that NATO continues to ...

Ukraine launches joint military drills with NATO

Jun 27, 2016

Ukraine launches joint military drills with NATO

Ukraine on Monday launched joint military exercises with the United States and a string of other NATO countries as tensions with Moscow remain high over the pro-Kremlin insurgency in the country’s east. The annual Rapid Trident military exercises, taking place in the western Ukrainian ...

Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to 'bring up patriots'

Jun 23, 2016

Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to 'bring up patriots'

In camouflage uniforms and red caps, a group of young people gather in the Ukrainian rebels’ de facto capital of Donetsk to sing patriotic songs and discuss the conflict. They are members of Patriot, a youth club set up by separatist authorities in the ...

Germany takes opener; England, Russia get ban warnings

Jun 13, 2016

Germany takes opener; England, Russia get ban warnings

Germany began its campaign to add the 2016 European Championship to its 2014 World Cup with a promising 2-0 victory over Ukraine on Sunday, while England and Russia were threatened with expulsion from the tournament. Shkodran Mustafi’s header set Germany on its way to ...