Ukrainian police sought to round up those it claims organized disturbances as anti-government protesters held out in freezing weather for a 15th day. The opposition was accused of obstructing talks to end the impasse.
Ukrainian police began arresting those it claims organized disturbances as anti-government protesters held out in freezing weather for a 15th day. The opposition was accused of obstructing talks to end the impasse.
Ukraine’s opposition set up a clash with the ruling party over a proposed cabinet shakeup, bolstering demands for the ouster of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov after the biggest street protests in almost a decade.
Ukraine’s opposition will hold talks tomorrow with President Viktor Yanukovych’s party after thousands of people joined protests against his rejection of a European Union trade pact that paralyzed Kiev.
Ukraine is offering two natural-gas exploration and extraction licenses to reduce its dependence on Russian imports and help unfreeze an international bailout, Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yuriy Boyko said.
Ukraine will be able to purchase as much as 10 billion cubic meters of natural gas a year once it builds a liquefied natural gas terminal in Odessa, Interfax- Ukraine news agency reported, citing Fuel and Energy Minister Yuriy Boyko .
Ukraine will increase coal production by 10 percent this year, Energy Minister Yuriy Boyko told the government meeting today in Kiev. The country will produce 77 million metric tons of coal this year and as much as 82 million tons in 2012, Boyko said.