Liverpool may not get a second chance to sign the Ukraine star, who is making final preparations for a move to La Liga side Sevilla.
West Ham United could look east this summer in a bid to land two of Ukraine's best players for next to nothing as they look to push on to the next level.
Europe’s anti-trust regulator has accused Russia’s massive gas monopoly, Gazprom, of unfair pricing practices in Moscow’s former satellite states of eastern Europe, launching a legal dispute that could result in multibillion-euro fines for the Kremlin’s giant energy company.
Santi Cazorla featured in the second-half for Spain, as they laboured to beat Ukraine.
Real Madrid 'keeper Iker Casillas reached his 161st Spain cap, and 100th competitive outing.
UBS plans to scale back its wealth-management activities in Moscow that serve clients who deposit their funds offshore as the bank streamlines operations in some emerging markets, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.
Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman has threatened to sue the UK government in an escalating row over whether his energy fund run by former BP boss Lord Browne can be blocked from taking over 12 North Sea gasfields.
Last week it was announced that UK military trainers will be sent to Ukraine, but polling suggests the population rejects such a move.
The European Union has placed more Ukrainians and Russians under sanctions, accusing them of "undermining" Ukraine's independence.
Snow on the roofs of the ski chalets at the upmarket ski resort may be one of the defining images of Davos, but it will be the warming of the planet that is at the top of the issues under discussion at the World Economic Forum.
It required something remarkable for Michael O’Neill to surpass his achievement of guiding Northern Ireland into their first European Championships as winners of their qualifying group. Something remarkable happened in Lyon.
Michael O’Neill has told Northern Ireland to improve “the ugly part” of their game on Thursday yet taken exception to Ukraine’s Ruslan Rotan describing his team as reliant on physicality, high balls and scrambles.
Very impressive, even if their opponents were disorganised and borderline disinterested.