Over six hours after the pursuit began, the man left his hostage in the car and fled into a forest, according to police.
"We have a result: everyone is alive," said Zelenskyy, after some criticised him for carrying out the odd request
"It's over," Interior Minister Arsen Avakov announced on Twitter, adding: "All are safe".
The award-winning journalist known for his criticism of the Kremlin and Kyiv leaders, died when a bomb planted in his car exploded during morning rush hour on July 20 in 2016.
It's been 6 years since Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine. Here's what 2 rescue workers saw that day.
Claims have been made that firefighters are ill-equipped and not properly organised to safeguard the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, where fires recently put the area, and those operating in it, at terrible risk.
Yakiv Smolii's resignation is raising concerns about the central bank's independence and the continuation of a much-needed IMF bailout.
Local fitness enthusiasts have been itching to come back to the 'Kachalka,' Kyiv's famous Kyiv's outdoor gym, since lockdown began in March. As restrictions ease, they are returning in their droves to use the scrap metal equipment.
Critics say donations of money and ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic are part of PR efforts to lobby for less state control over tobacco.
The tapes, which are yet to be authenticated, were released on Tuesday by Ukrainian lawmaker Andrii Derkach.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has had to manage a number of international crises in his first year in office. How did he get on?
Finding justice for Ukrainians, including my own family, starts with resisting Russia’s propaganda and promoting the Ukrainian language. It starts with spelling Ukraine’s capital as Kyiv.
Over 100 babies have yet to see their adoptive parents for the first time. Travel restrictions in Ukraine prevent most foreign parents from entering the country.
High-quality beef has been partially replaced by other meats and broccoli swapped for cheaper cabbage.
An increasing number of women and children in Ukraine are experiencing domestic violence during the quarantine.
While Russia is waging an illegal invasion into Ukraine, Amazon is profiting from the symbols of that conflict, such as the banners that represent Russian proxy forces.
“The crisis will, of course, have a massive effect on people living in Ukraine. The consequences are completely different from what we will see in a country such as Denmark.”
Massive fires in the Chernobyl exclusion zone have been contained, Ukraine authorities say, after activists claimed they were dangerously close to the nuclear plant.
Ukraine police moved villagers from their homes as firefighters continued to battle wildfires that broke out last weekend.
Inspectors said radiation levels were substantially higher than normal as two fires blazed in the largely unpopulated exclusion zone around the site of the 1986 nuclear disaster.
Ukraine's parliament passed legislation to allow people to sell farmland in a bid to receive grant money from the International Monetary Fund.
The long shadow of the Soviet Union and mistrust of politicians means some Ukrainians are sceptical about the coronavirus outbreak - but one expert says that will soon change
The men intercepted meetings between buyers and sellers of masks, stealing as many as 100,000.
Denys Shmygal is Ukraine's new prime minister after MPs voted to accept the resignation of Oleksiy Honcharuk.
The Ukrainian opposition is concerned about new reforms in the country. They fear the president and his party are centralising power, which could be dangerous in the long run. Experts also criticise some steps by the government but say previous governments acted similarly.
Some people protested against Ukrainian nationals being kept in isolation in the central Poltava region over fear the novel coronavirus could spread.