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IVF: First three-parent baby born to infertile couple

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 6:53

A technique designed to help parents affected by genetic disorders is used to tackle infertility.
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Happy ending for dogs found on railway tracks in Ukraine

Friday, December 30th 2016, 17:26

Two dogs have been rescued after a video showing them ducking under trains went viral.
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Ukraine separatists crown 'most patriotic cat'

Thursday, December 22nd 2016, 12:31

Breakaway region of Ukraine holds a competition to find the self-proclaimed republic's most loyal feline.
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Ukraine army 'repulsed rebel attack' near Debaltseve in east

Monday, December 19th 2016, 16:22
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine says its army repulsed an offensive by pro-Russian rebels near Debaltseve in the east.
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EU extends Russia sanctions over Ukraine

Friday, December 16th 2016, 0:41
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Russia Russia
related places: Brussels

EU leaders meeting in Brussels agree to extend economic sanctions on Russia for six more months.
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Crimean gold must go back to Ukraine, says Dutch court

Wednesday, December 14th 2016, 11:43
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Amsterdam

An Amsterdam court rules that ancient Crimean treasures in a Dutch museum should be handed to Ukraine.
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Politician accused of €100m fraud

Friday, December 9th 2016, 17:57

Ukraine police are investigating a man accused of cheating the state out of more than €100m. He denies all allegations.
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Ukraine mother 'left infants to starve' in Kiev flat

Thursday, December 8th 2016, 16:24
related places: Kiev

A young Ukrainian mother allegedly left her two toddlers without food for nine days and one died.
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Defence secrets

Wednesday, December 7th 2016, 3:56

Ukraine's defence contracts are cloaked in secrecy and reformers complain of corruption, David Stern reports.
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Ukraine: Five police killed in friendly-fire shoot-out

Sunday, December 4th 2016, 16:00

Five police officers are mistakenly killed by their own side in Ukraine, officials say.
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Ukraine tests missiles near Crimea despite Russian ire

Thursday, December 1st 2016, 15:28
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine launches missile tests near Crimea, despite Russian threats to respond to the "provocation".
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Former Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych court appearance

Monday, November 28th 2016, 21:49
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine’s former president, Viktor Yanukovych, has been questioned via video-link from Russia.
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Ukraine ex-president Yanukovych speaks to court via video

Friday, November 25th 2016, 13:21
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Ukraine ex-President Viktor Yanukovych speaks briefly to a Kiev court via video link from Russia.
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Ukraine names woman, 23, anti-corruption head

Wednesday, November 23rd 2016, 18:30

A young woman is chosen to lead Ukraine's anti-corruption drive, the second such appointment this month.
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Too much, too young?

Wednesday, November 23rd 2016, 17:03

Ukraine's volatile political scene is rocked by a furore over age and gender.
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Ukraine teacher 'tried to sell girl aged 13 for $10,000'

Tuesday, November 22nd 2016, 12:51

Police in eastern Ukraine arrest a teacher accused of trying to sell a young girl for $10,000.
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Ukraine abducted two soldiers from Crimea, says Russia

Monday, November 21st 2016, 22:52
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia demands the "immediate return" of two servicemen detained by Ukraine on the Crimean border.
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Ukrainian who faked name and age at US school jailed

Friday, November 18th 2016, 1:58
related countries: United States United States

A Ukrainian man who posed as a school student in the US is jailed for fraud offences.
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Ukraine MPs throw punches in parliament

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 8:02

A fight broke out between two MPs in Ukraine when one party leader accused another of working with the Kremlin.
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Chernobyl disaster: Giant shield begins move towards reactor

Monday, November 14th 2016, 15:45

Work begins at Chernobyl in Ukraine to move a giant shield over the site of the world's worst nuclear accident.
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Pensioner gives Kiev apartment block a baroque makeover

Friday, November 11th 2016, 13:43
related places: Kiev

Ukrainian man spends 15 years transforming stairs and hallways into Versailles-style spaces.
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Stressed in Odessa

Monday, November 7th 2016, 17:46

Could Mikheil Saakashvili further stir up Ukrainian politics after storming out of his job as Odessa governor, asks Tom Burridge.
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Saakashvili quits over Ukraine corruption

Monday, November 7th 2016, 15:38
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Ex-Georgia leader Mikheil Saakashvili quits as head of Ukraine's Odessa region, angry at corruption.
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Russia's Putin unveils provocative statue

Saturday, November 5th 2016, 5:22
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

There is controversy over a vast new statue in Moscow honouring the 10th Century prince who founded the forerunner to the Russian state, but who is claimed by Ukraine.
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Prank call confusion for Ukraine president

Friday, November 4th 2016, 13:56

Ukraine describes an apparent prank call to President Petro Poroshenko as a "provocation".
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Nadiya Savchenko: Jamie Oliver got me through hunger strike

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 20:46

Freed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko says chef Jamie Oliver got her through her hunger strike.
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Russia puts Ukraine library boss on trial for 'inciting hatred'

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 19:52
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

The head of a Ukrainian library in Moscow goes on trial accused of inciting hatred against Russians.
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Show me the money

Friday, October 28th 2016, 8:34

Ukraine's anti-corruption drive reveals that some top politicians, including the prime minister, have huge wealth, Tom Burridge reports.
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Bar brawl lands Ukraine archbishop in monastery

Wednesday, October 19th 2016, 12:54

Church authorities unimpressed by brawl caught on CCTV.
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'Motorola': Ukraine rebels accuse Kiev over commander's death

Monday, October 17th 2016, 12:55
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Pro-Russian rebels in Donetsk probe the assassination of a commander considered a war criminal by Ukrainian authorities.
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Russia detains Ukraine journalist for 'spying'

Monday, October 3rd 2016, 15:22
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko is being held in a Moscow prison for "collecting state secrets", Russia's FSB security service says.
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New gulag?

Sunday, October 2nd 2016, 23:11

Human rights activists in eastern Ukraine say there is evidence that 10,000 prisoners are being used as slave labour in camps reminiscent of the Soviet gulags.
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Buk missile cot design raises eyebrows in Russia

Sunday, October 2nd 2016, 9:10
related countries: Russia Russia

A children's cot in the form of a Buk missile launcher - the weapon that downed an airliner over Ukraine in 2014 - goes on sale in Russia.
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Russia spends 'fortune' on bridge to Crimea

Friday, September 30th 2016, 11:48
related countries: Russia Russia

A massive construction project has begun in Russia to build a 19km bridge to its newest region, Crimea, after it was annexed from Ukraine.
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MH17 missile 'came from Russia', Dutch-led investigators say

Wednesday, September 28th 2016, 18:52
related countries: Russia Russia

Prosecutors investigating the 2014 downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine say it was hit by a missile which was brought in from Russia.
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How does a Buk missile system work?

Wednesday, September 28th 2016, 11:57

The Ukrainian military has given BBC News access to one of its Buks, to show how sophisticated a piece of military equipment it is.
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Russia votes in parliamentary election with firm Putin grip

Sunday, September 18th 2016, 16:56
related countries: Russia Russia

Voting is ending in Russia's parliamentary elections, amid protests by Ukraine over Crimea's inclusion in the poll.
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Success story

Wednesday, September 14th 2016, 14:12

Despite a war and deep economic crisis, Ukraine's Paralympians have stunned the world, the BBC's Ben Sutherland reports.
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Ukrainians besiege 'pro-Russian' Inter TV building

Tuesday, September 6th 2016, 10:33
related countries: Russia Russia

Protesters in Ukraine are blockading the studios of Inter TV, a news channel already attacked by arsonists for being allegedly pro-Russian.
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Cluster bombs killed over 400 people in 2015, campaigners say

Thursday, September 1st 2016, 12:17
related countries: Syria Syria

More than 400 people, most of them civilians, were killed by cluster bombs in 2015 in war-torn countries such as Syria, Yemen and Ukraine.
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Ukraine moves Roma families amid village's rage at murder

Monday, August 29th 2016, 9:41

Ukraine moves dozens of Roma (Gypsies) out of a village after ethnic Ukrainians attack their homes following the discovery of a girl's body.
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Ukraine's new hottest holiday location?

Saturday, August 27th 2016, 16:05

Can Odessa become Ukraine's new hot tourism ticket?
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Ukraine military parade marks 25 years of independence

Wednesday, August 24th 2016, 16:27
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Ukraine is marking 25 years of independence from the Soviet Union with a huge military parade through Kiev, the celebrations are poignant amid current tensions with Russia.
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The Putin-masked protester seeking asylum

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 9:07
related countries: Russia Russia

The Ukrainian government says a Russian opposition activist has requested asylum in the country.
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Russian 'Putin mask' activist claims asylum in Ukraine

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 7:17
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukrainian authorities say Russian dissident Roman Roslovtsev, famous for protesting in a Putin mask, requests asylum in the country.
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