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Trump has 'good discussions' with Ukraine president

Tuesday, June 20th 2017, 23:43

The talks in Washington focus on the peaceful resolution of the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
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Ex-head of Ukraine library in Moscow Natalia Sharina guilty

Monday, June 5th 2017, 14:29
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

A Moscow judge finds Natalia Sharina guilty of extremism, in a case she argues is political.
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"Trump or Merkel?" Ukraine beer depicts world leaders

Saturday, June 3rd 2017, 23:47

A brewery in Lviv, western Ukraine, has a special line of craft beer themed after world leaders.
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Dramatic Ukraine water pipe explosion captured on CCTV

Tuesday, May 30th 2017, 21:17

The dramatic explosion in Ukraine sent a torrent of muddy water and rocks flying in all directions.
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Ukraine president's site 'attacked by Russia'

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 22:44
related countries: Russia Russia

The president claims it is retaliation for Ukraine's ban on some Russian internet services.
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Eurovision: Bulgaria's Kostov can take part

Friday, May 12th 2017, 9:47
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine says Kristian Kostov's visit to Russian-annexed Crimea in 2014 was apparently not illegal.
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Playing with fire

Monday, May 8th 2017, 23:07
related countries: Russia Russia

Eurovision is meant to foster unity but 2017 seems to be all about Ukraine's conflict with Russia.
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Ukrainians see 'karma' in dog bite for Russian official

Friday, May 5th 2017, 14:38
related countries: Russia Russia

Little sympathy in Ukraine for a Russian official's daughter bitten by a dog in Crimea.
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Russia Germany: Merkel meets Putin to discuss crises in Syria and Ukraine

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017, 11:44
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Ukraine and Syria are both expected to feature in Angela Merkel's first Russian visit in two years.
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Rescued bears settle in to new life in Ukraine

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 9:51

The two brown bears were found by Ukrainian charity Four Paws.
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Eurovision: Russia will not broadcast contest after Ukraine ban

Friday, April 14th 2017, 1:16
related countries: Russia Russia

Its singer has been barred by host Ukraine, and now Russia will have no chance of taking part.
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Pop battle

Saturday, April 1st 2017, 11:44
related countries: Russia Russia

Eurovision is meant to foster unity but 2017 seems to be all about Ukraine's conflict with Russia.
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Eurovision: Russia rejects offer for Julia Samoilova to perform 'via satellite'

Thursday, March 23rd 2017, 22:59

Russian TV says the offer to allow Julia Samoilova to perform in Ukraine via satellite link is "strange".
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Russian ex-MP Voronenkov shot dead at Kiev hotel

Thursday, March 23rd 2017, 14:58
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Denis Voronenkov, who fled to Ukraine last year, is shot dead in the centre of the Ukrainian capital.
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Ukraine munitions blasts prompt mass evacuations

Thursday, March 23rd 2017, 11:05

The dump is used to supply the military in the east and officials say the blasts were sabotage.
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Eurovision 2017: Ukraine bars Russian singer Samoilova from contest

Wednesday, March 22nd 2017, 16:25
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

The European Broadcasting Union, which founded Eurovision, says it is "deeply disappointed".
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Trump's ex aide Paul Manafort 'hid' $750,000 payment

Wednesday, March 22nd 2017, 10:39

Paul Manafort's spokesman denies the allegation by a Ukrainian lawmaker as "baseless".
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Ukrainian language set for media boost in new law

Friday, March 17th 2017, 11:56

Ukraine aims to spread Ukrainian language use on TV, with a law that sets quotas.
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Ukraine halts all goods traffic with rebel-held east

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 12:38

Ukrainian war veterans and MPs had already been carrying out an unofficial blockade.
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Eurovision in Ukraine: Controversy over Russian entry

Monday, March 13th 2017, 15:12
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian entry Julia Samoilova's performance in Crimea may upset hosts Ukraine.
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Discordant notes

Friday, March 3rd 2017, 0:21
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian nationalists urge a boycott of the Eurovision Song Contest, as Ukraine prepares to host it.
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The drones tracking wealthy officials

Friday, March 3rd 2017, 0:00

These campaigners have a controversial way of trying to expose corruption in Ukraine.
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Deadly coal mine blast in western Ukraine

Thursday, March 2nd 2017, 15:00

At least eight miners die after a methane explosion at the Lviv region mine, but 26 more are safe.
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Ukraine conflict: US condemns threat to OSCE monitors

Sunday, February 26th 2017, 18:23
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Friday

Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine seized a drone at gunpoint from OSCE monitors on Friday.
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Kiev reunion

Sunday, February 26th 2017, 0:43

In the Soviet Union rare individuals campaigned for human rights at great personal expense. One was psychiatrist Semyon Gluzman, who now sees a bright future for his new country, Ukraine.
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Grey 'blob' takes seat in Ukraine parliament

Friday, February 24th 2017, 13:51
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

MP brings mini copy of Dutch sculpture to parliament to shame absent colleagues.
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Ukraine oligarch Dmytro Firtash faces extradition to US

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 17:15
related countries: Austria Austria, Russia Russia, United States United States

Dmytro Firtash, close to ousted leader Viktor Yanukovych, is wanted on corruption charges.
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Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels

Sunday, February 19th 2017, 0:16
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine calls the move an escalation while Russia says it is a humanitarian act.
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Russia must be held accountable, says Mike Pence

Saturday, February 18th 2017, 11:04
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Minsk

In his first speech abroad, the US vice-president called on Russia to honour the Minsk peace accord.
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'I checked to see if I had arms and legs'

Wednesday, February 15th 2017, 11:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British photographer Christopher Nunn is raising money for a friend who was killed in Ukraine.
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Warzone shop that's always open

Monday, February 6th 2017, 11:37

The BBC's Tom Burridge visits a shop in Avdiivka, on the front line of the Ukraine-Russia conflict, which remains open despite fierce fighting.
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Ukraine conflict: Rebel commander killed in bomb blast

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 23:44
related countries: Russia Russia

A pro-Russian military rebel chief is killed in a car bomb attack in eastern Ukraine.
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Ukraine: Inside civilians' living nightmare

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 8:47
related countries: Russia Russia

In eastern Ukraine, one woman cannot tell her grandson his mother is dead after another night of heavy shelling.
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Ukraine conflict: 'I hide in the basement'

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 23:18

The United Nations says 17,000 people are without water and heating in eastern Ukraine.
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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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