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Hungary in language dispute with Ukraine over schools

Tuesday, October 10th 2017, 15:53
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Hungary is angry over a Ukrainian law limiting classes in the languages of ethnic minorities.
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Russian soldiers face ban on selfies and blog posts

Thursday, October 5th 2017, 15:41
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

The security crackdown follows revealing posts from soldiers in Ukraine and Syria.
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Sweary anniversary

Friday, September 29th 2017, 15:20

Forget Ed Balls Day, video from a Ukrainian politician's campaign is still trending 10 years on
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Ukraine military arms dump explodes

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 7:35

A fire at a military arms depot in central Ukraine prompts the evacuation of more than 28,000 people.
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Ukraine women's football clip prompts online sexism row

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 12:04

A Ukrainian TV promotion for a women's football game scores an own goal with many on social media.
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Ukraine: Parents protest against deaths at children's camp

Saturday, September 16th 2017, 20:46

Footage shows parents protesting in Odessa, Ukraine, over a deadly fire at a children's camp.
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Former governor Mikheil Saakashvili 'forces entry' to Ukraine

Sunday, September 10th 2017, 21:33
related countries: Georgia Georgia

The stateless former Georgian president and says he was "swept" over the border by an angry crowd.
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Ukrainian man survives three days at sea on inflatable

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 9:20

A Ukrainian man has been rescued after spending three days at sea on an inflatable trampoline.
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Scooter in trouble after playing gig in Crimea

Sunday, August 6th 2017, 2:57

Ukrainian authorities are considering action against the band Scooter for entering the peninsula.
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Georgia ex-leader Saakashvili plans defiant return to Ukraine

Friday, July 28th 2017, 12:10

Georgia's ex-president vows to return to Ukraine despite being stripped of Ukrainian citizenship.
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Georgia ex-leader Saakashvili stripped of Ukraine's citizenship

Thursday, July 27th 2017, 12:07
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgia's ex-leader vows to fight against the move by President Petro Poroshenko, a one-time ally.
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US energy secretary Rick Perry duped by Russian hoaxers

Wednesday, July 26th 2017, 16:00
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

The energy secretary thought the Ukrainian prime minister was on the line - but he was being fooled.
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TV guest quits show over request to speak Ukrainian

Tuesday, July 25th 2017, 14:15
related countries: Russia Russia

Should Ukrainian TV keep people from speaking Russian on it? One guest's actions have sparked a debate.
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US considers sending arms to Ukraine

Monday, July 24th 2017, 23:16
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Washington

Washington is reviewing whether to arm those fighting Russian-backed rebels, says a new envoy.
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Five Ukraine troops die in fierce clash with Donetsk rebels

Friday, July 21st 2017, 10:08
related countries: United States United States

The US says it was the most serious fighting in eastern Ukraine so far this year.
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ExxonMobil fined by US for Ukraine sanctions violations

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 20:38
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Crimea

The oil giant must pay $2m for engaging with Russia despite US sanctions on that country over Crimea.
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Meet the man making wood exoskeletons

Wednesday, July 19th 2017, 17:51

Find out what led Ukrainian crane operator Dmitriy Balandin to design a low-cost walking aid.
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On the front line of Ukraine's ceasefire

Monday, July 17th 2017, 21:22

The BBC's Fergal Keane has been to see whether the ceasefire is working in Ukraine.
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MH17 Ukraine plane crash: Dead remembered amid tears and sunflowers

Monday, July 17th 2017, 14:56

Some 2,000 relatives attend a memorial for the 298 who died when their plane was hit by a rocket in eastern Ukraine.
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Nato and Ukraine team up for Sea Breeze drills

Saturday, July 15th 2017, 15:22

More than 3,000 military personnel are taking part in a military exercise on the Black Sea.
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US sanctions against Russia over Ukraine and Syria to remain

Sunday, July 9th 2017, 19:04
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria, United States United States

President Trump tweets that it would be premature to consider any relaxation.
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Looking for Lenin

Saturday, July 8th 2017, 23:04

What has become of the thousands of fallen Vladimir Lenin statues in Ukraine?
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G20: Trump and Putin hold first face-to-face talks

Friday, July 7th 2017, 18:14
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: Moscow

The US and Russian leaders say they want to repair ties during a tense G20 summit in Hamburg.
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Trump tells Russia to stop 'destabilising' Ukraine

Thursday, July 6th 2017, 17:09
related countries: Poland Poland, Russia Russia, United States United States

The US leader says Russia should "join the community of responsible nations" in a speech in Poland.
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Russia behind cyber-attack, says Ukraine's security service

Sunday, July 2nd 2017, 0:53
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine's security service says it has obtained data linking Russia to last week's malware attack.
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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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