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Ukraine: news

Monday, October 15th 2018, 21:05
related countries: Russia Russia

The Russian Orthodox Church rejects the recognition of the Ukrainian branch's independence.
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Russia-Ukraine tensions in the Sea of Azov

Friday, October 12th 2018, 6:49
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Azov

There have been rising tensions between Ukraine and Russia over access to the strategically important Sea of Azov.
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Ukraine ammo dump blasts blamed on 'possible sabotage'

Tuesday, October 9th 2018, 14:45
related places: Kiev

Authorities evacuate about 12,000 people after explosions at the site to the north-east of Kiev.
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Solar panels unveiled at Chernobyl nuclear power site

Saturday, October 6th 2018, 11:52

Ukraine launches its first solar plant in the abandoned area around the former nuclear power station.
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Diplomats thrown out in Ukraine-Hungary passport

Thursday, October 4th 2018, 19:05
related countries: Hungary Hungary

This comes after Ukraine accused Hungary of illegally issuing passports to Ukrainian citizens.
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Russian Orthodox Church cuts ties with Constantinople over Ukraine

Saturday, September 15th 2018, 4:34
related countries: Russia Russia

"Diplomatic relations" with the Patriarchate of Constantinople are severed amid Russia-Ukraine tension.
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Orthodox Church split fuels Russia-Ukraine tension

Monday, September 3rd 2018, 11:50
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Orthodox leaders are set to recognise the Ukrainian Church's independence from Moscow.
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Ukraine crisis: Five soldiers killed in clashes in east

Thursday, August 23rd 2018, 14:49
related countries: Russia Russia

Pro-Russian separatists were trying to take over observation posts, Ukraine's defence ministry says.
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Ukrainian hunger striker Sentsov 'near end' in Russian jail

Thursday, August 9th 2018, 16:50
related countries: Russia Russia

Oleg Sentsov, jailed in Russia for 20 years on terror charges, began the protest on 14 May.
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God and poets back Ukraine road safety

Tuesday, August 7th 2018, 16:41

Ukraine enlists God and poets to encourage safer driving.
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Women set new skydiving record in Ukraine

Saturday, August 4th 2018, 13:39

Fifty-seven women have taken part in a synchronised skydive in Ukraine, setting a new record.
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Ukraine crisis: US to give Kiev $200m in defence support

Saturday, July 21st 2018, 4:13
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Ukraine has been fighting Russian-backed separatists in the east of the country since 2014.
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Ukraine Roma camp attack leaves one dead

Sunday, June 24th 2018, 14:59

It is the latest in a series of attacks in Ukraine, where violence against minorities is on the rise.
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Arkady Babchenko: Fake Ukrainian killer details plot

Sunday, June 10th 2018, 11:12

The man allegedly hired to kill journalist Arkady Babchenko says he helped officials uncover the plot.
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Arkady Babchenko: 'I made that shirt with bullet holes in it'

Thursday, May 31st 2018, 19:05
related places: Kiev

Russian dissident Arkady Babchenko reveals how he faked his death.
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Arkady Babchenko's hoaxed death in Ukraine used pig's blood

Thursday, May 31st 2018, 16:55
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian dissident Arkady Babchenko reveals how Ukrainian authorities staged his faked murder.
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Arkady Babchenko: Ukraine condemned for faking journalist's murder

Thursday, May 31st 2018, 1:34
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine says it acted to foil a Russian plot to assassinate journalist Arkady Babchenko.
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Arkady Babchenko: Russian journalist 'back from the dead'

Wednesday, May 30th 2018, 21:27
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Ukraine staged Arkady Babchenko's murder in Kiev on Tuesday to "foil a Russian assassination plot".
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MH17: Russia 'liable' for downing airliner over Ukraine

Friday, May 25th 2018, 15:01
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Russia Russia

Australia and the Netherlands say they will hold Russia accountable for downing flight MH17.
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MH17 missile owned by Russian brigade, investigators say

Thursday, May 24th 2018, 15:00
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Russia Russia

The flight was downed over Ukraine by a missile fired by a unit based in Russia, investigators say.
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Trump lawyer 'paid by Ukraine' to arrange White House talks

Wednesday, May 23rd 2018, 19:25

Michael Cohen took at least $400,000 to arrange a meeting between Ukraine leader and Trump, sources tell BBC.
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Poland stops 'Russian hybrid war groups'

Thursday, May 17th 2018, 17:47
related countries: Poland Poland, Russia Russia

Poland says Russian networks were trying to foment Polish hostility to Ukraine.
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BBC reporter Andy Verity was kicked in the groin in Ukraine

Monday, April 23rd 2018, 12:12

As he interrogated a Ukrainian mayor and suspected gangster about money laundering, Andy Verity was kicked and knocked over.
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TED 2018: Ukrainian journalist fights fake news

Wednesday, April 11th 2018, 7:43

A TED talk by a Ukrainian journalist describes efforts to combat Russian propaganda.
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Viktor Yushchenko: Ukraine's ex-president on being poisoned

Sunday, April 1st 2018, 23:12
related countries: Russia Russia

Viktor Yushchenko says he hopes Europe will wake up to the threat posed by Russia.
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Ukraine arrests pilot hero Savchenko over 'coup plot'

Thursday, March 22nd 2018, 15:15

Ex-helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko does not deny conspiring against Ukraine's government.
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The woman helping Ukraine's traumatised children

Thursday, March 22nd 2018, 1:05
related countries: Russia Russia

Thousands live in villages on the frontline between Ukrainian forces and Russian backed separatists.
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Ambush wounds 'anti-Putin plotter' and kills wife near Kiev

Tuesday, October 31st 2017, 10:41

Adam Osmayev survives but his wife Amina Okuyeva dies as their car is ambushed in Ukraine.
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Crimean Tatar activists freed by Russia, flown to Turkey

Wednesday, October 25th 2017, 17:31
related countries: Russia Russia, Turkey Turkey

The two men, who oppose Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, were given jail terms last month.
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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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