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We have started to collect the most important news related to Ukraine in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Ukraine: news

VIDEO: Ukraine set to go to polls

Wednesday, October 24th 2012, 23:10

Voters in Ukraine go to the polls this weekend to elect a new parliament. As Daniel Sandford reports, this election could have a major impact on the country's future and its relationship with the west.
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Kuchma's ex-bodyguard arrested

Wednesday, October 24th 2012, 13:37
related places: Kiev

A former bodyguard of ex-Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma who accused him of involvement in the murder of a journalist is arrested at Kiev airport.
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Pushing a feminist cause, topless

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 23:27

Ukraine's topless protesters say they're advancing women's rights
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Vitali Klitschko landing political punches

Saturday, October 20th 2012, 0:53

Vitali Klitschko becomes Ukraine election heavyweight
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Three killed in Ukraine shooting

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 16:26
related places: Kiev

A man shoots dead three security guards at a supermarket in Ukraine's capital Kiev, triggering a city-wide manhunt, police say.
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China's first carrier in service

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 12:23
related countries: China China

China says its first aircraft carrier - a refurbished Soviet ship - has entered into service, expanding its ability to defend its sovereignty.
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Hodgson buoyed by England display

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 8:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England boss Roy Hodgson is more confident that his side will reach the 2014 World Cup following their 1-1 draw with Ukraine.
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England 1-1 Ukraine

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 20:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Frank Lampard's late penalty salvages England a draw against Ukraine in the first home match of their 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign.
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VIDEO: Businessman with a submarine plan

Friday, September 7th 2012, 7:10

A Ukrainian businessman has built his own submarine in a garage and wants to market it to the public.
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Terry included in England squad

Thursday, August 30th 2012, 12:05
related countries: Moldova Moldova, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Roy Hodgson includes John Terry in his England squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Moldova and Ukraine.
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VIDEO: The secret behind Ukraine's success

Wednesday, August 29th 2012, 13:04
related countries: China China

Ukraine finished fourth in the medal table at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Why have they made such an impact so quickly?
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Court rejects Tymoshenko appeal

Wednesday, August 29th 2012, 8:24

Ukraine's high court rejects the appeal by jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko against her conviction for abuse of office.
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Tymoshenko plea in European Court

Tuesday, August 28th 2012, 9:19

Lawyers for the jailed Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko will put her complaint against imprisonment to European judges in Strasbourg.
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Terry will receive England call

Saturday, August 25th 2012, 9:13
related countries: Moldova Moldova, United Kingdom United Kingdom

John Terry will be in England's squad for September's World Cup qualifying games against Moldova and Ukraine.
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'Putin plot' man stays in Ukraine

Tuesday, August 21st 2012, 10:46
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Chechen

Ukraine postpones the extradition to Russia of a Chechen man suspected of plotting to kill Russian leader Vladimir Putin this year.
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VIDEO: Gloves turn hand gestures into speech

Tuesday, August 21st 2012, 2:50

A team of Ukrainian students have developed gloves that can turn hand gestures into speech using computer technology.
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Iglesias claims light-welter gold

Saturday, August 11th 2012, 22:51
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuban Roniel Iglesias avenges his World Championships defeat from last year to claim gold against Ukraine's Denys Berinchyk.
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Bryant claims GB bronze in judo

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 15:37

Great Britain's Karina Bryant claims a bronze medal in the women's +78kg after beating Iryna Kindzerska of Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Footballer Shevchenko turns politician

Thursday, August 2nd 2012, 16:31

Retired football star Andriy Shevchenko joins Ukraine's opposition party Forward Ukraine.
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GB win stunning gymnastics bronze

Monday, July 30th 2012, 18:00

Great Britain's men win gymnastics team bronze after dropping from silver following a Japanese protest.
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VIDEO: Albino lion cubs born in Ukraine

Saturday, July 14th 2012, 2:57

Rare albino lion cubs have been born at a zoo in Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Solar-powered car on world tour

Monday, July 9th 2012, 16:35
related countries: Germany Germany

The SolarWorld GT, a prototype solar-powered car designed and made by German students, stops off in Ukraine as part of its world tour.
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Russian pilgrims die in bus crash

Saturday, July 7th 2012, 8:53
related countries: Russia Russia

At least 14 Russian pilgrims are killed in a bus crash in north-eastern Ukraine, local officials say.
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Ukrainians polarised over language law

Thursday, July 5th 2012, 22:14

Why new language law sparked riots in Ukraine
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Ukraine clash over language law

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 11:47
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Police in Ukraine's capital Kiev fire tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters angry over a new language law that boosts the status of Russian.
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Ukraine arrest 'violated rights'

Tuesday, July 3rd 2012, 16:06

The arrest and detention of former Ukrainian Interior Minister Yuri Lutsenko is condemned by the European Court of Human Rights.
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Klitschko may bow out after Charr

Monday, July 2nd 2012, 11:13

Vitali Klitschko's meeting with Manuel Charr could be the final fight of his career as he seeks election to the Ukrainian parliament.
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Lukashenko to attend Euro final

Friday, June 29th 2012, 12:47
related countries: Belarus Belarus
related places: Kiev

The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, is set to attend the finals of the Euro 2012 football championship in the Ukrainian capital Kiev.
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A life trapped in care for Ukraine orphans

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 23:26

Young Ukrainians forced to live in homes for the elderly
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Ukraine expels Olympic official

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 22:55

A senior Ukrainian Olympic official filmed by the BBC offering 2012 tickets for cash is expelled by his country's National Olympic Committee.
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Ministers to boycott England game

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 13:31
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK ministers will not attend England's Euro 2012 quarter-final against Italy because of continuing concerns about selective justice in Ukraine.
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