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News: Ukraine

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

Ukraine extends ceasefire for east

Friday, June 27th 2014, 22:18

Ukrainian President Poroshenko extends a week-long truce with pro-Russian rebels in the east for three days, hours after signing a landmark EU deal.
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Ukraine hails 'historic' EU pact

Friday, June 27th 2014, 18:43
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine hails a "historic" pact with the EU, but Russia warns of serious consequences and of a "humanitarian catastrophe" in Ukraine's restive east.
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EU signs pacts with ex-USSR states

Friday, June 27th 2014, 12:48
related countries: Moldova Moldova, Russia Russia

Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova sign partnership agreements with the European Union, a move Russia says will have serious consequences.
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Thousands flee Ukraine fighting - UN

Friday, June 27th 2014, 12:33

The number of people displaced internally by the turmoil in Ukraine has reached 54,400 with 16,400 fleeing in the past week alone, the UN says.
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VIDEO: The moment Ukraine signed EU deal

Friday, June 27th 2014, 8:34
related countries: Moldova Moldova

Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova have signed partnership agreements with the European Union.
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VIDEO: Will EU-Ukraine deal help businesses?

Friday, June 27th 2014, 7:12

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko is set to sign a landmark free-trade agreement with European leaders.
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Putin aide calls Ukraine head 'Nazi'

Friday, June 27th 2014, 6:57
related countries: Russia Russia

A senior adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin lashes out at Ukraine's president ahead of the signing of a controversial EU deal.
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US demands Russian action on Ukraine

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 15:11
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry calls on Russia to show "within hours" it is working to disarm separatist militants in eastern Ukraine.
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Heroin frame plot suspect arrested

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 11:04
related countries: Italy Italy

A Ukrainian hacker suspected of being behind plot to use heroin to frame computer security expert held in Italy.
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Putin's complicated game in Ukraine

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 22:49

What may lie behind Putin's new Ukraine policy
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West warns Russia on Ukraine unrest

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 18:11

The West warns Russia it may impose new sanctions as fighting flares up in eastern Ukraine despite a truce between government forces and pro-Russian rebels.
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VIDEO: Tension over Ukraine ceasefire

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 5:49
related countries: Russia Russia

The ceasefire agreement in Ukraine is under pressure after the military claimed one of its helicopters was shot down by pro-Russian activists.
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The Ukrainians escaping to Russia

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 23:33
related countries: Russia Russia

The families fleeing eastern Ukraine for Russia
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Ukraine army helicopter shot down

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 21:27
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine says one of its army helicopters has been shot down by pro-Russian rebels in the east, killing all nine on board - one day into a truce.
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Putin 'scraps Ukraine military move'

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 11:51
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's President Putin asks parliament to revoke the right of military intervention in Ukraine, where rebels have been fighting government troops.
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Obama presses Russia on Ukraine arms

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 3:57
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

US President Barack Obama urges his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to stop weapons entering Ukraine, after rebels there agree to observe a truce.
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Ukraine separatists 'to join truce'

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 18:53

A pro-Russia separatist leader in eastern Ukraine, Alexander Borodai, says his forces will join a government ceasefire until 27 June.
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EU urges Russia to rein in militants

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 12:42
related countries: Russia Russia

The EU says it could impose new sanctions if Russia does not act quickly to stop arms and militants flowing into eastern Ukraine.
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Western Russia aids Ukraine's Cossacks

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 4:14

What Russians are doing for the separatists in eastern Ukraine
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VIDEO: Ukraine peace plan backed by Putin

Sunday, June 22nd 2014, 1:31

Vladimir Putin has said he supports a peace plan tabled by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, as long as it includes "practical action" to start talks.
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Putin 'supports' Ukraine peace plan

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 20:44
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Russia's President Putin gives conditional backing to Ukraine's peace plan, calling for Kiev to compromise with pro-Russian rebels.
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Ukraine fighting rages despite truce

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 17:47
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Pro-Russian separatists carry out several attacks on Ukrainian troops despite a unilateral ceasefire declared by Kiev, Ukrainian officials say.
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US steps up sanctions over Ukraine

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 8:28
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Western

The US imposes sanctions against pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine, as Western leaders threaten new moves against Russia for its role in the crisis.
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Ukraine leader declares ceasefire

Friday, June 20th 2014, 21:17
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine's President Poroshenko declares a week-long unilateral ceasefire with pro-Russian militants, as he visits the restive east of the country.
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Ukraine peace plan is revealed

Friday, June 20th 2014, 12:10
related countries: Russia Russia

Details of a 14-point peace plan to be unveiled by Ukraine's President Poroshenko emerge, as heavy fighting continues in the east of the country.
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Inside Ukraine's war-torn towns

Friday, June 20th 2014, 11:18

Inside eastern Ukraine towns destroyed by fighting
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VIDEO: Ukraine: At scene of unreported battle

Friday, June 20th 2014, 8:08
related countries: Russia Russia

The fighting between Pro-Russian militias and Ukrainian troops in the east of the country has left a scarred landscape with damaged infrastructure.
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Ukraine to sign EU deal this month

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 16:49
related places: Kiev, Krasnyy Liman

The new president of Ukraine says he will sign a controversial association agreement with the EU on 27 June, as fighting rages in the east.
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VIDEO: Crimea sings for Russia

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 15:16
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine-Russia crisis sparks rival World Cup songs
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Ukraine leader 'to order ceasefire'

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 13:51
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine's president sets out proposals for a peace plan for eastern Ukraine involving a unilateral ceasefire by government forces.
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Blast hits key Ukraine gas pipeline

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 16:31
related countries: Russia Russia

A major pipeline in Ukraine carrying gas from Russia to the rest of Europe is hit by an explosion, with Ukraine calling it a possible "terrorist attack".
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Deadly attack on Russian TV crew

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 15:20
related countries: Russia Russia

A Russian journalist is killed in a mortar attack in east Ukraine, reports say, while a blast hits a major pipeline carrying gas to Europe.
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Russia halts gas supply to Ukraine

Monday, June 16th 2014, 18:49
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine says Russia has cut off all gas supplies after talks fail to resolve a dispute over debts amid high tension in Ukraine's eastern regions.
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Russia condemns Kiev embassy attack

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 21:36
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Russia reacts angrily to a violent protest outside its embassy in Ukraine, which saw windows smashed, the Russian flag torn down and cars overturned.
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Ukraine vows downed plane response

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 19:22
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko vows to retaliate after pro-Russia separatists shoot down a military plane in the east, killing 49 people.
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Russia and Ukraine's mystery tanks

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 17:40

Jonathan Marcus examines a mystery in Ukraine
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Ukrainian transport plane shot down

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 7:02

Pro-Russian rebels shoot down a military transport plane in eastern Ukraine, killing all 49 Ukrainian service personnel on board.
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EU invites Moscow to Kiev talks

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 4:00
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev, Moscow

EU offers Moscow a role in discussions over its planned accord with Ukraine, in a move officials say reflects a "new climate" in the talks.
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Ukrainian forces win back port city

Friday, June 13th 2014, 16:35
related places: Mariupol'

Government troops break the rebel hold on the east Ukrainian port city of Mariupol in a dawn raid, as separatists boost their arsenal with tanks.
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VIDEO: Ukraine angry at 'Russian tanks'

Friday, June 13th 2014, 2:23
related countries: Russia Russia

Authorities in Ukraine have accused separatist rebels of using Russian tanks and other armour in fighting in the east of the country.
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VIDEO: Hillary Clinton: Full interview

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 22:46
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses the conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine and whether she will run for the US presidency again in 2016.
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Ukrainian anger at 'Russia tanks'

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 21:06
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko tells President Putin that reports of three Russian tanks moving into Ukrainian territory are unacceptable.
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Putin says gas deal good for Ukraine

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 18:13
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine rejects Russia's gas discount deal as a "trap", but President Vladimir Putin says the offer was designed to help the Ukrainian economy.
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