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Experts identify 173 MH17 victims

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 15:00

Forensics officers have so far identified 173 victims of flight MH17, shot down over Ukraine, but say the process is getting more difficult.
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Ukraine leader vows peace 'roadmap'

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 3:50
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Russia Russia

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a "roadmap" to end fighting in the east will be drawn up, after talks with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
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VIDEO: 'No end in sight to Ukraine fighting'

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 22:16
related countries: Russia Russia

A group of Russian soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine crossed the border "by accident", Russian military sources are quoted as saying.
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Russians in Ukraine 'by accident'

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 19:02
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine crossed the border "by accident", Russian sources say, as a key summit is held in Belarus.
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Leaders to hold Ukraine-Russia talks

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 6:34
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko will meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, hours after Ukraine said it captured 10 Russian soldiers.
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VIDEO: Fierce fighting as Ukraine calls vote

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 5:51
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine's president has dissolved parliament and called snap elections, as government forces continue to fight pro-Russian rebel forces in the east.
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VIDEO: 'Little optimism' for Ukraine talks

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 5:17
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Russia Russia
related places: Minsk

Ukrainian and Russian leaders are set to meet in Minsk on Tuesday, sparking hopes that an agreement can be reached to ease tensions in the region.
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Ukraine president calls snap vote

Monday, August 25th 2014, 21:24
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine's president dissolves parliament and calls a snap election for October, as his forces fight pro-Russian separatists in the east.
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Ukraine 'battles column from Russia'

Monday, August 25th 2014, 17:28
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine says it troops have clashed with rebel armoured vehicles that crossed from Russia and headed to the south-eastern port of Mariupol.
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VIDEO: "This is war... this is our life"

Monday, August 25th 2014, 11:13
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

As Ukraine celebrated Independence day over the weekend, Sergiy Burnus from 'Euromaidan in London' explained how they were helping the Ukrainian Army fight the Pro-Russian separatists.
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VIDEO: Ukraine conflict: Opposing parades

Sunday, August 24th 2014, 23:47
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk, Kiev

Pro-Russian separatists have paraded captured Ukrainian soldiers in Donetsk, while the government marked Independence Day in Kiev.
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Ukraine rebels parade seized troops

Sunday, August 24th 2014, 14:26
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Pro-Russian rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in the city of Donetsk, as Ukraine's president announces a major boost in military spending.
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Ukraine in $3bn military investment

Sunday, August 24th 2014, 12:49
related places: Kiev

Ukraine's president announces a boost in military spending, as pro-Russian rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers through the city of Donetsk.
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VIDEO: Ukraine launches 24 hour news channel

Sunday, August 24th 2014, 8:03
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine is launching its first 24-hour English language news station, aiming to promote the country's image abroad and counter what it claims is a Russian media campaign against it.
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VIDEO: Convoy trucks return to Russia

Saturday, August 23rd 2014, 15:18
related countries: Russia Russia

All trucks belonging to a Russian aid convoy that travelled to rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday have returned to Russia.
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Russian aid convoy leaves Ukraine

Saturday, August 23rd 2014, 14:34
related countries: Germany Germany, Russia Russia

Lorries from an unauthorised Russian aid convoy cross back from rebel-held east Ukraine as German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds talks in Kiev.
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VIDEO: Russian aid convoy defies Ukraine

Saturday, August 23rd 2014, 1:10
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Russia sends more than 100 aid lorries into eastern Ukraine, without permission from Kiev.
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Anger over Russian convoy in Ukraine

Saturday, August 23rd 2014, 1:06
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's decision to send more than 100 aid lorries into war-torn eastern Ukraine without permission is condemned by the West.
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Lithuania envoy killed in Ukraine

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 18:31

Lithuania says its honorary consul has been murdered by "terrorists" in Luhansk, in rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
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Russian aid convoy 'invades Ukraine'

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 16:32
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine's President Poroshenko accuses Russia of a "flagrant violation of international law" after Russian humanitarian aid lorries crossed the border without permission.
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VIDEO: Malaysia's day of mourning for MH17

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 13:21

Malaysians are marking the return of the remains of the first 20 victims from the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine in July.
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Malaysia observes silence for MH17

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 8:53
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Malaysians observe a moment of silence following the arrival of the bodies of 20 victims of Flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine in July.
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Ukraine inspects Russian aid convoy

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 16:53
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

The Red Cross says Ukrainian customs checks have begun on Russian aid lorries destined for the besieged city of Luhansk.
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VIDEO: Ukraine crisis: Who controls what?

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 15:01
related countries: Russia Russia

Pro-Russian rebels, who had taken control of eastern Ukraine, are under pressure as government forces fight to regain control.
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Russian aid convoy gets instructions

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 9:49
related countries: Russia Russia

The Red Cross instructs Russian lorry drivers at Ukraine's border so that they can deliver much-needed aid to civilians.
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Fierce fight for east Ukrainian town

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 15:52

Ukrainian government and rebel forces both claim control of a small town after fierce fighting, as fighting claims 34 civilian lives in a day.
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Russia tensions hit Carlsberg sales

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 13:19
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Russia Russia

Sales at the Danish brewer Carlsberg have been hit by falling consumption in Russia and Ukraine amid the crisis in the region.
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Street battles rage in east Ukraine

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 22:37

Clashes are reported in the centre of the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk as government forces try to close in on rebel strongholds.
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'Bodies found' after Ukraine attack

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 15:01

Fifteen bodies are recovered from the scene of a rocket attack on refugees, a Ukrainian military spokesman says, as heavy fighting is reported.
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'Refugee convoy hit' in east Ukraine

Monday, August 18th 2014, 17:31

Many people died when rockets and mortars hit vehicles moving refugees from the Luhansk area of eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian military says.
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Ofcom probes Sky over MH17 report

Monday, August 18th 2014, 16:39

Ofcom opens investigation into a Sky News report in which Colin Brazier rummaged through belongings at the MH17 plane crash site in Ukraine.
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'Deal' on Russian aid for Ukraine

Monday, August 18th 2014, 8:17
related countries: Germany Germany

Russia's foreign minister says there is now full agreement to let Russian humanitarian aid into eastern Ukraine - but no deal on a ceasefire.
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VIDEO: Russia aid convoy at Ukraine border

Sunday, August 17th 2014, 15:04
related countries: Russia Russia

Lorries from a Russian convoy carrying aid to eastern Ukraine have reached a border post controlled by separatists.
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Russia aid convoy at Ukraine border

Sunday, August 17th 2014, 14:19
related countries: Russia Russia

The first lorries from a Russian aid convoy to eastern Ukraine reach the border in a separatist-controlled area, but it is not known if it will cross over.
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VIDEO: 'Military activity' near aid convoy

Saturday, August 16th 2014, 14:46
related countries: Russia Russia

There has been an increased level of military activity in the area near where a controversial humanitarian aid convoy from Russia is stalled on the Russian side of the Ukrainian border.
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Russia's claim on Crimea's football clubs

Friday, August 15th 2014, 23:23

Crimean football clubs switch countries as Ukraine protests
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Russia assures US on Ukraine convoy

Friday, August 15th 2014, 23:01
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Russia's defence secretary gives a guarantee to his US counterpart there are no military personnel in its aid convoy for Ukraine, the US says.
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UK summons Russian envoy over Ukraine

Friday, August 15th 2014, 16:55
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Moscow's ambassador to the UK is summoned by the Foreign Office to "clarify" reports of a Russian military incursion into Ukraine.
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Ukraine to inspect Russian convoy

Friday, August 15th 2014, 15:08
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine says its border guards are to inspect a Russian aid convoy parked at the border, as Nato condemns a Russian military "incursion".
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Russian army vehicles near border

Friday, August 15th 2014, 7:16
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian military vehicles are seen heading for the Ukrainian border, as a Russian aid convoy remains parked near the frontier.
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Ukraine rebel head Strelkov 'quits'

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 16:38
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk, Strelkov

Igor Girkin - known as Strelkov - resigns as the military chief of pro-Russian rebels in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, reports say.
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Donetsk shelled amid Russia aid row

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 15:14
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Shells hit the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk, amid a continuing dispute over a Russian aid convoy now stationed close to the border.
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Russian convoy heads to Ukraine

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 9:34
related countries: Russia Russia

More than 100 lorries with Russian aid head towards conflict areas in eastern Ukraine, as the Red Cross seeks urgent talks in Kiev and Moscow.
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VIDEO: Russia rejects aid convoy suspicions

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 8:19
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian aid lorries are heading for Ukraine although it is unclear if officials will allow them to travel past the border.
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A looming crisis in space?

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 0:32

Ukraine tensions could hit US-Russia space co-operation
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Russia aid convoy faces uncertainty

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 17:03
related countries: Russia Russia

Uncertainty surrounds the situation of a Russian aid convoy bound for east Ukraine after Ukrainian officials say they will not let it in.
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