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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.

World news related to Ukraine – overview

Ukraine: news

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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E Ukraine death toll 'at least 270'

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 17:46

The Ukrainian government confirms 270 deaths in the eastern provinces of Donetsk and Luhansk since the start of operations against militants this spring.
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Ukraine rejects Russian gas 'trap'

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 9:41
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine says it will not "fall into same trap twice" over Russian gas prices, rejecting a deal to decrease the price it will pay on a disputed debt.
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'No deal' in Ukraine gas row talks

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 21:34
related countries: Russia Russia

Resolving the disagreement between Ukraine and Russia over gas prices could take days, the European Commission has said.
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Ukraine to let civilians leave east

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 20:43

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko orders the creation of humanitarian corridors for civilians to escape areas of the east hit by conflict.
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Computer convinces panel it is human

Monday, June 9th 2014, 12:36

A computer program called Eugene Goostman, which simulates a 13-year-old Ukrainian boy, is said to have passed the Turing test at an event organised by the University of Reading.
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Ukraine clashes 'must end this week'

Monday, June 9th 2014, 1:26
related countries: Russia Russia

Deadly fighting in eastern Ukraine with pro-Russian gunmen must end "this week", Ukraine's newly-elected President Poroshenko pledges.
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VIDEO: New Ukraine president sworn in

Saturday, June 7th 2014, 22:13

Petro Poroshenko has been sworn in as president of Ukraine, setting out a plan to bring peace to the conflict-torn east of the country.
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Ukraine leader sets out peace plan

Saturday, June 7th 2014, 13:41

Petro Poroshenko is sworn in as president of Ukraine, setting out a plan to bring peace to the conflict-torn east.
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Ukraine hails Russia 'talks move'

Friday, June 6th 2014, 21:04
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine's new leader says his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin was tense, but marked the start of dialogue over the crisis in the east.
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Ukraine, Russia seek to end fighting

Friday, June 6th 2014, 17:13
related countries: Germany Germany, Russia Russia

The Russian president and new Ukrainian leader have urged a quick end to bloodshed in east Ukraine, in their first meeting since the latter's election, the Kremlin says.
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Russia must engage with Kiev, says G7

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 19:47
related countries: Russia Russia

Leaders of the G7 industrial nations say Russia needs to begin talks with the new leadership in Kiev to end the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
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Obama warns France on Russian ships

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 18:35
related countries: France France, Russia Russia

President Barack Obama says France should have suspended the sale of two warships to Russia in the light of the crisis in Ukraine.
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Russian YBA exhibition cancelled

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 11:03
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A retrospective of the Young British Artists movement, set to be held in Russia, is called off because of a lack of funding - amid international tensions over Ukraine.
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G7 warns Russia of fresh sanctions

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 10:47
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Leaders of the G7 industrial nations warn Russia of further sanctions over its actions in Ukraine, as they meet at a Brussels summit.
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VIDEO: Chuck Hagel: Full BBC interview

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 10:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel gives an interview with the BBC's Katty Kay speaking about the crisis in Ukraine, defence budgets and Scottish Independence.
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VIDEO: Donetsk rebel leaders defiant

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 5:09

The self-declared chairman of the Donetsk People's Republic talks to the BBC's Steve Rosenberg about the unrest in eastern Ukraine
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Donetsk rebel leaders defiant

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 5:08

How the Ukrainian city found itself in limbo
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Obama condemns Russia 'dark tactics'

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 20:07
related countries: Poland Poland, United States United States
related places: Warsaw, President

US President Barack Obama condemns Russian "aggression" and "dark tactics" in Ukraine, during a speech to mark 25 years of Polish democracy.
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Rebels take bases in east Ukraine

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 18:33

Separatist rebels take Ukrainian military bases in the eastern region of Luhansk as fighting continues near the rebel-held town of Sloviansk.
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Jolie: 'Most fans are just wonderful'

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 8:11

Angelina Jolie says her security arrangement will not change following Ukrainian prankster Vitalii Sediuk's red carpet 'attack' on Brad Pitt at the premiere of Maleficent.
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VIDEO: Obama to meet new Ukrainian leader

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 1:57
related countries: Poland Poland, United States United States
related places: Warsaw, President

US President Barack Obama is to discuss economic support for Ukraine when he meets President-elect Petro Poroshenko in Warsaw on Wednesday.
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Nato to bolster Europe defences

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 20:06
related countries: Russia Russia

Nato pledges to bolster its defence capabilities in response to Russian actions in Ukraine, but says it will stick to a key deal with Moscow.
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