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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

Merkel condemns US over EU insult

Friday, February 7th 2014, 16:43
related countries: United States United States

Germany's Angela Merkel says a US official's apparent insult of the EU's work in Ukraine in a leaked recording is "totally unacceptable".
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Leaked Ukraine call embarrasses US

Friday, February 7th 2014, 9:23
related countries: United States United States

An apparently bugged call between US diplomats reveals a frank exchange on the strategy for Ukraine and disparaging comments about the EU.
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VIDEO: Where are Kiev's missing activists?

Friday, February 7th 2014, 6:54
related places: Kiev

As many as 20 opposition activists in Ukraine are still unaccounted for - weeks after they were reported missing, the BBC has learned.
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US meddling in Ukraine - Putin aide

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 17:52
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

A senior adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin accuses the US of meddling in Ukraine, in breach of a 1994 agreement over non-intervention.
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VIDEO: BBC at Ukraine parliament front line

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 15:04

Thousands of opposition activists in Ukraine have marched on the parliament in a show of force.
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Ukraine train-bus collision kills 12

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 16:25

At least 12 people died when a passenger train hit a minibus in north-eastern Ukraine, local officials say.
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Ukraine MPs seek constitution change

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 15:50

Ukraine's MPs are continuing crisis talks to try to change the constitution - a move aimed at curtailing the powers of President Viktor Yanukovych.
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Russia warns Ukraine opposition

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 19:38
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia urges Ukraine opposition leaders to end their "ultimatums and threats" as President Yanukovych returns to work amid continuing protests.
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VIDEO: On front line as Ukraine leader returns

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 11:47
related places: Kiev

The BBC's Duncan Crawford reports from the Kiev protest camp as Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych returns to work.
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Ukraine leader returns after illness

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 8:49

Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych is to return to work after four days of illness, as an EU-US aid plan is discussed.
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Beaten protest leader leaves Ukraine

Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 23:54

Ukrainian protest leader Dmytro Bulatov, who says he was abducted and tortured, arrives in Lithuania for medical treatment.
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Ukraine rally targets Yanukovych

Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 14:48
related places: Kiev

Thousands of Ukrainian opposition supporters gather in Kiev's Maidan square to press their demands for President Viktor Yanukovych to stand down.
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Ukraine rivals face off at summit

Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 2:49

Ukraine's foreign minister and a prominent opposition leader clash face to face at a security summit in Munich as unrest in Ukraine continues.
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Powers clash over Ukraine at summit

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 20:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: West, Munich

The issue of Ukraine's future sparks heated debate at a security summit in Munich, as Russia trades accusations with the EU and US.
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Ukraine opposition urges West to act

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 2:40

Senior Ukrainian opposition leader Arseniy Yatsenyuk calls for the West to give more support to help solve his country's political crisis.
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VIDEO: Ukraine stand-off over 'tortured' man

Friday, January 31st 2014, 22:46

Medical workers block police from questioning a Ukrainian protester who says he was abducted and tortured.
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Stand-off over 'tortured' Ukrainian

Friday, January 31st 2014, 21:54

Medical workers block police from questioning a Ukrainian protester, being treated in hospital after apparently undergoing severe torture.
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Ukraine activist 'was tortured'

Friday, January 31st 2014, 16:26

A leading Ukrainian opposition activist who vanished for eight days says he was abducted and tortured before being left to die in the cold.
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Ukraine leader defiant amid turmoil

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 23:59

Ukraine's president, who is on sick leave, says the government is doing all it can to end the political crisis but the opposition is "inflaming" unrest.
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VIDEO: Torn between East and West in Ukraine

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 14:28
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg, in Kiev, explains why Ukraine has such strong links with Russia, and why a move closer to the West is causing turmoil.
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VIDEO: On front line with Kiev protesters

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 12:08
related places: Kiev

Protesters camped outside Ukraine's Dynamo Kiev football ground, just metres from Ukraine's parliament, appear to be there for the long haul, the BBC's Matthew Price says.
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Ukraine protesters defy amnesty move

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 11:47

Protesters remain camped in Kiev after rejecting the terms of a new amnesty law, which requires them to vacate municipal buildings and unblock roads.
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VIDEO: Playing the piano to riot police

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 10:54

Playing classical music to riot police in Ukraine
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Ukraine passes protest amnesty law

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 23:33

Ukraine passes a law giving amnesty to protesters detained during recent unrest, on the condition occupied government buildings are vacated.
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Ukraine 'on brink of civil war'

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 20:37

Ukraine is "on the brink of civil war", the country's first post-independence president warns parliament as they debate an amnesty for protesters.
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Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 22:55

The Ukrainian parliament has voted overwhelmingly to annul controversial anti-protest legislation, but demonstrators remain defiant on the streets.
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VIDEO: 'On the frontline' of Kiev protests

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 21:01
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Ukraine's capital has seen a series of protests, some violent, since November, when President Viktor Yanukovych pulled out of a trade deal with the EU in favour of a $15bn (£9bn) bailout from Russia.
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Ukraine's PM and government quit

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 17:54

Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych accepts the resignation of PM Mykola Azarov after the government annuls a controversial anti-protest law.
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Ukraine annuls anti-protest law

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 13:49

The Ukrainian parliament votes by a large majority to abolish a controversial law restricting the right to protest, as demonstrations continue.
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VIDEO: Ukraine MPs to hold crisis vote

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 4:28

Ukraine's parliament is set to vote on plans to scrap recent anti-protest laws in a special session called over the continuing unrest in the country.
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Ukraine 'to scrap anti-protest law'

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 1:18

Ukraine's president and opposition agree to scrap an anti-protest law that had fuelled demonstrators' anger, the presidency says.
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VIDEO: Ukraine police stand guard in snow

Monday, January 27th 2014, 20:37

Riot police stood guard outside the regional administration building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhya on Monday night, after anti-government protesters tried to storm the building on Sunday.
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Ukraine protesters leave ministry

Monday, January 27th 2014, 20:03

Ukrainian anti-government protesters leave the justice ministry building after a minister threatened a state of emergency.
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Profile: Ukraine's protest leaders

Monday, January 27th 2014, 17:56

Profiles of the central figures leading Ukraine's protests
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Ukraine threatens state of emergency

Monday, January 27th 2014, 13:01

Ukraine's justice minister says she will call for a state of emergency and the end of negotiations unless protesters leave her ministry.
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