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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: Amateur video of Ukraine border attack

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 10:19

Ukraine's border service says hundreds of insurgents have mounted a sustained assault on a border guards' camp in the eastern city of Luhansk.
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Russia extends Ukraine gas deadline

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 7:55
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's Gazprom gives Ukraine another week to settle its gas bill after receiving a part payment of $786m.
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Taking the ghost train to Ukraine

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 5:02
related countries: Russia Russia

Correspondent's surreal trip from Russia to eastern Ukraine
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Brad Pitt 'prankster' gets probation

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 11:02

A Ukrainian TV presenter who accosted Brad Pitt at a Los Angeles film premiere is sentenced to three years probation and ordered to attend a year's psychological counselling.
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Dark new narratives in Odessa

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 23:47

How fire deaths haunt Ukrainian city of Odessa
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Traffic of war comes to Ukrainian town

Friday, May 30th 2014, 23:01

Traffic of war comes to Ukrainian rebel town
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Ukraine vows to bring peace to east

Friday, May 30th 2014, 18:03

Ukrainian forces will continue their offensive against rebels until peace and order are restored in the east of the country, the interim defence minister says.
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Ukraine pays Russia part of gas debt

Friday, May 30th 2014, 16:57
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine has paid part of its gas debt to Russia after talks between the two countries and the European Union, says the EU's Energy Commissioner.
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Is Russia driving east Ukraine violence?

Friday, May 30th 2014, 13:58
related countries: Russia Russia

New evidence of Russian fighters in east Ukraine
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Restraining order for Pitt prankster

Friday, May 30th 2014, 8:01

A Ukrainian TV prankster who allegedly hit Brad Pitt at a red carpet film premiere is handed a restraining order against the star.
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Ukraine leader vows to crush rebels

Friday, May 30th 2014, 6:34
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine's President-elect Petro Poroshenko vows to punish "bandits" after pro-Russian rebels shot down an army helicopter, killing 12 people.
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Ukraine helicopter downed - 12 dead

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 20:53
related countries: Russia Russia

Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine shoot down an army helicopter near the flashpoint town of Sloviansk, killing 12 people including a general.
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VIDEO: Are there Chechen fighters in Ukraine?

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 18:05
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Chechen

The Chechen leader has denied sending troops to eastern Ukraine to support pro-Russian militia, but says there could well be Chechen volunteers fighting against the Ukrainian army.
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Ukraine rebels 'to free' observers

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 9:26

Pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine tell a Russian news agency they seized four missing international monitors and may free them soon.
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Ukraine PM in Russia border demand

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 20:07
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Ukraine's prime minister calls on Russia to stop "terrorists" from crossing into his territory, as violence continues in Donetsk.
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Chechnya 'has no troops in Ukraine'

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 11:46
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Chechnya's Moscow-backed leader denies sending troops to fight alongside pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.
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Ukraine army recaptures airport

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 17:38
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Ukraine's army has recaptured Donetsk airport, the interior ministry says, as pro-Russia separatists report at least 30 of their fighters killed.
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Ukraine stand-off at Donetsk airport

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 0:07
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Ukraine's military launch air attacks against pro-Russia fighters at Donetsk airport as the new president vows to talk to Russia to end the crisis.
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VIDEO: Ukraine battle at Donetsk airport

Monday, May 26th 2014, 18:52
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Ukrainian troops have launched air attacks to regain control of Donetsk airport from pro-Russia rebels.
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Russia 'ready for Ukraine talks'

Monday, May 26th 2014, 12:50

Russia says it is "open to dialogue" with the new president of Ukraine, as initial results suggest tycoon Petro Poroshenko will win the election.
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Ukraine's Poroshenko pledges peace

Monday, May 26th 2014, 0:47

Petro Poroshenko, the businessman who looks on course to win Ukraine's presidential election, says he wants to "end war and bring peace".
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Poroshenko claims Ukraine presidency

Sunday, May 25th 2014, 21:08

Tycoon Petro Poroshenko claims victory in Ukraine's presidential vote, after exit polls suggest he won outright, with some areas not voting.
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VIDEO: Eastern town prepares for election

Saturday, May 24th 2014, 18:03

Mark Lowen visits an electoral commission in a disputed region near Donetsk, ahead of the upcoming Ukrainian elections.
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Ultras united: Fans rally for Ukraine

Saturday, May 24th 2014, 12:49

How the revolution brought Ukrainian football rivals together
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VIDEO: From chocolate billionaire to president?

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 20:03
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine has denied a claim by Russia's President Putin that Ukraine has descended into "full-scale civil war". Daniel Sandford reports.
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Putin 'to respect' Ukraine vote

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 18:40
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's President Vladimir Putin says he will respect the outcome of Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday.
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Russian media protest at arrests in Ukraine

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 16:21
related countries: Russia Russia

The detention of several reporters working for Russian media in Ukraine has sparked a heated debate, BBC Monitoring's Vitaly Shevchenko reports.
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VIDEO: Ukraine's 'babushkas' go viral

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 13:51

The Ukrainian granny who chased away armed separatists
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VIDEO: Lviv's election unity hopes

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 4:50

Ahead of Ukraine's presidential election, David Stern reports on the concerns of the people of Lviv for Ukraine's future.
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VIDEO: 'Hired men shot Ukraine troops'

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 22:30

At least 13 Ukrainian soldiers are killed and dozens more injured in what is the biggest loss of life so far during the crisis in the east of the country.
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Deadliest attack on Ukrainian troops

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 15:54

A dawn attack on a checkpoint in eastern Ukraine leaves at least 14 soldiers dead, in the worst loss of life for government forces to date.
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VIDEO: Scene of Ukraine checkpoint attack

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 14:34
related places: Volnovakha

Heavily armed militants have attacked a checkpoint in the Volnovakha area, one of four attacks reported overnight in eastern Ukraine.
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Ukraine hits business mood at forum

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 13:29

The crisis in Crimea and Ukraine has left many businesses attending this year's St Petersburg International Economic Forum in an anxious mood, reports BBC business correspondent Nigel Cassidy.
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VIDEO: Khodorkovsky warns on Russia sanctions

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 7:21
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has warned against further sanctions on Moscow for its role in Ukraine's current crisis
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VIDEO: Fear of attack ahead of vote in Donetsk

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 4:49

Mark Lowen reports from Donetsk, the unofficial capital of the breakaway east, as Ukraine prepares to hold perhaps its most important election since splitting from the Soviet Union in 1991.
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British journalist freed in Ukraine

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 21:25
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British national working as a journalist for a Russian TV station is released after being detained in Ukraine for more than 24 hours.
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VIDEO: Musical reflections on Ukraine's crisis

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 20:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Ukrainian singer-composer Marianna Sadovska brings Chernobyl Harvest, a musical reflection on her country's crisis, to London's Barbican Centre.
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Ukrainian tycoon confronts rebellion

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 14:45

Rallies are held in the eastern city of Donetsk in protest at pro-Russian separatism, at the instigation of Ukraine's richest man Rinat Akhmetov.
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VIDEO: Angry Ukrainians in car horn protest

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 11:38

Drivers in Ukraine have been holding a car horn protest, against the ongoing crisis in the east of the country.
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VIDEO: Russian troops gone 'within days'

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 8:31
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian troops will be removed from training bases near the Ukrainian border "within a few days", the country's deputy defence minister has said.
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Putin orders Ukraine border pullout

Monday, May 19th 2014, 11:15
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has ordered troops near the Ukraine border to return to their permanent bases, the Kremlin says.
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Inside pro-Russia training camp

Monday, May 19th 2014, 6:26
related countries: Russia Russia

Inside pro-Russia militia training camp in east Ukraine
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