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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

Ukraine leader warning on far right

Friday, March 28th 2014, 11:06

Ukraine's interim president condemns the ultra-nationalist Right Sector, saying the group is bent on "destabilisation".
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UN declares Crimea vote illegal

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 21:17
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Moscow, Crimea

The UN General Assembly declares Crimea's Moscow-backed referendum illegal, as the IMF and US back loans for Ukraine.
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'Right to life' on Pope-Obama agenda

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 17:51
related countries: Italy Italy, United States United States
related places: Rome, Pope

Pope Francis meets US President Barack Obama in Rome for the first time, with the contentious issues of abortion and contraception discussed.
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Tymoshenko to run for Ukraine leader

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 17:14

Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko says she plans to once again run for president of Ukraine in May elections.
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Wheat prices rise on Crimea worries

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 16:54

Fears over the stability of Crimea and Ukraine have helped push up global wheat prices since February
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IMF close to deal on Ukraine aid

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 14:05

The International Monetary Fund agrees assistance worth $14-18bn over the next two years, with the package linked to an economic reform programme.
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VIDEO: US and EU 'united' over Russia

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 23:11
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

The US and EU have warned Russia will face "deeper sanctions" if there are "further incursions into Ukraine".
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Ukraine agrees to 50% gas price hike

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 20:21

Ukraine's interim government says it will raise gas prices for domestic consumers by 50% in an effort to secure an IMF aid package.
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US and EU mull new Russia sanctions

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 18:38
related countries: Belgium Belgium, United States United States
related places: Brussels

After talks in Brussels, EU and US leaders say they are considering "deeper sanctions" against Russia if its troops move further into Ukraine.
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Russia 'acting out of weakness' - US

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 21:43
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

US President Barack Obama says Russia is acting "not out of strength, but out of weakness" in Ukraine, and warns of further sanctions.
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Ukraine far-right leader killed

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 16:20

A Ukrainian ultra-nationalist leader is shot dead in western Ukraine, in what officials describe as a special forces operation.
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UK's Russia nuclear deal under review

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 12:58
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is reviewing its nuclear co-operation agreement with Russian state firm Rosatom because of the Ukraine crisis.
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VIDEO: Russian military take over Crimea

Monday, March 24th 2014, 22:47
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian forces have seized all the Ukrainian military bases in Crimea, giving soldiers the choice of leaving the country or pledging allegiance to Russia.
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Russia and Ukraine hold first talks

Monday, March 24th 2014, 22:37
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

The Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers meet for the first time since Moscow's intervention in Crimea triggered a diplomatic crisis.
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Ukrainian forces pull out of Crimea

Monday, March 24th 2014, 17:57
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukrainian troops are leaving Crimea, after emotional farewells to wives and family members left behind.
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UK army in Germany 'rethink' urged

Monday, March 24th 2014, 15:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Army should increase troop numbers in light of the Ukraine and Syria crises and retain 3,000 soldiers in Germany, says a former chief of staff.
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Russian troops 'overrun Crimea base'

Monday, March 24th 2014, 8:20
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian troops seize control of a Crimean naval base at Feodosia, the third such attack in 48 hours, Ukrainian officials tell the BBC.
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Russian tourist spending in UK drops

Monday, March 24th 2014, 0:02
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's hotels and shops sees income from Russians fall 17% last month as visitor numbers fell back amid political unrest in Ukraine, says a report.
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Hague warns of Russia 'isolation'

Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 5:28
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Russia faces long-term "isolation and stagnation" over its "illegal land grab" in Ukraine's Crimea region, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague says.
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Ukraine's Crimea bases stormed

Saturday, March 22nd 2014, 22:21
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian troops storm a Ukrainian airbase in Crimea throwing stun grenades and firing guns in the air, as Moscow tightens its grip on the region.
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Russia dismisses EU sanctions

Saturday, March 22nd 2014, 12:47
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Moscow says EU sanctions against prominent Russians over its actions in Crimea are "detached from reality", as international observers prepare to enter Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Security monitors to go to Ukraine

Saturday, March 22nd 2014, 9:58
related countries: Russia Russia

International monitors are to go to strife-torn areas of Ukraine, but Russia insists they will not be allowed into Crimea.
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Security monitors to go to Ukraine

Saturday, March 22nd 2014, 6:04
related countries: Russia Russia

International monitors are to go to strife-torn areas of Ukraine, but Russia insists they will not be allowed into Crimea.
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Credit card block at Russian banks

Friday, March 21st 2014, 20:21
related countries: Russia Russia

Visa and MasterCard block credit card transactions for customers of several Russian banks, as US sanctions begin to take effect.
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EU seals closer ties with Ukraine

Friday, March 21st 2014, 14:51
related countries: Russia Russia

EU leaders seal an accord on closer ties with Ukraine, as President Putin completes the treaty on Crimea's entry into the Russian Federation.
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EU extends Crimea sanctions list

Friday, March 21st 2014, 9:01
related countries: Russia Russia

The EU extends sanctions to another 12 individuals over Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine and prepares to sign a key accord with Kiev.
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VIDEO: US sanctions target Putin's allies

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 23:12
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Crimea

US President Barack Obama has announced further sanctions against Russia over its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.
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Russia 'closes Ukraine factory'

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 15:03
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Lipetsk

Russian authorities have taken over a confectionery factory, owned by Ukrainian firm Roshen, in the southern Russian city of Lipetsk, Kiev says.
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Ukraine 'planning Crimea withdrawal'

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 23:45
related places: Kiev

Ukraine is drawing up a plan to withdraw soldiers and their families from the Crimea region, the security chief in Kiev says.
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Pro-Russians seize Crimea naval base

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 15:34
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Sevastopol'

Pro-Moscow activists take over Ukraine's key Crimean naval base in Sevastopol, a day after Crimea signed a treaty to become part of Russia.
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VIDEO: Pro-Russia crowd storm Crimea naval HQ

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 14:16
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Sevastopol'

Several hundred armed pro-Russian protesters have stormed the Ukrainian navy base in the Crimean port of Sevastopol a day after Russia moved to annex Crimea.
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Ukrainians donate $1m to army via text

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 15:09

Ukraine's defence ministry raises $1m for its armed forces through a mobile phone appeal.
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EU and US impose Crimea sanctions

Monday, March 17th 2014, 18:30
related countries: Russia Russia

The EU and US impose travel bans and asset freezes on several officials from Russia and Ukraine after Crimea's referendum to join Russia.
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'Independent' Crimea in Russia bid

Monday, March 17th 2014, 12:31
related countries: Russia Russia

Crimea's parliament declares the region's independence and formally applies to join Russia, a day after a referendum approves leaving Ukraine.
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EU mulls Russia sanction over Crimea

Monday, March 17th 2014, 8:05
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

EU foreign ministers are to discuss more sanctions against Russia after a Moscow-backed referendum in Crimea supported a split from Ukraine.
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Exit poll: Crimea backs Russia union

Sunday, March 16th 2014, 20:04
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev, Moscow

More than 90% of voters in Crimea back leaving Ukraine, exit polls say, and Crimea's leader says a formal request to join Russia will be made on Monday.
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Big Moscow rally against Crimea move

Saturday, March 15th 2014, 15:22
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Thousands of people attend a rally in Moscow to oppose Russian intervention in Ukraine, a day before a secession vote in Crimea.
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Deadly clash as Ukraine crisis grows

Saturday, March 15th 2014, 4:59
related countries: Russia Russia

Two people die in clashes between pro-Ukrainian and pro-Russian activists in eastern Ukraine, as tensions rise ahead of Crimea's secession vote.
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