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VIDEO: Ukraine's Eurovision entry 'is family story'

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 6:46

Ukrainian singer Jamala explains why she is performing a song about a painful episode in her family history in the Eurovision Song Contest's semi-final.
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Ukraine recovers stolen masterpieces

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 0:32
related countries: Italy Italy

Ukraine says it has recovered 17 paintings - including works by Tintoretto and Rubens - stolen from an Italian museum and worth more than €16m (£13m; $18m).
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'Four civilians killed' in east Ukraine

Wednesday, April 27th 2016, 10:21
related countries: Russia Russia

Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine say at least four civilians, including a pregnant woman, were killed in a shelling - an attack army chiefs deny.
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Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

Tuesday, April 26th 2016, 14:35

Ukraine commemorates the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl - the worst in history - with a series of events.
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Nato-Russia talks show Ukraine schism

Wednesday, April 20th 2016, 13:46

Differences over the conflict in eastern Ukraine mark the first formal meeting of the Nato-Russia Council in almost two years.
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Putin 'agreed formula' for prison swap

Tuesday, April 19th 2016, 17:16
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine's president says he has agreed with Russia's President Putin on a mechanism to swap Ukrainian prisoner Nadiya Savchenko for two Russians.
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Putin-Poroshenko in prisoner swap call

Monday, April 18th 2016, 21:22
related countries: Russia Russia

The presidents of Russia and Ukraine discuss the fate of jailed high-profile prisoners amid speculation they could be swapped.
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Ukraine convicts Russian 'soldiers'

Monday, April 18th 2016, 14:38
related countries: Russia Russia

A court in Ukraine convicts two alleged Russian special forces soldiers of waging war and sentences them to 14 years in prison.
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VIDEO: Stolen artworks recovered in Ukraine

Friday, April 15th 2016, 17:11
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Ukraine says its security forces have recovered four Dutch masterpieces stolen from a museum in The Netherlands 10 years ago.
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Ukraine recovers stolen Dutch paintings

Friday, April 15th 2016, 10:47
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Ukraine says it has recovered four paintings from a haul of 24 that was stolen from a gallery in the Netherlands more than a decade ago.
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Daily reality of Ukraine's 'frozen war'

Thursday, April 14th 2016, 23:24

Life on the front line in eastern Ukraine
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VIDEO: Daily reality of Ukraine's 'forgotten war'

Thursday, April 14th 2016, 23:24
related countries: Russia Russia

As fighting continues in eastern Ukraine between the army and pro-Russian rebels, the BBC's Tom Burridge looks at life on both sides of the frontline.
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Ukraine MPs approve Groysman as new PM

Thursday, April 14th 2016, 11:25

The Ukrainian parliament approves speaker Volodymyr Groysman as the new prime minister, after days of political uncertainty.
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New PM vote delayed in Ukraine

Tuesday, April 12th 2016, 16:24

Ukraine's lawmakers end their session without an expected vote on the resignation of PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk, as intense talks over a new cabinet continue.
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Ukrainian prime minister to resign

Sunday, April 10th 2016, 18:47

The Ukrainian Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, announces he will resign next week, blaming politicians' failure to enact "real changes".
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Dutch voters reject EU-Ukraine deal

Thursday, April 7th 2016, 14:52
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch voters reject an EU partnership deal removing trade barriers with Ukraine, but Ukraine insists it will continue moving towards the EU.
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Dutch result difficult for Ukraine and EU

Thursday, April 7th 2016, 14:49
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A difficult result for Ukraine and EU
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'Russian soldier's' Ukraine lawyer dead

Friday, March 25th 2016, 13:08
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

The Ukrainian lawyer of an alleged Russian special forces soldier is found dead, days after disappearing during his trial in Kiev.
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Ukrainian pilot given 22-year sentence

Tuesday, March 22nd 2016, 22:37
related countries: Russia Russia

A Russian court sentences Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko to 22 years in jail in a case relating to the deaths of two Russian journalists.
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VIDEO: Savchenko sings as she is sentenced

Tuesday, March 22nd 2016, 15:43
related countries: Russia Russia

The Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko breaks out into a traditional Ukrainian song as a Russian judge sentences her to 22 years in prison.
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Ukrainian pilot faces Russian verdict

Monday, March 21st 2016, 19:25
related countries: Russia Russia

A Russian judge reads the verdict on Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, accused of killing two Russian reporters by directing artillery fire.
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Ukraine pilot Savchenko ends fast

Thursday, March 10th 2016, 14:22
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Savchenko

Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who is on trial in Russia over the killing of two journalists, ends a hunger strike that she started last week.
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Ukrainian officer mocks Russian judges

Wednesday, March 9th 2016, 14:13
related countries: Russia Russia

A Ukrainian officer defies a Russian court trying her over the killing of two journalists, making an obscene gesture at judges.
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Doctors 'given access' to Ukraine pilot

Tuesday, March 8th 2016, 14:03
related countries: Russia Russia

A Ukrainian lawmaker says doctors have been granted access to Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko, who is refusing food and water in detention in Russia.
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Ukraine protest at pilot's detention

Sunday, March 6th 2016, 22:08
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Protesters throw eggs and stones at the Russian embassy in Kiev, demanding the release by Russia of hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko.
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Nadia Savchenko: Anger and defiance at Russia trial delay

Friday, March 4th 2016, 5:33
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukrainian pilot vents fury at Russian court
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VIDEO: Coral reef seized on Polish border

Friday, March 4th 2016, 5:01
related countries: Poland Poland

Polish customs officials have seized 170kg of live coral at its border with Ukraine
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Ukraine pilot vows hunger strike at trial

Thursday, March 3rd 2016, 17:31
related countries: Russia Russia

A Ukrainian pilot accused of killing two Russian journalists vows to go on hunger strike after being denied a closing statement at her trial.
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Ukraine man poses as US school student

Thursday, February 25th 2016, 21:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pennsylvania

A Ukrainian man is arrested after he was found to be using the false identity of a high school student for four years in the US state of Pennsylvania.
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Living and loving on Ukraine's front line

Thursday, February 18th 2016, 0:27

The village of 4,000 where only 18 people remain
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Russia sues Ukraine over $3bn debt

Wednesday, February 17th 2016, 16:09
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Russia has filed a lawsuit against Ukraine at London's High Court over a $3bn (£2.1bn) debt.
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Ukraine PM survives no-confidence vote

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 21:32

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk's government survives a no-confidence vote hours after the president asks him to step down.
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Ukraine president asks PM to resign

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 17:34

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko asks Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk to resign, saying he has lost the support of the governing coalition.
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VIDEO: Is it crunch time for Ukraine's government?

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 0:07
related places: Kiev

BBC's Kiev correspondent Tom Burridge explains why Tuesday's vote in parliament is crucial for Ukraine.
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Russia-Ukraine road blockades hit trade

Monday, February 15th 2016, 12:59
related countries: Russia Russia

Hundreds of goods lorries are stuck on roads in Russia and Ukraine because of tit-for-tat economic blockades.
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Russia drill brings troops near Ukraine

Tuesday, February 9th 2016, 13:30

Russia holds military exercises involving 8,500 troops, with dozens of ships and aircraft, in a southern region near rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
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VIDEO: 'We're 70, we're not leaving Ukraine now'

Tuesday, February 9th 2016, 0:03
related places: Peski

The elderly couple who will not leave the town of Peski on Ukraine's frontline despite shelling damaging their house.
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Strauss-Kahn hired by Ukraine tycoon

Wednesday, February 3rd 2016, 20:17

Former head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn is joining the board of a bank owned by one of Ukraine's richest men.
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Ukraine minister quits over corruption

Wednesday, February 3rd 2016, 18:13

Ukraine's economy minister Aivarus Abromavicius resigns over the slow pace of reform and says he does not want to provide "cover" for corruption.
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UK extradition of Ukrainian man begins

Saturday, January 30th 2016, 18:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Extradition proceedings begin against a Ukrainian man suspected of murder and accused of playing a leading role in a criminal operation to smuggle people to the UK.
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Hackers caused Ukraine power cut - US

Tuesday, January 12th 2016, 19:08
related countries: United States United States

A power cut in western Ukraine was caused by a "spear-phishing" hacker attack, according to the US Department of Homeland Security.
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Crimea power cut 'caused by blast'

Thursday, December 31st 2015, 17:35

Police in Ukraine believe an explosion caused damage to an electricity pylon, bringing fresh disruption to power supplies in Crimea.
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Leaders reinforce Ukraine peace deal

Wednesday, December 30th 2015, 17:16
related countries: Belarus Belarus, France France, Germany Germany
related places: Minsk

The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine agree the Minsk peace deal for Ukraine must be fully implemented in 2016.
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Ukraine says Crimea wine sale illegal

Wednesday, December 30th 2015, 13:34

Ukraine condemns a Crimean auction of vintage wines as illegal and warns foreign buyers about international sanctions.
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Traumatised Ukraine soldiers struggle to adapt to civilian life

Monday, December 28th 2015, 0:25

Back from conflict in Ukraine, ex-soldiers struggle to cope
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