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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: Close-up: First look at MH17 report

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 11:38
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Netherlands Netherlands

MH17 Dutch experts say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine after being hit by 'numerous objects' that 'pierced the plane at high speed'.
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EU adopts fresh sanctions on Russia

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 0:27
related countries: Russia Russia

European Union member states formally adopt new sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, but do not specify when they will come in to force.
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Burying Ukraine's fallen innocents

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 0:16

Burying the child casualties of Ukraine's conflict
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VIDEO: Children killed during Ukraine 'truce'

Monday, September 8th 2014, 23:03

Despite a ceasefire in Ukraine the number of children killed during the conflict has risen to 23.
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Ukraine rebels 'free 1,200 captives'

Monday, September 8th 2014, 19:59
related countries: Russia Russia

Pro-Russian rebels have released 1,200 people they had taken captive, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says.
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EU sanctions defy Russia warning

Monday, September 8th 2014, 13:20

The EU says new sanctions against Russia should be adopted shortly and take effect on Tuesday, despite a Kremlin warning of retaliation.
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Ukraine truce shaken by new shelling

Monday, September 8th 2014, 0:42
related places: Mariupol'

There has been fresh shelling near Donetsk airport, but European observers say the fighting is not sufficient to make Ukraine's ceasefire collapse.
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VIDEO: Panic as fear of war strikes Mariupol

Sunday, September 7th 2014, 18:56
related places: Mariupol'

Fergal Keane reports from Mariupol where shelling has shaken the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine as tanks are deployed.
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Shelling rattles Ukraine ceasefire

Sunday, September 7th 2014, 6:18
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Mariupol'

Shelling near Ukraine's south-eastern city of Mariupol threatens a fragile ceasefire between government forces and pro-Russian rebels.
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Ukraine ceasefire 'largely holding'

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 19:53
related countries: Russia Russia

The Ukrainian and Russian presidents agree that a truce in eastern Ukraine is "largely holding", but renewed shelling is heard in the south.
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Russia 'will react' to EU sanctions

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 13:14
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia vows "there will be a reaction" if new EU sanctions are imposed over its actions in Ukraine, where a truce appears to be largely holding.
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VIDEO: Ceasefire holding but 'very fragile'

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 11:48
related countries: Russia Russia

There is uncertainty over whether a ceasefire between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine is holding.
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Ukraine ceasefire with rebels holds

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 8:13

A truce agreed between Ukraine's government and rebels in the east appears to be holding, as President Poroshenko calls for full peace talks.
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Ukraine agrees ceasefire with rebels

Friday, September 5th 2014, 22:17
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Russia Russia
related places: Minsk

Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels sign a truce deal after talks in Belarus, but rebels say their desire for separation has not changed.
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VIDEO: Ukraine dominates Nato summit

Friday, September 5th 2014, 21:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Events in Ukraine have dominated the second day of Nato summit in Wales.
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VIDEO: Heavy shelling before Ukraine ceasefire

Friday, September 5th 2014, 21:43
related places: Mariupol'

The BBC's Fergal Keane reports on the hours before the Ukrainian ceasefire in Mariupol.
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VIDEO: Poroshenko on ceasefire deal

Friday, September 5th 2014, 18:34

The Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko, says he has ordered the military to declare a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine.
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Nato agrees new 'spearhead' force

Friday, September 5th 2014, 12:36
related countries: Russia Russia

The Nato summit in Wales agrees on the formation of a several-thousand-strong "spearhead" force to meet multiple challenges.
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VIDEO: Tense Ukraine troops turn on cameras

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 22:02
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Western

Western countries are preparing to tighten sanctions on Russia over its action in Ukraine, US and British officials say.
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West signals more Russia sanctions

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 21:09
related countries: Russia Russia

Western countries prepare further sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine ahead of peace talks due to be held on Friday.
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Nato alliance 'stands with Ukraine'

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 18:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Leaders of the Nato military alliance, meeting in Wales, voice further strong backing for Ukraine and call on Russia to pull back its troops.
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VIDEO: Obama's support for Baltic states

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 22:47
related countries: Russia Russia

President Obama has urged members of the Nato alliance to send an unmistakable message backing Ukraine, in the face of what he called "brazen aggression" by Russia.
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Russian stocks rise from peace hope

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 17:03
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian stocks rise to their highest level in three months following the announcement of a cease-fire agreement with Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Inside ghost town emptied by rebels

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 8:13
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine's defence minister has accused Russia of launching a "great war" that could claim tens of thousands of lives.
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Obama in Europe for Ukraine talks

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 7:05
related countries: Estonia Estonia, Russia Russia, United States United States

US President Barack Obama arrives in Estonia for talks with regional leaders amid growing concern over Russia's intervention in Ukraine.
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VIDEO: On the road with pro-Russian rebels

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 5:36
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Ukraine's army has seen several losses in recent days, after pro-Russian rebels launched offensives in both the Luhansk and Donetsk regions. Richard Galpin reports.
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Million 'have fled Ukraine conflict'

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 16:35

The number of people who have fled the fighting in Ukraine has doubled in weeks, and the UN says more than a million have now been displaced.
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VIDEO: West looks 'really weak' over Ukraine

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 16:07
related countries: Russia Russia

A senior Ukrainian diplomat says the West looks weak against a "power drunk" Russia.
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Russia 'to alter military strategy'

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 11:37
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia is to adjust its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's increasing presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says.
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Ukraine in 'great war' with Russia

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 6:07
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia has launched a 'great war' that could claim tens of thousands of lives, Ukraine's defence ministry warns amid a rebel offensive.
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Ukraine hit by military setbacks

Monday, September 1st 2014, 15:48

Ukraine suffers a series of military setbacks, as hundreds of troops are taken prisoner and its forces withdraw from a key airport.
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VIDEO: BBC's Sweeney catches Putin at talks

Monday, September 1st 2014, 15:06
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Russia Russia
related places: Minsk

As negotiators meet in Minsk to discuss the Ukraine crisis, Russia's President Vladimir Putin says the process of direct negotiations is "the beginning of a very important process".
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Ukraine troops abandon key airport

Monday, September 1st 2014, 13:58
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukrainian troops abandon Luhansk airport after clashes with pro-Russian rebels, ahead of negotiations on the crisis.
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Crimea seizes rich Ukrainian's hotel

Monday, September 1st 2014, 13:49
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian-backed bailiffs in Crimea seize a luxury seaside hotel complex linked to a Ukrainian billionaire, Ihor Kolomoisky.
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US senators urge arms for Ukraine

Monday, September 1st 2014, 5:31
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Key American senators call for the US to send weapons to help Ukraine fight what they say is "a Russian invasion".
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Foreign fighters in east Ukraine

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 23:32

The Europeans who pitch up in Ukraine to join the fight
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Putin 'urges talks on east Ukraine'

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 15:47
related countries: Russia Russia

President Putin calls for talks on "statehood" for eastern Ukraine and says it is "impossible to predict" the end of the crisis.
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Ukraine and Russia in troop exchange

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 8:49
related countries: Russia Russia

Ten captured Russian paratroopers and 63 Ukrainian soldiers have been exchanged following negotiations, Russian media report.
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EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 7:29
related countries: Russia Russia

The EU gives Russia one week to reverse course in Ukraine or face new sanctions, as Ukraine's leader talks of the "point of no return".
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