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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 separatists free aid workers

Saturday, May 9th 2015, 1:38
related countries: Russia Russia

Two aid workers seized by pro-Russian separatist rebels in Ukraine are released after being held for 10 days.
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Russia's WW2 parades overshadowed by Ukraine crisis

Saturday, May 9th 2015, 0:32
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's WW2 parades overshadowed by Ukraine crisis
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VIDEO: Shells rip through homes in Ukraine

Sunday, May 3rd 2015, 14:21

Heavy shelling took place overnight in Donetsk. One Ukrainian soldier and two civilians have been killed in the past 24 hours.
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Lethal divisions persist in Ukraine's Odessa

Saturday, May 2nd 2015, 12:17

Deep divisions persist in Ukraine's Odessa
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VIDEO: Children living with Ukraine conflict

Friday, May 1st 2015, 23:10

As the conflict in Ukraine continues, Tom Burridge visits a school in Donetsk which is still open, despite being very close to front line and being hit by shelling.
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VIDEO: Fears in Odessa over fragile ceasefire

Friday, May 1st 2015, 5:40
related countries: Russia Russia

The ceasefire between government forces and pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine is largely holding, but Nato's top military commander says he's concerned the lull is being used to prepare another offensive.
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Oligarch avoids extradition to US

Friday, May 1st 2015, 1:40
related countries: Austria Austria, United States United States

A judge in Austria turns down a US bid to extradite Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash, ruling that not enough evidence has been presented.
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Search for MH17 crash bodies ends

Thursday, April 30th 2015, 16:36

Investigators say they have finished recovering human remains and wreckage from the site of the MH17 plane crash in eastern Ukraine.
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Ukraine rebels shut down aid agency

Thursday, April 30th 2015, 9:40
related countries: Russia Russia

Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine close down the office of the International Rescue Committee, accusing the aid agency of spying.
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Fire breaks out near Chernobyl plant

Tuesday, April 28th 2015, 21:41

Firefighters battle blaze in woods near Ukraine's disused Chernobyl nuclear plant, the site of the worst nuclear disaster in history.
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EU won't send armed force to Ukraine

Monday, April 27th 2015, 16:08
related places: Kiev

EU leaders tell Ukraine they are worried about ceasefire violations in the country's east but will not send armed peacekeepers there.
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Germany 'failed to warn' before MH17

Monday, April 27th 2015, 10:23

Germany was told of the risk of flying over eastern Ukraine before flight MH17 was shot down, but failed to pass on the alert, reports say.
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VIDEO: 'Constant barrage of mortars' in Ukraine

Friday, April 24th 2015, 7:24
related countries: Russia Russia

The BBC's Tom Burridge reports from Shyrokyne in east Ukraine, where he hears a "constant barrage" of mortars from pro-Russian troops despite the ceasefire agreement.
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Russian & Ukrainian clubs kept apart

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 11:17
related countries: Russia Russia

Uefa will ensure Russian and Ukrainian clubs are prevented from meeting in the semi-finals of the Europa League.
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Ukraine troops shelled by rebels

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 11:02
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Mariupol'

Pro-Russian rebels shell Ukrainian army positions near Mariupol moments after a team of international monitors departs, the BBC witnesses.
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Russia 'ramping up Ukraine presence'

Wednesday, April 22nd 2015, 22:24
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: February

The US accuses Russia of deploying more air defence systems in eastern Ukraine in breach of February's ceasefire agreement.
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Poland to buy US Patriot missiles

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 21:10
related countries: Poland Poland, Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Patriot

Poland announces a major deal to buy Patriot surface-to-air missiles from the US, amid rising tensions with Russia over the Ukraine crisis.
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VIDEO: Ukraine condemns Moscow war exhibit

Saturday, April 18th 2015, 23:38
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

An interactive exhibition in Moscow about the conflict in eastern Ukraine has been criticised by the Ukrainian presidential administration as "propaganda".
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Ukraine rebel in ceasefire warning

Saturday, April 18th 2015, 14:11
related countries: Belarus Belarus
related places: Kiev, Minsk

A senior separatist leader in eastern Ukraine says a ceasefire deal will fail unless Kiev recognises the independence of rebel-held territory.
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Email claim over Kiev killings

Saturday, April 18th 2015, 1:39
related places: Kiev

A group calling itself the Ukrainian Insurgent Army says it was behind the deaths of two anti-government figures in Kiev this week.
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Ukraine crisis: The factory that has been shelled 165 times

Friday, April 17th 2015, 11:21

The Ukraine factory that has been shelled 165 times
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US troops to train Ukraine army

Friday, April 17th 2015, 9:30
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

About 300 US paratroopers arrive in western Ukraine to train with Ukrainian forces - a move condemned by Russia.
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What's behind the high-profile deaths in Ukraine?

Friday, April 17th 2015, 1:07

Mystery deaths of figures linked to ex-Ukraine president
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VIDEO: Inside Ukraine plant hit by rockets

Friday, April 17th 2015, 0:34

The BBC's Tom Burridge visits a coking plant in Avdiivka where production has rapidly declined due to the conflict in Ukraine
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Pro-Russia journalist killed in Kiev

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 13:37
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Ukrainian journalist Oles Buzyna is shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Kiev - the second pro-Russia figure to be killed there in as many days.
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Dutch reporter who tried to solve MH17 crime

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 23:52
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch reporter's search for evidence in Ukraine air crash
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Ukraine ex-president ally found dead

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 22:39
related places: Kiev

A Ukrainian opposition politician is found dead in Kiev - the latest supporter of the former government to have died in suspicious circumstances.
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VIDEO: Reporter injured in Ukraine ceasefire visit

Tuesday, April 14th 2015, 22:43
related countries: Russia Russia

There has been a surge in fighting between government troops and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine despite diplomatic efforts to maintain a ceasefire.
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Ukraine fighting despite truce talks

Tuesday, April 14th 2015, 16:24
related countries: Russia Russia

A number of people have been killed in a surge of fighting in east Ukraine, despite renewed diplomatic efforts to enforce a truce.
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VIDEO: Shots fired during ceasefire visit

Tuesday, April 14th 2015, 15:48

The BBC's Tom Burridge describes the scene as a fellow reporter is shot during a mission to monitor the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine.
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Germany to bring back 100 tanks

Friday, April 10th 2015, 19:02
related countries: Germany Germany, Russia Russia

Germany plans to bring 100 mothballed tanks back into service in an apparent response to rising tensions with Russia over Ukraine.
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Ukraine MPs back propaganda ban

Thursday, April 9th 2015, 15:55

The Ukrainian parliament votes to ban propaganda and symbols for "totalitarian Communist and Nazi regimes" in the former Soviet republic.
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Ukraine soldiers 'summarily killed'

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 23:47
related countries: Russia Russia

The rights group Amnesty International says it has evidence pro-Russian separatists summarily killed four Ukrainian soldiers in their captivity.
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Rise of nationalist Yarosh stokes Ukraine tensions

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 9:55

Is Ukraine giving volunteers more military muscle?
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VIDEO: Girl killed in Ukraine 'never existed'

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 23:49

Natalia Antelava investigates the story of a 10-year-old girl reported killed in the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine - and is reminded that truth is the first casualty of war.
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Kiev eyes Ukraine state referendum

Monday, April 6th 2015, 10:55

Ukraine's President Poroshenko accepts holding a referendum that could give rebel-held eastern areas more autonomy.
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VIDEO: Ukraine arrests 'corrupt' officials

Monday, April 6th 2015, 5:46

Ukrainian authorities have launched what they say is a major crackdown on corruption, arresting two officials during a cabinet meeting.
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Six Ukrainian troops killed in east

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 13:13
related countries: Russia Russia

Six Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in two separate incidents in the east of the country, government officials report.
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VIDEO: Ukraine team driven out by war

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 7:48

Tom Burridge speaks to fans and players, driven out of their football stadium by fighting in eastern Ukraine, about the future of Shakhtar Donetsk.
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VIDEO: In Donetsk's empty football stadium

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 3:21

The BBC's Tom Burridge visits the football club Shakhtar Donetsk's stadium in Ukraine which is now empty.
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VIDEO: Life in Luhansk after 'independence'

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 23:02
related countries: Russia Russia

Natalia Antelava tests the mood in the so-called People's Republic of Luhansk, several months after pro-Russian rebels declared the city's independence from Ukraine.
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VIDEO: The children of Ukraine's war

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 2:41

Natalia Antelava visits a children's centre for youngsters involved in the war in eastern Ukraine.
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VIDEO: On patrol with rebels in Ukraine

Thursday, April 2nd 2015, 0:00
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Natalia Antelava joins a patrol of pro-Russian rebels near Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine.
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