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News: Ukraine

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 crisis spells Arctic freeze in Russia-Norway ties

Saturday, October 4th 2014, 0:08
related countries: Norway Norway, Russia Russia

Ukraine crisis chills Norway-Russia ties
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Heavy fighting for Ukraine airport

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 21:37
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Heavy fighting erupts at Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine, as both government troops and pro-Russia rebels claim control over the facility.
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Red Cross condemns Donetsk shelling

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 12:39

The Red Cross condemns indiscriminate shelling in eastern Ukraine after one of its employees is killed in the rebel-held city of Donetsk.
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VIDEO: Ukraine: Shell hits fuel reservoir

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 22:51

Heavy fighting continues to go on for control of the airport in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk.
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Rebels push to take Donetsk airport

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 18:32

Rebel forces in eastern Ukraine conduct an offensive to try to capture the government-held airport in Donetsk, Ukrainian officials say.
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Ukraine GDP 'to shrink 8% this year'

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 11:07

Ukraine's economy is likely to suffer more than previously predicted because of the conflict in the east of the country, the World Bank has said.
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New Nato chief urges Russian rethink

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 16:19
related countries: Russia Russia

The new Nato chief, Jens Stoltenberg, says the alliance wants constructive ties with Russia - but Russian policy in Ukraine must change.
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Shelling shatters first day of school

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 15:50

Shelling greets start of term in east Ukraine
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Deadly attack on Donetsk school

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 14:20

A shell blast kills four people at a school in the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk on the first day of classes, delayed because of the conflict.
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VIDEO: Shell hits Ukraine playground

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 12:58

At least ten people have been killed in the city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.
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EU to keep Russia sanctions in place

Tuesday, September 30th 2014, 14:36
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Russia Russia
related places: Brussels

The EU decides to keep sanctions on Russia in place, judging that Ukraine's peace deal is not fully effective.
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Donetsk airport clash violates truce

Tuesday, September 30th 2014, 10:43
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Officials in eastern Ukraine say artillery is pounding the Donetsk airport area, where Ukrainian troops are resisting pro-Russian separatists.
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Clash 'kills seven Ukraine troops'

Monday, September 29th 2014, 16:57
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Seven Ukraine soldiers reportedly die in a clash with pro-Russian rebels near Donetsk airport - the military's heaviest single loss since a truce.
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VIDEO: Lenin statue torn down in Kharkiv

Sunday, September 28th 2014, 23:40
related places: Kharkiv

Nationalists tear down a statue of Lenin in the centre of Ukraine's second-largest city, Kharkiv, in a move supported by officials.
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Lenin statue torn down in Ukraine

Sunday, September 28th 2014, 22:24
related places: Kharkiv

Nationalist protesters tear down a statue of Lenin in the centre of Ukraine's second-largest city, Kharkiv, with officials backing its removal.
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EU hopeful of Ukraine gas deal

Friday, September 26th 2014, 15:49
related countries: Germany Germany, Russia Russia
related places: Berlin

The EU's energy commissioner outlines plans for a deal between Ukraine and Russia to end their row over gas deliveries, after talks in Berlin.
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Hungary suspends gas flow to Ukraine

Friday, September 26th 2014, 14:52

Hungary has halted the delivery of gas to neighbouring Ukraine "indefinitely", raising concerns about Ukraine's energy supply.
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Worst part of Ukraine crisis 'over'

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 13:26

The "most dangerous" part of Ukraine's conflict in the east is over, President Petro Poroshenko says, adding that his "peace plan will work".
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Ukraine: 'Keep Russia sanctions'

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 3:50
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Moscow, West

Ukraine's prime minister urges the West not to lift sanctions on Russia, after the US president says they could go if Moscow supports peace efforts.
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Nato sees Russia pullback in Ukraine

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 15:08
related countries: Russia Russia

Nato says it has observed a "significant" withdrawal of Russian troops from eastern Ukraine, but adds that some forces still remain there.
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Japan increases sanctions on Russia

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 14:20
related countries: Russia Russia

Japan imposes additional sanctions on Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis as tension rises over their own territorial dispute.
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Ukraine rebels declare early vote

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 17:59
related places: Kiev

Rebel leaders in eastern Ukraine say they will hold elections on 2 November, in an apparent show of defiance towards the government in Kiev.
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New battle for Ukraine's wounded

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 6:23

Ukraine's wounded forced to fight for artificial limbs
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Ukraine to pull back artillery

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 12:01
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine is preparing to withdraw heavy weaponry away from separatist rebel lines in the east, the military says.
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Moscow rally against Ukraine crisis

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 7:07
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Thousands of Russians march in Moscow to protest against Russia's involvement in the Ukraine crisis.
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Nato: Ukraine truce 'in name only'

Sunday, September 21st 2014, 1:12
related countries: Russia Russia

A two-week-old ceasefire between Ukraine and pro-Russia separatists in the east is a truce "in name only", says Nato top commander Philip Breedlove.
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Ukraine deal with eastern rebels

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 10:50
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Russia Russia
related places: Minsk

The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels agree a memorandum on a peace plan for the conflict in the east of the country, at talks in Minsk.
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Obama praises 'excellent' Poroshenko

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 23:53

President Barack Obama has given his support to the visiting Petro Poroshenko, describing himself as a "strong friend" to Ukraine's leader.
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Ukraine president urges US support

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 20:47
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko calls on the US to provide military assistance to his country to counter pro-Russian eastern separatists.
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Forgotten death of Russian serviceman

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 12:24
related countries: Russia Russia

Russians find their relatives killed in Ukraine conflict are forgotten
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BBC team attacked in southern Russia

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 10:55
related countries: Russia Russia

A BBC team is attacked in southern Russia after investigating reports of Russian servicemen killed near the border with Ukraine.
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Ukraine to vet one million officials

Wednesday, September 17th 2014, 14:32

Ukraine will screen one million civil servants to root out corrupt practices, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk says.
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VIDEO: Politician recovering after bin stunt

Wednesday, September 17th 2014, 14:10

A politician has told Ukrainian TV he needs to recover "morally, physically and psychologically" after being dumped in a rubbish bin.
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VIDEO: Barely a house intact in Ukraine village

Wednesday, September 17th 2014, 12:11

After a long summer of bombardment by government forces, residents of Luhansk are trying to return to normal life as the BBC's Paul Adams reports.
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Ukraine rebels defiant over new law

Wednesday, September 17th 2014, 11:14

A key Ukrainian rebel leader tells the BBC that a new law granting self-rule to parts of the east will not sway the demand for independence.
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Russia 'must boost Crimea forces'

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 15:55
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia needs to boost forces in Crimea because of the Ukraine crisis and a foreign military build-up, Russia's defence minister says.
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Ukraine rebels to get self-rule

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 15:54

Ukrainian MPs adopt a law granting special status to parts of eastern regions held by pro-Russian rebels and an amnesty for rebel fighters.
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German investor confidence falls

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 12:44
related countries: Germany Germany

Investor sentiment in Germany fall for the ninth month in a row as conflict in Ukraine and weak economic growth in the eurozone undermine confidence, a survey suggests.
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Ukraine and EU to ratify key pact

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 9:57

Ukrainian MPs and the European Parliament are set to ratify a key EU association pact criticised by Russia.
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