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Five Ukrainian troops killed by rebels

Monday, May 30th 2016, 9:12

The Ukrainian military loses five soldiers in fighting with rebels near Donetsk - the second-highest death toll in one day this year.
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Ukraine fire kills 17 in care home

Sunday, May 29th 2016, 15:19
related places: Kiev

Seventeen people are killed as a fire tears through a building housing elderly people in a village near the Ukrainian capital Kiev.
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Greek PM condemns Russia sanctions

Friday, May 27th 2016, 23:27
related countries: Greece Greece, Russia Russia

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says Western sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine are "not productive".
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VIDEO: Warm welcome for Ukraine's Savchenko

Wednesday, May 25th 2016, 19:19
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow, Savchenko

Russia has freed jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who became a symbol of resistance against Moscow.
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Jailed Ukrainian freed in prisoner swap

Wednesday, May 25th 2016, 16:18
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia releases jailed Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko in a prisoner exchange also involving two Russian nationals convicted in Kiev last month.
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MH17 victims' families sue Putin

Saturday, May 21st 2016, 20:01
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Russia Russia

Families of victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight shot down over eastern Ukraine file a compensation claim against Russia and President Vladimir Putin.
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Hacker pleads guilty to insider trading

Monday, May 16th 2016, 19:51
related countries: United States United States

A Ukrainian man has pleaded guilty to his role in a hacking and insider trading scheme, US officials say.
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Ukraine president hails Eurovision win

Sunday, May 15th 2016, 15:19
related countries: Russia Russia

President Poroshenko of Ukraine welcomes his country's victory in the Eurovision Song Contest, while many in Russia condemn it as political.
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VIDEO: Ukraine's poignant Eurovision triumph

Sunday, May 15th 2016, 13:56

Celebrations are continuing in Ukraine after Crimean Tartar artist, Jamala, won this year's Eurovision Song Contest.
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Eurovision’s Ukraine singer Jamala pushes boundaries on Crimea

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 13:32

Eurovision artist stretches rules with song from Ukraine
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Baby joy for couple who lost kids in MH17

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 7:38
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Malaysia Malaysia

An Australian couple whose three children died when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine have a new daughter.
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VIDEO: Stolen paintings 'found in plastic bags'

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 7:08
related countries: Italy Italy

The Ukrainian authorities say they have recovered 17 paintings - worth more than €17m (£13m; $18m) - that were stolen from an Italian museum in 2015.
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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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