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Ukraine talks see 'significant progress'

Sunday, September 13th 2015, 1:52

Germany's foreign minister says significant progress has been made in talks about the conflict in eastern Ukraine as a renewed ceasefire continues to hold.
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Ukraine fighting drops to lowest level

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 17:42

Fighting in eastern Ukraine falls to its lowest level since the conflict started, according to Ukrainian Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak.
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French hope to ease Russia sanctions

Monday, September 7th 2015, 11:50
related countries: France France, Russia Russia

French President Francois Hollande has said that following recent ceasefire progress in Ukraine, he hoped to see the end of sanctions on Russia.
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Deadly ambush ends lull in Ukraine

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015, 13:30

Two people are reported killed in an ambush on a Ukrainian army vehicle near Luhansk, in the first major incident since a renewed truce began.
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Third death after Ukraine protests

Tuesday, September 1st 2015, 15:53
related places: Kiev

A third member of Ukraine's national guard dies from injuries after Monday's violent anti-autonomy protests outside parliament in Kiev.
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Deadly protests after Ukraine vote

Monday, August 31st 2015, 22:05
related places: Kiev

One national guard member dies and about 100 others are wounded outside Ukraine's parliament, after MPs backed greater autonomy in the rebel-held east.
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Life on street dividing Ukraine and Russia

Saturday, August 29th 2015, 0:00
related countries: Russia Russia

Life on street dividing Ukraine and Russia
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Ukraine 'secures 20% debt write-off'

Thursday, August 27th 2015, 17:08

The Ukrainian government announces a debt restructuring deal with creditors including a 20% write-off, saving the conflict-hit country from default.
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Horses for sale in Ukraine

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 16:49

Is Ukraine right to sell off its equine farms?
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Russia jails Ukrainian film-maker

Tuesday, August 25th 2015, 20:35
related countries: Russia Russia

A court in Russia sentences Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in prison for plotting terrorist acts in Crimea.
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Carbon credits 'like printing money'

Tuesday, August 25th 2015, 0:21
related countries: Russia Russia

The vast majority of carbon credits generated by Russia and Ukraine do not represent cuts in emissions, according to a new study.
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Ukraine future on 'brittle ice'

Monday, August 24th 2015, 13:18
related countries: Russia Russia

President Petro Poroshenko marks Ukraine's independence day by warning of the need to act carefully in the face of "Russian aggression".
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VIDEO: Ukraine: 'New Russia' is like 'Mordor'

Monday, August 24th 2015, 11:23
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev, Moscow

The Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko speaks at a military parade in Kiev to mark the 24th anniversary of Ukraine's independence from Moscow.
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VIDEO: Eastern Ukraine violence mounting

Monday, August 17th 2015, 21:19
related countries: Russia Russia

Nine people have died in a surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-supported rebels.
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Shelling in east Ukraine kills nine

Monday, August 17th 2015, 18:48
related countries: Russia Russia

At least nine people die in heavy artillery exchanges in eastern Ukraine, as Russian President Vladimir Putin makes a controversial visit to annexed Crimea.
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Ukraine: Refugees in their own country

Friday, August 14th 2015, 23:32

The Ukrainian families displaced from the east
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Ukraine fighting violates truce - EU

Wednesday, August 12th 2015, 17:10
related countries: Russia Russia

The European Union says a surge in attacks on government-held areas in eastern Ukraine violates a February peace deal with pro-Russia separatists.
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VIDEO: Fallon pledges Ukrainian support

Wednesday, August 12th 2015, 5:27
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK will stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression, UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says.
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'Missile parts' at MH17 crash site

Tuesday, August 11th 2015, 16:41
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Russia Russia

Fragments of a suspected Russian missile system have been found at the site of the Flight MH17 crash in Ukraine, investigators in the Netherlands say.
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Ukraine bans 38 Russian 'hate' books

Tuesday, August 11th 2015, 15:20
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine blacklists leading Russian nationalists by banning 38 books seen as promoting separatism.
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OSCE cars torched in eastern Ukraine

Sunday, August 9th 2015, 15:28

Four armoured vehicles belonging to the OSCE in rebel-held eastern Ukraine are destroyed in an apparent arson attack, the mission says.
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Ukraine blacklists Russian artists

Saturday, August 8th 2015, 21:20
related countries: France France, Russia Russia

Ukraine names 14 Russian singers and actors, including French-born Gerard Depardieu, whose work will be banned from TV, radio and cinemas.
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Supply freeze hits Russian military

Saturday, August 8th 2015, 0:30
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine supply freeze hits Russian military hardware
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Ukraine conflict: Helping one family search for lost soldier

Thursday, August 6th 2015, 8:52

Helping a missing Ukrainian soldier's family find him
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Ukraine rebels kill four troops

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 16:34
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine says pro-Russian rebels have killed four of its soldiers and injured 15 in the past 24 hours, in an escalation of the conflict in the east.
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Ukraine court backs self-rule plan

Friday, July 31st 2015, 18:22

Ukraine's top court says rebel-held areas in the east can get limited self-rule - but MPs are yet to vote on the changes.
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VIDEO: The body collectors of eastern Ukraine

Thursday, July 30th 2015, 23:24

Black Tulip an organisation working in Ukraine to find and identify the bodies of missing soldiers might have to stop because of funding
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Ukraine pilot appears in Russia court

Thursday, July 30th 2015, 13:49
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko appears in a Russian court, accused of involvement in the killing of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine.
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Russia vetoes MH17 tribunal at UN

Wednesday, July 29th 2015, 22:58
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia uses its UN veto to block plans for an international tribunal to investigate last year's MH17 crash in Ukraine, drawing condemnation.
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Ukraine 'blacklists' actor Depardieu

Tuesday, July 28th 2015, 22:07
related countries: France France, Russia Russia

Ukraine bans French actor Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years, apparently for supporting Russia's annexation of Crimea, Ukrainian media say.
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VIDEO: On the front line with Ukraine troops

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 23:04

The BBC has witnessed more heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine as rebel forces appeared to attack Ukrainian army positions with mortars and a tank on part of the front line in the east of the country.
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VIDEO: US defends Ukraine military exercises

Saturday, July 25th 2015, 23:05
related countries: United States United States

More than 1,800 troops from 18 different countries are taking part in a second week of US and Ukrainian-led military exercises in western Ukraine.
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Ex-Russia ambassador in 2018 warning

Friday, July 24th 2015, 7:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Stripping Russia of the World Cup would exacerbate the Ukraine crisis, warns a former British ambassador to the 2018 hosts.
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VIDEO: Donetsk airport: Complete devastation

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 23:05
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Tom Burridge visits Donetsk's former airport, completely devastated in fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government forces.
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French MPs' Crimea visit condemned

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 14:12
related countries: France France, Russia Russia

France and Ukraine condemn a visit to Crimea by a group of French MPs in defiance of Western sanctions against Russia.
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Russia tries Ukrainian film director

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 10:35
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Don, Rostov

Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov goes on trial in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don accused of plotting terrorist acts in Crimea.
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Ukraine and rebels in shelling blame

Sunday, July 19th 2015, 14:29
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels accuse each other of shelling central areas of the city of Donetsk - the first such attacks since a February truce.
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VIDEO: Shelling damages hospital in Donetsk

Sunday, July 19th 2015, 11:41

For the first time in several months, there has been shelling in the centre of the main rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine.
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Roll call tribute to MH17 victims

Friday, July 17th 2015, 21:33

A roll call of the dead and a procession to the crash site are among tributes paid to 298 people who died on flight MH17 over Ukraine a year ago.
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VIDEO: 'Universal loss' in MH17 crash village

Friday, July 17th 2015, 14:01

The BBC's Tom Burridge reports from the site where the MH17 plane came down over eastern Ukraine killing 298 people.
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Australia marks MH17 air disaster

Friday, July 17th 2015, 5:40
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia holds a memorial service to mark a year since the MH17 air disaster over Ukraine, in which 298 people, including 39 Australians, died.
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Putin says MH17 tribunal 'premature'

Thursday, July 16th 2015, 17:54
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin rejects calls for the establishment of a UN tribunal to prosecute suspects in the MH17 air disaster over Ukraine.
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Ukraine clashes raise militia question

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 0:13

Clashes raise questions over Ukraine's Right Sector
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Ukrainian pilot faces 25-year term

Monday, July 13th 2015, 16:10
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, detained by Russian authorities, faces a 25-year prison term over journalists' deaths, an agency reports.
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