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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

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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How Ukraine rebels rely on Russians

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 8:12
related countries: Russia Russia

Rare evidence of key Russian role in Ukraine combat
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VIDEO: Living on Ukraine's front line

Monday, March 30th 2015, 23:12

In a series looking at the war in Ukraine and the success of a truce signed last month in Minsk, Natalia Antelava and Abdujalil Abdurasulov meet a villager still living by the frontline.
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VIDEO: MH17 probe's plea for missile witness

Monday, March 30th 2015, 17:19
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

An international team investigating the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane over eastern Ukraine in July 2014 has urged witnesses to come forward who saw a Buk missile launcher in the area.
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MH17 appeal for Buk missile witnesses

Monday, March 30th 2015, 17:08
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

A team investigating the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane over eastern Ukraine appeals to witnesses who saw a Buk missile launcher in the area.
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VIDEO: Ukraine: On a drone mission

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 23:08

Ukrainian volunteers use drones over rebel-held Donetsk
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VIDEO: Monitoring a ceasefire in Ukraine

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 0:15

International observers are in Ukraine to observe a ceasefire, but they say they do not have access to all border crossings.
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Ukraine top official to be released

Friday, March 27th 2015, 16:33

A senior Ukrainian official arrested two days ago at a televised cabinet meeting over corruption allegations is to be freed due to a lack of evidence.
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Four dead as Ukraine bus hits mine

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 22:54

At least four people are killed after a passenger bus hit a landmine near a government-held town in eastern Ukraine, local officials say.
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Ukraine arrests at cabinet meeting

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 14:30

Two senior Ukrainian officials are arrested during a televised cabinet meeting, as part of an anti-corruption crackdown.
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Ukraine governor sacked after row

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 9:14

A powerful Ukrainian regional governor, Ihor Kolomoisky, is sacked after a stand-off with the central government over control of an oil firm.
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VIDEO: Family's story after 'hell' of Donetsk

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 2:38

Ukrainian soldier Sergeant Major Anatoly Svyryd tells BBC News how his family were reunited after he fought in the vicious battle for Donetsk Airport.
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Ukrainian "cyborg" recounts war and captivity horrors

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 1:42

Ukrainian soldier recounts war and captivity horrors
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Ukraine ex-president's son 'drowns'

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 22:26
related countries: Russia Russia

The younger son of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych dies, reportedly after his vehicle plunges though ice on Lake Baikal in Russia.
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VIDEO: Ukraine ceasefire being violated

Friday, March 20th 2015, 9:09
related places: Peski

Fighting is continuing around the government-controlled town of Peski in eastern Ukraine despite the ceasefire.
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Greece 'to table new reform plan'

Friday, March 20th 2015, 5:57
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Greece Greece, Russia Russia
related places: Brussels

Greece has agreed to provide a new economic reform plan to secure the additional bailout funds required to prevent bankruptcy, EU leaders say.
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Friday, March 20th 2015, 2:49
related countries: Russia Russia

EU leaders agree to keep sanctions on Russia over its role in the Ukraine conflict until the end of 2015 at the earliest, tying them to a truce deal.
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Dynamo Kiev 5-2 Everton (6-4 agg)

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 20:39

Everton become the last English side to exit European competition as they are beaten soundly by Dynamo Kiev in Ukraine.
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British military trainers in Ukraine

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 14:26
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British military personnel have started training members of the Ukrainian army engaged in fighting against pro-Russian rebels, the BBC learns.
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VIDEO: Divided by the frontline in Ukraine

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 6:07

Tom Burridge reports from one of Ukraine's divided regions, Donetsk, from both sides of the frontline.
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VIDEO: New shield for Chernobyl site

Wednesday, March 18th 2015, 9:44

A new protective dome is being built to shield the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, at Chernobyl in Ukraine.
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Eastern Ukraine's divided families

Wednesday, March 18th 2015, 1:10

Ukraine war leaves families divided and apart
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