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Russia spends 'fortune' on bridge to Crimea

Friday, September 30th 2016, 11:48
related countries: Russia Russia

A massive construction project has begun in Russia to build a 19km bridge to its newest region, Crimea, after it was annexed from Ukraine.
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MH17 missile 'came from Russia', Dutch-led investigators say

Wednesday, September 28th 2016, 18:52
related countries: Russia Russia

Prosecutors investigating the 2014 downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine say it was hit by a missile which was brought in from Russia.
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How does a Buk missile system work?

Wednesday, September 28th 2016, 11:57

The Ukrainian military has given BBC News access to one of its Buks, to show how sophisticated a piece of military equipment it is.
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Russia votes in parliamentary election with firm Putin grip

Sunday, September 18th 2016, 16:56
related countries: Russia Russia

Voting is ending in Russia's parliamentary elections, amid protests by Ukraine over Crimea's inclusion in the poll.
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Success story

Wednesday, September 14th 2016, 14:12

Despite a war and deep economic crisis, Ukraine's Paralympians have stunned the world, the BBC's Ben Sutherland reports.
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Ukrainians besiege 'pro-Russian' Inter TV building

Tuesday, September 6th 2016, 10:33
related countries: Russia Russia

Protesters in Ukraine are blockading the studios of Inter TV, a news channel already attacked by arsonists for being allegedly pro-Russian.
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Cluster bombs killed over 400 people in 2015, campaigners say

Thursday, September 1st 2016, 12:17
related countries: Syria Syria

More than 400 people, most of them civilians, were killed by cluster bombs in 2015 in war-torn countries such as Syria, Yemen and Ukraine.
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Ukraine moves Roma families amid village's rage at murder

Monday, August 29th 2016, 9:41

Ukraine moves dozens of Roma (Gypsies) out of a village after ethnic Ukrainians attack their homes following the discovery of a girl's body.
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Ukraine's new hottest holiday location?

Saturday, August 27th 2016, 16:05

Can Odessa become Ukraine's new hot tourism ticket?
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Ukraine military parade marks 25 years of independence

Wednesday, August 24th 2016, 16:27
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Ukraine is marking 25 years of independence from the Soviet Union with a huge military parade through Kiev, the celebrations are poignant amid current tensions with Russia.
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The Putin-masked protester seeking asylum

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 9:07
related countries: Russia Russia

The Ukrainian government says a Russian opposition activist has requested asylum in the country.
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Russian 'Putin mask' activist claims asylum in Ukraine

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 7:17
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukrainian authorities say Russian dissident Roman Roslovtsev, famous for protesting in a Putin mask, requests asylum in the country.
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The church no one may enter

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 0:08

A Ukrainian village church has had its doors locked for the last two years because of a community dispute over the right to worship there.
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Ukraine conflict: Cars burn amid Donetsk shelling

Saturday, August 20th 2016, 15:11

The Ukrainian government and rebels accuse each other of breaking the ceasefire agreement, as video released by the defence ministry purports to show burning buildings and cars near Donetsk on Friday.
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Russia-Ukraine tensions rise over Crimea

Monday, August 15th 2016, 22:33

Russia's security service has released footage purporting to show explosives hidden inside a vehicle stopped between Ukraine and the annexed territory of Crimea.
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Timely tension

Saturday, August 13th 2016, 23:57
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Tensions between Russia and Ukraine are rising again over Crimea. But what is in it for Moscow?
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What's the mood at Crimea checkpoint?

Saturday, August 13th 2016, 9:49
related countries: Russia Russia

Recent events in Crimea lead to further difficulties in the relationship between Russia and Ukraine.
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Ukraine Crimea: Russia sends new air defence missiles

Friday, August 12th 2016, 16:15
related countries: Russia Russia

The Russian military announces the delivery of new air defence missiles to Crimea, in a move scheduled before the latest tension with Ukraine.
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Ukraine troops on high alert as tension with Russia grows

Friday, August 12th 2016, 8:13
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Ukrainian troops along the de facto border with Crimea and facing rebels in the east are placed on high alert amid a spike in tensions with Moscow.
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Russia accuses Ukraine of attempted Crimea 'incursions'

Thursday, August 11th 2016, 5:36
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Russia says Ukraine has tried to carry out armed incursions into Crimea, the territory annexed by Russia in 2014 - accusations Kiev denies.
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Ukraine crisis: Blast injures Luhansk rebel leader Plotnitsky

Saturday, August 6th 2016, 23:07

The leader of a self-proclaimed separatist republic in eastern Ukraine, Igor Plotnitsky, has been injured in a bomb attack on his car, rebel officials confirm.
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Pavel Sheremet: Murdered journalist buried in Belarus

Saturday, July 23rd 2016, 21:47
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Hundreds of mourners attend the funeral of prominent investigative journalist Pavel Sheremet, who was killed by a car bomb in Ukraine on Wednesday.
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File-sharing 'mastermind' charged

Thursday, July 21st 2016, 0:46
related countries: Poland Poland, United States United States

US authorities have charged a Ukrainian man alleged to be the mastermind of the world's biggest online piracy website.
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Kiev car bomb kills top Belarusian journalist Sheremet

Wednesday, July 20th 2016, 10:04
related countries: Barbados Barbados

A car bomb attack in the Ukrainian capital has killed leading Belarusian journalist and Kremlin critic Pavel Sheremet.
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MH17 crash: Malaysia Airlines 'strikes deal on damages', says lawyer

Sunday, July 17th 2016, 22:26
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia Airlines settles damages with relatives of most victims of flight MH17 which was shot down over Ukraine, the lawyer for the victims says.
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'No justice' in eastern Ukraine - UN

Thursday, July 14th 2016, 9:03

Very few people have been brought to account for killings in eastern Ukraine and some cases could amount to war crimes, the UN says.
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Trudeau in Kiev

Monday, July 11th 2016, 10:42
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Kiev

As Canada's PM Justin Trudeau visits Ukraine, the BBC's Tom Burridge in Kiev explains the country's very personal relationship with Canada.
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Kremlin's chief propagandist accuses Western media of bias

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 23:17
related countries: Russia Russia

Dmitry Kiselyov, one of Russia's most controversial journalists, hits back at Western media after being sanctioned for his coverage of Ukraine.
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Euro 2016: Germany overcome Ukraine

Sunday, June 12th 2016, 21:26
related countries: Germany Germany

World champions Germany begin their quest for a record fourth European Championship by beating Ukraine.
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Ukrainian gay pride marchers enjoy peaceful event

Sunday, June 12th 2016, 10:48
related places: Kiev

A gay pride event passes off peacefully in Kiev as thousands of police officers are deployed to stop far-right extremists from targeting it.
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Pride and prejudice

Saturday, June 11th 2016, 23:20

As Kiev hosts Gay Pride, Tom Burridge considers how gay rights in Ukraine mirrors the country's turbulent politics.
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Nadia Savchenko: 'They tried to break me'

Friday, June 10th 2016, 3:56
related countries: Russia Russia

Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian fighter pilot sentenced to 22 years in a Russian jail, returned home to Ukraine just over two weeks ago after a pardon from President Putin.
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MH17 crash site yields big missile part

Monday, June 6th 2016, 17:44

Investigators publish a photo of a large Buk missile fragment found at the MH17 airliner crash site in eastern Ukraine.
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Frenchman 'planned attacks in Euro 2016'

Monday, June 6th 2016, 15:55

A Frenchman detained with a large cache of arms was planning mass attacks during the Euro 2016 tournament in France, Ukraine's security agency says.
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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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