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Ukraine bans all Russian planes

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 12:57
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine bans all Russian planes from using its airspace as Russian state-controlled energy giant Gazprom stops delivering gas to its neighbour.
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Blackout shuts down much of Crimea

Monday, November 23rd 2015, 11:19

Workers in Crimea take the day off as a power blackout continues, after key pylons were damaged in southern Ukraine.
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Crimea without power after lines cut

Sunday, November 22nd 2015, 16:07

Three-quarters of Crimea's population remain without power after pylons which supply electricity from Ukraine were blown up.
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Friday, November 13th 2015, 17:42
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia

A Ukrainian helicopter crashes in Slovakia, killing six people, local officials say, amid reports it may have been involved in human smuggling.
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Ukraine passes anti-discrimination law

Thursday, November 12th 2015, 13:12

Ukraine's parliament passes a law banning discrimination in the workplace, including that based on sexual orientation.
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Odessa fire inquiry 'not independent'

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 18:27

The Council of Europe has criticised Ukraine's authorities for their probe into a fire in Odessa last year that left more than 40 people dead.
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Ukraine prosecutor 'targeted by sniper'

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 15:00

Ukraine's officials launch a criminal investigation into what they believe was an assassination attempt by a sniper on the country's top prosecutor.
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Russia detains Ukrainian library chief

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 15:11
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Russian investigators detain the director of a Ukrainian library in Moscow after a search found what they called "anti-Russian propaganda".
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VIDEO: Why have Ukraine-Russia flights ended?

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 7:41
related countries: Russia Russia

Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia will cease from midnight on Saturday after last-minute crisis talks failed.
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Russia and Ukraine to ban direct flights

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 4:22
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia will stop at midnight on Saturday, as new sanctions initiated by Kiev come into effect.
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Ukraine guns fall silent but conflict remains

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 2:02

Ukraine conflict far from over despite truce
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VIDEO: Hospitals struggling in eastern Ukraine

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 23:05

Much of the infrastructure in eastern Ukraine has been left in ruins after the fighting there, as Tom Burridge reports.
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The Brits fighting in eastern Ukraine

Monday, October 19th 2015, 6:24
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British men fighting with pro-Russian rebels in Eastern Ukraine
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VIDEO: Briton fighting with Ukraine rebels

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 23:23
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man speaks to the BBC about his decision to travel to eastern Ukraine to fight with pro-Russian forces.
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Ukraine boat capsize 'leaves 12 dead'

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 19:34

Twelve people are feared drowned after their boat capsized in the Black Sea near the Ukrainian city of Odessa.
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Ukraine rebels reject Dutch MH17 report

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 14:53
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Netherlands Netherlands, Russia Russia

Ukrainian rebels reject a Dutch report saying a Russian-made missile brought down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine in 2014, as Russia calls for a fresh investigation.
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Dutch referendum on EU Ukraine deal

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 12:44
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A referendum is to be held in the Netherlands on an EU agreement for closer relations with Ukraine, after a petition was signed by 427,000 people.
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Missile confirmed to have downed MH17

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 17:01
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch investigators say a Russian-made missile brought down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine in 2014, in a report condemned as biased by Russia.
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VIDEO: Close-up: MH17 plane reconstructed

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 14:25
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Netherlands Netherlands, Russia Russia

Dutch investigators have confirmed that Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crashed in Ukraine after being hit by a Russian-made Buk missile.
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VIDEO: Key questions unanswered by MH17 report

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 13:53
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Netherlands Netherlands

Key revelations - and unanswered questions - after a report by Dutch investigators into what caused Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to crash in eastern Ukraine.
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VIDEO: 'We hope they did not suffer'

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 10:34
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The father of one of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in Ukraine, says the official report gives them hope that the passengers did not suffer.
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VIDEO: MH17 crash report to be released

Monday, October 12th 2015, 22:58
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch investigators will publish their report into what caused Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to crash in eastern Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Why Odessa is crucial to Ukraine reform

Monday, October 12th 2015, 1:28

The BBC's Tom Burridge reports on the importance of Ukraine's largest port and how the region's new governor hopes to kick-start the economy.
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Odessa leads Ukraine's battle to reform

Monday, October 12th 2015, 0:55

Odessa leads Ukraine's struggle for economic and political reform
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Ukraine rebels 'delay disputed poll'

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 14:17
related countries: Russia Russia

Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine say they have agreed to postpone disputed elections until February - a key issue that has hindered the peace process.
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Rival Ukraine forces confirm pullback

Monday, October 5th 2015, 13:50
related countries: Russia Russia

Officials confirm that Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels are withdrawing tanks and other weapons from the line of contact.
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Ukraine 'weapons pullout begins'

Saturday, October 3rd 2015, 12:54

Ukraine's government forces and pro-Russian rebels say they have begun withdrawing weapons from the line of contact in the east of the country.
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Ukraine rebels 'have new rockets'

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 20:18
related countries: Russia Russia

International monitors spot a powerful new Russian-made rocket system in rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
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'Elite Russian troops' in Ukraine trial

Tuesday, September 29th 2015, 15:01
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Two men described as Russian special forces soldiers go on trial in Kiev accused of waging war against Ukrainian troops.
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Ukraine bans Russian airlines' flights

Friday, September 25th 2015, 23:30
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Ukraine says it will ban Russian airlines from flying into the country as part of sanctions over Moscow's support for rebels in the east.
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Ukraine rebels order UN agencies out

Friday, September 25th 2015, 15:09

The UN humanitarian chief voices alarm after UN agencies are ordered out of rebel-held parts of Luhansk region in eastern Ukraine.
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France sells 'Russian' ships to Egypt

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015, 13:58
related countries: Egypt Egypt, France France, Russia Russia

Egypt agrees to buy two Mistral warships, almost a year after France halted their sale to Russia over the Ukraine conflict.
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Russia trial of Ukraine pilot begins

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 19:35
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko denies involvement in the deaths of two Russian journalists at the start of her controversial Russian trial.
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Big polio outbreak feared in Ukraine

Monday, September 21st 2015, 23:48

Deadly virus could spread in western Ukraine
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Putin and Berlusconi in Crimea wine row

Friday, September 18th 2015, 23:29

Ukrainian prosecutors draw up charges against the head of a Crimean winery for allegedly opening a vintage bottle for Vladimir Putin and Silvio Berlusconi.
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Ukraine takes BBC staff off banned list

Thursday, September 17th 2015, 14:19

Ukraine is to remove the names of three BBC journalists from a list of banned individuals that has been criticised as "absurd" by one rights group.
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Ukraine condemns rebel election move

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 22:55

A move by rebels in Ukraine to hold elections poses a "great danger" to the peace process, President Poroshenko warns, as he announces sanctions.
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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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