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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.

World news related to Ukraine – overview

Ukraine: news

Kiev dismantles last barriers

Saturday, August 9th 2014, 10:46
related places: Kiev

The mayor of Kiev leads work to dismantle barriers and tents on the Ukrainian capital's main street, nine months after major pro-EU demonstrations.
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West warns Russia over Ukraine 'aid'

Friday, August 8th 2014, 20:46
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The UK and US governments warn Russia not to use humanitarian assistance as a pretext for sending troops into eastern Ukraine.
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Russia arrests Ukrainian officers

Friday, August 8th 2014, 13:50

Investigators in Russia announce the arrest of five Ukrainian army officers for alleged war crimes as fighting rages over the border in eastern Ukraine.
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Russia bans food imports from West

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 19:00
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev announces a total embargo on food imports from Western countries in response to sanctions over Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Will Russian sanctions hit shoppers?

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 16:14
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Western

Steve Rosenberg asks if Russia's ban on food imports from the EU, US and other Western countries in response to sanctions over Ukraine will affects shoppers.
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Germany factory output in small rise

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 7:38
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: May

German industrial output rose by just 0.3% in June from May, official figures show, as concerns over the Ukraine crisis weighed on the economy.
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Australia commemorates MH17 dead

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 3:58
related countries: Australia Australia, Malaysia Malaysia

Australia is holding a national day of mourning for those who died in the Malaysia Airline MH17 air disaster in Ukraine in July.
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Putin orders retaliatory sanctions

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 20:27
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin bans or limits agricultural imports from countries imposing sanctions on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine.
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Crimea ditches Ukrainian mobile network

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 12:47

MTS-Ukraina leaves amid a row over whether it is being forced of the region.
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East Ukraine dangers increasing - UN

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 11:30

Civilians in eastern Ukraine are facing increasing danger as the conflict continues, the UN warns, amid reports of an air strike on Donetsk.
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'Heavy fighting' erupts in Donetsk

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 18:28

Heavy fighting erupts in a suburb of the eastern Ukrainian rebel bastion of Donetsk, local officials say.
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Switzerland adopts Russia blacklist

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 13:06
related countries: Russia Russia, Switzerland Switzerland

Switzerland is blacklisting dozens of influential Russians and pro-Russian separatists in line with EU sanctions over Ukraine.
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Ukrainian refugee numbers soar

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 11:31

The number of people fleeing the war in eastern Ukraine to other parts of the country has jumped from 2,600 to 102,600 in two months, the UN says.
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Finding shelter from Ukraine's war

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 8:58
related places: Kiev

Meeting Ukraine's war refugees outside Kiev
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VIDEO: Refugees take shelter in Kiev factory

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 5:59
related places: Kiev

Tom Burridge visits a warehouse in Kiev which is being used as a shelter for refugees from the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Ukraine refugees shelter in factory

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 3:57
related places: Kiev

Tom Burridge visits a warehouse in Kiev which is being used as a shelter for refugees from the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Ukrainian soldiers retreat to Russia

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 2:04
related countries: Russia Russia

The BBC's Steven Rosenberg reports from Russia's border with Ukraine on the 438 Ukrainian soldiers who have retreated to Russia because they are ''under intense pressure''.
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Ukraine conflict: High stakes in Donetsk

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 0:49

BBC speaks to Ukraine rebel at centre of MH17 allegations
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Ukraine troops enter Russia in clash

Monday, August 4th 2014, 16:54

More than 300 Ukrainian troops cross into Russia during heavy fighting with pro-Russian rebels - but Kiev denies they are "defectors".
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VIDEO: MH17 flowers moved at Schiphol airport

Monday, August 4th 2014, 13:04
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Hundreds of flowers and tributes laid outside Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam in remembrance of the victims of the Malaysian airliner which crashed in Ukraine are being moved to a new location.
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Ukraine army 'heading for victory'

Sunday, August 3rd 2014, 21:36

Ukrainian Defence Minister Valeriy Heletey tells the BBC his forces are gaining ground against rebels in the east and will be victorious "very soon".
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VIDEO: Ukraine minister: 'We will win'

Sunday, August 3rd 2014, 19:48
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine Defence Minister Valeriy Heletey tells the BBC the army is close to winning the conflict with pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine.
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Ukraine rebel cities 'facing siege'

Sunday, August 3rd 2014, 12:33

Civilians in eastern Ukraine are preparing for a siege as government forces close in on the rebel-held cities of Donetsk and Luhansk, reports say.
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Ukraine clashes hamper MH17 probe

Saturday, August 2nd 2014, 14:34
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Fresh fighting in eastern Ukraine forces a forensics team to halt operations in part of the vast crash site of Malaysian flight MH17.
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Ukraine rebel admits 'executions'

Saturday, August 2nd 2014, 9:43

A senior adviser to rebels in eastern Ukraine confirms that extrajudicial killings have been carried out "to prevent chaos".
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Cameron urges Russia-Nato rethink

Saturday, August 2nd 2014, 4:39
related countries: Russia Russia

Nato needs to rethink its long-term relationship with Russia following its "illegal" actions in Ukraine, Prime Minister David Cameron warns.
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MH17 crash team finds human remains

Friday, August 1st 2014, 21:38

A team of 70 Dutch and Australian forensic experts finds human remains at the site of the flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine as fighting continues.
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Russia bans Polish fruit and veg

Friday, August 1st 2014, 9:52
related countries: Poland Poland, Russia Russia

Russia imposes a sweeping ban on imports of fruit and vegetables from Poland, as EU sanctions on Russia over Ukraine start to bite.
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VIDEO: Civilians in Ukraine flee fighting

Friday, August 1st 2014, 8:59

Civilians from towns around the area of Eastern Ukraine where flight MH17 was shot down are continuing to flee heavy fighting.
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Ukraine crisis creates UK tensions

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 21:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ukraine crisis creating high-level UK tensions
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Forensic scientists reach MH17 site

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 14:28
related countries: Russia Russia

International forensic scientists reach the site of the flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine after the government halts military operations for a day.
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Leaders meet to discuss MH17 access

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 4:07
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Netherlands Netherlands

Malaysian and Dutch leaders to meet later to discuss securing full access to the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine, two weeks after the plane went down.
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Ukraine claims key town near Donetsk

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 16:01

The Ukrainian army says it has seized the town of Avdiivka, near the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, amid intense fighting in the area around the downed MH17 flight.
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US and EU expand sanctions on Russia

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 8:04
related countries: Russia Russia

President Barack Obama says new, co-ordinated sanctions from the US and EU will continue to make Russia's "weak economy even weaker".
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VIDEO: Footage shows battle for Donetsk

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 15:24

The BBC's Jonathan Beale says artillery fire from the Ukraine military seems to be intensifying in Donetsk.
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EU set to widen Russia sanctions

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 12:23
related countries: Russia Russia

The European Union is set to back new sanctions against Russia, targeting its finance, energy and defence sectors over the conflict in Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Fighting near MH17 crash site

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 8:16

Fresh fighting, close to where the Malaysia Airlines jet went down in Ukraine, has prevented international monitors from accessing the crash site for the second day in a row.
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