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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

West caused Ukraine crisis - Putin

Monday, February 9th 2015, 12:52
related countries: Germany Germany, Russia Russia

The crisis in Ukraine was caused by the West, says Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he considers Franco-German proposals to end fighting.
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VIDEO: BBC finds two 'ghost town' civilians

Monday, February 9th 2015, 6:05
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Germany Germany
related places: Minsk

Leaders of Germany, Russia and Ukraine have agreed to hold talks in Minsk on Wednesday, as part of the latest diplomatic push to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
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Four-way Ukraine summit planned

Sunday, February 8th 2015, 23:30
related countries: Belarus Belarus, France France, Russia Russia
related places: Minsk

Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France say they aim to meet in Minsk on Wednesday to discuss a peace plan for eastern Ukraine.
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Push for peace in Ukraine to resume

Sunday, February 8th 2015, 5:20
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin is to discuss a peace plan for east Ukraine with the German, French and Ukrainian leaders by phone.
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'Last chance' for Ukraine peace deal

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 17:59
related countries: Germany Germany, Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

A peace plan drawn up by France and Germany is "one of the last chances" to end the conflict in east Ukraine, French leader Francois Hollande says.
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Bombings go beyond Ukraine battle zone

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 2:14

The bombings that go beyond Ukraine's conflict zone
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Leaders upbeat on Ukraine talks

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 0:36
related countries: France France, Germany Germany, Russia Russia

The leaders of Russia, France and Germany held "constructive and substantive" talks in Moscow on ending the conflict in Ukraine, diplomats say.
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Ukraine crisis: Russia tests new weapons

Friday, February 6th 2015, 1:17
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian military tests new systems in Ukraine
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New Ukraine peace push launched

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 21:30
related countries: France France, Germany Germany
related places: Kiev

The French and German leaders make an unscheduled visit to Ukraine to discuss a new peace plan with President Petro Poroshenko,
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Britain lose to Turkey in Fed Cup

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 16:50
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Great Britain's women are beaten by Turkey 2-1 in their Fed Cup qualifier but can still qualify if they beat Ukraine .
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Nato to boost Eastern Europe defence

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 11:20
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Kiev, Washington

Nato is due to reveal details of a plan to strengthen its military presence in Eastern Europe amid intensified fighting in Ukraine.
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Nato readjusts as Ukraine crisis looms

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 2:18

Nato draws up new strategy as Ukraine crisis looms
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Pentagon 'boss' keen to arm Ukraine

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 22:10
related countries: Russia Russia

The White House's pick for defence secretary says he is "inclined" to send weapons to Ukraine to fight against Russian-backed rebels.
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Deadly shell hits Donetsk hospital

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 17:49

Three people are killed and many more wounded as a shell hits a hospital in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.
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Ukraine conflict: Evacuees in survival struggle

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 1:02

Ukraine evacuees run gauntlet of shellfire and shortages
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Russia lets 'spy mother' leave jail

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015, 16:04

A mother of seven held in Russia over alleged spying for Ukraine will be released, her lawyer says, after a petition went to President Putin.
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New Ukraine clashes 'catastrophic'

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015, 16:03

Up to 16 civilians are killed in the space of 24 hours in eastern Ukraine, as the UN warns that the renewed fighting is "catastrophic" for civilians.
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US ponders arming Ukraine forces

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015, 3:02
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

US officials consider whether to send defensive weapons to help the Ukraine government against pro-Russian rebels, US media say.
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Ukraine rebels 'want 100,000 men'

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 19:26
related countries: Russia Russia

Pro-Russian separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko announces plans to boost rebel forces to 100,000, as fighting with Ukraine's military intensifies.
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'Dozens killed' in Ukraine fighting

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 22:30
related countries: Belarus Belarus

At least 40 people, including soldiers and civilians, are reported to have died in eastern Ukraine as ceasefire talks end without progress.
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VIDEO: Fleeing the shelling in eastern Ukraine

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 22:28
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Peace talks aimed at ending the violence in Ukraine have ended in Belarus without a deal after just a few hours.
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Battle rages for key Ukraine town

Friday, January 30th 2015, 21:34
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels trade heavy tank and artillery fire in and around Debaltseve, a strategic town in eastern Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Video shows fierce battle in Ukraine

Friday, January 30th 2015, 15:53
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Video has emerged showing a fierce battle in Vuhlehirsk, Donetsk, in which pro-Russian forces come under heavy bombardment from Ukrainian forces.
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Ukraine civilians stranded as shells pound Debaltseve

Friday, January 30th 2015, 10:24

Ukrainian civilians stranded in battle for Debaltseve
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EU extends sanctions against Russia

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 22:27
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Russia Russia
related places: Brussels

Foreign ministers from the EU agree in Brussels to extend existing sanctions against Russia until September but not to impose any new sanctions.
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VIDEO: Ukraine town targeted by rebels

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 14:07
related countries: Russia Russia

Government troops in the town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine have been almost fully encircled by pro-Russian soldiers.
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Russia boycotts European rights body

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 22:20
related countries: Russia Russia

The Russian delegation at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe resumes its boycott in protest at Ukraine sanctions.
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VIDEO: Ukraine hospitals 'under attack'

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 21:41

The BBC's Sarah Rainsford meets Andreas Koutepas, the local Medecins Sans Frontieres co-ordinator in Artemivsk, eastern Ukraine, who says that hospitals in the region have come under attack.
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US warns of more sanctions on Russia

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 11:41
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew threatens a possible extension of sanctions on Russia because of the escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine.
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EU weighs more sanctions on Russia

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 17:56
related countries: Russia Russia

EU leaders ask their foreign ministers to consider imposing further sanctions on Russia in response to the continued fighting in Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Ukraine civilians 'caught in firing line'

Monday, January 26th 2015, 23:45

Nato has dismissed as "nonsense" claims by Vladimir Putin that Nato soldiers are fighting alongside Ukrainian government troops in Eastern Ukraine.
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Putin Ukraine remark nonsense - Nato

Monday, January 26th 2015, 22:09
related countries: Russia Russia

Nato's secretary-general dismisses as "nonsense" an accusation by Russia's Vladimir Putin that the Ukrainian army is a "foreign legion" of the alliance.
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Ukraine vows to 'calm' fighting

Sunday, January 25th 2015, 15:45
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Mariupol'

Ukraine's President Poroshenko vows to "calm" fighting with pro-Russia rebels in east Ukraine, a day after 30 people died in Mariupol.
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Rockets kill 30 in eastern Ukraine

Saturday, January 24th 2015, 22:40
related places: Mariupol'

Eastern Ukraine rebels have launched an offensive on the city of Mariupol, one of their leaders says, as rockets kill and injure dozens in the port city.
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Ukraine bailout 'credibility' boost

Saturday, January 24th 2015, 17:39

Ukraine's new finance minister Natalie Jaresko says a proposed bailout package from the International Monetary Fund will be "sufficient to rebuild credibility" in the country's economy.
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Rockets 'kill 20' in Ukraine port

Saturday, January 24th 2015, 15:26
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Mariupol'

Rockets fired by pro-Russian rebels kill at least 20 people and injure dozens in Ukraine's government-held port city of Mariupol, police say.
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Ukraine rebels 'reject truce talks'

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 16:24

The main pro-Russian rebel leader in eastern Ukraine says his troops are on the offensive and he does not want truce talks.
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VIDEO: Ukraine troops withdraw from airport

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 7:58

Ukrainian troops have withdrawn from the main terminal of Donetsk Airport, the scene of bitter fighting in recent weeks.
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Ukraine army retreats from airport

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 18:28

Ukrainian troops leave the main terminal of the bitterly contested airport in Donetsk, while 13 people die as shelling hits a city centre bus.
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Ukraine rebels in land grab, says US

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 0:07
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States
related places: Berlin

US Secretary of State John Kerry accuses rebels in east Ukraine of a "blatant land grab", as talks take place in Berlin to try to de-escalate the violence.
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Russia 'has 9,000 troops in Ukraine'

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 20:41
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Russia has more than 9,000 soldiers and 500 tanks in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine, a claim denied by Moscow.
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