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Ukrainian pilot given 22-year sentence

Tuesday, March 22nd 2016, 22:37
related countries: Russia Russia

A Russian court sentences Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko to 22 years in jail in a case relating to the deaths of two Russian journalists.
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VIDEO: Savchenko sings as she is sentenced

Tuesday, March 22nd 2016, 15:43
related countries: Russia Russia

The Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko breaks out into a traditional Ukrainian song as a Russian judge sentences her to 22 years in prison.
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Ukrainian pilot faces Russian verdict

Monday, March 21st 2016, 19:25
related countries: Russia Russia

A Russian judge reads the verdict on Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, accused of killing two Russian reporters by directing artillery fire.
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Ukraine pilot Savchenko ends fast

Thursday, March 10th 2016, 14:22
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Savchenko

Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who is on trial in Russia over the killing of two journalists, ends a hunger strike that she started last week.
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Ukrainian officer mocks Russian judges

Wednesday, March 9th 2016, 14:13
related countries: Russia Russia

A Ukrainian officer defies a Russian court trying her over the killing of two journalists, making an obscene gesture at judges.
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Doctors 'given access' to Ukraine pilot

Tuesday, March 8th 2016, 14:03
related countries: Russia Russia

A Ukrainian lawmaker says doctors have been granted access to Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko, who is refusing food and water in detention in Russia.
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Ukraine protest at pilot's detention

Sunday, March 6th 2016, 22:08
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Protesters throw eggs and stones at the Russian embassy in Kiev, demanding the release by Russia of hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko.
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Nadia Savchenko: Anger and defiance at Russia trial delay

Friday, March 4th 2016, 5:33
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukrainian pilot vents fury at Russian court
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VIDEO: Coral reef seized on Polish border

Friday, March 4th 2016, 5:01
related countries: Poland Poland

Polish customs officials have seized 170kg of live coral at its border with Ukraine
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Ukraine pilot vows hunger strike at trial

Thursday, March 3rd 2016, 17:31
related countries: Russia Russia

A Ukrainian pilot accused of killing two Russian journalists vows to go on hunger strike after being denied a closing statement at her trial.
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Ukraine man poses as US school student

Thursday, February 25th 2016, 21:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pennsylvania

A Ukrainian man is arrested after he was found to be using the false identity of a high school student for four years in the US state of Pennsylvania.
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Living and loving on Ukraine's front line

Thursday, February 18th 2016, 0:27

The village of 4,000 where only 18 people remain
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Russia sues Ukraine over $3bn debt

Wednesday, February 17th 2016, 16:09
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Russia has filed a lawsuit against Ukraine at London's High Court over a $3bn (£2.1bn) debt.
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Ukraine PM survives no-confidence vote

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 21:32

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk's government survives a no-confidence vote hours after the president asks him to step down.
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Ukraine president asks PM to resign

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 17:34

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko asks Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk to resign, saying he has lost the support of the governing coalition.
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VIDEO: Is it crunch time for Ukraine's government?

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 0:07
related places: Kiev

BBC's Kiev correspondent Tom Burridge explains why Tuesday's vote in parliament is crucial for Ukraine.
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Russia-Ukraine road blockades hit trade

Monday, February 15th 2016, 12:59
related countries: Russia Russia

Hundreds of goods lorries are stuck on roads in Russia and Ukraine because of tit-for-tat economic blockades.
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Russia drill brings troops near Ukraine

Tuesday, February 9th 2016, 13:30

Russia holds military exercises involving 8,500 troops, with dozens of ships and aircraft, in a southern region near rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
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VIDEO: 'We're 70, we're not leaving Ukraine now'

Tuesday, February 9th 2016, 0:03
related places: Peski

The elderly couple who will not leave the town of Peski on Ukraine's frontline despite shelling damaging their house.
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Strauss-Kahn hired by Ukraine tycoon

Wednesday, February 3rd 2016, 20:17

Former head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn is joining the board of a bank owned by one of Ukraine's richest men.
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Ukraine minister quits over corruption

Wednesday, February 3rd 2016, 18:13

Ukraine's economy minister Aivarus Abromavicius resigns over the slow pace of reform and says he does not want to provide "cover" for corruption.
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UK extradition of Ukrainian man begins

Saturday, January 30th 2016, 18:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Extradition proceedings begin against a Ukrainian man suspected of murder and accused of playing a leading role in a criminal operation to smuggle people to the UK.
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Hackers caused Ukraine power cut - US

Tuesday, January 12th 2016, 19:08
related countries: United States United States

A power cut in western Ukraine was caused by a "spear-phishing" hacker attack, according to the US Department of Homeland Security.
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Crimea power cut 'caused by blast'

Thursday, December 31st 2015, 17:35

Police in Ukraine believe an explosion caused damage to an electricity pylon, bringing fresh disruption to power supplies in Crimea.
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Leaders reinforce Ukraine peace deal

Wednesday, December 30th 2015, 17:16
related countries: Belarus Belarus, France France, Germany Germany
related places: Minsk

The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine agree the Minsk peace deal for Ukraine must be fully implemented in 2016.
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Ukraine says Crimea wine sale illegal

Wednesday, December 30th 2015, 13:34

Ukraine condemns a Crimean auction of vintage wines as illegal and warns foreign buyers about international sanctions.
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Traumatised Ukraine soldiers struggle to adapt to civilian life

Monday, December 28th 2015, 0:25

Back from conflict in Ukraine, ex-soldiers struggle to cope
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VIDEO: Tour of a Ukrainian missile silo

Sunday, December 27th 2015, 0:11

The silos that housed Soviet 'Satan' missiles serve as both tourist attraction and a reminder of Ukraine's nuclear past.
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Ukraine water fight video exposes government breakdown

Wednesday, December 23rd 2015, 0:26

Ukraine water fight video exposes a government breakdown
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Russia to suspend Ukraine trade pact

Wednesday, December 16th 2015, 19:27
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's president Vladimir Putin has signed a decree that will exclude Ukraine from a free trade zone that includes former Soviet countries from 1 January.
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VIDEO: Water thrown in Ukrainian government row

Wednesday, December 16th 2015, 17:44
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Ukraine's interior minister publishes video of a spat with former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili
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VIDEO: Brawl erupts in Ukrainian parliament

Friday, December 11th 2015, 12:54

The Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk was picked up while he addressed parliament.
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VIDEO: Militia wants £36m for return of Dutch art

Tuesday, December 8th 2015, 11:10
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A museum in The Netherlands says an ultra-nationalist militia group in Ukraine has asked to be paid 50m euros (£36m) for the return of a collection of paintings stolen a decade ago.
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Ukraine's police say 'goodbye' to Russian social networks

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 2:05
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukraine's police warned off the Russian internet
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Crimea in the dark in Ukraine power row

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 2:07

Crimea in the dark in sabotage row
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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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