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VIDEO: Donetsk airport: Complete devastation

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 23:05
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Tom Burridge visits Donetsk's former airport, completely devastated in fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government forces.
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French MPs' Crimea visit condemned

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 14:12
related countries: France France, Russia Russia

France and Ukraine condemn a visit to Crimea by a group of French MPs in defiance of Western sanctions against Russia.
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Russia tries Ukrainian film director

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 10:35
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Don, Rostov

Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov goes on trial in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don accused of plotting terrorist acts in Crimea.
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Ukraine and rebels in shelling blame

Sunday, July 19th 2015, 14:29
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Donetsk

Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels accuse each other of shelling central areas of the city of Donetsk - the first such attacks since a February truce.
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VIDEO: Shelling damages hospital in Donetsk

Sunday, July 19th 2015, 11:41

For the first time in several months, there has been shelling in the centre of the main rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine.
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Roll call tribute to MH17 victims

Friday, July 17th 2015, 21:33

A roll call of the dead and a procession to the crash site are among tributes paid to 298 people who died on flight MH17 over Ukraine a year ago.
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VIDEO: 'Universal loss' in MH17 crash village

Friday, July 17th 2015, 14:01

The BBC's Tom Burridge reports from the site where the MH17 plane came down over eastern Ukraine killing 298 people.
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Australia marks MH17 air disaster

Friday, July 17th 2015, 5:40
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia holds a memorial service to mark a year since the MH17 air disaster over Ukraine, in which 298 people, including 39 Australians, died.
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Putin says MH17 tribunal 'premature'

Thursday, July 16th 2015, 17:54
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin rejects calls for the establishment of a UN tribunal to prosecute suspects in the MH17 air disaster over Ukraine.
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Ukraine clashes raise militia question

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 0:13

Clashes raise questions over Ukraine's Right Sector
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Ukrainian pilot faces 25-year term

Monday, July 13th 2015, 16:10
related countries: Russia Russia

Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, detained by Russian authorities, faces a 25-year prison term over journalists' deaths, an agency reports.
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VIDEO: Memorial honours MH17 crash victims

Saturday, July 11th 2015, 16:39
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Relatives and friends of those who died when a Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine gather for a memorial service ahead of next week's first anniversary of the crash.
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VIDEO: Kiev marchers 'demand revolution'

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 7:51
related places: Kiev

About 1,000 Ukrainian pro-government fighters and far-right supporters have marched through the centre of the capital, Kiev.
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Ukraine far-right in war march

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 3:38
related places: Kiev

A 1,000-strong rally called by Ukraine's ultra-nationalists is held in the capital, Kiev, demanding a formal declaration of war on rebels in the east.
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Russia halts gas supplies to Ukraine

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 10:34
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Russian gas firm Gazprom halts gas supplies to Ukraine after Kiev suspends energy purchases following a breakdown on pricing talks.
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Ukraine stops Russian gas purchases

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 21:59
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian gas purchases are suspended by Ukraine following a breakdown in talks aimed at keeping supplies running for the next three to six months.
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VIDEO: Bridge across Ukraine's front line

Thursday, June 25th 2015, 23:05

Tom Burridge visits the bridge in Luhansk that connects rebel-held territory with the rest of the country.
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VIDEO: Upbeat but hurt? Russia sanctions one year on

Thursday, June 25th 2015, 5:59
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

One year after the EU imposed sanctions on Russia for its role in the Ukraine crisis, Moscow announces it will renew its ban on some EU produce.
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US to boost Europe arms deployment

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015, 14:51
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

The US is to deploy tanks, armoured vehicles and artillery in a number of European nations, amid Nato concerns over Russia's role in Ukraine.
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Yanukovych regrets Ukraine bloodshed

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 22:58

Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych tells the BBC he accepts some responsibility for the killings that led to his overthrow.
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EU extends Russia sanctions to 2016

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 13:55
related countries: Russia Russia

EU foreign ministers extend economic sanctions against Russia until the end of January 2016 as clashes continue to weaken the Ukraine ceasefire.
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VIDEO: Life in Ukraine's rebel-held Donetsk

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 5:01

The BBC's Tom Burridge reports from the rebel-held city of Donetsk where there are signs it is becoming like an independent state as Ukrainian influences are being swept away.
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EU 'to extend Russia sanctions'

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 14:45
related countries: Russia Russia

EU member states agree in principle to extend economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over the continuing Ukraine conflict.
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VIDEO: Crews battle huge fire at Ukraine oil depot

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 19:52
related places: Kiev

Emergency crews are battling a fire outside the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, following a huge blast at a fuel depot. Video shows a huge tower of smoke and flames rising into the sky, as Tom Burridge reports.
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Crews battle fuel blaze near Kiev

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 10:31
related places: Kiev

Emergency crews are fighting a blaze outside the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, following a huge explosion at a fuel depot.
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Leaders firm on Russia sanctions

Sunday, June 7th 2015, 14:15
related countries: Germany Germany, Russia Russia

At the G7 talks, US and German leaders say sanctions on Russia should stay until it fully implements Ukraine's peace accord.
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Police hurt at Kiev gay pride rally

Saturday, June 6th 2015, 10:07
related places: Kiev

Five policemen are injured as participants of a gay pride march in Ukraine's capital Kiev are attacked with smoke bombs and stones.
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Ukraine 'ousts rebels from Maryinka'

Saturday, June 6th 2015, 6:49

President Poroshenko says Ukrainian forces have restored control over Maryinka, near Donetsk in the east, after heavy fighting.
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VIDEO: Wounded by razor-sharp shrapnel

Friday, June 5th 2015, 11:28

Civilians are once again coming under bombardment in east Ukraine, where the conflict reignited this week with the use of heavy weapons.
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Ukraine warns of Russian invasion

Thursday, June 4th 2015, 14:21
related countries: Russia Russia

President Petro Poroshenko tells Ukrainian MPs the military must prepare for a possible "full-scale invasion" from Russia, amid a surge of violence.
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VIDEO: Ukraine fighting 'heaviest in months'

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015, 21:54
related countries: Russia Russia

Fierce fighting has broken out between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, officials on both sides say.
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Heavy fighting rages in east Ukraine

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015, 21:39
related countries: Russia Russia

Fierce fighting takes place between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine despite a truce deal, officials on both sides say.
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Russia says old missile downed MH17

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015, 13:41
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Russia Russia

A Russian defence firm says an old Buk missile that it used to manufacture brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine.
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Ex-Georgia head gives up citizenship

Monday, June 1st 2015, 18:52
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili says he is giving up his country's citizenship as he becomes governor of Ukraine's Odessa region.
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Ukraine conflict 'hurts its economy'

Sunday, May 31st 2015, 23:09

The International Monetary Fund says Ukraine's economy is likely to shrink by a worse-than-expected 9% in 2015, as the continuing conflict takes its toll.
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Ex-Georgia leader gets Ukraine job

Sunday, May 31st 2015, 5:52
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili - who is wanted in his country - is appointed governor of Ukraine's southern Odessa region.
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Putin makes troop deaths state secret

Thursday, May 28th 2015, 14:08
related countries: Russia Russia

President Vladimir Putin declares Russian troop losses in peacetime a state secret as the Kremlin continues to deny sending troops to Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Police recruits get tough in Ukraine

Wednesday, May 27th 2015, 23:00

David Stern visited the police academy in Ukraine where new police officers are being trained as part of a major programme of reforms to the service.
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VIDEO: Where war still rages in eastern Ukraine

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 22:24

The conflict in Ukraine is entering its second year and a ceasefire, nominally in place since February, has failed to stop the violence in areas around Donetsk airport.
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Ukraine's civilians living on frontline

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 17:23

Ukraine's frontline civilians defy bombardment
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VIDEO: Life inside a Ukrainian ghost village

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 17:08

Eastern Ukraine is enduring a second summer of conflict, as a ceasefire, nominally in place since February, has failed to stop the violence in areas around Donetsk airport.
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Leading Ukraine rebel chief 'killed'

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 20:38

One of the top rebel commanders in eastern Ukraine, Alexei Mozgovoi, is killed in an attack on his car, media say.
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EU agrees 1.8bn-euro loan to Ukraine

Friday, May 22nd 2015, 15:53

The European Union agrees a €1.8bn (£1.3bn; $2bn) loan to Ukraine - described as a landmark deal for a non-EU member.
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'Russian soldiers' confess to OSCE

Friday, May 22nd 2015, 0:25
related countries: Russia Russia

Two men captured by Ukrainian troops confess to being members of the Russian armed forces, according to European mediators.
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