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Fire kills 17 at temporary home for elderly people in Ukraine
At least 17 people have been killed in a fire at a temporary home for elderly people in a village in Ukraine.
Stolen Dutch masterpieces found in Ukraine ten years after they were taken
Four Dutch masterpieces dating from the 17th century have been recovered by security services in Ukraine more than 10 years after they were stolen from...
And a merry Christmas to you … twice: Ukraine mulls double celebration
As if one day of good tidings, comfort and joy was not enough… Ukraine is considering celebrating Christmas twice.
Brawl erupts in parliament as prime minister is hauled from podium by his crotch
A politician picked up his prime minister and dragged him from the podium as fighting broke out in the Ukraine parliament on Friday. Oleh Barna walked...
Ukraine’s Poroshenko warns of Russian invasion threat after fighting surge
Ukraine’s president told his military on Thursday to prepare for a possible “full-scale invasion” by Russia all along their joint border,...
Ukraine says it will prosecute captured Russian soldiers for terrorist acts
The Ukrainians seized on the capture of the two Russians, both wounded, to support their accusations of direct Russian involvement in the separatist conflict...
Fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on overnight despite talks
Fighting raged overnight and in the early hours on Tuesday on the outskirts of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine despite an agreement...
Russia supplying weapons, troops to Ukraine separatists: NATO
NATO believes that Russia has supplied more troops and weapons to pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine, a German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung...
Russia lashes out at controversial law to erase Ukraine’s Soviet past
Controversial laws designed to leave Ukraine’s Soviet past behind stoked tension in the war-divided country Friday and prompted an angry reaction...
‘Lady Death’ WWII sniper film aims for hit in Russia, Ukraine
A Russian-Ukrainian film about a legendary Soviet sniper nicknamed “Lady Death” is aiming to be a hit on the silver screen in both nations...
Russia’s role in Ukraine seen shifting to training rebels
Nearly a year into the conflict in Ukraine, the extent of Moscow’s direct involvement has become clear: They may wear camouflage, but the Russians’...
EU to keep sanctions against Russia until Ukraine peace terms met
European Union leaders are agreeing that economic sanctions imposed on Russia will stay in place until a Ukraine peace deal is fully implemented, effectively...
Ukraine leader says truce deal ‘not working’
Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko slammed a month-old peace deal with pro-Russian rebels as “not working” Sunday as a pro-government...
West offers Ukraine $17.5b lifeline as Russia bridles at sanctions
The IMF handed Ukraine a $17.5 billion lifeline as the United States agreed to send military aid to bolster its forces against pro-Russian rebels - but...
West vows ‘strong’ response if major Ukraine truce violation
Western leaders have called for a “strong reaction” from the international community to any major violation of a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine...
More than 6,000 killed in ‘merciless devastation’ in Ukraine: UN
The U.N. human rights office reported a “serious escalation” in the conflict in Ukraine since 2015 began.¬†Speaking in Geneva at the presentation...
Ukraine says pulling back arms as UN plans emergency session
Ukraine’s military said it had started withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontline, bolstering a stuttering peace plan as the UN Security Council...
Ukraine, rebels start pulling back heavy weapons in the east
Warring parties in Ukraine took a major stride toward quelling unrest in the country’s east Thursday with the declared start of a supervised withdrawal...
Ukraine truce takes hold but U.S. says Russia ‘destabilsing’ the country
A UN-backed ceasefire showed signs of finally taking hold in Ukraine, even as the United States accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of destabilising...
West hikes warnings over Ukraine truce as new flashpoint ignites
The West sounded more forceful warnings over Ukraine’s battered truce Sunday as fighting raged around the port city of Mariupol and the warring sides...
Blast ‘kills three’ during pro-government march in eastern Ukraine
An explosion killed at least three people and wounded more than 10 on Sunday in Ukraine’s government-controlled eastern city of Kharkiv, officials...
Major prisoner exchange on Ukraine frontline bolsters shaky truce
Ukrainian forces and rebel separatists have traded dozens of prisoners in a frontline eastern town, the first clear sign of progress for an otherwise shaky...
Major prisoner exchange on Ukraine frontline bolsters shaky truce
Ukrainian forces and rebel separatists have traded dozens of prisoners in a frontline eastern town, the first clear sign of progress for an otherwise shaky...
US warns of Russia sanctions over Ukraine, despite prisoner swap
The United States warned Saturday it could level “serious sanctions” on Russia within days over breaches of Ukraine’s truce, which is...
Ukraine prisoner swap announced under battered truce
Pro-Russian rebels said they will swap prisoners with the Ukrainian side Saturday as part of a battered truce the West hopes will cool a deadly conflict...
Kiev accuses Russia of violating ceasefire with tanks in Ukraine
Kiev accused Russia on Friday of sending more tanks and troops into eastern Ukraine and said they were heading towards the rebel-held town of Novoazovsk...
Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town
Ukraine’s rebels disavowed a new truce on Sunday hours after it took effect, saying it did not apply to Debaltseve, the town where most fighting...
Ukraine truce is ‘mainly holding’ amid reports of sporadic fire
Fighting dropped sharply across eastern Ukraine on Sunday, the first step in a fragile peace plan aimed at ending 10 months of conflict.
Ukraine truce is ‘mainly holding’ after a shaky start and sporadic fire
Fighting dropped sharply across eastern Ukraine on Sunday, the first step in a fragile peace plan aimed at ending 10 months of conflict.
Two civilians ‘killed after start of Ukraine ceasefire’
Two civilians were killed by rockets fired by rebels shortly after the start of a ceasefire in east Ukraine Sunday, a pro-Kiev official said.

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