4 killed ahead of new Ukraine peace talks

2015-08-03 17:46

Ukraine has reported the death of four soldiers in widespread clashes with pro-Russian rebels that came only hours ahead of fresh talks on ending the 15-month separatist revolt.

Russia vetoes UN resolution on MH17 tribunal

2015-07-30 05:09

Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that sought to set up a special tribunal to try those responsible for shooting down flight MH17 over Ukraine.

US-led drills in Ukraine may threaten peace

2015-07-20 22:42

Moscow says US-led military exercises in western Ukraine that began this week may have bad consequences and threaten to derail the peace process.

WATCH: Never-before-seen footage of pro-Russia rebels arriving at MH17 crash site released

A video of rebels rummaging through luggage and appearing shocked to find it was a civilian airliner has been published as events are held to mark the first anniversary of the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. WARNING: This video contains footage that may upset sensitive viewers.

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Ukraine, rebels report deadliest fighting in over a month

2015-07-15 15:32

Ukraine has reported some of the strongest attacks by pro-Russian rebels since the signing of a peace deal in February.

Malaysia asks UN to set up MH17 tribunal

2015-07-09 09:22

Malaysia has circulated a draft UN resolution on establishing an international tribunal sat it says would guarantee an independent trial for those behind the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine.

Rutte: UN tribunal 'best option' to try MH17 suspects

2015-07-03 21:24

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says he supports moves to set up an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysian Airlines plane over the Ukraine last year.

New PR war between Russia, Ukraine

2015-07-02 20:00

A new public relations war is raging between Moscow and Kiev after Ukraine deported a reporter with Russia's Channel One television for allegedly running "destructive" stories about the crisis-torn ex-Soviet state.

Netherlands, Malaysia push for UN tribunal for MH17 culprits

2015-06-25 06:29

The Netherlands, Malaysia and three other countries want a UN tribunal to be set up to try those responsible for the downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine last year, a senior diplomat says.

3 killed as clashes grip Ukraine ahead of talks

2015-06-21 20:07

Ukraine has reported the death of two soldiers, while pro-Russian rebels accused Kiev's forces of killing a civilian as fresh clashes preceded peace talks aimed at ending the 15-month war.


Trial of Ukrainian woman pilot 'hero' starts in Russia

2015-07-30 17:29

Ukrainian pilot and lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko has gone on trial in Russia in a politically charged case that could send tensions between Moscow and Kiev to a new high.

Russia submits alternative UN resolution on MH17

2015-07-21 11:16

Russia has introduced an alternative draft resolution at the UN Security Council in a bid to thwart the creation of a tribunal that would prosecute those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over rebel-held east Ukraine.

8 000 HIV patients at risk in Eastern Ukraine

2015-07-20 08:58

Some 8 000 people with HIV in war-torn eastern Ukraine face a critical shortage of medicine and their supply will run out in mid-August unless a blockade is lifted, a UN Aids envoy has warned.

A year after MH17 downed, families want justice

2015-07-16 17:05

One by one, the names of the 298 passengers and crew who died aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be read aloud by relatives on Friday, a year after the passenger jet was shot out of the sky.

Dutch remember MH17 victims, hunt those responsible

2015-07-15 13:09

Dutch flags are set to fly at half-mast as families remember those killed when flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine a year ago, with all efforts now focussed on catching those responsible.

Russia cuts off power supplies to Ukraine rebels

2015-07-07 16:00

Kiev says Russia has cut off electricity to Ukraine's rebel-run regions in what appears to be another sign that Moscow is losing interest in plans to splinter its neighbour.

Malaysia wants a tribunal for Malaysia Airlines crash

2015-07-03 10:04

Malaysia has told the UN Security Council that it plans to submit a resolution that would establish an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year.

Putin calls Obama to discuss Ukraine, ISIS

2015-06-26 09:56

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called his US counterpart Barack Obama to discuss the conflict in Ukraine, ISIS's advances and a deal on Iran's nuclear programme.

Ukraine troops killed ahead of peace talks

2015-06-22 22:12

Ukraine has reported the death of two soldiers in the past day of fighting with pro-Russian insurgents across the industrial east.

Ukrainian soldiers admit killing mom, daughter

2015-06-18 05:46

Two Ukrainian servicemen have confessed to murdering a mother and daughter in east Ukraine after suspecting them of separatist sympathies, the prosecutor's office for the Kiev-controlled part of Donetsk region says.

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