Warning for instigators of deadly Kiev clashes

2015-08-31 22:36

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said those behind deadly Kiev clashes that erupted after a vote on autonomy for separatist eastern regions, deserved severe punishment, calling the violence a "stab in the back".

8 killed in fresh Ukraine clashes

2015-08-27 19:31

Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels have reported the death of eight people in fresh clashes that erupted despite ongoing talks on a new truce agreement for the separatist east.

Ukraine's Poroshenko vows to increase troops to fend off rebel attacks

2015-08-24 21:52

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has vowed to increase troop numbers to fend off attacks by Russia-backed separatist rebels, and warned his countrymen that there is still the threat of a "large-scale invasion".

Russia suggests Ukraine readying new offensive after bloody weekend

2015-08-17 18:00

Russia's foreign minister says that a surge in fighting near Ukraine's south-eastern port city of Mariupol is a likely harbinger of a Ukrainian military offensive eastward into rebel-held territory.

Fragments from MH17 site 'may be from Russian-made missile'

2015-08-11 18:14

Dutch prosecutors from a joint international criminal investigation into the 2014 downing of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine say some of the debris recovered from the site may belong to a Russian-made missile system.

Russia, Ukraine, EU to hold gas talks

2015-08-10 17:00

Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission are set to hold trilateral talks about the supply of natural gas at the end of August in Vienna.

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.


Ukrainian kids go to military camp

2015-08-31 20:37

More than 100 Ukrainian schoolchildren will have unusual tales to tell their mates when classes resume, after spending part of their summer vacations undergoing training by the National Guard.

Ukraine granted debt relief

2015-08-27 16:10

Ukraine has secured an agreement with Western creditors to restructure around $18bn of bonds, the Finance Ministry says.

Military pressure on Ukraine 'will last decades'

2015-08-22 21:11

Military pressure on Ukraine from Russia and the separatists that Moscow supports is likely to last decades and future generations will have to undergo military training.

Germany says situation in eastern Ukraine "explosive"

2015-08-17 05:16

Calling the situation in eastern Ukraine "explosive", Germany's foreign minister has urged both parties in the conflict to come together quickly for talks to prevent a spiral in violence.

Russia buries tons of banned food imports in Crimea

2015-08-11 09:51

Russia has stepped up the destruction of banned food imports, burying tons of vegetables seized in the disputed region of Crimea, amid growing calls to give the contraband to the poor.

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.

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