Elderly woman shoots couple after seeing them kiss on public bench

2018-09-14 14:15

The elderly woman confessed as soon as police walked in.

Ukrainian journalist convicted on spying charges in Russia

2018-06-05 07:38

A court in the Russian capital has convicted a Ukrainian journalist of spying and sentenced him to 12 years in prison.

Fighting fake news on the front line

2018-04-11 19:04

Olga Yurkova, a Ukrainian journalist, has spent years fighting fake news on the front line.

Ukrainian lawmakers must leave guns outside parliament

2018-03-21 09:46

Ukraine's parliament has approved a bill requiring lawmakers to lock up their guns before entering the chamber.

Ukraine parents overcome jab fears amid deadly measles outbreak

2018-01-26 19:08

Schools have shuttered and some clinics exhausted their vaccine stocks as a deadly measles outbreak hits Ukraine, where anti-vaccine sentiment and interrupted supplies have led to a resurgence of the virus.

Ukraine, pro-Kremlin rebels in largest prisoner swap since 2014

2017-12-27 19:45

Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels have began to exchange more than 300 prisoners in the war-torn east of the country, the largest such swap since the 2014 outbreak of the insurgency.

New separatist leader appointed in eastern Ukraine

2017-11-25 18:46

The separatist legislature in eastern Ukraine has appointed an interim chief to replace the beleaguered leader in an apparent palace coup.

Ukraine arms depot 'sabotage' - 1000s evacuated

2017-09-27 13:30

Ukrainian authorities have evacuated more than 30 000 people from the central Vinnytsya region after a huge arms depot caught fire and set off explosions in what prosecutors say is a possible act of "sabotage".

Russian minister criticises Moldova's call for troop pullout

2017-09-02 13:28

Russia's foreign minister has criticised a move by Moldova to call for the removal of Russian troops from a pro-Russia separatist region at an upcoming UN meeting.

MH17: 2 000 relatives set to unveil 'living memorial'

2017-07-17 11:42

Three years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, more than 2 000 relatives are set to unveil a "living memorial" to their loved ones.


Kiev police detain 56 far-right activists attempting to disrupt LGBT march

2018-06-17 19:38

Ukrainian police say they have detained 56 far-right activists who tried to disrupt a gay pride march in central Kiev, which saw around 5 000 people take part and a huge security presence.

Ukraine admits faking death of anti-Kremlin journalist

2018-05-30 18:54

Ukraine has admitted it staged the murder of anti-Kremlin journalist Arkady Babchenko in order to foil an attempt on his life by Russia, a stunning development in a case that had attracted global headlines.

Ukraine war hero faces life in prison over parliament attack plot

2018-03-23 20:13

A Ukrainian lawmaker once hailed as a hero and a symbol of resistance against Russia could face up to life in prison for plotting a terrorist attack in Kiev, authorities said Friday.

Ukraine arrests 'Avalanche' cybercrime organiser

2018-02-27 05:31

Ukraine has detained one of the organisers of the massive Avalanche cybercrime network, police say, over a year after the global ring was busted in an international raid.

US welcomes Ukraine-Russia prisoner swap but says more can be done

2017-12-29 07:17

The United States has welcomed the mass prisoner swap by Ukraine and Russian-backed separatist rebels, but called on both sides in the conflict to go farther, asking Moscow to help put an end to the fighting.

US officials say the country will provide lethal weapons to Ukraine

2017-12-23 14:11

US officials in Washington say the Trump administration has approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, including Javelin anti-tank missiles.

Putin speaks to Ukraine's separatist leaders

2017-11-16 21:07

Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken to eastern Ukraine's rebel leaders to discuss a prisoner swap, a report says.

Ukraine blocks Saakashvili train

2017-09-10 19:05

Ukrainian authorities have blocked a train in Poland carrying stateless former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili as the firebrand politician attempted to return to Ukraine.

Clashes kill six Ukraine soldiers in spike of violence

2017-07-21 13:43

The latest surge in fighting with Russian-backed rebels along the volatile frontline is the bloodiest in recent months.

One killed as twin blasts rock Ukraine's rebel city

2017-07-07 22:13

Two explosions have rocked the city of Lugansk in Ukraine's insurgent-run east, killing one person and injuring seven others.

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