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Ukraine: Mass evacuations after weapons depot blast

Some 20,000 people were being evacuated on Thursday after explosions at a massive arms depot in eastern Ukraine, in what is being treated as an act of sabotage.

Some 20,000 people were being evacuated on Thursday after explosions at a massive arms depot in eastern Ukraine, in what is being treated as an act of sabotage.

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Ukraine bans Russia's Eurovision singer Samoylova

Ukraine has barred Russia’s entry for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country for this year’s competition.

Ukraine has barred Russia’s entry for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country for this year’s competition.

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Donbass civilians suffer their third winter amid conflict

The ceasefire agreement between Ukrainian troops and so-called separatists in the country’s eastern Donbass region is monitored by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe…

The ceasefire agreement between Ukrainian troops and so-called separatists in the country’s eastern Donbass region is monitored by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe…

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Clashes between nationalists and separatists at a rail blockade in eastern Ukraine

A gang of men - one wielding a chainsaw - has attacked a pro-Kyiv rail blockade in eastern Ukraine. More than 35 people were arrested at Kryvyi Torets. One man was injured.

A gang of men - one wielding a chainsaw - has attacked a pro-Kyiv rail blockade in eastern Ukraine. More than 35 people were arrested at Kryvyi Torets. One man was injured.

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New Ukrainian ceasefire to start on Monday

Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed on Saturday to use their influence to implement a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons from Monday in eastern Ukraine.

Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed on Saturday to use their influence to implement a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons from Monday in eastern Ukraine.

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Euronews talks to Kyrgyz president Atambyev

Euronews correspondent Natasha Richardson sat down the president of Kyrgyzstan, Almazbek Atambyev, to talk about his country’s economic ambitions and the fight against…

Euronews correspondent Natasha Richardson sat down the president of Kyrgyzstan, Almazbek Atambyev, to talk about his country’s economic ambitions and the fight against…

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Ukraine: Well-wishers pay tribute to slain rebel leader Givi

Admirers lined up in separatist-held Donetsk on Friday to pay their final respects to Mikhail Tolstykh, the latest pro-Russian rebel leader to be killed in eastern…

Admirers lined up in separatist-held Donetsk on Friday to pay their final respects to Mikhail Tolstykh, the latest pro-Russian rebel leader to be killed in eastern…

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Ukraine seeks deeper EU ties

Urkaine’s prime minister has been drumming up support from the EU after renewed fighting in the country’s east.

Urkaine’s prime minister has been drumming up support from the EU after renewed fighting in the country’s east.

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Is renewed fighting in Ukraine linked to Trump taking office?

Heavy fighting flared up recently in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian soldiers. But is it linked to Donald Trump's taking office?

Heavy fighting flared up recently in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian soldiers. But is it linked to Donald Trump's taking office?

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EU vows to keep sanctions on Russia

EU foreign ministers plan to keep sanctions in place against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine.

EU foreign ministers plan to keep sanctions in place against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine.

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Ukraine in the Trump and Brexit era: what Kyiv should do now - VIEW

By Radu Magdin, analyst, vice-president of the Strategikon think tank. He was advisor to the Romanian Prime Minister Irrespective of how one looks

By Radu Magdin, analyst, vice-president of the Strategikon think tank. He was advisor to the Romanian Prime Minister Irrespective of how one looks

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US blames Russia for rise in violence in Ukraine

The US has strongly condemned what it calls Russia’s ‘‘agreesive actions’‘ in eastern Ukraine.

The US has strongly condemned what it calls Russia’s ‘‘agreesive actions’‘ in eastern Ukraine.

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Ukraine: People flee frontline eastern town amid upsurge in violence

The first humanitarian evacuations have begun from Avdiyivka, a town on the freezing frontline of the recent flare-up of hostilities in eastern Ukraine.

The first humanitarian evacuations have begun from Avdiyivka, a town on the freezing frontline of the recent flare-up of hostilities in eastern Ukraine.

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Fighting in east Ukraine surges

The latest casualties add to the estimated 10,000 already killed in the three-year battle over territory near the Ukraine-Russia border.

The latest casualties add to the estimated 10,000 already killed in the three-year battle over territory near the Ukraine-Russia border.

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Klitschko: Conflict in Ukraine is controlled from outside the country

Ukrainian politician and former World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko says the Ukraine conflict is being controlled by forces outside the country and without money and weapons com

Ukrainian politician and former World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko says the Ukraine conflict is being controlled by forces outside the country and without money and weapons com

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At least five soldiers killed as clashes erupt in east Ukraine

At least five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in clashes with pro-Russian separatists, in one of the deadliest days of fighting since July, an army spokesperson has…

At least five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in clashes with pro-Russian separatists, in one of the deadliest days of fighting since July, an army spokesperson has…

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Ukraine missile tests avoid Crimea airspace and Russian showdown

Ukraine began two days of missile tests on Thursday, avoiding the air space over Crimea which could have provoked a confrontation with Russia.

Ukraine began two days of missile tests on Thursday, avoiding the air space over Crimea which could have provoked a confrontation with Russia.

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The Ukranian village caught in the crossfire

Millions are in need of assistance along the frontline of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. In one such place, Zaitseve, there is hardly anything left and the locals are struggling as fighting rages on

Millions are in need of assistance along the frontline of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. In one such place, Zaitseve, there is hardly anything left and the locals are struggling as fighting rages on

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Ukraine: exiled ex-President Yanukovych's testimony cut short in Maidan murder trial

Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has appeared in court via video link to give evidence in the trial of five ex-riot policemen accused of shooting dead protesters in…

Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has appeared in court via video link to give evidence in the trial of five ex-riot policemen accused of shooting dead protesters in…

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360 video: How the UNDP is helping save lives in Ukraine

In 2015, the country's government handed over the procurement and distribution of some life-saving drugs to international organisations including the UN. Access and cost have improved as a result.

In 2015, the country's government handed over the procurement and distribution of some life-saving drugs to international organisations including the UN. Access and cost have improved as a result.

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Ukraine marks Day of Dignity and Freedom

Thousands of Ukrainians have marked the third anniversary of the deadly Euromaidan protests.

Thousands of Ukrainians have marked the third anniversary of the deadly Euromaidan protests.