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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.

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Protesters urge the EU to put more pressure on the Kremlin over Ukraine

“Russia must withdraw all occupational forces from Ukraine” – this was one of the main demands from the participants of worldwide protests organized by the campaign “StopPutinsWarInUkraine…

“Russia must withdraw all occupational forces from Ukraine” – this was one of the main demands from the participants of worldwide protests organized by the campaign “StopPutinsWarInUkraine…

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Second photography flashpoint over war photos in Moscow

A group of men invaded the Sakharov Centre in the Russian capital and disrupted the exhibition of work which features photographs from Ukraine's embattled east.

A group of men invaded the Sakharov Centre in the Russian capital and disrupted the exhibition of work which features photographs from Ukraine's embattled east.

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Healing trauma and repairing homes in eastern Ukraine

Europe's war in eastern Ukraine continues its daily grind of people and scarce resources. Despite a ceasefire violations go on around the clock, and the region has been deserted by its young.

Europe's war in eastern Ukraine continues its daily grind of people and scarce resources. Despite a ceasefire violations go on around the clock, and the region has been deserted by its young.

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Stories behind Check Point Zero

Check point Zero, in Stanytsia Luhanska, is the only pedestrian check point on the “contact line” in eastern Ukraine.

Check point Zero, in Stanytsia Luhanska, is the only pedestrian check point on the “contact line” in eastern Ukraine.

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360 video: Experience life next to the contact line in Eastern Ukraine

Euronews’Aid Zone brings you to Stanytsia Luhanska, only metres away from the “contact line”, where governmental forces and separatists clash on a daily basis in spite of the…

Euronews’Aid Zone brings you to Stanytsia Luhanska, only metres away from the “contact line”, where governmental forces and separatists clash on a daily basis in spite of the…

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Ukraine's Poroshenko calls for a "sustainable and comprehensive ceasefire"

Russia ‘‘has to provide a sustainable and comprehensive cease-fire’‘ in eastern Ukraine before steps towards peace can be taken, Petro Poroshenko has warned.

Russia ‘‘has to provide a sustainable and comprehensive cease-fire’‘ in eastern Ukraine before steps towards peace can be taken, Petro Poroshenko has warned.

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Ukraine: accusations of ceasefire violations hours after truce

Germany’s Frank-Walter Steinmeier and France’s Jean Marc Ayrault visited eastern Ukraine on Thursday, hours after Russian-backed separatists and Kiev agreed to a new unilateral…

Germany’s Frank-Walter Steinmeier and France’s Jean Marc Ayrault visited eastern Ukraine on Thursday, hours after Russian-backed separatists and Kiev agreed to a new unilateral…

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Ukraine tension rises as Independence Day nears

A ceasefire is supposed to be in place, but as Ukraine's Independence Day nears, fighting against pro-Russian separatists in the east has intensified.

A ceasefire is supposed to be in place, but as Ukraine's Independence Day nears, fighting against pro-Russian separatists in the east has intensified.

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Two Ukrainian soldiers killed on Donbass frontline, says Kyiv

Ukraine’s defence ministry says two soldiers were killed and eight wounded in a 24-hour period on the frontline of the war-torn Donbass region.

Ukraine’s defence ministry says two soldiers were killed and eight wounded in a 24-hour period on the frontline of the war-torn Donbass region.

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Putin says he is not planning to downgrade relations with Ukraine

Russian president Vladimir Putin has said he is not planning to reduce ties with Ukraine despite accused Kyiv of attempting to stage acts of sabotage in Crimea.

Russian president Vladimir Putin has said he is not planning to reduce ties with Ukraine despite accused Kyiv of attempting to stage acts of sabotage in Crimea.

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Poroshenko warns of 'martial law' if Ukraine conflict escalates

President Poroshenko of Ukraine has warned he may bring in martial law because of increased tension in the east with pro-Russian separatists.

President Poroshenko of Ukraine has warned he may bring in martial law because of increased tension in the east with pro-Russian separatists.

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Russia and Germany hold talks on Crimea tensions

Amid rising tensions over Crimea, Germany and Russia’s top diplomats have held talks in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg.

Amid rising tensions over Crimea, Germany and Russia’s top diplomats have held talks in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg.

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No significant increase in Eastern Ukraine clashes despite Crimea tension

Despite high tensions over Crimea, Ukraine has said there has been no significant increase in clashes with pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country.

Despite high tensions over Crimea, Ukraine has said there has been no significant increase in clashes with pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country.

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Russia deploys missile system to Crimea

It comes two days after President Vladimir Putin promised counter-measures after what he said were clashes between Russian forces and Ukrainian saboteurs in northern Crimea.

It comes two days after President Vladimir Putin promised counter-measures after what he said were clashes between Russian forces and Ukrainian saboteurs in northern Crimea.

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Ukraine puts border troops on full alert

Tension is high in the region as Kyiv dismisses Moscow's claims of armed incursions into the contested Crimean peninsula.

Tension is high in the region as Kyiv dismisses Moscow's claims of armed incursions into the contested Crimean peninsula.