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EU-Ukraine 2013

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EU - Ukraine: False expectations

Voters in Ukraine will go the polls on Sunday as the country remains deadlocked in a political and economic crisis. The snap parliamentary election

Voters in Ukraine will go the polls on Sunday as the country remains deadlocked in a political and economic crisis. The snap parliamentary election

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Minsk summit: Ukraine peace - a work in progress

Late night talks at the summit in Minsk have at least pulled Moscow and Kyiv into one frame of mind – that the bloodshed in Ukraine must

Late night talks at the summit in Minsk have at least pulled Moscow and Kyiv into one frame of mind – that the bloodshed in Ukraine must

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Russia and Ukraine agree to work on new truce

The Russian and Ukrainian leaders have both agreed to work on a renewed ceasefire. It follows new telephone talks between the German Chancellor and

The Russian and Ukrainian leaders have both agreed to work on a renewed ceasefire. It follows new telephone talks between the German Chancellor and

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Moscow and Washington warn each other to ease tensions in Ukraine

Moscow and Washington are urging each other to exert influence on the two sides in the Ukraine crisis in the absence of any sign that last week’s

Moscow and Washington are urging each other to exert influence on the two sides in the Ukraine crisis in the absence of any sign that last week’s

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Kyiv calls Easter truce amid continuing stand-off in eastern Ukraine

Ukraine has suspended military operations against pro-Russia militants during Easter, according to the country’s foreign minister. The stand-off

Ukraine has suspended military operations against pro-Russia militants during Easter, according to the country’s foreign minister. The stand-off

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Ukraine: US, Russia and EU strike deal after crisis talks

A deal has been struck in the Ukraine crisis talks in Geneva. US secretary of state John Kerry, the EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and

A deal has been struck in the Ukraine crisis talks in Geneva. US secretary of state John Kerry, the EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and

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Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev says Ukraine on 'brink of civil war'

Stark warnings and coded language. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, flanked by his Kazakh and Belorussian counterparts has weighed into the

Stark warnings and coded language. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, flanked by his Kazakh and Belorussian counterparts has weighed into the

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Crimea set to leave Ukraine and join Russia after referendum

As many as 95.5 percent of the electorate in Crimea have voted to join Russia. That comes after 50 percent of votes had been counted. According

As many as 95.5 percent of the electorate in Crimea have voted to join Russia. That comes after 50 percent of votes had been counted. According

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Party time in Simferopol after Crimea's yes in referendum

Party time in Simferopol. The polls had hardly closed in Crimea’s capital and the streets were filled with music and national flags. Voters, families

Party time in Simferopol. The polls had hardly closed in Crimea’s capital and the streets were filled with music and national flags. Voters, families

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Ukraine: Pro-Kremlin protests hit Donetsk

Pro-Kremlin protesters have taken control of the prosecutors office in the eastern Ukranian city of Donetsk. In addition demonstrators have

Pro-Kremlin protesters have taken control of the prosecutors office in the eastern Ukranian city of Donetsk. In addition demonstrators have

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Ukrainian government vows to track down 'ringleaders of separatism'

Pro-Russian protests in Donetsk and Kharkiv.have handed Ukraine’s interim government a fresh headache. Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Interim Prime Minister

Pro-Russian protests in Donetsk and Kharkiv.have handed Ukraine’s interim government a fresh headache. Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Interim Prime Minister

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Crimea: Military deal reached between Russia and Ukraine

A Russian military operation that raised tension with Ukraine has in part led to what is being called, “a truce” between the two countries in Crimea

A Russian military operation that raised tension with Ukraine has in part led to what is being called, “a truce” between the two countries in Crimea

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Merkel and Putin discuss situation in Ukraine on the phone

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will keep in close contact with Russian President Vladimir Putin over the situation in Ukraine. She revealed she had

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will keep in close contact with Russian President Vladimir Putin over the situation in Ukraine. She revealed she had

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Day of mourning in Ukraine as truce is agreed

An uneasy truce was agreed by Ukraine’s warring politicians on Wednesday night but on the front line between protesters and police the atmosphere

An uneasy truce was agreed by Ukraine’s warring politicians on Wednesday night but on the front line between protesters and police the atmosphere

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Ukrainian capital mostly normal beyond immediate protest zone

Just 40 meters from the Maidan barricades, life goes on more or less normally for Olga at her kiosk. Her vending stand is one of five open near the

Just 40 meters from the Maidan barricades, life goes on more or less normally for Olga at her kiosk. Her vending stand is one of five open near the

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Ukraine protests spread to Polish border

Anti-government protesters in Ukraine have blocked a border crossing into Poland over 600 kilometres from Kyiv. Tyres and fallen trees have been

Anti-government protesters in Ukraine have blocked a border crossing into Poland over 600 kilometres from Kyiv. Tyres and fallen trees have been

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European Parliament pushes for sanctions over Ukraine violence

The European Parliament has today pushed for sanctions to be imposed over the violence in Ukraine. MEPs called upon the European Union to introduce

The European Parliament has today pushed for sanctions to be imposed over the violence in Ukraine. MEPs called upon the European Union to introduce

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Ukrainian police held in check pay with lives

Special units of the Ukrainian Police for Public Security, the ‘Berkut’, continue to count their own casualties in Kyiv. The Interior Ministry

Special units of the Ukrainian Police for Public Security, the ‘Berkut’, continue to count their own casualties in Kyiv. The Interior Ministry

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Ukraine: 14 police and protesters die in latest Kyiv clashes

In Ukraine’s capital Kyiv, at least 14 people have died in the bloodiest day of violence since demonstrations erupted against President Viktor

In Ukraine’s capital Kyiv, at least 14 people have died in the bloodiest day of violence since demonstrations erupted against President Viktor