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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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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.

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Journalist killed in Kyiv car bomb laid to rest

An award-winning journalist, killed by a car bomb in Kyiv, has been laid to rest in his native Belarus.

An award-winning journalist, killed by a car bomb in Kyiv, has been laid to rest in his native Belarus.

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Gay pride celebrated in style in Ukraine capital

Up to a thousand people have taken part in Ukraine’s first major gay pride rally which was held amid tight security in the capital Kiev.

Up to a thousand people have taken part in Ukraine’s first major gay pride rally which was held amid tight security in the capital Kiev.

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Ukraine marks two years since Maidan

Thousands gather in Maidan Victims given national honour Ukraine still in the grip of political turmoil Thousands of people have gathered in

Thousands gather in Maidan Victims given national honour Ukraine still in the grip of political turmoil Thousands of people have gathered in

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Coalition infighting spills into Ukraine parliament as allies tussle

Ukraine’s President Poroshenko meets his prime minister late on Friday with the future of their coalition government looking creaky. It follows a

Ukraine’s President Poroshenko meets his prime minister late on Friday with the future of their coalition government looking creaky. It follows a

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How many hours do you have to work to buy an iPhone?

Londoners would have to work twice as long as people in Zurich to afford an iPhone, a new study has shown. In its prices and earnings review

Londoners would have to work twice as long as people in Zurich to afford an iPhone, a new study has shown. In its prices and earnings review

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Ukraine: deputies explain for and against the decentralisation law

While there were violent protests outside Ukraine’s parliament, inside the chamber the atmosphere was equally tense. Mustafa Nayem from the

While there were violent protests outside Ukraine’s parliament, inside the chamber the atmosphere was equally tense. Mustafa Nayem from the

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Kyiv fuel depot fire 'under control'

Security officials in Ukraine claim firefighters have now managed to contain a huge blaze at a fuel depot some 30 kilometres from the capital Kyiv

Security officials in Ukraine claim firefighters have now managed to contain a huge blaze at a fuel depot some 30 kilometres from the capital Kyiv

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Ukrainian Art 1985-2004 reflects societal changes

A new exhibition has opened at the Pinchuk Art Centre in Kyev, Ukraine, called “Borderline: Ukrainian Art 1985–2004” – exploring the development of

A new exhibition has opened at the Pinchuk Art Centre in Kyev, Ukraine, called “Borderline: Ukrainian Art 1985–2004” – exploring the development of

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Tatars remember WW2 Crimea deportation victims

Ceremonies marking the 71st anniversary of the deportation of Tatars have taken place in both Kyiv and Crimea. In 1944 almost 200,000 people were

Ceremonies marking the 71st anniversary of the deportation of Tatars have taken place in both Kyiv and Crimea. In 1944 almost 200,000 people were

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Kiev protesters call for more transparency about utility charges

Protesters have taken to the streets of Kiev, to call for more transparency about the make-up of their utility bills. They demanded clearer

Protesters have taken to the streets of Kiev, to call for more transparency about the make-up of their utility bills. They demanded clearer

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Budapest theatre event returns after succesful debut year

The two-week programme of the Madách International Theatre Meeting has brought together 20 productions from 13 countries in Budapest. After the

The two-week programme of the Madách International Theatre Meeting has brought together 20 productions from 13 countries in Budapest. After the

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Ukrainian officials arrested during televised government meeting

Two high-ranking Ukrainian officials have been arrested during a televised government meeting, on suspicion of corruption. The head of the state

Two high-ranking Ukrainian officials have been arrested during a televised government meeting, on suspicion of corruption. The head of the state

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Watch: Ukraine MPs in fierce fist fight outside parliament

With more than 5,000 killed in its revolution and ensuing civil war, you may have thought Ukraine has had its fill of violence. Apparently not

With more than 5,000 killed in its revolution and ensuing civil war, you may have thought Ukraine has had its fill of violence. Apparently not

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Internally displaced Ukrainians seek sanctuary in Kyiv

As the conflict in Eastern Ukraine intensifies people continue to flee the fighting. For those arriving in Kyiv a number of temporary evacuation

As the conflict in Eastern Ukraine intensifies people continue to flee the fighting. For those arriving in Kyiv a number of temporary evacuation

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Kerry in Kyiv to discuss possible 'lethal aid' to Ukraine

As the humanitarian crisis in eastern Ukraine deepens, US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Kyiv to meet with the Ukrainian president. The question

As the humanitarian crisis in eastern Ukraine deepens, US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Kyiv to meet with the Ukrainian president. The question

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In Eastern Ukraine killing of civilians worse

War in the east of Ukraine jumped to a deadlier level with the shelling of Mariupol on Saturday 24 January. Rockets hit a market, schools, homes and

War in the east of Ukraine jumped to a deadlier level with the shelling of Mariupol on Saturday 24 January. Rockets hit a market, schools, homes and