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Female pilot jailed in Russia proclaimed a 'hero of Ukraine'

Jailed in Russia, Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko has been awarded the title ‘Hero of Ukraine’ as fears grow for her health more than two

Jailed in Russia, Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko has been awarded the title ‘Hero of Ukraine’ as fears grow for her health more than two

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Rebel vote in east Ukraine returns pro-Russian separatist leaders

Pro-Russian separatists have won a majority in rebel-backed elections in eastern Ukraine. Voters in the self-proclaimed people’s republics of

Pro-Russian separatists have won a majority in rebel-backed elections in eastern Ukraine. Voters in the self-proclaimed people’s republics of

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Luhansk struggles after weeks of shelling

Luhansk in eastern Ukraine is a shattered city. Weeks of government shelling have destroyed the airport – the separatists themselves damaged the

Luhansk in eastern Ukraine is a shattered city. Weeks of government shelling have destroyed the airport – the separatists themselves damaged the

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Ukrainian troops lose ground against rebel advances

Ukraine’s military pulled back its forces from defending a checkpoint near Luhansk on Monday in the latest retreat for Kyiv-backed troops. Locals

Ukraine’s military pulled back its forces from defending a checkpoint near Luhansk on Monday in the latest retreat for Kyiv-backed troops. Locals

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No breakthrough at Ukraine peace talks

Pro-Russian separatists have met for preliminary peace talks with Ukraine. No major decision was expected from Monday’s session. The so-called

Pro-Russian separatists have met for preliminary peace talks with Ukraine. No major decision was expected from Monday’s session. The so-called

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Street battles continue as Ukraine army attacks pro-Russian rebels

As fierce fighting continues in Ukraine’s rebel stronghold of Donetsk and other eastern towns, the army has said pro-Russian separatists have shot

As fierce fighting continues in Ukraine’s rebel stronghold of Donetsk and other eastern towns, the army has said pro-Russian separatists have shot

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Ukraine: fighting continues in Luhansk and Donetsk regions

Fighting in eastern Ukraine reached the separatist stronghold of Donetsk as pro-Russian fighters and government troops exchanged rocket fire in

Fighting in eastern Ukraine reached the separatist stronghold of Donetsk as pro-Russian fighters and government troops exchanged rocket fire in

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Russian TV crew hit by deadly mortar fire near Luhansk

A journalist and sound engineer working for Russian television have been killed near Luhansk, in eastern Ukraine. Of their team only the cameraman

A journalist and sound engineer working for Russian television have been killed near Luhansk, in eastern Ukraine. Of their team only the cameraman

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Two Russian journalists killed during shelling in Ukraine

Two Russian journalists have been killed covering fighting near Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, according to local media reports. Igor Kornelyuk, a

Two Russian journalists have been killed covering fighting near Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, according to local media reports. Igor Kornelyuk, a

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Ukraine declares national day of mourning

Ukraine has declared a national day of mourning after pro-Russian rebels shot down a military transport plane, killing all 49 crew and troops on

Ukraine has declared a national day of mourning after pro-Russian rebels shot down a military transport plane, killing all 49 crew and troops on

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Day of mourning for downed Ukrainian army transport plane

Ukraine’s President Poroshenko has consulted his defence and security chiefs following the shooting down of a military transport plane killing all 49

Ukraine’s President Poroshenko has consulted his defence and security chiefs following the shooting down of a military transport plane killing all 49

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Ukraine: 49 killed as military plane is shot down in Luhansk

A Ukrainian military spokesman says 49 government troops were killed when pro-Russian separatists shot down a cargo plane over the eastern city of

A Ukrainian military spokesman says 49 government troops were killed when pro-Russian separatists shot down a cargo plane over the eastern city of

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Claim and counter-claim during fierce fighting in the east of Ukraine

Members of the separatist militia in east Ukraine have taken over the border guards camp near Luhansk which was the scene of fierce fighting earlier

Members of the separatist militia in east Ukraine have taken over the border guards camp near Luhansk which was the scene of fierce fighting earlier

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Ukraine military launches offensive in Luhansk

Kyiv has launched an offensive against the separatists who led an attack on a border guards camp outside the city in the east of Ukraine. Reports

Kyiv has launched an offensive against the separatists who led an attack on a border guards camp outside the city in the east of Ukraine. Reports

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Ukraine: deaths reported in Luhansk border attack

Hundreds of pro-Russian insurgents have reportedly attacked a border guard base near the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine. At least five rebels

Hundreds of pro-Russian insurgents have reportedly attacked a border guard base near the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine. At least five rebels

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Russian FM: direct talks needed to de-escalate Ukraine crisis

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said progress in de-escalating the Ukraine crisis is possible only if both sides hold direct talks. He said

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said progress in de-escalating the Ukraine crisis is possible only if both sides hold direct talks. He said

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Ukraine: government buildings seized in Luhansk

In Ukraine’s troubled east, hundreds of demonstrators have stormed an administration building in Luhansk. The Ukrainian government said local

In Ukraine’s troubled east, hundreds of demonstrators have stormed an administration building in Luhansk. The Ukrainian government said local