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Chernobyl 'protected for a century' by new Confinement Arch

There were celebrations at Chernobyl on Tuesday because a feat of engineering has emerged from the ashes of its nuclear disaster.

There were celebrations at Chernobyl on Tuesday because a feat of engineering has emerged from the ashes of its nuclear disaster.

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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 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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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 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.

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'Normandy Quartet' agrees on OSCE mission, says Poroshenko

Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko said on Friday the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine — the “Normandy Quartet” — have agreed on deploying an OSCE police mission to Ukraine’s eastern r

Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko said on Friday the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine — the “Normandy Quartet” — have agreed on deploying an OSCE police mission to Ukraine’s eastern r

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Hero's welcome for Ukraine pilot Nadiya Savchenko after Russia prisoner swap

Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home to scenes of jubilation on Wednesday after her release by Russia in a prisoner swap and she promptly offered to fight again for Kyiv in its confl

Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home to scenes of jubilation on Wednesday after her release by Russia in a prisoner swap and she promptly offered to fight again for Kyiv in its confl

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Ukrainian pilot Savchenko back in Kyiv after 2 years in Russian jail

Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home in Kyiv on Wednesday (May 25) after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of an exchange in which two Russians held in Ukraine were returned t

Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home in Kyiv on Wednesday (May 25) after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of an exchange in which two Russians held in Ukraine were returned t

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Ukraine: Poroshenko denies tax-dodging in 'Panama Papers' leak

Confectionery tycoon turned President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, one of the most high-profile names in the ‘Panama Papers’ data leak, is

Confectionery tycoon turned President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, one of the most high-profile names in the ‘Panama Papers’ data leak, is

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Ukraine pushing for return of Crimea

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he is seeking help from the EU and the US in securing the return of Crimea to Ukrainian sovereignty. The

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he is seeking help from the EU and the US in securing the return of Crimea to Ukrainian sovereignty. The

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Ukraine crisis: Minsk peace deal extended into new year

The Minsk peace accord on Ukraine has been extended into 2016. The Kremlin says it was agreed following a phone call between the leaders of Russia

The Minsk peace accord on Ukraine has been extended into 2016. The Kremlin says it was agreed following a phone call between the leaders of Russia

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Ukraine-EU visa deal uncertain

The EU’s foreign policy chief has urged Ukraine to take tougher action against corruption as it moves closer to Europe. Federica Mogherini visited

The EU’s foreign policy chief has urged Ukraine to take tougher action against corruption as it moves closer to Europe. Federica Mogherini visited

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Cautious optimism on Ukraine after Paris summit

The French are claiming some movement on the situation in eastern Ukraine following a summit in Paris. President Francois Hollande met with Russian

The French are claiming some movement on the situation in eastern Ukraine following a summit in Paris. President Francois Hollande met with Russian

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Paris hosts Ukraine summit as Syria simmers in the background

French President Francois Hollande welcomes the presidents of Russia and Ukraine and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Paris. Vladimir Putin has

French President Francois Hollande welcomes the presidents of Russia and Ukraine and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Paris. Vladimir Putin has

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Focus softens on Ukraine after speeches at the United Nations

Ukraine President Petro Poreshenko in his speech at the United Nations assailed Moscow for what he called its “brutal aggression” in the east of the

Ukraine President Petro Poreshenko in his speech at the United Nations assailed Moscow for what he called its “brutal aggression” in the east of the

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Ukraine talks on agenda as world leaders meet at UN in New York

While Syria is the key talking point at this year’s gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, efforts to resolve the conflict in

While Syria is the key talking point at this year’s gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, efforts to resolve the conflict in

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Ukraine: death toll after clashes rises to three

The Ukrainian President has visited those injured in Monday’s violent clashes in Kiev. The authorities now say three police officers were killed

The Ukrainian President has visited those injured in Monday’s violent clashes in Kiev. The authorities now say three police officers were killed

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Ukraine asks Europe for more help to support Minsk accords

With no sign improvement of the security situation in eastern Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko is continuing his diplomatic tour of Europe to call

With no sign improvement of the security situation in eastern Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko is continuing his diplomatic tour of Europe to call

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Ukraine: will constitutional reform stem the fighting in the east?

Politicians in Ukraine have approved a draft law giving more autonomy to two pro-russian regions in the east of the country. For analysts, this

Politicians in Ukraine have approved a draft law giving more autonomy to two pro-russian regions in the east of the country. For analysts, this