Protests in Ukraine
Thousands of nationalists have rallied in Kiev in a so called ‘‘Dignity’‘ march demanding a purge of Ukraine’s current government.
Ukrainian television station Inter has been forced to make an outside broadcast after its studios caught fire amid a protest in Kyiv.
More than a thousand people have joined a march in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, to mark the 107th anniversary of the birth of nationalist Stepan
Violent clashes erupted and grenades were thrown as opponents of a bill granting greater autonomy to Russian-backed separatists is denounced by nationalists.
Protesters have taken to the streets of Kiev, to call for more transparency about the make-up of their utility bills. They demanded clearer
Lights filled the sky but the mood was sombre in Kyiv’s Independence Square on Friday (February 20). Ukrainians gathered to mark the first
Shards of light stretched up into the sky in central Kyiv on Friday evening in honour of more than 100 people who died during the bloodiest days of
One year ago Maidan Square in Kyiv transformed from a protest site into a killing ground. Over three days up to 100 people were shot dead as riot
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has thanked the European Union for its support to end armed hostilities in eastern Ukraine.
As the ceasefire was announced in Minsk members of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic held a rally in front of the rebel administration
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has called on pro-Russian rebels to fulfill a ceasefire agreement reached in September. He spoke as
As the first anniversary of Ukraine’s Maidan pro-democracy uprising approaches, and ten years since the Orange Revolution, impatience over
Clashes between protesters and police have brought a halt to proceedings in the Ukrainian parliament as nationalists demonstrated outside, demanding
Tensions have spilled over in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv over the issue of prisoners still held by pro-Russian separatists in the war-torn east
With less than a month to go before Ukrainians vote in what may prove to be the key election in the nation’s history, the political scene is awash
Protesters have torn down a statue of Russian revolutionary Lenin in eastern Ukraine – a move unlikely to help an already fragile ceasefire. The
A large crowd gathered in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv to witness the toppling of a statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin. The
Voicing frustration over Ukrainian soldiers’ plight on the frontline, demonstrators gathered outside the Defence Ministry in Kyiv on Thursday, to
Ukraine government forces continue to pound pro-Russian positions in Donetsk and Luhansk. Kyiv now controls the town of Novosvitlivka, which lies
Protesters around Kyiv’s Independence Square have clashed with workers cleaning up Maidan, the first serious spring-clean since a revolution saw
“I live 500 metres from Maidan” with these words Ukrainian writer Andrey Kurkov begins his account of the revolutionary events that took place in
Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside the office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv, demanding action be taken to free an
Demonstrators have gathered in Luhansk to call on the Ukraine government to stop its military actions against pro-Russian rebels in the east. The
Ukrainian activists held a protest in front of the Russian embassy in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Saturday. They overturned the cars of Russian
Moscow has angrily condemned a violent protest outside its embassy in Kyiv, which saw windows smashed, cars overturned and the Russian flag being
Artists in Ukraine have captured their stories of the conflict in their country on canvas. Some set up temporary studios at the centre of the
Many people living in Ukraine’s Donbass area fear for their safety during Sunday’s presidential election. Militant separatists in the
Preparations for Sunday’s presidential election in the Ukrainian capital belied the insecurity in the east as nine more deaths are reported in