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Ukraine marks Day of Dignity and Freedom

Thousands of Ukrainians have marked the third anniversary of the deadly Euromaidan protests.

Thousands of Ukrainians have marked the third anniversary of the deadly Euromaidan protests.

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Ukraine Inter TV set on fire in Kyiv

Ukrainian television station Inter has been forced to make an outside broadcast after its studios caught fire amid a protest in Kyiv.

Ukrainian television station Inter has been forced to make an outside broadcast after its studios caught fire amid a protest in Kyiv.

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Violence outside Kyiv parliament over separatist autonomy law

Violent clashes erupted and grenades were thrown as opponents of a bill granting greater autonomy to Russian-backed separatists is denounced by nationalists.

Violent clashes erupted and grenades were thrown as opponents of a bill granting greater autonomy to Russian-backed separatists is denounced by nationalists.

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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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Kyiv lights up in remembrance of Maidan 'Heavenly Hundred'

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

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

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One year on, Ukraine remembers Maidan's bloodiest day

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

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

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Separatist community in Donetsk downbeat on Ukraine ceasefire deal

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

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

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Ukrainian PM calls on rebels to fulfill Minsk peace deal

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has called on pro-Russian rebels to fulfill a ceasefire agreement reached in September. He spoke as

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has called on pro-Russian rebels to fulfill a ceasefire agreement reached in September. He spoke as

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Ukraine's new politicians in reform pressure cooker

As the first anniversary of Ukraine’s Maidan pro-democracy uprising approaches, and ten years since the Orange Revolution, impatience over

As the first anniversary of Ukraine’s Maidan pro-democracy uprising approaches, and ten years since the Orange Revolution, impatience over

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Clashes outside Kyiv parliament at Ukraine nationalist demo

Clashes between protesters and police have brought a halt to proceedings in the Ukrainian parliament as nationalists demonstrated outside, demanding

Clashes between protesters and police have brought a halt to proceedings in the Ukrainian parliament as nationalists demonstrated outside, demanding

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Scuffles in Kyiv over prisoners held in east Ukraine

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

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

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Ukrainian election campaign looking tough for new faces

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

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

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Watch: Huge statue of Lenin torn down in eastern Ukraine

Protesters have torn down a statue of Russian revolutionary Lenin in eastern Ukraine – a move unlikely to help an already fragile ceasefire. The

Protesters have torn down a statue of Russian revolutionary Lenin in eastern Ukraine – a move unlikely to help an already fragile ceasefire. The

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Ukrainian protesters topple Lenin statue in Kharkiv

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

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

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Protesters demand more frontline equipment for Ukraine soldiers

Voicing frustration over Ukrainian soldiers’ plight on the frontline, demonstrators gathered outside the Defence Ministry in Kyiv on Thursday, to

Voicing frustration over Ukrainian soldiers’ plight on the frontline, demonstrators gathered outside the Defence Ministry in Kyiv on Thursday, to

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Ukraine forces turn screw on pro-Russians in Donetsk and Luhansk

Ukraine government forces continue to pound pro-Russian positions in Donetsk and Luhansk. Kyiv now controls the town of Novosvitlivka, which lies

Ukraine government forces continue to pound pro-Russian positions in Donetsk and Luhansk. Kyiv now controls the town of Novosvitlivka, which lies

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Kyiv: Maidan activists clash with city workers

Protesters around Kyiv’s Independence Square have clashed with workers cleaning up Maidan, the first serious spring-clean since a revolution saw

Protesters around Kyiv’s Independence Square have clashed with workers cleaning up Maidan, the first serious spring-clean since a revolution saw

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Andrey Kurkov: independent Ukrainians neither pro-Russian nor pro-EU

“I live 500 metres from Maidan” with these words Ukrainian writer Andrey Kurkov begins his account of the revolutionary events that took place in

“I live 500 metres from Maidan” with these words Ukrainian writer Andrey Kurkov begins his account of the revolutionary events that took place in

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Families demand trapped soldiers be freed in eastern Ukraine

Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside the office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv, demanding action be taken to free an

Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside the office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv, demanding action be taken to free an

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Rival protests for peace and martial law in Ukraine

Demonstrators have gathered in Luhansk to call on the Ukraine government to stop its military actions against pro-Russian rebels in the east. The

Demonstrators have gathered in Luhansk to call on the Ukraine government to stop its military actions against pro-Russian rebels in the east. The

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Ukraine: Protest outside Russian embassy

Ukrainian activists held a protest in front of the Russian embassy in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Saturday. They overturned the cars of Russian

Ukrainian activists held a protest in front of the Russian embassy in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Saturday. They overturned the cars of Russian

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Moscow condemns Ukraine embassy attack

Moscow has angrily condemned a violent protest outside its embassy in Kyiv, which saw windows smashed, cars overturned and the Russian flag being

Moscow has angrily condemned a violent protest outside its embassy in Kyiv, which saw windows smashed, cars overturned and the Russian flag being

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Beyond the barricades and battles in Kyiv - the art of Ukraine

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

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

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Fears ahead of Ukraine presidential election

Many people living in Ukraine’s Donbass area fear for their safety during Sunday’s presidential election. Militant separatists in the

Many people living in Ukraine’s Donbass area fear for their safety during Sunday’s presidential election. Militant separatists in the

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Ukraine prepares for election day as violence continues in the East

Preparations for Sunday’s presidential election in the Ukrainian capital belied the insecurity in the east as nine more deaths are reported in

Preparations for Sunday’s presidential election in the Ukrainian capital belied the insecurity in the east as nine more deaths are reported in

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Ukraine civil society keeps up pressure for change

Ukrainians are acutely conscious that this Sunday’s snap presidential election has enormous stakes riding on it. The new leader will have to manage

Ukrainians are acutely conscious that this Sunday’s snap presidential election has enormous stakes riding on it. The new leader will have to manage

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Ukraine's Chocolate King and Gas Princess contend for presidency

A sequel to the deadly street protests that saw pro-Moscow leader Viktor Yanukovych driven out of Ukraine: a first-ever snap presidential election is

A sequel to the deadly street protests that saw pro-Moscow leader Viktor Yanukovych driven out of Ukraine: a first-ever snap presidential election is