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Ukraine: Mass evacuations after weapons depot blast

Some 20,000 people were being evacuated on Thursday after explosions at a massive arms depot in eastern Ukraine, in what is being treated as an act of sabotage.

Some 20,000 people were being evacuated on Thursday after explosions at a massive arms depot in eastern Ukraine, in what is being treated as an act of sabotage.

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Former Donald Trump aide accused of hiding $750,000 payment

Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort is accused of trying to hide a $750,000 payment from a pro-Russian party in 2009.

Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort is accused of trying to hide a $750,000 payment from a pro-Russian party in 2009.

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Eurovision in Ukraine: Russian entry causes controversy

The conflict between Kyiv and Moscow looks set to enter a new arena after Russia announced its musical entry for this year’s Eurovision song contest.

The conflict between Kyiv and Moscow looks set to enter a new arena after Russia announced its musical entry for this year’s Eurovision song contest.

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Ukraine jails its head of tax and customs

Ukraine's anti-corruption prosecutor says investigators suspect 38-year-old Roman Nasirov helped exiled lawmaker Oleksandr Onishchenko deprive the state of the money in tax revenue linked to a gas dea

Ukraine's anti-corruption prosecutor says investigators suspect 38-year-old Roman Nasirov helped exiled lawmaker Oleksandr Onishchenko deprive the state of the money in tax revenue linked to a gas dea

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Donbass civilians suffer their third winter amid conflict

The ceasefire agreement between Ukrainian troops and so-called separatists in the country’s eastern Donbass region is monitored by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe…

The ceasefire agreement between Ukrainian troops and so-called separatists in the country’s eastern Donbass region is monitored by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe…

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Clashes between nationalists and separatists at a rail blockade in eastern Ukraine

A gang of men - one wielding a chainsaw - has attacked a pro-Kyiv rail blockade in eastern Ukraine. More than 35 people were arrested at Kryvyi Torets. One man was injured.

A gang of men - one wielding a chainsaw - has attacked a pro-Kyiv rail blockade in eastern Ukraine. More than 35 people were arrested at Kryvyi Torets. One man was injured.

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Kiev march marks third anniversary of Russian annexation of Crimea

Three years after Russian troops seized control of the strategic peninsula, Crimean Tatars are joined by Kiev residents to protest occupation.

Three years after Russian troops seized control of the strategic peninsula, Crimean Tatars are joined by Kiev residents to protest occupation.

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Ukraine tycoon Firtash faces US justice over bribery claims

An Austrian court has cleared the way for Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash to be extradited to the United States to face bribery allegations.

An Austrian court has cleared the way for Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash to be extradited to the United States to face bribery allegations.

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Russia defends decision to recognise rebel passports in eastern Ukraine

The RIA news agency quotes the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying the order is temporary. Russian officials are also quoted as saying the order corresponds with international law.

The RIA news agency quotes the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying the order is temporary. Russian officials are also quoted as saying the order corresponds with international law.

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Ukraine reflects on deadly 'Revolution of Dignity'

Ukrainians are holding several days of events to mark the third anniversary of the end of what they call the ‘Revolution of Dignity’.

Ukrainians are holding several days of events to mark the third anniversary of the end of what they call the ‘Revolution of Dignity’.

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New Ukrainian ceasefire to start on Monday

Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed on Saturday to use their influence to implement a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons from Monday in eastern Ukraine.

Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed on Saturday to use their influence to implement a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons from Monday in eastern Ukraine.

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Ukraine: Well-wishers pay tribute to slain rebel leader Givi

Admirers lined up in separatist-held Donetsk on Friday to pay their final respects to Mikhail Tolstykh, the latest pro-Russian rebel leader to be killed in eastern…

Admirers lined up in separatist-held Donetsk on Friday to pay their final respects to Mikhail Tolstykh, the latest pro-Russian rebel leader to be killed in eastern…

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Ukraine seeks deeper EU ties

Urkaine’s prime minister has been drumming up support from the EU after renewed fighting in the country’s east.

Urkaine’s prime minister has been drumming up support from the EU after renewed fighting in the country’s east.

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Is renewed fighting in Ukraine linked to Trump taking office?

Heavy fighting flared up recently in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian soldiers. But is it linked to Donald Trump's taking office?

Heavy fighting flared up recently in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian soldiers. But is it linked to Donald Trump's taking office?

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Separatist commander killed in east Ukraine

A key commander of the Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine, Mikhail Tolstykh has been killed.

A key commander of the Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine, Mikhail Tolstykh has been killed.

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Ukraine in the Trump and Brexit era: what Kyiv should do now - VIEW

By Radu Magdin, analyst, vice-president of the Strategikon think tank. He was advisor to the Romanian Prime Minister Irrespective of how one looks

By Radu Magdin, analyst, vice-president of the Strategikon think tank. He was advisor to the Romanian Prime Minister Irrespective of how one looks

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US blames Russia for rise in violence in Ukraine

The US has strongly condemned what it calls Russia’s ‘‘agreesive actions’‘ in eastern Ukraine.

The US has strongly condemned what it calls Russia’s ‘‘agreesive actions’‘ in eastern Ukraine.