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Ukraine missile tests avoid Crimea airspace and Russian showdown

Ukraine began two days of missile tests on Thursday, avoiding the air space over Crimea which could have provoked a confrontation with Russia.

Ukraine began two days of missile tests on Thursday, avoiding the air space over Crimea which could have provoked a confrontation with Russia.

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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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Chernobyl: gigantic shield to cover exploded reactor after 30 years

In Chernobyl, Ukraine, the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster, a giant protective shield is slowly being moved into place a couple of feet at a time.

In Chernobyl, Ukraine, the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster, a giant protective shield is slowly being moved into place a couple of feet at a time.

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The Ukranian village caught in the crossfire

Millions are in need of assistance along the frontline of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. In one such place, Zaitseve, there is hardly anything left and the locals are struggling as fighting rages on

Millions are in need of assistance along the frontline of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. In one such place, Zaitseve, there is hardly anything left and the locals are struggling as fighting rages on

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Ukraine: exiled ex-President Yanukovych's testimony cut short in Maidan murder trial

Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has appeared in court via video link to give evidence in the trial of five ex-riot policemen accused of shooting dead protesters in…

Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has appeared in court via video link to give evidence in the trial of five ex-riot policemen accused of shooting dead protesters in…

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Russia and Ukraine in tit-for-tat detentions over Crimea

The past few days have seen a series of arrests by both sides over the disputed peninsula which was annexed by Russia in 2014.

The past few days have seen a series of arrests by both sides over the disputed peninsula which was annexed by Russia in 2014.

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360 video: How the UNDP is helping save lives in Ukraine

In 2015, the country's government handed over the procurement and distribution of some life-saving drugs to international organisations including the UN. Access and cost have improved as a result.

In 2015, the country's government handed over the procurement and distribution of some life-saving drugs to international organisations including the UN. Access and cost have improved as a result.

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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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Chernobyl's new shelter moves slowly into place

After years of work and 1.5 billion euros, the new safety housing for the stricken Chernobyl nuclear reactor begins to slide gently into place.

After years of work and 1.5 billion euros, the new safety housing for the stricken Chernobyl nuclear reactor begins to slide gently into place.

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Four-way talks agree on road map to restart Ukraine's peace deal

Ukraine Germany France and Russia have agreed to draw up a roadmap by the end of November on how to implement the 2015 Minsk peace deal.

Ukraine Germany France and Russia have agreed to draw up a roadmap by the end of November on how to implement the 2015 Minsk peace deal.

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Ukraine: Thousands mourn Russian separatist commander killed in blast

The funeral was held on Wednesday of prominent Russian separatist commander Arseny Pavlov, killed on Sunday in a bomb blast in the lift of his apartment building in the eastern Ukrainian city of…

The funeral was held on Wednesday of prominent Russian separatist commander Arseny Pavlov, killed on Sunday in a bomb blast in the lift of his apartment building in the eastern Ukrainian city of…

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Ukraine: Radical nationalist fighters form political party

Thousands of activists, notably members and supporters of Ukraine’s far-right Azov regiment and the ultra-radical Right Sector group, have marched through Kyiv, brandishing banners and…

Thousands of activists, notably members and supporters of Ukraine’s far-right Azov regiment and the ultra-radical Right Sector group, have marched through Kyiv, brandishing banners and…

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Ukraine sets sights on foreign investment

Are foreign companies ready to invest in Ukraine, given the military conflict in the east of the country?

Are foreign companies ready to invest in Ukraine, given the military conflict in the east of the country?

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Ukraine targets IT to drive economy

“Ukraine is a country of a great potential” – this is a message heard at each panel of the Kyiv International Economic Forum this year. The

“Ukraine is a country of a great potential” – this is a message heard at each panel of the Kyiv International Economic Forum this year. The

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Russia detains Ukraine journalist on spying accusations

Russia’s FSB security service has arrested a senior Ukrainian journalist on spying charges sparking a fresh diplomatic row between the two countries.

Russia’s FSB security service has arrested a senior Ukrainian journalist on spying charges sparking a fresh diplomatic row between the two countries.

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Flight MH17: Tension mounts between Russia and The Netherlands

Each country has summoned the other's ambassador after Moscow rejected the findings of an international probe into the downing of the plane.

Each country has summoned the other's ambassador after Moscow rejected the findings of an international probe into the downing of the plane.

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Russia rejects report into downing of MH17 as "biased"

Russia rejects MH17 report as “biased” JIT has “ignored evidence” Moscow denies any involvement Russia has firmly dismissed a report into the 2014 downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine, call

Russia rejects MH17 report as “biased” JIT has “ignored evidence” Moscow denies any involvement Russia has firmly dismissed a report into the 2014 downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine, call