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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.

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Ukraine: People flee frontline eastern town amid upsurge in violence

The first humanitarian evacuations have begun from Avdiyivka, a town on the freezing frontline of the recent flare-up of hostilities in eastern Ukraine.

The first humanitarian evacuations have begun from Avdiyivka, a town on the freezing frontline of the recent flare-up of hostilities in eastern Ukraine.

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Fighting in east Ukraine surges

The latest casualties add to the estimated 10,000 already killed in the three-year battle over territory near the Ukraine-Russia border.

The latest casualties add to the estimated 10,000 already killed in the three-year battle over territory near the Ukraine-Russia border.

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Sanctions against Russia must stay - Biden

The outgoing US Vice President has urged the world to stand up to what he has described as "coercion and aggression" from Moscow over Ukraine

The outgoing US Vice President has urged the world to stand up to what he has described as "coercion and aggression" from Moscow over Ukraine

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Italy plans new art crime law after Ukraine recovers stolen masterpieces

It was the perfect Christmas present for art lovers who thought the paintings had been lost for ever after they were stolen – and in particular the Italian art museum which has now got them…

It was the perfect Christmas present for art lovers who thought the paintings had been lost for ever after they were stolen – and in particular the Italian art museum which has now got them…

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At least five soldiers killed as clashes erupt in east Ukraine

At least five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in clashes with pro-Russian separatists, in one of the deadliest days of fighting since July, an army spokesperson has…

At least five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in clashes with pro-Russian separatists, in one of the deadliest days of fighting since July, an army spokesperson has…

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Crimean treasures should return to Ukraine says Dutch court

A priceless collection of gold artefacts from Crimea, on show in the Netherlands when Crimea was occupied by Russia in 2014, must return to Ukraine says court ijn Amsterdam.

A priceless collection of gold artefacts from Crimea, on show in the Netherlands when Crimea was occupied by Russia in 2014, must return to Ukraine says court ijn Amsterdam.

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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.