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Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
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Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko has made a strong impression on her first day in parliament.
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The Ukrainian winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest tells euronews how her family's tragic history inspired her winning entry.
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The European Union has described Ukraine’s parliamentary approval of Volodymyr Hroisman as prime minister as a “crucial development at a time when
Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday approved its speaker, Volodymyr Hroisman, as the country’s new prime minister. It paves the way for a new government
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The foreign ministers of France and Germany are in Ukraine to urge Kyiv to continue on its reformist path.
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Ukraine’s economy minister Aivaras Abromavicius has resigned claiming senior figures within the government of President Petro Poroshenko attempted to
Ukraine’s economy minister has announced his intention to resign. Aivaras Abromavicius said his ministry was being hijacked by corrupt vested
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
Following Russia’s ban on Ukrainian free trade in an escalation of Moscow’s squeezing of the barely-functioning economy, the Ukrainian parliament has
Ukraine’s President Poroshenko meets his prime minister late on Friday with the future of their coalition government looking creaky. It follows a
US Vice President Joe Biden has lashed out at Russia, criticising what he describes as its occupation of Ukrainian sovereign territory. It came as
The 10th Congress of the Ukraine Federation of Employers took place in Kyiv in the absence of its boss Dmytro Firtash. The Ukrainian billionaire was
After several failed attempts, Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday backed a bill that bans discrimination against gay workers – a pre-condition for the
While there were violent protests outside Ukraine’s parliament, inside the chamber the atmosphere was equally tense. Mustafa Nayem from the