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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 tension rises as Independence Day nears

A ceasefire is supposed to be in place, but as Ukraine's Independence Day nears, fighting against pro-Russian separatists in the east has intensified.

A ceasefire is supposed to be in place, but as Ukraine's Independence Day nears, fighting against pro-Russian separatists in the east has intensified.

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Former Ukrainian POW threatens another hunger strike

A Ukrainian helicopter navigator who spent two years in a Russian jail says she will start another hunger strike if Ukraine’s government doesn’t try harder to get prisoners of war returned…

A Ukrainian helicopter navigator who spent two years in a Russian jail says she will start another hunger strike if Ukraine’s government doesn’t try harder to get prisoners of war returned…

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Global Conversation talks to Ukraine's Eurovision winner

The Ukrainian winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest tells euronews how her family's tragic history inspired her winning entry.

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 conflict in Ukraine between its army and pro-Russian rebels

Since April 2014 Ukraine has been in conflict. Its army has been fighting pro-Russian rebels. The clashes have left nearly 9,300 dead and over 1.5

Since April 2014 Ukraine has been in conflict. Its army has been fighting pro-Russian rebels. The clashes have left nearly 9,300 dead and over 1.5

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EU welcomes 'crucial' approval of new Ukraine Prime Minister Hroisman

The European Union has described Ukraine’s parliamentary approval of Volodymyr Hroisman as prime minister as a “crucial development at a time when

The European Union has described Ukraine’s parliamentary approval of Volodymyr Hroisman as prime minister as a “crucial development at a time when

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Volodymyr Hroisman is new Ukraine Prime Minister

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

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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Ukraine: Tough challenges ahead for next government

Ukraine is in political turmoil as it seeks to form a new government. It follows the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. His likely

Ukraine is in political turmoil as it seeks to form a new government. It follows the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. His likely

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Ukraine's parliamentary speaker set to become new PM

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has signalled his support for parliamentary speaker Volodymyr Groysman to replace him after tendering his

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has signalled his support for parliamentary speaker Volodymyr Groysman to replace him after tendering his

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Ukraine's ruling coalition loses majority after second party quits

Ukraine’s government is facing the risk of collapse after a second party quit the ruling coalition. The move increases pressure on Prime Minister

Ukraine’s government is facing the risk of collapse after a second party quit the ruling coalition. The move increases pressure on Prime Minister

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Ukraine's economy minister quits over 'corrupt vested interests'

Ukraine’s economy minister has announced his intention to resign. Aivaras Abromavicius said his ministry was being hijacked by corrupt vested

Ukraine’s economy minister has announced his intention to resign. Aivaras Abromavicius said his ministry was being hijacked by corrupt vested

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Ukraine retaliates to end free trade with Russia with own embargo

Following Russia’s ban on Ukrainian free trade in an escalation of Moscow’s squeezing of the barely-functioning economy, the Ukrainian parliament has

Following Russia’s ban on Ukrainian free trade in an escalation of Moscow’s squeezing of the barely-functioning economy, the Ukrainian parliament has

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Coalition infighting spills into Ukraine parliament as allies tussle

Ukraine’s President Poroshenko meets his prime minister late on Friday with the future of their coalition government looking creaky. It follows a

Ukraine’s President Poroshenko meets his prime minister late on Friday with the future of their coalition government looking creaky. It follows a

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Dmytro Firtash calls off visit to Ukraine employers' congress

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

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

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Ukraine passes law outlawing discrimination against gay workers

After several failed attempts, Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday backed a bill that bans discrimination against gay workers – a pre-condition for the

After several failed attempts, Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday backed a bill that bans discrimination against gay workers – a pre-condition for the

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Ukraine: deputies explain for and against the decentralisation law

While there were violent protests outside Ukraine’s parliament, inside the chamber the atmosphere was equally tense. Mustafa Nayem from the

While there were violent protests outside Ukraine’s parliament, inside the chamber the atmosphere was equally tense. Mustafa Nayem from the

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Ukraine: Communist parties banned from local elections

Ukraine’s Justice Ministry has banned three Communist groups from running in the upcoming local elections and filed a lawsuit banning them from

Ukraine’s Justice Ministry has banned three Communist groups from running in the upcoming local elections and filed a lawsuit banning them from

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Poroshenko calls for disarming of 'illegal groups' in Ukraine

Ukraine’s president has ordered the disarming of “illegal groups.” Petro Poroshenko made the call after a weekend standoff between a far right group

Ukraine’s president has ordered the disarming of “illegal groups.” Petro Poroshenko made the call after a weekend standoff between a far right group

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Poroshenko: 'Russia will not blackmail Ukraine'

In an exclusive interview with euronews, the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called for unity against Russia over the conflict in the east of his country. He said decisions concerning a 'federal'

In an exclusive interview with euronews, the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called for unity against Russia over the conflict in the east of his country. He said decisions concerning a 'federal'

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Exclusive: We talk of values, Russia of money, says Ukraine president

In an exclusive interview with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko, the leader spoke to euronews about the upcoming EU summit and what position the

In an exclusive interview with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko, the leader spoke to euronews about the upcoming EU summit and what position the