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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 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…
Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko has made a strong impression on her first day in parliament.
The Ukrainian winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest tells euronews how her family's tragic history inspired her winning entry.
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
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
A coalition of the country's two main parties says it has agreed to back parliamentary speaker Volodymyr Groysman for the post
Ukraine is in political turmoil as it seeks to form a new government. It follows the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. His likely
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has signalled his support for parliamentary speaker Volodymyr Groysman to replace him after tendering his
The foreign ministers of France and Germany are in Ukraine to urge Kyiv to continue on its reformist path.
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 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
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 president has ordered the disarming of “illegal groups.” Petro Poroshenko made the call after a weekend standoff between a far right group
Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has been appointed governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, a day after being granted Ukrainian
Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has accepted the resignation of Ihor Kolomoiskiy, the oligarch governor of Dnipropetrovsk, a key region in the
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 Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko, the leader spoke to euronews about the upcoming EU summit and what position the
Ukraine's parliament has voted to offer limited self-rule to pro-Russian rebels in the East.
A new group comprising international statesmen, trade unionists and employers has been formed to help Ukraine kick-start its economy which is on the