Moscow has been told by a maritime tribunal it must release 24 sailors that were aboard vessels it intercepted in the Kerch Strait in November 2018.
Euronews looks into the most important decisions and appointments the new Ukrainian president has taken and what was an outcome of those so far.
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The move is likely to further inflame tensions with Kiev, just days after Russia eased the path to citizenship for residents of separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine,
Ukraine's presidential election candidates have taken part in a stadium debate with polls showing TV comedian Volodmyr Zelensky ahead of Petro Poroshenko
Eastern Ukraine is littered with unexploded ordnance. In this interactive 360° experience, you can meet the endangered civilians, the deminers working tirelessly to make the area safe, and see how much you know about landmines.
Ukraine is one of the countries in the world most plagued by landmines. Removing them is a painstaking process most often done entirely by hand. See how in this interactive 360° report.
Ukrainians won't have a shortage of candidates to choose from when they go to the polls to elect a new president. A record 44 people put their names forward, although five have since dropped out.
Moscow accused of backing separatist rebels
Nearly 13,000 people have been killed in five years of fighting in the border region between Russia and Ukraine.
More than 1,900 people have been killed or injured in eastern Ukraine by landmines or other unexploded ordnance. This makes the region one of the most dangerous areas for civilians in the world. Euronews explored how Ukrainians are coming to terms with living next to the danger.
France & Germany say Russia must release 24 Ukrainian sailors captured in Kerch Strait.
Over a dozen Sukhois deployed as tensions remain high in the area.
Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has accused Russian president Vladimir Putin of avoiding negotiations to release Ukrainian sailors captured last month
Calls to end war in Ukraine and free political prisoners outside the FSB headquarters are shouted down by angry pro-Russian Serbs, who attempt to disrupt meeting and jostle journalists.
Discrimination and daily violence: this is the reality that HIV-positive women face in eastern Ukraine, where the incidence of HIV could turn into an epidemic bomb
"Get out of Ukraine, Mr. Putin" - strong words from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in an interview with NBC's Richard Engel.
Here are the top stories from across Europe you need to know about this morning.
Ukraine's president signed a bill on Wednesday, which threatens Russians flying into Crimea with a short time in prison.
The conflict in eastern Ukraine has caused thousands of victims and disrupted civilians' lives. But in that region, people also want to look at the future. Stories of resilience from the East.
"Everyday we lose some citizens of our country; so we cannot forget it."
Strengthening military capacity is necessary, but should not be seen as the only priority of the country. The war can unite people and benefit those who are able to ride the wave of patriotism and collective emotion, but an one-dimensional take on statesmanship will soon show its limits.
The cousin of Ukrainian prisoner Oleg Sentsov claims he is in “catastrophic” condition, while Russia’s Federal Penitentiary Service denies these claims.
How are Ukrainian football fans reacting to the World Cup hosted by Russia — are they tuning in and is it possible to watch matches in public across the country?
President Vladimir Putin will hope to keep world's attention on football
German airline Lufthansa has scrapped an advert for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia that was filmed in Kyiv.