The Ukrainian army has lost control of Donetsk airport, while the city has been traumatised by the deaths of over a dozen civilians when a bus was hit in the fighting.
Ukraine's Defence Ministry has blamed pro-Russian rebels for shelling at a bus stop that has claimed at least nine lives in the separatist-held city of Donetsk.
Reports suggest as many as 9 people were killed in an explosion at a bus stop in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine on Thursday morning (January 22). The blast
In one of its strongest criticisms yet of Moscow, Kyiv has claimed that its military came under direct attack from Russian forces in eastern Ukraine.
More people are reported killed and injured in Donetsk and at least one other eastern Ukrainian city as fighting continues between pro-government forces and rebels, while Moscow dismisses as "nonsense
At least two people were killed and several injured when various parts of separatist-controlled Donetsk in Ukraine were shelled on Monday (January
Ukraine and Russia trade accusations of ceasefire violations as fighting continues to rage around Donetsk and Luhansk. Russia warns Kiev not to rely on a military solution
Ukraine says some 700 Russian troops have crossed the border into its territory as fierce fighting continues for control of Donetsk airport. There
Ukrainian government forces claim the upper hand in fierce fighting for control of Donetsk airport. Video claiming to show pro-Russian rebels inside the terminal shows what appears to a be a well-equi
Kyiv says its troops have retaken control of areas lost to rebels around Donetsk airport
The battle for the international airport in Donetsk has escalated. A Ukrainian military spokesman said six of his troops were killed in attacks by
Ukraine has seen its hopes for peace shattered once again. At least 12 people were killed on Tuesday when shelling hit a passenger bus in the eastern
The Ukrainian army delivered food supplies and evacuated a wounded soldier from Donetsk airport, which is still controlled by Kiev forces. Soldiers
Peace talks due to take place in Minsk on Friday between the Kyiv government and pro-Russian rebels have been cancelled. It’s been reported that
Hundreds of fighters from the Russian republic of Chechnya have joined the insurgents in East Ukraine. The so-called “death unit” has made a former
A woman was injured and several houses were damaged by shelling on Saturday night (November 22) in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern
As rebels in eastern Ukraine exchange further gunfire with government troops near Donetsk, a war of words between Moscow and the West is escalating
After months of intense conflict parts of Donetsk resemble a ghost town. Under heavy bombing, shelling and shooting many have died and many more have
Izolyatsia, a self-styled “platform for cultural initiatives,” in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk has been targeted and seized by armed pro-Russian
Military alliance NATO said on Wednesday it had decided on a series of immediate steps to reinforce its forces in eastern Europe because of the
Ukrainian armed forces on Tuesday launched a “special operation” against separatists in the town of Kramatorsk in the east of the country, the
Russia told the West on Wednesday that four-way talks between representatives of Ukraine, Russia, the United States and European Union must focus on
Gallows humour is seemingly alive and well in eastern Ukraine.
Web users in Donetsk have suggested holding a spoof referendum to see if the city’s
Donetsk, one of the host cities of Euro 2012. An industrial city with a strong footballing heritage, which to this day remains at the cutting edge of