Sharply escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine are raising concerns in the international community.
Russia's 2014 annexation of the strategic peninsula of Crimea is at the centre of renewed tensions between Moscow and Kyiv.
Tension is high in the region as Kyiv dismisses Moscow's claims of armed incursions into the contested Crimean peninsula.
Hundreds of people came to pay tribute to a prominent Ukrainian journalist who died in a car bombing in Kyiv earlier this week.
Russia and Ukraine have swapped prisoners for the second time in less than a month.
Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko said on Friday the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine — the “Normandy Quartet” — have agreed on deploying an OSCE police mission to Ukraine’s eastern r
Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home to scenes of jubilation on Wednesday after her release by Russia in a prisoner swap and she promptly offered to fight again for Kyiv in its confl
Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home in Kyiv on Wednesday (May 25) after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of an exchange in which two Russians held in Ukraine were returned t
Detained Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko ‘has arrived in Kyiv’ after being flown home in a prisoner swap with Russia, reports say.
Confectionery tycoon turned President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, one of the most high-profile names in the ‘Panama Papers’ data leak, is
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday (April 4) he had done nothing wrong, after lawmakers called for an investigation into allegations
Ukraine’s economy minister Aivaras Abromavicius has resigned claiming senior figures within the government of President Petro Poroshenko attempted to
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he is seeking help from the EU and the US in securing the return of Crimea to Ukrainian sovereignty. The
The Minsk peace accord on Ukraine has been extended into 2016. The Kremlin says it was agreed following a phone call between the leaders of Russia
The EU’s foreign policy chief has urged Ukraine to take tougher action against corruption as it moves closer to Europe. Federica Mogherini visited
The French are claiming some movement on the situation in eastern Ukraine following a summit in Paris. President Francois Hollande met with Russian
French President Francois Hollande welcomes the presidents of Russia and Ukraine and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Paris. Vladimir Putin has
Ukraine President Petro Poreshenko in his speech at the United Nations assailed Moscow for what he called its “brutal aggression” in the east of the
While Syria is the key talking point at this year’s gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, efforts to resolve the conflict in
Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko says he is optimistic the requirements of the Minsk peace agreement will be fulfilled by the end of the year
The Ukrainian President has visited those injured in Monday’s violent clashes in Kiev. The authorities now say three police officers were killed
With no sign improvement of the security situation in eastern Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko is continuing his diplomatic tour of Europe to call
Politicians in Ukraine have approved a draft law giving more autonomy to two pro-russian regions in the east of the country. For analysts, this
Ukraine’s president has ordered the disarming of “illegal groups.” Petro Poroshenko made the call after a weekend standoff between a far right group
Mikheil Saakashvili was appointed governor of Ukraine’s Odessa* region in February, to fight corruption. The former Georgian president might even be
Just days after an upsurge in violence in eastern Ukraine, the embattled town of Maryinka near Donetsk is under the complete control of the Ukrainian