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Ukraine

Ukraine's Zelensky announces dissolution of parliament shortly after inauguration

A month after scoring landslide election victory against incumbent Poroshenko, 41-year-old became Ukraine's youngest post-Soviet president.

20 May 2019 3:52 PM

Ukraine's Zelensky turns down Putin's offer, welcomes agitated Russians

He pledged instead to "give citizenship to representatives of all nations that suffer from authoritarian and corrupt regimes"

28 Apr 2019 6:26 PM

Blast in Ukraine's mine; 3 dead, 14 injured

The gas blast ripped through the mine in Yurievka village in the self-proclaimed Republic of Lugansk, which broke away from Kiev in 2014.

26 Apr 2019 4:49 PM

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky is Ukraine's new President

A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election, drawing cheers from global leaders.

22 Apr 2019 12:51 PM

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky will win Ukraine's presidential elections: Exit polls

The ballots cast on Sunday were yet to be counted by Ukraine's Central Election Commission.

22 Apr 2019 9:12 AM

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Ukrainian President warns of threat of 'full-scale war' with Russia

The number of Russian units deployed along the Ukraine-Russian border has 'grown dramatically' while number of Russian tanks has tripled.

28 Nov 2018 9:03 AM

Thousands evacuated after explosions at Ukrainian ammunition depot

There was no mention of any casualties and it was not immediately clear whether the explosions were an accident or sabotage.

09 Oct 2018 11:37 AM

Ukraine: Man strangles stepchildren in sleep, wanted revenge from their mother

He had an argument with their mother and in order to get back at her, killed the children while they were asleep.

11 Jul 2017 8:25 AM

Tillerson calls on Russia to reduce tensions in Ukraine

Poroshenko was especially complimentary of Tillerson's decision last week to appoint a special envoy for Ukraine negotiations.

10 Jul 2017 2:46 PM

US embassy in Kiev struck by blast, no casualties: Ukrainian police

The blast hit the mission located in central Kiev shortly after midnight, a statement said.

08 Jun 2017 12:49 PM

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Ukraine's first wheelchair model breaks taboos

In a wheelchair since birth, she had struggled for years to make it as a model in Ukraine where disabled people often get left behind.

28 Feb 2017 2:46 PM

Former football player helps Ukrainian kids

Croatian ex-footballer Ivica Piric spent some five years of his career playing in Ukraine. Now the retired international has returned to help the conflict-wracked country he calls a “second home”.

21 Nov 2015 6:04 AM

Money and patriotism drive Russians to join Syria mission

Russian soldiers carry the coffin of serviceman Vadim Kostenko, 19, who died while serving in Syria, ahead of his funeral in the village of Grechanaya Balka, Krasnodar region, on October 28. (Photo: AFP)

10 Nov 2015 12:46 AM