Ukraine

What do UK-Ukrainian arms talks reveal about Russia fears?
Armed soldiers without identifying insignia stand guard outside a Ukrainian military base in Crimea
Today’s big question

What do UK-Ukrainian arms talks reveal about Russia fears?

Government in talks to sell missiles to ​​Kiev in first ever arms deal
21 Oct 2021
Vodka made from radioactive Chernobyl apples seized
Chernobyl
Tall Tales

Vodka made from radioactive Chernobyl apples seized

And other stories from the stranger side of life
13 May 2021
Ukraine seeks World Heritage status for abandoned Chernobyl nuclear plant
A view of the abandoned zone around the Chernobyl plant
In Brief

Ukraine seeks World Heritage status for abandoned Chernobyl nuclear plant

Area should be preserved as ‘unique destination of interest for the whole of mankind’, minister says
26 Apr 2021
The four biggest problems on Putin’s desk
Vladimir Putin pictured in March
Behind the scenes

The four biggest problems on Putin’s desk

Russia facing EU sanctions as 450,000 Alexei Navalny supporters prepare to hit nation’s streets
19 Apr 2021
Is Russia preparing another attack on Ukraine?
Ukrainian troops from the Donbass Battalion
Getting to grips with . . .

Is Russia preparing another attack on Ukraine?

Kiev calls on UK and Nato for support as Moscow builds up its military on border
8 Apr 2021
2020 Quiz of the Year
Quiz of the year
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2020 Quiz of the Year

Have you been paying attention to the year’s biggest events?
26 Dec 2020
Republicans claim social media is censoring Biden leak story
Democratic candidate Joe Biden wearing a face mask during a town hall event
In Brief

Republicans claim social media is censoring Biden leak story

Trump-supporting senators are accusing Twitter and Facebook of ‘election day interference’
16 Oct 2020

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Mum caught digging tunnel to free murderer son
Prison
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Mum caught digging tunnel to free murderer son

And other stories from the stranger side of life
4 Aug 2020
Ukrainian police demand names and addresses of city’s Jews
Ultra orthodox Jews pray at the tomb of Reb Nachman of Breslov, founder of the Breslov Hasidic movement
In Brief

Ukrainian police demand names and addresses of city’s Jews

Jewish leader says last such demand was ‘during the German occupation’
12 May 2020
Iran plane crash: Tehran denies shooting down Ukrainian jet
Iran plane crash
In Depth

Iran plane crash: Tehran denies shooting down Ukrainian jet

Western intelligence suggests Russia-made missile may have been fired in error
10 Jan 2020
Ukraine conflict: is an end in sight?
Russia Ukraine
In Depth

Ukraine conflict: is an end in sight?

Zelensky and Putin meet in Paris for first ever peace talks, but Ukrainians fear their president will capitulate to Russians
9 Dec 2019
Why Apple is under fire over labelling of Crimea on apps
Apple
In Depth

Why Apple is under fire over labelling of Crimea on apps

The US tech giant has changed how the disputed territory is listed on its mapping and weather apps
29 Nov 2019
Top Putin aide linked to downing of Malaysia Airlines plane
Wreckage from Flight MH17
In Depth

Top Putin aide linked to downing of Malaysia Airlines plane

Authorities say intercepted phone calls may implicate Russian officials in 2014 missile attack
15 Nov 2019
Why William Taylor’s testimony shook Washington
William Taylor
In Depth

Why William Taylor’s testimony shook Washington

Acting US ambassador to Ukraine corroborates allegations that sparked impeachment proceedings against Trump
24 Oct 2019
Donald Trump's impeachment claims, examined
TAMPA, FL - JULY 31:A sign in the shape of a Q is held up as President Donald Trump attends his Make America Great Again Rally being held in the Florida State Fair Grounds Expo Hall on July 3
In Depth

Donald Trump's impeachment claims, examined

The US president has a long-standing weakness for conspiracy theories - and the new inquiry has sparked more outlandish claims
2 Oct 2019
Team Trump goes into battle against impeachment campaign
Rudy Giuliani, right, denies that Donald Trump plans to pardon himself
In Brief

Team Trump goes into battle against impeachment campaign

US president’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani leads the fightback against mounting pressure
30 Sep 2019
Trump’s whistle-blower scandal explained
Donald Trump
In Depth

Trump’s whistle-blower scandal explained

Newly released complaint claims officials attempted to ‘lock down’ records of Ukraine call
27 Sep 2019
Who is Volodymyr Zelensky?
Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukraine
In Depth

Who is Volodymyr Zelensky?

The Ukrainian comic-turned-president is back in the spotlight amid row over phone call with Donald Trump
26 Sep 2019
What Donald Trump said to the Ukrainian president
Donald Trump
In Depth

What Donald Trump said to the Ukrainian president

Facing impeachment the US president authorises the release of crucial telephone call transcript
26 Sep 2019
Mother claims adopted daughter she abandoned is adult dwarf
Kristine and Michael Barnett
In Depth

Mother claims adopted daughter she abandoned is adult dwarf

Indiana woman charged with neglect says she and husband fled after ‘imposter’ threatened kill them
25 Sep 2019
What happened at Chernobyl?
Chernobyl, Ukraine, Nuclear
In Brief

What happened at Chernobyl?

The story of the world’s worst nuclear disaster is told in critically acclaimed new series
30 May 2019
Comedian on course to win Ukraine election
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In Brief

Comedian on course to win Ukraine election

Political newcomer has appealed to voters fed up with corruption, low living standards and years of political upheaval
1 Apr 2019
Ukraine accused of politicising Eurovision
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In Brief

Ukraine accused of politicising Eurovision

This year’s entry in doubt after three acts refuse to represent the country following gagging order
28 Feb 2019
Art of the city: the best contemporary art in Kiev
sondra_perry_typhoon_coming_on_2018.jpg
In Depth

Art of the city: the best contemporary art in Kiev

14 Dec 2018
Will Nato intervene in Ukraine?
Nato troops
In Depth

Will Nato intervene in Ukraine?

President Petro Poroshenko has asked the alliance to deploy ships to Black Sea amid escalating tensions with Russia
29 Nov 2018
Ukraine warns of ‘full-scale war’ with Russia
A Ukrainian sailor patrols a gunboat on the Sea of Azov
In Brief

Ukraine warns of ‘full-scale war’ with Russia

Trump threatens to cancel G20 meeting with Putin over ‘aggressive’ behaviour
28 Nov 2018
Ukraine declares martial law
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In Brief

Ukraine declares martial law

Tensions with Russia escalate as world powers urge both sides back from the brink
27 Nov 2018
Russia seizes Ukrainian naval ships in Black Sea
A moored Russian tanker blockading the Kerch Strait
In Brief

Russia seizes Ukrainian naval ships in Black Sea

At least six Ukrainian sailors have been injured as tensions between Kiev and Moscow flare
26 Nov 2018
Christianity faces biggest schism in a millennium
Ukraine Russia Orthodox Christianity Church Religion
In Depth

Christianity faces biggest schism in a millennium

Ukraine granted own independent Orthodox Church despite threats from Moscow
12 Oct 2018
‘Murdered’ journalist who fled Russia appears on TV
Arkady Babchenko
In Depth

‘Murdered’ journalist who fled Russia appears on TV

Kremlin critic’s death had been faked in an attempt to flush out people who were trying to kill him
30 May 2018
Flight MH17: Eight other passenger planes shot down
Wreckage from Malaysian airlines Flight MH17
In Depth

Flight MH17: Eight other passenger planes shot down

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was not the first to be shot down by a missile
24 May 2018
Ukraine’s dolphin army died in ‘patriotic hunger strike’
Dolphins in Ukraine
In Brief

Ukraine’s dolphin army died in ‘patriotic hunger strike’

Kiev official claims mammals starved themselves to death following takeover of military base
17 May 2018
Translator invited into No. 10 suspected of being Russia spy
Alleged terror plot involved using a bomb to break through Downing Street gates
In Brief

Translator invited into No. 10 suspected of being Russia spy

Interpreter for Ukrainian PM arrested on suspicion of espionage
21 Dec 2017
Donald Trump 'actively reviewing' whether to arm Ukraine
US soldiers march during a military parade in Kiev
In Brief

Donald Trump 'actively reviewing' whether to arm Ukraine

The US reasserts its support for Kiev ahead of huge Russian military exercises
25 Aug 2017
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