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Missing Belarus activist found dead in Ukraine, UN calls for 'thorough' investigation
Vitaly Shishov ran an NGO that helped his compatriots flee repression in Belarus.
'No one is above the law': US House steps up Trump impeachment probe
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has made clear she believes the party needs to focus on defeating Trump in the 2020 election.
Chelsea lodge Uefa complaint over alleged racist abuse in Kiev
Callum Hudson-Odoi was reportedly victim of the abuse after his goal last Thursday night.
Ukraine Orthodox priests to establish church independent from Russia
Ukrainian authorities hope it will be a further step out of Russia’s orbit.
'Dead' Russian journalist faked his own death with pig's blood and trip to morgue
“I only stopped being afraid at the morgue.”
'Dead' Russian journalist who's really alive and well vows to 'die at 96 and dance on Putin's grave'
Secret Service officials say they faked his death to catch those who were trying to kill him.
Russian journalist shot dead in his apartment in Ukraine, police say
Arkadi Babchenko had hosted a programme on Ukrainian private television ATR for the past year.
'It was nice to be at Real Madrid' - Ronaldo casts doubt over future after Champions League final
The Portugal superstar said he would explain his future plans in the coming days.
Real Madrid vs Liverpool, Champions League final
We went minute-by-minute as Liverpool and Real Madrid met in the Champions League final in Kiev.
Real Madrid fans return 1,000 Champions League final tickets as price hikes spell misery
Spiralling accommodation and travel costs have deterred supporters from travelling to Kiev.
Cyberattack that has swept the world was 'aimed at Ukraine'
People were urged to be wary of clicking on email attachments or shared links.
Portugal scores first ever Eurovision with simple ballad (and not a glitzy backup dancer in sight)
The fado-tinged song “Amar Pelos Dois” was performed by 27-year-old Salvador Sobral, who is awaiting a heart transplant.
These brown bears now live in the lap of luxury after a life of horrendous abuse
A specialised centre in northern Ukraine seeks to give such bears a better life. The abuse of brown bears in the country is a longstanding cultural problem.
WATCH: This is the song that will represent us at the Eurovision
The song contest will take place in Ukraine in May.
Dutch voters have sent out a strong anti-EU message to the world
Voters were asked if they supported the European Union’s association agreement with Ukraine.
WATCH: Massive hair-pulling, face-gouging brawl erupts in Ukrainian parliament
It all started with a bouquet of roses, believe it or not.
Chaos in Kiev: One killed and dozens injured in clashes outside parliament
Ukrainian authorities blamed nationalists for the trouble and said at least 30 people had been detained.
Pics: Arrests and injuries during bloody clashes at gay pride march in Kiev
Five policemen were among the injured.
PHOTOS: 32 killed in east Ukraine mine blast
At least 17 have been killed with 16 more missing.
Ukrainian rebels have been offered very limited self-rule
It comes as Ukraine and the EU ratify an association agreement that Poroshenko called the first step towards EU membership.
Ukraine has agreed a ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels
The Ukrainian President has ordered his troops to cease fire at 4pm.
Ukraine captures Russian paratroopers, but Moscow says they crossed border "by accident"
“I didn’t even see when we crossed the border,” one soldier said, in footage posted online…
Ukrainian parliament dissolved on the eve of key peace talks
The leaders of Ukraine and Russia meet in Belarus tomorrow.
Ukraine sends its own aid convoy east following fears over Russia's "Trojan horse"
Kiev had a change of heart this morning over the Russian convoy, saying it will let the aid in once it has been inspected.
Ukraine negotiates return of soldiers 'forced to retreat' into Russia
However, reports from Russia suggest that the troops deserted.
All 196 recovered bodies from MH17 crash site have been removed by rebels
The bodies have been taken to an unknown location.
Ceasefire falls through in Ukraine as military launches 'massive offensive'
A 10-day truce was not extended after the government said separatists were ‘unwilling to control terrorist units’.
Ukraine's new 'Chocolate King' vows not to give up on Crimea
The billionaire ‘chocolate king’ also vowed to avert civil war, the possibility of which still looms in the south-east.
Ukraine boxing hero Klitschko claims Kiev mayor seat
He and his younger brother Wladimir — himself known as Dr Steelhammer — shared all the world’s heavyweight belts between them.
Couple cross a river by hooking a zip line to their back piercings
Warning: This article (and its accompanying video) is NOT for the faint of heart.
Nine Ukraine soldiers killed by Russian separatists
It’s the the deadliest day for the military in weeks of fighting between Russian separatists and Ukrainian security forces in the east of the country.
Ukraine starts 'unity talks' as Russia warns of civil war
The discussions come just two weeks before an election in the country.
Pro-Russian rebel regions hold vote to split from Ukraine
The ballots are being held in provinces where insurgents hold more than a dozen towns. The US has said they “violate international law”.
Pics: "Hello comrades!" - Putin celebrates Russia's victory over Nazism by visiting Crimea
11,000 troops also marched in Red Square as part of Victory Day in Russia.
Grief-stricken Odessa "reeling" after 42 die in clashes
Ukraine’s Prime Minister is visiting the port city today.
The Pope, Russia and America are all calling for efforts to de-escalate Ukraine crisis
Russia has vowed to help secure the release of abducted OSCE observers.
Russia is trying to trigger World War III - Kiev
The developments prompted German Chancellor Angela Merkel to call Russian President Vladimir Putin to voice “great concern”.
Four militants dead in Ukrainian night fight despite 'Easter truce'
An accord struck on Thursday by Ukraine, Russia, the United States and the European Union has also been widely ignored.
EU ministers send further Putin warning, as White House says Ukraine escalation comes "with a cost"
Tensions have been rising over the past 48 hours, with pro-Kremlin militants seizing official buildings in orchestrated attacks.
The situation in eastern Ukraine is continuing to escalate
Gunman have seized a police station, a security building, and hundreds of weapons.