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Ukraine could 'unleash civil war' if it steps in against militants in eastern cities
Russia has accused Ukraine of sending ultra-nationalist Pravy Sektor militants to these areas.
Ukraine crisis: Putin orders 'partial' troop pullout
The development follows a hastily arranged summit in Paris between John Kerry and the Russian Foreign Minister.
Darth Vader is running for president of Ukraine...
…or at least an unnamed protester dressed up as him.
“The aim of Putin is not Crimea but all of Ukraine”: Kiev fears Russia ready to attack
The country’s interim leaders say they fear an imminent invasion, following the fall of their last airbase in Crimea.
'Violation of sovereignty': Obama and Putin hold hour-long phonecall on Ukraine crisis
Obama said Russia had violated Ukraine’s “territorial integrity”. Meanwhile, Russia’s parliament has indicated it will back plans for a referendum in Crimea.
Russia under pressure as EU, UN hold emergency talks on Ukraine crisis
EU leaders hold a summit in Brussels today to decide how strongly to respond to Moscow’s troop deployment.
Kerry meeting Russian foreign minister in bid to calm Ukraine tensions
America’s top diplomat said last night that Moscow was looking for a “pretext” to invade Ukraine further.
Tymoshenko and Ukraine's new prime minister to visit Ireland this weekend
The former Ukrainian Prime Minister was released from prison last week and will join two other political figures for the EPP conference.
This gas pipeline map shows why Ukraine crisis affects all of Europe
Apart from the obvious fear of international violence.
'An anti-constitutional coup': Vladimir Putin isn't happy about events in Ukraine
The Russian president is addressing journalists in Moscow this morning.
"Frightening and dangerous": Taoiseach hopeful Ukraine crisis can be solved through diplomacy
The EU has condemned Russia’s “acts of aggression” in the region and called on Moscow to recall its troops from their deployment across Crimea.
Putin calls end to 'military exercises' as Kerry heads to Kiev
The Russian President has called an end to the drill near Ukraine’s border involving army, navy and airforce troops.
'A clear violation of sovereignty': G7 leaders condemn Russian troop build-up
Russia’s partners in the G8 have condemned Moscow’s military escalation and cancelled their participation in preparations for the group’s summit in Sochi this June.
Google Maps 'renames Kiev street' after people killed in clashes
The Institustkaya Street is now named after ‘street heroes’.
Armed men seize Ukraine regional government buildings, hoist Russian flags
Up to 50 men with weapons marched into the buildings in the Crimea region overnight. Regional leaders have said they will “take measures”.
Ukraine's feared 'Berkut' riot police to be disbanded
The elite force were blamed for most of the deaths in the country’s capital last week. Nearly 100 people died in the violence.
Unity government to be formed in Kiev, as US stops just short of endorsing interim leader
The White House has called for a technocratic government to be installed to promote early elections.
'Wanted for mass murder' --- Arrest warrant issued for toppled Ukraine leader Yanukovych
The interim interior minister posted on Facebook that the ousted president was wanted in connection with the “mass murder of peaceful citizens”.
Russia withdraws ambassador from Kiev as stand-off with Western powers deepens
The US has warned Russia against sending troops into Kiev, with National Security Adviser Susan Rice saying such a move would be a “grave mistake”.
New Ukraine leader warns that the country's economy is in a "catastrophic" state
The U.S., Europe and the U.K. said they would help with financial aid when a new cabinet is formed.
Ousted Ukrainian President tried to flee but was stopped by border guards
Viktor Yanukovych’s plane was from leaving the country as Yulia Tymoshenko announces a bid for the presidency.
Ukraine parliament votes to oust president
A motion to remove Yanukovych received 328 votes in the 450-seat parliament
Orange Revolution leader freed from prison as president leaves Kiev
Yulia Tymoshenko spearheaded Ukraine’s pro-democracy 2004 Orange Revolution.
The text of the deal to end crisis in Ukraine
Early elections have been called.
EU adopts sanctions against Ukraine; dozens killed during fighting
More than 60 people have been killed during bloody fighting in Kiev.
Death toll climbs to 60 in Kiev as 67 police officers 'seized'
The death toll from today’s earlier violence stands, unofficially, at 26.
Before and After: Pics of Kiev's Independence Square
At least 26 people died during violence in the Ukranian city this morning.
At least 25 dead as Ukraine president blames protesters
Another 241 people have been hospitalised in fierce clashes between police and anti-government protesters in Kiev.
Photos: 13 people killed in Kiev after police storm protest camp
The violence today was the deadliest in nearly three months of anti-government protests.
At least seven killed during fresh wave of violence in Kiev
The incident has been condemned by the USA, EU and NATO.
"F**k the EU!": US diplomat's Ukraine phonecall leaked via Youtube
Washington is accusing Russia of capturing the conversation and uploading it to the site.
Ukraine MPs fail to strike deal to weaken president's powers
In parliament, protest leader Vitali Klitschko – a former world champion boxer – called for an end to the ‘dictatorship”.
Kiev protesters seize police base after opposition leaders reject offer
‘Euromaiden’ demonstrators seized the building in an early morning raid as fresh clashes erupted in the Ukrainian capital.