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# ukraine - Monday 22 April, 2019

Russia says it's 'too early' to say whether it could work with Ukraine's new leader

Volodymyr Zelensky won a landslide victory yesterday.

# ukraine - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Comedian wins 'landslide victory' in Ukranian presidential election, exit polls indicate

Volodymyr Zelenski took 73 percent of the vote, according to exit polls.

# ukraine - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Incumbent Ukrainian president pleads for support as comedian looks set to win the presidency

In a televised address the incumbent pleaded with voters to support him.

# ukraine - Saturday 13 April, 2019

London police 'forced to open fire' on vehicle after it crashes into Ukrainian ambassador's car

The incident is not being treated as terrorist-related.

# ukraine - Monday 1 April, 2019

Comedian takes the lead after first round of presidential elections in Ukraine

A runoff between the two leading candidates is expected this month.

# ukraine - Friday 22 March, 2019

From The42 Cristiano Ronaldo's comeback falls flat upon international return as Portugal are held Stalemate

Cristiano Ronaldo's comeback falls flat upon international return as Portugal are held

The Juventus star returned to action on Friday, but he could not inspire Portugal to victory against Ukraine.

# ukraine - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

'I'm a musician, not a tool': Ukraine drops Eurovision entrant after accusing her of politicising contest

Anna Korsun won Ukraine’s national Eurovision finals on Saturday.

# ukraine - Monday 21 January, 2019

14 dead after fire on two ships off Crimea

The fire broke out when one vessel was transferring fuel to the other.

# ukraine - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Ukraine ends martial law in country after 30 days

It was introduced last month after Russia’s seizure of three of Kiev’s navy vessels in the Sea of Azov

# ukraine - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Ukraine Orthodox priests to establish church independent from Russia

Ukrainian authorities hope it will be a further step out of Russia’s orbit.

# ukraine - Saturday 8 December, 2018

'Families need a Christmas miracle': Irish-funded doctors to help Chernobyl babies in war-torn Ukraine

The group are travelling with the charity Chernobyl Children International.

# ukraine - Friday 30 November, 2018

Ukraine bars Russian men aged 16-60 from entry to country as tensions mount over ships seizure

The move came after Kiev imposed martial law in border regions this week in response to the Russian seizure of the ships.

# ukraine - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

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

Russia and Ukraine have blamed each other for Sunday’s confrontation in the Kerch Strait, which links the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov.

Tom Clonan: 'If cool heads prevail, the Kerch situation should not escalate ... but we don't live in a time of cool heads'

How the Russia-Ukraine naval clash may play out in a Trump and Brexit world.

# ukraine - Monday 26 November, 2018

Ukraine backs martial law after confrontation at sea with Russia

He now requires the parliament’s approval for the decree to come into force.

# ukraine - Sunday 25 November, 2018

'Unleashing conflict': Ukraine says Russia opened fire on navy ships

At least one serviceman was reportedly injured.

# ukraine - Monday 5 November, 2018

Ukrainian anti-corruption campaigner who had a litre of acid poured on her during attack dies

Kateryna Gandzyuk’s supporters and the government have confirmed her death.

# ukraine - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

From The42 Mancini's winless run continues with Italy on emotional night as Genoa bridge victims remembered Friendly This post contains videos

# ukraine - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Man jailed for plotting to kill 'murdered' Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko

Babchenko made headlines around the world earlier this year by faking his own murder.

# ukraine - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Germany agrees to take in 95-year-old deported from US over previous life as Nazi guard

Jakiw Palij became an American citizen in 1957, but was told to leave the country in 2004.

# ukraine - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Trump's former campaign chief to face trial today

Paul Manafort has pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of bank and tax fraud.

# ukraine - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Putin plan for Ukraine referendum rejected by White House

Trump’s National Security Council spokesman Garrett Marquis said a “so-called referendum” would have “no legitimacy”.

# ukraine - Friday 8 June, 2018

Witness-tampering charges filed against former Trump campaign chairman

Robert Mueller also charged Paul Manafort’s Russian fixer for the first time today.

# ukraine - Thursday 31 May, 2018

'Dead' Russian journalist faked his own death with pig's blood and trip to morgue

“I only stopped being afraid at the morgue.”

# ukraine - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

'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.

# ukraine - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

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.

# ukraine - Thursday 24 May, 2018

From The42 Real Madrid fans return 1,000 Champions League final tickets as price hikes spell misery Price Hikes

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.

# ukraine - Monday 19 March, 2018

Ireland 'fully supports' UK's efforts to punish those behind 'heinous' poisoning of former spy

Russia has denied involvement in the poisoning.

# ukraine - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Coveney says human rights situation in Crimea is 'deeply concerning'

The Tánaiste has reiterated Ireland’s support for Ukraine on the fourth anniversary of the illegal annexation of Crimea.

# ukraine - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Lawyer linked to former Trump aide admits to lying to FBI in Russia probe

Van der Zwaan is linked to former senior Trump campaign official, Robert Gates.

# ukraine - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Netherlands vows to prosecute anyone suspected of shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight

Most of the 298 victims were Dutch citizens.

# ukraine - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Cyberattack that has swept the world was 'aimed at Ukraine'

People were urged to be wary of clicking on email attachments or shared links.

# ukraine - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Chernobyl's radiation monitoring system hit by cyberattack

The attacks began in Russia and Ukraine before spreading to western Europe and the US.

# ukraine - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Explosive device thrown into US embassy grounds in Kiev

The strike caused no casualties.

# ukraine - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Doctor defends 'three-parent baby' technique amid criticism

Valeriy Zukin has used the procedure to help infertile couples have children.

# ukraine - Monday 8 May, 2017

Poll: Are you going to watch the Eurovision? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you going to watch the Eurovision?

Be honest.

# ukraine - Monday 24 April, 2017

American security monitor killed by landmine in rebel-held east Ukraine

The death sparked sharp words from Rex Tillerson.

# ukraine - Friday 21 April, 2017

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.

# ukraine - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Pictures: 20,000 people evacuated from area after massive fire at Ukrainian arms depot

Ukrainian authorities said that they suspected Russian involvement.

# ukraine - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Ukraine bans Russia's Eurovision singer from entering the country

The singer is said to have performed in Russia-annexed Crimea, prompting Ukrainian fury.