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22 wounded in Ukraine shelling: Official

November 07, 2014 4:08 pm

A Ukrainian military spokesman said rebels had attacked positions in the region around Lugansk overnight.

Japan urges Russia not to annex Crimea

March 17, 2014 10:29 am

With more than half the ballots counted, preliminary results showed 95.5 per cent of voters were in favour of leaving Ukraine and rejoining former political master Russia.

Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea

March 08, 2014 10:03 pm

Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's roads as Russia reinforced its armed presence.

Russia executes de facto takeover of Crimea region

March 02, 2014 12:12 am

Putin executed a de facto military takeover of a strategic region in Ukraine when the parliament gave him a green signal.

Vladimir Putin starts posturing, orders test of combat readiness along border with Ukraine

February 26, 2014 6:29 pm

President ordered immediate test of combat readiness of troops in central and western Russia.

Ukraine: Opposition boss assumes presidential powers

February 23, 2014 7:52 pm

The whereabouts and legitimacy of President Viktor Yanukovych are unclear after he left the capital for his support base in eastern Ukraine.

Ukrainian Prez 'blocked' from flying out of the country

February 23, 2014 10:17 am

Ukraine's border control service claim to President Viktor Yanukovych aides tried to bribe them to let him fly out of the country.

Jailed opposition icon Tymoshenko walks free

February 23, 2014 3:01 am

Tymoshenko was jailed in 2011 for abuse of office over a gas deal with Russia but her supporters and Western leaders regarded her as a political prisoner.

Ukraine parliament removes President Yanukovich, who flees Kiev in "coup"

February 23, 2014 2:52 am

Kiev parliament sets early election for May 25, Opposition leader Tymoshenko freed from prison.

Ukraine president losing grasp on power; Tymoshenko to be freed

February 22, 2014 6:56 pm

The police appeared to retreat today by releasing a statement in support of "the people" and "rapid change".