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UKRAINE NEWS

ICC prosecutor pushes for full investigation into Ukraine war crimes

December 12, 2020 2:41 pm

A preliminary probe found that several war crimes and crimes against humanity had been conducted. Prosecutors looked into crimes during the pro-EU protests, annexation of Crimea, and the conflict in Eastern Ukraine.

Ukraine woman struggles to walk across icy street, video goes viral

December 14, 2020 12:10 pm

While many could relate to her situation, others were clearly amused. Some even compared the woman's struggle to the struggles of the ongoing year.

Ukraine President Zelenskiy hospitalised due to COVID-19

November 12, 2020 12:31 pm

Zelenskiy said on Monday he tested positive for coronavirus. Three other top officials, including the finance minister, the defence minister and Zelenskiy's top aide were also reported to be infected.

Explained: Who are Hunter and Beau, Joe Biden's sons?

October 25, 2020 1:02 pm

Biden paid tribute to his late son Beau, who served in the Iraq war, and slammed Trump for his alleged disparaging comments about fallen soldiers. Trump hit back by bringing up Hunter Biden’s struggle with drug addiction.

Ukraine plane crash death toll rises to 26, with 1 survivor

September 26, 2020 10:08 pm

The crash happened around 2 km (1.2 miles) from a military airport, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine said in a statement. It said 27 people had been on board the plane.

Hostage standoff ends after Ukrainian president endorses animal rights documentary

July 22, 2020 7:07 am

In a move to secure the hostages' release, Zelenskiy said he spoke to Kryvosh for seven to 10 minutes and agreed to one of his demands, to promote the documentary "Earthlings," narrated by Hollywood actor Joaquin Phoenix.

Ukriane's tweet referring to Russia as 'toxic ex' has netizens in splits

June 24, 2020 2:15 pm

A tweet from an official Russian handle shared photos from when Ukraine was part of the USSR. A response from the Ukrainian handle had social media users in splits.

Iran ready for compensation talks on Ukraine plane crash: Report

June 07, 2020 8:17 am

In January, Iran said that it accidentally shot down Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 after mistaking it for a cruise missile, killing all 176 aboard the plane.

Ukraine reaches 10,000 coronavirus cases as public chafes against lockdown

April 30, 2020 1:44 pm

Anger at the lockdown led to hundreds of businessmen protesting near the government building on Wednesday, while Stepanov also said more people were ignoring a ban on visiting parks.

Government troops, rebels exchange fire in eastern Ukraine

February 19, 2020 10:28 am

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Facebook that Tuesday's outbreak of hostilities was an attempt to derail efforts to end the conflict and said he would call a meeting of his Security Council to discuss the situation.

UKRAINE PHOTOS

Remembering victims of Chernobyl disaster on 33rd anniversary

April 30, 2019 7:04 am

Ukraine marks the 33rd anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, when the 4th unit of the plant exploded early hours April 26, 1986.

First Ukraine prisoner of war exchange completed

February 22, 2015 3:51 pm

Ukrainian military and separatist representatives exchanged dozens of prisoners under cover of darkness at a remote frontline location.

Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine: 298 dead

July 18, 2014 11:48 pm

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 — Flight MH17 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur — with 298 people aboard crashed in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border on Thursday.

Ukraine troops push out pro-Russia insurgents from Mariupol

June 14, 2014 12:14 pm

Ukrainian troops battle Pro-Russia insurgents driving them out of buildings in Mariupol.