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Ukraine: Country in Eastern Europe
Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the north-east; Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia and Hungary to the west; and Romania, Moldova, and the Black Sea to the south. Ukraine is currently in a territorial dispute with Russia over the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed in 2014. Including Crimea, Ukraine has an area of 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi), making it both the largest country entirely within Europe and the 46th largest country in the world. Excluding Crimea, Ukraine has a population of about 42 million, making it the 32nd most populous country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Kiev. Ukrainian is the official language and its alphabet is Cyrillic. The dominant religion in the country is Eastern Orthodoxy.

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With mask and hashtags, Ukraine minister fights coronavirus rumors from quarantine

When Ukraine Health Minister Zoriana Skaletska felt her messages about the coronavirus epidemic were not cutting through, she decided to join nearly 100 people in a quarantine facility to stop panic..
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'Enemies of the people': Coronavirus evacuees endure hostile return to Ukraine

Julia Volok says some of her fellow passengers expected a warm welcome on their arrival in Ukraine after finally being evacuated from the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic in China's Hubei province..
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Videos for Ukraine


Ukrainians protest over coronavirus evacuees [Video]Ukrainians protest over coronavirus evacuees

Protesters in Ukraine throw rocks at buses carrying evacuees who were returning home from China.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:02Published

Zelensky Wants People To Stop Thinking Ukraine Is A Corrupt Country [Video]Zelensky Wants People To Stop Thinking Ukraine Is A Corrupt Country

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky rejected President Donald Trump’s claim that Ukraine is corrupt. Zelensky said he’s ready for another phone call with Trump and open to visiting the White..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

'Confident' Zelensky wants no involvement in U.S. politics -Senator Murphy [Video]'Confident' Zelensky wants no involvement in U.S. politics -Senator Murphy

A group of three U.S. Senators visited Kiev on Friday (February 14) to convey a message of continued bipartisan support for Ukraine after it got entangled last year in President Donald Trump's..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:35Published

Trump Suggests Military Might Take Disciplinary Action Against Vindman [Video]Trump Suggests Military Might Take Disciplinary Action Against Vindman

President Donald Trump suggests the U.S. military may take disciplinary action against Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman. According to Business Insider, Vindman was a witness in the impeachment trial. He said..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Watch: Euronews reports from Ukraine's cutting-edge art scene [Video]Watch: Euronews reports from Ukraine's cutting-edge art scene

Watch: Euronews reports from Ukraine's cutting-edge art scene

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Eyebrows Raised By Trump's 'Really Shocking' Meddling In Stone Case [Video]Eyebrows Raised By Trump's 'Really Shocking' Meddling In Stone Case

President Donald Trump’s post-impeachment acquittal behavior is casting a chill in Washington. Attorney General William Barr emerged Tuesday as a key ally in the president’s quest for vengeance...

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Facebook suspends networks of fake accounts from Russia, Iran [Video]Facebook suspends networks of fake accounts from Russia, Iran

Facebook, which has struggled to stop governments and political groups from using its platform to spread false or misleading information, announced it has shut down fake accounts from countries..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

Trump Goes After Mitt Romney [Video]Trump Goes After Mitt Romney

President Donald Trump is trying to connect Sen. Mitt Romney to the Ukrainian energy company Burisma. According to Politico, this is the same company in which Hunter Biden was a former board member...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Swede Mondo Duplantis sets new pole vault world record [Video]Swede Mondo Duplantis sets new pole vault world record

Swede Armand 'Mondo' Duplantis sets new pole vault world record of 6.17m at Copernicus Cup In poland

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Zelenskiy asks pope to help win release of prisoners of war [Video]Zelenskiy asks pope to help win release of prisoners of war

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy met Pope Francis on Saturday and asked the pontiff for help to win release of prisoners of war held by Russia and Russian-backed separatists.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

Donald Trump fires a second senior official who testified against him [Video]Donald Trump fires a second senior official who testified against him

Gordon Sondland, the US ambassador to the EU, was ousted hours after Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman who'd worked as a Ukraine expert at the White House.View on euronews

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Trump ousts WH staffer Vindman who testified against him -lawyer [Video]Trump ousts WH staffer Vindman who testified against him -lawyer

The Trump administration on Friday removed Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman from his position as the White House's top Ukraine expert after he provided damaging testimony about President..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:51Published

Romney Turns Back On GOP, Votes To Convict Trump [Video]Romney Turns Back On GOP, Votes To Convict Trump

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney made a stunning break with his own party on Wednesday. CNN reports Romoney harshly criticized President Donald Trump over his actions toward Ukraine. In an emotional speech..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

'I will vote to acquit' -Sen. Susan Collins [Video]'I will vote to acquit' -Sen. Susan Collins

Senator Susan Collins, one of a handful of moderate Republicans, said she would vote for President Donald Trump's acquittal in his impeachment trial.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:43Published

Turkey tests Russia with strikes on Syrian forces [Video]Turkey tests Russia with strikes on Syrian forces

The death toll from Turkey's retaliatory attacks on Syrian government troops has climbed to 76, as the conflict threatens to test ties between Ankara and Moscow. Joe Davies reports.

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Turkish strike on Syrian forces hits 76 killed [Video]Turkish strike on Syrian forces hits 76 killed

The death toll from Turkey's retaliatory attacks on Syrian government troops has climbed to 76, as the conflict threatens to test ties between Ankara and Moscow. Joe Davies reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:35Published

Democrats make last-ditch plea to convict Trump in Senate trial [Video]Democrats make last-ditch plea to convict Trump in Senate trial

Even with acquittal seemingly assured, the Democrats prosecuting U.S. President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial unleashed a blistering attack on him on Monday with a forceful appeal for..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 03:03Published

'This was a purely partisan impeachment' -Philbin [Video]'This was a purely partisan impeachment' -Philbin

Deputy Counsel to the President, Patrick Philbin argued during closing arguments of the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump that the impeachment process was 'purely partisan.'

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:37Published

Chernobyl ghost town, 50 years on [Video]Chernobyl ghost town, 50 years on

Pripyat in Ukraine would have been celebrating its 50th birthday on February 4. Today, new eyes are looking at it through the HBO series "Chernobyl". View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

 

With selfie, Ukrainian health minister joins coronavirus evacuees in quarantine

Ukraine's health minister joined evacuees from China in quarantine in a sanatorium on Friday in a show of solidarity after fears over the possible spread of the coronavirus led to clashes between..
Reuters - Published

After clashes, Ukraine blames disinformation campaign for spreading coronavirus panic

Ukraine's Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk on Friday blamed an "information war" being waged on the country for spreading panic and mistrust over the coronavirus, a day after the arrival of evacuees..
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Clashes, jeers and burning tires greet coronavirus evacuees in Ukraine

Residents of a central Ukrainian town clashed with police, burned tires and hurled projectiles at a convoy of buses carrying evacuees from China's Hubei province, quarantined in case of the..
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Fearing infection, residents protest coronavirus evacuees landing in Ukraine

Residents in central Ukraine protested the arrival of a plane carrying evacuees from China's Hubei province on Thursday, fearing they could be infected with the coronavirus despite authorities..
Reuters - Published

AP Top Stories February 19 P

Here's the latest for Wednesday, February 19th: Lawyer says Assange was offered US pardon if he cleared Russia; Trump ousts DOD official connected to Ukraine aid; Blagojevich thanks Trump for..
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump ousts DOD official connected to Ukraine aid

President Donald Trump has ousted the Pentagon's top policy official who had certified last year that the Defense Department had seen enough anti-corruption progress in Ukraine to justify releasing..
USATODAY.com - Published

Top Pentagon official John Rood resigns, had role in Ukraine aid deal at heart of Trump's impeachment

John Rood, a top Pentagon official who had a role in the Ukraine aid deal at the heart of Trump's impeachment, resigned Wednesday.
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John Rood, Top Defense Official, Latest to Leave After Impeachment Saga

Mr. Rood told Congress that Ukraine had made necessary reforms to justify sending the country aid, undermining an argument made by President Trump’s defenders in the impeachment battle.
NYTimes.com - Published

Ukraine constitutional court says scrapping old Supreme Court was unconstitutional

Ukrainian lawmakers exceeded their authority when they voted to scrap the country's old Supreme Court in 2016 as part of sweeping judicial reform, the country's constitutional court ruled on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Iran won't hand over 'damaged' black box of Ukraine plane: ministers

The black box of a Ukrainian passenger plane accidentally shot down over Iran last month is damaged but Iran will not hand it over to another country despite pressure for access, top Iranian ministers..
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Black box of Ukraine plane downed in Iran noticeably damaged: Iran defense minister

The black box of a Ukrainian passenger plane shot down accidentally in Iran last month is significantly damaged, Iran's defense minister said on Wednesday, according to state media.
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Putin sacks prominent Kremlin ideologue, Ukraine hardliner

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday dismissed a veteran, once close adviser who until recently managed Moscow's relations with war-torn Ukraine.
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Ex-taekwondo champ freed in Ukraine-Russia swap says she is captive again

Daria Mastikasheva was one of scores of prisoners exchanged between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists in December, but she says she is now being kept against her will in a hospital in eastern..
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Fighting flares in eastern Ukraine, Kiev and rebels blame each other

A Ukrainian solder was killed and four others injured on Tuesday when heavy fighting erupted in eastern Ukraine, the country's military said, as it and Russian-backed separatists blamed each other for..
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One killed as Ukraine accuses Russian forces of heavy shelling in east

One Ukrainian soldier was killed and four injured on Tuesday as Kiev accused Russian forces of using heavy shelling to try to breach Ukrainian lines in the eastern Donbass region.
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Ukraine president to convene security council meeting on Donbass fighting

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will convene a Ukrainian security council meeting on Tuesday after one soldier was killed and four wounded in what Kiev said was heavy shelling by Russian forces..
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Zelensky responds to Trump's claims: 'It's not true that Ukraine is a corrupt country'

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky said he wanted to "change this image" of Ukraine as a "corrupt country" because "it's not true."
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Who needs an Oscar? I'm popular in U.S. now, jokes Ukrainian leader

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a former comic actor, joked on Saturday that after dreaming of Oscars and popularity in the United States, he had achieved at least the fame part through..
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Let's move on from impeachment, visiting U.S. Senators tell Ukraine's leader

A group of three U.S. Senators visited Kiev on Friday to convey a message of continued bipartisan support for Ukraine after it got entangled last year in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
Reuters - Published

Leaders of Ukraine, Russia discuss release of prisoners

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by phone about the release of Ukrainian citizens detained in Russia, eastern Ukraine and Crimea, Zelenskiy's office..
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Trump says he may stop allowing aides to listen to foreign leader calls following infamous Ukraine call

Trump told Geraldo Rivera he is considering banning administration officials from listening in on calls with foreign leaders.
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In wake of impeachment, U.S. senators to visit Ukraine

Three U.S. senators will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kiev on Friday, seeking to reinforce the importance of his country as a strategic U.S. ally after he found himself at the..
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Facebook says it dismantles Russian intelligence operation targeting Ukraine

Facebook on Wednesday said it had suspended a network of accounts used by Russian military intelligence to seed false narratives online targeting Ukraine and other countries in Eastern Europe.
Reuters - Published

Ukraine sticks to positions on Russia but leaves room for "compromises"

The Ukrainian president's new chief of staff on Wednesday stuck to Kiev's existing positions on ending the war against Russian-backed forces in the eastern Donbass region but said there could be..
Reuters - Published

New Ukraine chief of staff: compromises possible in Russia talks

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's new chief of staff Andriy Yermak said there could be compromises in Kiev's negotiations with Moscow over the future of the Donbass region but also stressed..
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Coronavirus whistleblower's death in China carries a warning for U.S.

Donald Trump's attack on the Ukraine whistleblower similar to communist attacks on the brave doctor who gave early warning of coronavirus.
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Senior appointments in Moscow and Kiev point to tentative thaw

New senior appointments in Moscow and Kiev on Tuesday pointed toward a tentative thaw in ties, after the Ukrainian president's new chief of staff offered guarded praise for the man put in charge of the..
Reuters - Published

Ukraine's political course won't change after chief of staff's exit: presidential statement

The office of Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday the country's political course will not change after the dismissal of his chief of staff, Andriy Bogdan.
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Putin picks new Ukraine negotiator after ties thaw a little

The Kremlin said on Tuesday that a senior Ukrainian-born Russian official was now in charge of managing Moscow's relations with Ukraine, a move likely to be seen by some politicians in Kiev as further..
Reuters - Published

Ukraine's president fires chief of staff after reports of turf war

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday dismissed his chief of staff Andriy Bogdan, a lawyer whose links with a prominent tycoon had made him one of Zelenskiy's most controversial..
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Iran says Canada's complaint over Ukrainian plane crash lacks legal basis

Canada's complaint about a Ukrainian passenger plane that was mistakenly shot down by Iran's Revolutionary Guards in January has no legal basis, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on..
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Ukraine president's chief of staff dismissed: presidential decree

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has dismissed his chief of staff Andriy Bogdan and replaced him with a senior aide, Andriy Yermak, according to three decrees published on the presidential..
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Justice Dept. Will Accept Material From Giuliani, but Barr Voices Caution

Noting that investigators must consider any information potentially relevant to their work, the attorney general said that evidence from Ukraine could not be taken “at face value.”
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Ukraine minister sees no preparations for new Russia talks, has low expectations

Ukraine's foreign minister said on Monday he saw no preparations taking place for a promised summit over the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, adding that he had little hope it would make any progress..
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Justice Dept. won't confirm Biden investigation

The Department of Justice would not confirm if there is an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden's or his son Hunter's dealings with Ukraine. (Feb. 10)  
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Ukraine preparing to evacuate citizens from Wuhan in China on Tuesday: embassy

Ukraine is preparing to evacuate its citizens from the city of Wuhan in China's Hubei province on Tuesday by special charter plane to Kiev, a statement from the country's embassy in China said on..
Reuters - Published

Ukraine's president asks pope to help win release of prisoners of war

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy asked Pope Francis on Saturday for help to win the release of prisoners of war held by Russia and Russian-backed separatists.
Reuters - Published

Trump ousts White House staffer who testified against him in impeachment: lawyer

The Trump administration on Friday removed Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman from his position as the White House's top Ukraine expert after he provided damaging testimony about President..
Reuters - Published

Trump says 'not happy' with Vindman, confirms he might be removed from White House job

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a White House expert on Ukraine, testified that Trump wanted Kyiv to investigate his political rival, Joe Biden.
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Canadian lawyers file lawsuit against Iran over victims of downed Ukrainian plane

Canadian lawyers, who previously successfully sued Iran, are seeking class action status in a lawsuit on behalf of victims aboard a Ukrainian plane shot down over Tehran last month, looking for at..
Reuters - Published

After Acquittal, Trump Repeats Inaccurate Claims on Impeachment and Ukraine

We checked misleading statements that President Trump made about his trial, his political enemies and his own record.
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Republicans in Senate Press On With Investigation Into Hunter Biden

The Treasury Department complied with a request from Senate Republicans for documents related to Hunter Biden’s ties to a Ukrainian energy company, according to a Senate Democrat.
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Just after Trump acquittal, Republican senators requested Hunter Biden's travel records

Trump was just acquitted in the Senate impeachment trial, but two Republican senators are still looking into Hunter Biden's Ukraine business dealings.
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Ukraine security services search TV channel office over PM wiretap

Ukraine's security service said on Wednesday it had searched an office of the "1+1" TV channel over what it said it was an illegal wiretap that nearly led to the resignation of the prime minister.
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Airline conflict alert system given new impetus after plane downed by Iran: IATA

The shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner near Tehran has given new urgency to efforts to develop a shared conflict alert system for airlines, the head of the world's biggest airline body said on..
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Beyond the Partisan Fight, a Wealth of Evidence About Trump and Ukraine

Regardless of the Senate’s verdict, the impeachment inquiry, President Trump’s own words and other revelations yield a narrative establishing his involvement in the pressure campaign.
NYTimes.com - Published

Trump brings a record of erroneous statements into his address.

As he ramps up his re-election effort, the president has exaggerated or been inaccurate in discussing the economy, trade, Iran and his pressure campaign against Ukraine.
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Iran says it will still work with other countries on Ukrainian airliner crash investigation

Iran's civil aviation authority said on Tuesday it would keep working with other countries investigating the downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane last month and it called on all parties to avoid..
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