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      Arrest warrants issued for Ukraine plane attack suspects
      Jun19

      Arrest warrants issued for Ukraine plane attack suspects

      Dutch investigators have announced they are issuing arrest warrants for four suspects three Russians, one Ukranian — wanted in connection with the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine in July 2014 killing all on board. …read more Source: Radio France...

      Ukraine and Russia clash over Crimea at the ICJ
      Jun08

      Ukraine and Russia clash over Crimea at the ICJ

      Ukraine and Russia have concluded the first week of depositions at the International Court of Justice in The Hague. Ukraine accuses Russia of not doing enough to prevent terrorism in its eastern Donbass region, and of violating the rights of Crimea’s Tatar population. …read more Source: Radio France...

      Ukraine’s president elect promises new peace talks
      Apr22

      Ukraine’s president elect promises new peace talks

      The winner of Ukraine’s presidential vote Volodymyr Zelensky vowed Sunday to “reboot” peace talks with separatists that also involve Russia and the West. …read more Source: Radio France...

      No platform? No problem: Comic Zelensky tops Ukraine first round vote
      Apr01

      No platform? No problem: Comic Zelensky tops Ukraine first round vote

      Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky looks favourite to become Ukraine’s president after first round results on Monday showed him taking nearly twice the number of votes as his nearest rival, incumbent Petro Poroshenko, despite concerns about his vague platform. …read more Source: Radio France...

      Ukraine presidential polls open as violence flares in the east
      Mar31

      Ukraine presidential polls open as violence flares in the east

      Polling stations have opened for the first round of Ukraine’s presidential election with newcomer comedian Volodymyr Zelensky out in front, according to the latest polls. The election has been overshadowed by a flare-up of violence in the east, where a Ukrainian soldier was killed on Saturday. …read more Source: Radio France...

      Searching for an end to eastern Ukraine’s war ahead of presidential polls
      Mar30

      Searching for an end to eastern Ukraine’s war ahead of presidential polls

      The conflict in eastern Ukraine has claimed around 13,000 lives, a quarter of them civilians. That’s according to the United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine. Although Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on the UN secretary-general back in February to draw up options for a peacekeeping mission in eastern Ukraine,...

      Ukraine elections: The plight of IDPs
      Mar29

      Ukraine elections: The plight of IDPs

      Since the start of the war in eastern Ukraine in 2014, some 1.5 million people have been internally displaced, fleeing the conflict in the eastern regions. Ukraine is the ninth largest country in the world in terms of the number of internally displaced persons, also known as IDPs. While their status as IDPs guarantees them certain rights,...

      Irina Dovgan, tortured by separatists, warns of Russian influence over Ukraine
      Mar27

      Irina Dovgan, tortured by separatists, warns of Russian influence over Ukraine

      In 2014 during the conflict in eastern Ukraine a photo of Irina Dovgan appeared in the New York Times. It shows a terrified woman wrapped in a Ukrainian flag while tied to lamppost and forced to endure public beatings. Tortured by pro-Russian separatist fighters, some who are believed to have travelled from Russia, Irina is one of 1.5 million...

      Ukraine elections: operation dignity
      Mar27

      Ukraine elections: operation dignity

      The 2014 Ukrainian Euromaidan revolution, also known as the Revolution of Dignity, saw thousands of people take to the streets denouncing the kleptocratic government of then president Viktor Yanukovych.In this second part of a 5 part series ahead of Ukraine’s presidential elections, Filip Warwick looks at the endemic issue of corruption....

      Ukraine elections: Television comedian is unlikely frontrunner
      Mar25

      Ukraine elections: Television comedian is unlikely frontrunner

      On Sunday March 31st, the first round of the Ukrainian presidential elections will take place with a total of 39 registered candidates. According to elections polls, a popular television comedian and political newcomer, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, is the current front-runner for the presidential seat. In the first of a 5 part series on the elections,...