Opponents of changes to the Ukrainian Constitution clash with police in front of Ukrainian Parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, 31 August 2015 as lawmakers accepted the project to changing Ukrainian Constitution about decentralization of power in first reading. Photograph: Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA

A national guardsman was killed and nearly 90 others protecting Ukraine’s parliament were wounded by grenades hurled by protesters on Monday, the Inte(...)

Fire is extinguished at shops destroyed by shelling on  the outskirts of Donetsk, Ukraine, on  June 3rd,  2015. Photograph: Alexander Ermochenko/EPA

Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists on Wednesday fought their first serious battles in months and Ukraine’s defence minister said an attempt (...)

Satellite images which a Russian TV station has claimed suggest Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 (top) was shot down by a Ukrainian warplane (inset). Photograph: east2west news/Channel One.

Russian state-controlled TV has broadcast what it called “sensational” photographs, which it said supported Moscow’s theory that Malaysia Airlines fl(...)

A destroyed military truck in Ilovaisk, a town that  has endured weeks of heavy fighting. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The streets of Ilovaisk are lined with rocket-gouged apartment blocks, their shattered windows staring down at the charred carcases of cars, buses (...)

The site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane crash  at the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region of UKraine today. Photograph: Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters

Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has expressed his shock by reports a Malaysia Airlines plane had gone down over Ukraine and said he was launching(...)