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Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelenskiy visits the eastern Ukrainian conflict zone: Some claim his adoption of a tougher line towards Donbas is a bid to boost his sagging ratings. Photograph: Presidential Press Service

The Kremlin has warned Ukraine that all-out war in its eastern Donbas region would be the “beginning of the end” for the country and that Russia would(...)

A Ukrainian man places flowers at a memorial to activists who were killed at Maidan Square during the 2014 anti-government protests in Kiev. Photograph: Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA

The last time Olena Lysak spoke to her uncle, on January 22nd, 2014, she asked why he would not come home to western Ukraine from a huge anti-governme(...)

Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy;  Germany’s chancellor, Angela Merkel; France’s president, Emmanuel Macron and Russia’s president Vladimir Putin: held a four-way summit on Ukraine in Paris. Photograph: Christophe Morin/Bloomberg

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy demurred when asked “who had won” in Monday’s peace talks with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Paris. “(...)

Demonstrators wave Ukraine national flags in central Kiev to protest against broader autonomy for separatist territories, part of a plan to end the  war with Russian-backed fighters in Donbas. Photograph: Getty

Thousands of Ukrainians marched on Sunday to warn President Volodymyr Zelenskiy against making any dangerous concessions to Russia as he tries to revi(...)

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky met senior deputies on Wednesday to discuss concerns over the plan. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been warned against “capitulation” to the Kremlin, after agreeing to a plan that he hopes will help end hi(...)

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy holds a mace, the Ukrainian symbol of power, during his inauguration ceremony in Kiev on Monday. Photograph: PA

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy has used his inaugural speech to announce snap parliamentary elections and urge discredited and unpopular depu(...)

Three  judges of Obolon District Court announce a sentence for  former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, in Kiev, Ukraine, on Thursday. Photograph: Sergey Dolzhenko

A Kiev court has found former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich guilty of treason and sentenced him in absentia to 13 years in jail, for his role (...)

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko watching testing  last month at a missile complex in the Kherson region. Photograph:  Reuters

The Ukrainian military plans to start training with powerful US anti-tank missiles on Wednesday following the long-awaited delivery of weapons that Ru(...)