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Terror reigns: a priest conducts a service over the bodies of 18 protesters killed in clashes in Kiev. Photograph: Sergey Ponomarev/The New York Times
Ukraine inflamed

Inside St Michael’s Cathedral, one of Kiev’s most beautiful and best-loved churches, the cold air is thick not with incense but with disinfecta(...)

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych (right) and opposition leader Vitali Klitschko (left) shake hands after signing the agreement in the Presidential Palace in Kiev, today. Photograph: Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA

The embattled president of Ukraine, whose shift toward closer relations with Russia provoked the deadliest political crisis in his co(...)

Anti-government protesters continue to clash with police in Independence square, despite a brief truce agreed between the Ukrainian president and opposition leaders.

Ukraine has lurched deeper into chaos after dozens of protesters were shot dead in Kiev, prompting the European Union to impose an asset freeze(...)

Eamon Gilmore: “The decision was made unanimously. We are targeting specifically people who are responsible for the violence.”

The European Union unanimously agreed to impose financial and travel sanctions on individuals in Ukraine yesterday, as the death toll in Kiev c(...)

European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (left) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif deliver a press statement after a conference in Vienna today. Photograph: Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters

In what officials described as a serious, workmanlike and conversational atmosphere, Iran and six world powers have agreed on a timetable and f(...)

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore: ‘I do believe that we need to take action. I think the situation has deteriorated quite dramatically over the course of the past week, and in particular over the past days [...]I think we have to consider sanctions and restrictive measures.’ Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore has said that targeted sanctions should be imposed in Ukraine. Arriving in Brussels this afte(...)

Foreign ministers of the EU’s 28 member states are due to meet in Brussels this afternoon for emergency talks on Ukraine. More than 20 people are reported to have died in violence near Independence Square (pictured) in Kiev this morning. Photograph: David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters.

Foreign ministers of the EU’s 28 member states are due to meet in Brussels this afternoon for emergency talks on Ukraine. The crisis in (...)

South Korean Park Yang-gon (right), 53, and his North Korean brother Park Yang-su, who was abducted by North Korea, cry during their family reunion at the Mount Kumgang resort in North Korea. Photograph: Korea Pool/News1/Reuters

Lee Beom-ju (86) had little to say at first. "I am sorry, I am sorry," he told his long-lost younger brother and sister in North Korea when he(...)

The European Union agreed this evening to impose sanctions on those responsible for deadly violence in Ukraine and warned it would ratchet up the p(...)

Anti-government protesters sleep on the floor inside the Mikhailovsky Monastery, which has been converted into a makeshift hospital, in Kiev. Photograph:  Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images

Ever since the European Union’s steady progress on an association agreement with Ukraine fell apart in November, the question of the EU’s respo(...)

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