Jan Tombinski

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Forensic police examine the wreckage of  the car in which prominent, Belarusian-born journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed in Kiev, Ukraine. Photograph:  Efrem Lukatsky/AP Photo

One of Ukraine’s leading journalists was killed by a car bomb on Wednesday, prompting its president to warn of a possible plot to further destabilise (...)

Viktor Shokin, who has been fired as prosecutor general of Ukraine after an overwhelming vote in parliament. He was  accused of blocking major cases against allies and influential figures and stymying moves to root out graft. Photograph: Roman Pilipey/EPA

The European Union has welcomed the dismissal of Ukraine’s scandal-ridden prosecutor general and called for a crackdown on corruption, even as the cou(...)

Ukrainian opposition leader Vitali Klitschko (left) after he was sprayed with a dry chemical fire extinguishant by radical protesters while trying to stop clashes between protestors and riot police during a protest in the Ukrainian capital Kiev yesterday. Photograph: EPA/Roman Pilipey

The European Union and United States have called for calm after Ukraine’s anti-government protesters and riot police clashed in central Kiev.Demonstra(...)