Boris Herman, who according to Ukrainian authorities is a suspect in a plot to murder Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, at a court hearing in Kiev, Ukraine. Photograph: Reuters/Volodymyr Hontar

The journalist who came back from the dead, the former monk who was hired to kill him, a suspect who claims to be a secret agent and an alleged maste(...)

Nadiya Savchenko on Friday. Ms Savchenko declared a hunger strike  after she was detained over accusations she plotted a terrorist attack in Kiev. Photograph: Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has hailed the nation’s security services for foiling an alleged Russian-backed coup plot involving celebrated ex(...)

Nadiya Savchenko embraces a supporter after being detained on charges of planning a military-style coup, in Kiev on Thursday. Photograph: Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters

Ukrainian deputy Nadiya Savchenko has been detained for allegedly plotting to kill the nation’s leaders in a Moscow-backed coup, less than two years a(...)

 Nadiya Savchenko: The controversial pilot  has rubbished as “a complete lie”  a report that she claimed Ukraine would be better under  Vladimir Putin. Photograph: Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters

When Ukraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko, welcomed former military pilot Nadiya Savchenko home from captivity in Russia, he stressed the symbolism o(...)

Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko arrives  to a hero’s welcome at Boryspil International airport outside Kiev. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko was heading home on a plane from Russian captivity on Wednesday, part of an exchange for two Russians detained(...)

Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, jailed this week by Russia in what the US and several EU states called a show trial. Kiev officials have expressed hope of a prisoner swap with two alleged Russian servicemen. Photograph: Ivan Sekretarev/AP Photo

A lawyer for an alleged Russian military intelligence officer being tried in Ukraine has been found murdered, in a case that is likely to become yet a(...)

A monitor at a court’s press room shows Ukrainian airforce helicopter navigator Nadezhda (Nadiya) Savchenko, who is charged with involvement in the killing of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine. Photograph: Sergei Venyavsky/AFP/Getty Images.

The murder trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has begun despite international condemnation and accusations that the charges have been fabricate(...)