President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskiy (left) and his lawyer and adviser Andriy Bogdan at a meeting with politicians in Kiev. Photograph: Presidential Press Service/via Reuters

Ukraine’s new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, has called for snap elections on July 21st to restore the nation’s trust in a parliament that is now dee(...)

Ukrainian comedian and president-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy: Ukrainians “would soon find out the truth” about the Donbas region and Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Photograph:  Genya Savilov/AFP

Aides to Ukraine’s president-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy laid out key planks of his anti-corruption agenda on Tuesday, as his election victory shook th(...)

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko called on Nato states to send naval ships to the Sea of Azov to support Ukraine. Photograph: Mykola Lazarenko/AP

US president Donald Trump has cancelled highly anticipated talks with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin due to his failure to free three Ukrainian na(...)

Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov during a court hearing in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, in August 2015. Photograph: Sergey Pivovarov/Reuters

Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov won the EU’s prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought on Thursday, raising hopes in his homeland and abr(...)

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko (centre), who was reported murdered in the Ukrainian capital on Tuesday, Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko (left) and head of the National Police Serhii Kniaziev attend a news briefing in Kiev on Thursday. Photograph: Reuters/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukraine’s SBU security service has said that it faked the bloody murder of dissident journalist Arkady Babchenko to foil an alleged Russian plot to ki(...)

A powerful explosion is seen in the ammunition depot at a military base in Kalynivka, west of Kiev, Ukraine, early on  September 27th, 2017.  Photograph: Efrem Lukatsky/AP Photo

Ukrainian officials have removed tens of thousands of residents after a fire and ammunition explosions at a military base. The Interior Ministry said(...)

Hungary’s Peter Szijjarto attends an informal meeting of European Union ministers of foreign affairs in Tallinn, Estonia.  Photograph: Ints Kalnins/Reuters

Hungary and Russia have lambasted Kiev over a new education law they say will deprive Ukraine’s ethnic minorities of the right to study in their own (...)

The Lviv garbage crisis might be over but it could yet taint the political future of the city’s mayor, Andriy Sadovyi.  Photograph: Pavlo Palamarchuk/Reuters

The stench of a long-running garbage crisis may finally be fading from the streets of Lviv, the picturesque capital of western Ukraine, but it could y(...)

British advertising giant WPP said it was assessing the situation. Photograph: Benjamin Fathers /AFP/Getty

A ransomware attack hit computers across the world on Tuesday, taking out servers at Russia’s biggest oil company, disrupting operations at Ukrainian(...)

 Leo Varadkar  will be of three EU leaders under the age of 40. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Leo Varadkar (38) will be the youngest serving EU leader and one of the youngest prime ministers in the world when he becomes Taoiseach in 10 days tim(...)

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