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Ukrainians in Independence Square in Kiev yesterday for the commemoration ceremony for Maidan activists who were killed during anti-government protests in 2014. Photograph: EPA/Roman Pilipey

Ukraine says a close adviser of Russian president Vladimir Putin sent snipers to conduct the mass shootings in Kiev that brought its pro-western revo(...)

A pro-Russian separatist feeds a cat in the rebel-held town of Uglegorsk, not far from Debaltseve. Photograph: Alexander Ermochenko/EPA

European leaders have sought to relaunch a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, despite continued fighting between Kiev’s forces and Kremlin-backed insurgen(...)

British defence secretary Michael Fallon said Russian president Vladimir Putin was a “real and present danger“ to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and Nato was getting ready to repel any aggression.  Photograph: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images.

Senior Western officials accused Russia on Thursday of redrawing the map of Europe by force and posing a threat to the Baltic states.Russian president(...)

The Irish Aviation Authority said the Russian planes were monitored off the west-south/east coast from about 3.00pm to 7.00pm. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Two Russian military aircraft entered Irish-controlled airspace on Wednesday, the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has confirmed.The planes were monitor(...)

 A man  in military uniform kisses a cross presented to him by a Ukrainian Orthodox priest after a commemoration ceremony for Maidan activists or ‘Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred’, who were killed on the Maidan during anti-government protests in Kiev last year. Photograph: Roman Pilipey/EPA.

Fighting continued in eastern Ukraine on Thursday despite European efforts to resurrect a ceasefire, a day after pro-Russian separatists spurned the (...)

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin with China’s president Xi Jinping: China and Russia will mark their growing closeness with a series of high-level exchanges in coming months, including military parades and joint commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the end of the second World War. Photograph: Greg Baker/AFP/Getty

China and Russia will celebrate their growing closeness with a series of high-level exchanges in coming months, including military parades and joint (...)

Ukrainian servicemen in retreat from the area around Debaltseve, in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday after a fierce assault by Russian-backed separatists which the EU said violated a crumbling ceasefire. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

Separatists in eastern Ukraine have captured a strategic transport hub from government forces, putting huge pressure on Kiev’s leaders but apparently (...)

Ukrainian servicemen ride on top of an armoured personnel carrier on the way from Artemivsk to Debaltseve. Photograph: Anatoli Stepanolli/AFP

Ukraine pulled thousands of troops out of an encircled town on Wednesday after a massive assault by pro-Russian rebels, who ignored a new ceasefire to(...)

A pro-Russian rebel carries ammunition  near the eastern Ukrainian city of Debaltseve. The loss of the city, a major road and rail junction between the rebel-held cities of Donetsk and Luhansk, would be a severe blow to Kiev’s pro-western leaders. Photograph: Vasily Maximov/AFP/Getty

Ukraine has called on the world to “stop the aggressor” after Russian-backed separatists claimed to have seized most of a key town in eastern Ukraine(...)

Shakhtar Donetsk’s Brazilian striker Luiz Adriano is top scorer in this season’s Champions League.

The talk in Shakhtar Donetsk’s dressingroom last week was not cars or girls or even football, but rather the ceasefire agreed between government forc(...)

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