Ukraine

Sovereign state in Eastern Europe

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Ukraine, sometimes called the Ukraine, is a country in Eastern Europe. Excluding Crimea, Ukraine has a population of about 42.5 million, making it the 32nd most populous country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Kiev. Ukrainian is the official language and its alphabet is Cyrillic. The dominant religions in the country are Eastern Orthodoxy and Greek Catholicism. Ukraine is currently in a territorial dispute with Russia over the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed in 2014. Including Crimea, Ukraine has an area of 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi), making it the largest country entirely within Europe and the 46th largest country in the world.

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Parliament dealt an early blow to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to Ukraine's voting system before a snap national..
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Just two days into his new job, Volodymr Zelensky has suffered a heavy defeat in parliament, with legislators voting against his plans to hold snap elections...
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Lawmakers dealt an early blow to Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to the electoral system ahead of a snap..
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A script writer, producer, and TV company founder join Volodymyr Zelensky's staff.
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President Vladimir Putin discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron in a phone call on Tuesday,..
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Ukraine may submit any preliminary peace deal agreed with Russia to the Ukrainian people for a referendum, the new head of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's..
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy picked a lawyer with links to a prominent tycoon on Tuesday as head of the presidential administration, an appointment..
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appointed lawyer Andriy Bogdan as the head of the presidential administration, a decree published on the presidential..
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The Kremlin on Tuesday warned Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelensky against asking Washington for more sanctions against Russia, suggesting it would not..
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Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday promoted Lieutenant General Ruslan Khomchak to be the Chief of the General Staff after sacking Viktor..
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Ukraine may hold a snap parliamentary election on July 21, an adviser to new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday after Zelenskiy held consultations..
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Ukraine's Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said he would step down after the next government meeting on Wednesday and that he would take part in the upcoming..
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The bold move by Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy followed the failure of a majority of lawmakers to use parliamentary ruses to hamper his plans.
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Kiev (Ukraine), May 20 (IANS) Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday sworned in as the new President of Ukraine at a ceremony here. In his inaugural speech, he..
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Television comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office as Ukraine's new president on Monday, promising that as hard as he had worked in the past to make..
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Vladimir Zelensky was sworn in as Ukraine’s sixth president on Monday morning, with the one-time showman dramatically vowing to dissolve parliament and provoke..
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Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who had no political experience before being elected, has said Parliament members were only focused on enriching themselves
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Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in as Ukraine's new president on Monday and immediately disbanded parliament, calling early elections in a bid to secure more seats..
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Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, asked if Vladimir Putin will congratulate incoming Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on his inauguration, says the Russian..
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Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office on Monday and immediately announced he was dissolving parliament and calling a snap election,..
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Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Monday announced he was dissolving parliament.
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Political novice Volodymyr Zelensky, elected by a landslide last month, will start his new job.
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Shakhtar Donetsk won the Ukrainian Premier League on Sunday after a 1-0 win at Zorya Luhansk, the third title in a row for the team exiled by the conflict in..
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A Kiev prosecutor revives allegations that Ukraine worked with Democrats to damage the Trump campaign.
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Ukraine's ruling coalition broke up on Friday and one of its two constituent parties said it would try to form a new one, annoying President-elect Volodymyr..
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Ukraine's ruling coalition broke up on Friday after the People's Front party quit outgoing President Petro Poroshenko's faction, potentially paving the way for..
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Ukraine's main parliamentary coalition broke up on Friday after the People's Front party quit outgoing President Petro Poroshenko's faction, the parliament..
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel lumped in the United States with Europe’s other global adversaries on Wednesday, arguing the countries on the continent need to..
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said after talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that he had told Moscow to free a group of detained Ukrainian..
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