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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Eight people were killed and 10 were injured in a hotel fire in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa early Saturday, emergency services said.The fire broke out at..
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Eight people died and 10 more were injured in a fire early on Saturday in a private hotel in the southern Ukrainian port of Odessa, Ukraine's emergencies service..
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Earlier, a lawyer representing the families of four German nationals killed in the MH17 plane crash disaster in eastern Ukraine in 2014 said he would invite the..
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Lawyers for Gregory B. Craig said their client never intended to deceive Justice Department officials about his work on behalf of Ukraine’s government.
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Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a decree on Tuesday which offers citizenship to Russians enduring political persecution and to foreigners fighting..
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French President Emmanuel Macron will seek to persuade his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin next week to resume peace talks with Ukraine after its new..
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a decree on Tuesday offering citizenship to Russians suffering political persecution, and also to foreigners who..
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The Kremlin said on Tuesday that Russian President Vladimir would visit France later this month to hold talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on a..
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Ukraine's 13-year-old diving sensation Oleksii Sereda has...
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Ukrainian diving sensation Oleksii Sereda becomes the sport's youngest-ever European champion after winning 10m platform gold in Kiev aged 13.
Credit: BBC News - Published 6 days ago

Ukraine has been angered after the Russian leader visited a bikers' festival on the annexed peninsula.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

Ukrainian prosecutors said they had searched a vessel in the Black Sea port of Kherson on Saturday as part of an investigation into a suspected illegal delivery..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Ukrainian prosecutors said they had searched a Russian vessel in the Black Sea port of Kherson on Saturday as part of an investigation into a suspected illegal..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

President Donald Trump said on Friday that Ukraine's new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, was going to be invited to the White House and that he would be coming..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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