Crisis in Ukraine

Pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine have escalated the political turmoil that threatens to tear the country apart

Technocracy only hope for lasting reform in Ukraine

Ex-minister warns over ‘old forces’ undoing progress

Comment and analysis

People hold up the Ukrainian flag as they form a human chain on a bridge acrossing the Dnieper River in Kiev, to mark the Day of Unity of Ukraine, on January 22, 2016. Ukraine marks the 97th anniversary of the unification of eastern and western Ukraine in 1919. / AFP / ANATOLII STEPANOV ©AFP
Abromavicius resignation lays bare the absence of fundamental reforms
The largest country in Europe must not fall back under Moscow’s sway, writes Tim Judah
A boy takes part in a commemoration ceremony at the site where anti-Yanukovich protesters were killed during clashes in Kiev, Ukraine, November 21, 2015. Ukrainians marked the second anniversary of Ukrainian pro-European Union (EU) mass protests which caused a change in the country's leadership and brought Ukraine closer to the EU. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich - RTX1V65Y ©Reuters
Expectations that sparked a revolution have not been met yet

Ukraine minister quits over blocked reforms

Abromavicius accuses president’s ally of thwarting anti-graft efforts

Hackers shut down Ukraine power grid

Russian group accused of power outage cyber attack

Russia sues Ukraine over $3bn debt

Move to recoup funds through English courts

Moscow suspends Ukraine free-trade zone

Putin blames Brussels for failure of talks on Kiev’s EU links

Beware Russian ally in Syria, says Ukraine

Putin accused of trying to weaken EU resolve with gas deal

Ukraine refuses to pay $3bn Russian bond

Decision sets stage for a protracted legal stand-off with Moscow

Saakashvili stirs up Ukraine politics

Former Georgia president strikes chord with corruption claims

Victory for Putin over $3bn Ukraine bond

Moscow ramps up economic pressure on Kiev

Putin suspends trade zone with Ukraine

Russian president acts in retaliation over Kiev’s deal with EU

Poland reaffirms commitment to Ukraine

Duda tells Kiev that separatist conflict in east remains priority

Ukraine-Russia trade war escalates

Gas supplies between the two neighbouring countries also halted

Russia denounces Kiev on Crimea blackout

Moscow threatens retaliation over failure to restore power

Ukraine blockades blacked-out Crimea

Kiev places embargo on all freight shipments

Blackout in Crimea after power line blasts

Reminder of annexed peninsula’s economic reliance on Ukraine

Ukraine adapts amid trade war with Russia

Exports to EU and China increase while rift with Moscow deepens

Nato chief wants new treaty with Russia

Stoltenberg says rules covering military exercises are outdated

Mariupol dispute mars Ukraine elections

Voting cancelled in strategically important port city

Ukraine rebels agree to scrap elections

Hopes rise for lasting peace in war-torn industrial heartland

Ukraine talks in Paris end on upbeat note

Summit overshadowed by military push in Syria

Ukraine fight ebbs as Syria claims focus

Rebel leader says Russia air strikes may mean end to E Ukraine war

Syria clouds Russia-Ukraine accord

European leaders wary of playing into Putin’s hands

Ukraine approves debt restructuring deal

Concerns remain over $3bn payment due to Moscow

Kiev fears default if debt reform stalls

Ukraine parliament prepares to vote on $18bn plan

US open to more money for Ukraine

New loan guarantee would aid in $18bn debt restructuring

Police officer killed in Kiev clashes

Protesters oppose reforms giving eastern regions more autonomy

Ukraine secures debt restructuring deal

Agreement paves way for $40bn IMF support programme

Russia prepares to force pace in Ukraine

Putin aims to keep up the pressure but dodge tougher sanctions

Kiev revamps police to rebuild trust

Pilot project seen as step towards ending public sector graft