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    Slavyansk’s grave reveals Ukraine’s wounds

    In the centre of Slavyansk, near the old Jewish cemetery, an excavator digs a huge hole six-feet deep as a crowd looks on,...

  2. July 24, 2014

    US says Russia fired artillery into Ukraine

    The US accused Russia on Thursday of firing artillery across the border into eastern Ukraine and said Moscow was planning to...

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  1. July 23, 2014

    Ukraine crisis: Fears rise of Russia-fuelled arms race

    Though barely a week has passed since MH17 was shot out of the sky over Eastern Ukraine, an aggressive anti-aircraft...

  2. July 23, 2014

    Separatist leader admits Ukraine rebels had Buk missile system

    One of the leaders of the pro-Russian separatists admitted on Wednesday that a rebel group did have the anti-aircraft...

  3. The World

    July 22, 2014

    MH17 crash: did Moscow try to pin the blame on the wrong plane?

    Attempts on Monday by Russia to shift the blame for the shooting down of Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine away from the...

  4. FT Photo Diary

    July 22, 2014

    Deputies fight in Kiev Parliament

    STR/AFP/Getty Deputies of the majority fight with the deputies of Regions Party, party of former Ukrainian President Viktor...

  5. July 21, 2014

    Rebel trio may have slipped Moscow’s bonds

    Ukraine’s rebel chiefs They have become the three most prominent figures of eastern Ukraine’s separatist uprising. All are...

  6. July 20, 2014

    To stop Putin the west should repair Ukraine’s economy

    Malaysia Airlines’ Flight MH17 was shot down in a war zone in eastern Ukraine, where Kiev is waging an increasingly deadly...

  7. July 20, 2014

    Putin’s next move – invade eastern Ukraine?

    There could not have been more brutal testimony to the cynicism of Russia’s war in eastern Ukraine than the television...

  8. July 18, 2014

    MH17 crisis a wake-up call to Europe over sanctions, says Obama

    The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 threatens to escalate a tense, months-long stand-off between the west and...

  9. July 18, 2014

    Putin is facing his moment of truth

    In recent years Vladimir Putin, Russia’s president, has been an unconstructive actor on the world stage, notorious for his...

  10. July 18, 2014

    Putin’s credibility lies amid the wreckage of flight MH17

    When Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was blown out of the clear sky over Ukraine by a surface-to-air-missile it was, without...

  11. July 18, 2014

    Flight MH17: facts and reactions

    What happened? Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down on Thursday afternoon in eastern Ukraine killing all 298 people...

  12. FT Photo Diary

    July 18, 2014

    Disaster over Donetsk

    Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters An emergency worker walks at the site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane crash near Grabovo in the...

  13. July 18, 2014

    Malaysia Airlines crash: Russian media blame Kiev

    Within hours of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Russia’s state media abounded with theories to explain the...

  14. July 18, 2014

    Malaysia Airlines crash: Political hostility threatens probe

    The field near Torez in rebel-held eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 came down is at the centre of one of...

  15. July 18, 2014

    More than half aboard downed Malaysia Airlines plane were Dutch

    Mark Rutte, prime minister of the Netherlands, vowed to make it his personal mission to find those responsible if it was...

  16. July 17, 2014

    Doom and gloom dominate in city of ‘happiness’

    On the highway just north of Lugansk stands the town of Shchastya, one of Ukraine’s easternmost cities. The town’s name...

  17. July 17, 2014

    Ukraine crisis: Missile claims deepen escalation fears

    Malaysia Airlines flight crashes in Ukraine Little is yet known about who targeted Malaysian airlines jet MH17. But the...

  18. FT Photo Diary

    July 16, 2014

    Leaving for Russia

    Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty Images A Pro-Russian militant kisses members of his family who leave for Russia on in Donetsk. EU...

  19. July 14, 2014

    Ukraine accuses Russia over downed military aircraft

    Ukraine on Monday said a missile that downed a military transport plane in the east of the country was “probably” fired from...

  20. July 13, 2014

    Ukraine accuses Russia of attacking its army

    Ukraine’s pro-western president late on Sunday accused Russia’s military of violating Ukrainian territorial integrity and...

  21. July 13, 2014

    Bitter residents of Slavyansk pick up pieces of shattered city

    As tanks rumbled through eastern Ukraine this weekend, tightening the noose around pro-Russian militants preparing for a...

  22. July 11, 2014

    Donetsk: A rebel city encircled by Ukraine’s army

    Barely has the overnight train pulled out of Kiev bound for Donetsk before the nerves set in. The destination is a city that...

  23. July 11, 2014

    Europe risks ‘significant’ gas shortages this winter

    Europe faces a “significant risk” of gas shortages this winter if there is any disruption to Russian supplies through...

  24. July 8, 2014

    Putin pauses for tactical rethink on Ukraine strategy

    Vladimir Putin delivered a blistering speech last week to foreign diplomats in Moscow, accusing the US of reviving tactics...

  25. beyondbrics

    July 8, 2014

    Slovak gas link to give Ukraine "chance of lasting through the winter"

    By Tim Gosling of bne in Prague Slovak gas pipeline operator Eustream has pledged that it will have a route feeding EU gas...

  26. FT Photo Diary

    July 3, 2014

    Ukrainian home front

    Sergei Supinnsky/AFP Protesters demand restoration of the state programme of affordable housing, in front of volunteer...

  27. July 3, 2014

    Energy waste adds to Ukraine’s problems

    Nedyezhda Ivanivna waves her latest utility bill angrily at a cashier in a state bank in Kiev: “What the devil is this?” she...

  28. July 2, 2014

    Ukraine crisis: Kiev and Moscow in call for ceasefire talks

    France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine on Wednesday called for a new effort for a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, setting a...

  29. June 29, 2014

    Ukraine government urged to take firmer actions in east

    Several hundred soldiers and activists staged a protest on Sunday outside the Kiev office of Petro Poroshenko, urging...

  30. beyondbrics

    June 27, 2014

    Guest post: Ukraine sets course for Europe

    By Timothy Ash of Standard Bank Ukraine, along with Georgia and Moldova, has signed far-reaching free trade and association...

  31. June 27, 2014

    EU sets three-day deadline for Russia to act on Ukraine peace plan

    The EU warned Russia on Friday that it has until Monday to take concrete steps towards securing a peace deal in the east of...

  32. June 26, 2014

    Italy leads calls to slow sanctions against Russia

    Italy will lead countries seeking to curb US and German attempts to broaden the scope of western sanctions against Russia at...

  33. beyondbrics

    June 24, 2014

    Ukraine crisis unsettles Shell and Chevron

    Getting caught up in a war zone ranks among the worst-case scenarios for any oil company. This has happened to Royal Dutch...

  34. FT Photo Diary

    June 23, 2014

    A farewell to arms

    Sergei Supinsky/Getty Images A girl cries as she embraces her boyfriend, a new volunteer recruit of the Ukrainian army’s...

  35. June 20, 2014

    US imposes new sanctions on pro-Russian separatists

    The US has imposed new sanctions on seven pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine who it accuses of stoking violence as they...

  36. June 20, 2014

    Ukraine declares ceasefire and claims borders nearly secure

    Ukraine’s new pro-western president called a one-week ceasefire on Friday, hours after security officials claimed they had...

  37. FT Photo Diary

    June 19, 2014

    Kiev mass prayer

    Genya Savilov/AFP People take part in a mass prayer for peace in downtown Kiev on Thursday ...

  38. June 18, 2014

    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko outlines plan for unilateral ceasefire

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has outlined plans for a unilateral ceasefire and sweeping constitutional reforms hours...

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