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Tensions rise between Serbia, Ukraine over 'mercenaries'

Tensions rise between Serbia, Ukraine over 'mercenaries'

Serbia this week summoned its ambassador in Kiev for consultations after Ukraine raised concerns over Serbian "mercenaries" fighting on the side of pro-Russian rebels in its conflict-torn east.

Russia frees two pro-Kiev Crimea Tatar leaders from jail

Russia frees two pro-Kiev Crimea Tatar leaders from jail

Russia has released from jail two prominent Crimean Tatar activists opposed to Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region, their lawyer said on Wednesday.

New cyber attacks hit airport, metro in Ukraine

New cyber attacks hit airport, metro in Ukraine

Ukraine was the chief victim of a major cyber attack earlier this year, and the government had warned on October 13 that another strike might be coming.

Ukraine makes first move to meet protester demands

Ukraine makes first move to meet protester demands

Ukrainian lawmakers on Thursday moved towards meeting one of the demands of anti-corruption protesters who have set up the first tent city in Kiev since the pro-EU revolt of 2014.

Tens of thousands evacuated from Ukraine arms depot 'sabotage' blasts

Tens of thousands evacuated from Ukraine arms depot 'sabotage' blasts

Ukrainian authorities evacuated more than 30,000 people Wednesday from the central Vinnytsia region after a huge arms depot storing missiles caught fire and exploded in what prosecutors said was a possible act of "sabotage".

Thousands evacuated after blasts in Ukraine arms depot

Thousands evacuated after blasts in Ukraine arms depot

Ukrainian authorities evacuated more than 30,000 people on Wednesday from the central Vinnytsya region after a huge arms depot caught fire and set off explosions in what prosecutors said was a possible act of "sabotage".

Qatar Airways launches daily flights to Ukrainian capital

Qatar Airways launches daily flights to Ukrainian capital

Boryspil International Airport CEO Pavlo Riabikin welcomed Qatar Airways' chief commercial officer Ehab Amin at a traditional airport arrival ceremony on Monday.

Ukraine cyber security firm warns of possible new attacks

Ukraine cyber security firm warns of possible new attacks

Ukrainian cyber security firm ISSP said on Tuesday it may have detected a new computer virus distribution campaign, after security services said Ukraine could face cyber attacks like those that knocked out global systems in June.

Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea

Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea

Ukraine denied on Monday that it had ever supplied defence technology to North Korea, responding to an article in the New York Times ...

Ukraine wants Russia held to account over MH17 downing

Ukraine wants Russia held to account over MH17 downing

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday insisted Russia must be held to account over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, three years on from the tragedy that killed 298 people.

Briton who joined rebels in Ukraine jailed for five years

Briton who joined rebels in Ukraine jailed for five years

An unemployed Briton who joined pro-Russian rebel militias fighting against the Ukrainian government was jailed by a British court for five years and four months for terrorism on Friday.

Qatar Airways direct service to Kiev next month

Qatar Airways direct service to Kiev next month

Qatar Airways has announced the launch of its new direct service to Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, with seven weekly flights beginning August 28.