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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.

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.

Kiev car bomb kills Ukrainian colonel

Kiev car bomb kills Ukrainian colonel

A colonel in Ukraine's military intelligence was killed by a car bomb in central Kiev on Tuesday, the defence ministry said, describing the incident as a "terrorist act".

Renowned journalist killed in Kiev car bomb

Renowned journalist killed in Kiev car bomb

A car bomb in central Kiev on Wednesday morning killed well-known pro-Western journalist Pavel Sheremet, with the crisis-hit nation's president demanding the perpetrators are brought to justice.

NATO demands Russia withdraw from Ukraine

NATO demands Russia withdraw from Ukraine

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday demanded that Russia withdraw its forces and military hardware from Ukraine, and halt its support for pro-Moscow separatists battling Kiev.

17 die in fire at Ukraine home for elderly

17 die in fire at Ukraine home for elderly

Seventeen people died when a makeshift home for elderly people outside the Ukrainian capital Kiev caught fire in the early hours of Sunday, the emergencies service said.

Moscow and Kiev in prisoner swap talks

Moscow and Kiev in prisoner swap talks

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said yesterday that jailed pilot Nadiya Savchenko had agreed to end her hunger strike ....

Ukraine bans transit of trucks from Russia in trade war

Ukraine bans transit of trucks from Russia in trade war

Ukraine on Monday banned the transit of Russian trucks across its territory in a tit-for-tat response to an escalating trade war between the feuding ex-Soviet states.