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Russia backs rebel polls in east Ukraine
Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, says the vote will legitimise the rebels in Dontesk and Luhansk.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2014 13:26 GMT
Ukraine rebels end ceasefire before polls
Donetsk separatists end truce days before parliamentary polls, which Kiev accuses Moscow of trying to disrupt.
Last updated: 23 Oct 2014 17:48 GMT
Peace hopes for Ukraine after Milan meeting
Putin and Poroshenko meet for the first time since Crimea's ceasefire was agreed last September to discuss gas deal.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2014 09:33 GMT
EU upholds tough sanctions on Russia
Bloc says ceasefire deal in east Ukraine still not in full effect, but acknowledges improvement in situation.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2014 15:01 GMT
Ukraine troops and rebels 'begin withdrawing'
Both sides begin to pull back from front line buffer zone, says Ukraine's military, following earlier truce.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2014 23:04 GMT
Russians rally against Moscow role in Ukraine
The rally is the first of its kind since the standoff between Kiev and pro-Russian rebels started last year.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2014 11:27 GMT
Ukraine clashes continue despite truce
Ukrainian army and pro-Russia separatists continue fighting despite signing truce to create buffer zone.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2014 05:48 GMT
Ukraine leader pledges more autonomy for east
President Poroshenko insists Ukraine will remain united but eastern parts under rebel control will get special status.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2014 18:49 GMT
Ukraine civilians say ceasefire won't hold
Ukraine ceasefire has been repeatedly violated by shelling from both sides.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2014 11:55 GMT
Blame traded over Ukraine truce 'violations'
Government and pro-Russian rebels accuse each other of minor violations but ceasefire agreement largely holding.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2014 16:57 GMT
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