Odessa's future in Saakashvili's hands

Even with his track record, Poroshenko has gambled big with Saakashvili's appointment as governor of Odessa.

by Luke Coffey

War & Conflict

Ukraine: A war funded by people's donations

Cash-strapped Ukrainians are supplying fighters with much-needed aid, as the government struggles to support its army.

Human Rights

Families of slain Ukraine demonstrators demand justice

More than 100 people were gunned down in Maidan Square a year ago, but investigations have failed to bring prosecutions.

War & Conflict

Deadly bomb blast hits rally in Ukraine

Officials say those who attacked pro-Kiev rally marking anniversary of protesters' deaths were instructed by Moscow.

War & Conflict

Ukraine's front-line fighters balk at peace

With repeated ceasefire violations, it remains to be seen if the two sides will lay down their arms and end the war.

War & Conflict

Ukraine fighting rages despite efforts to revive truce

Clashes erupt across country's east a day after rebels force thousands of troops to withdraw from strategic town.

Inside Story

Will the Ukraine peace deal work?

After lengthy talks, Kiev and Moscow have reached an agreement on resolving ongoing conflict with separatists.


European leaders to meet in Minsk in Ukraine peace bid

Heads of Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia to meet in Belarus as US denies it is at odds with Europe over crisis.

War & Conflict

Kerry in Ukraine as US mulls arms supplies

US Secretary of State is in Kiev for talks as Washington considers sending weapons to fight rebels.


Russia and Ukraine agree on demarcation line

Two sides agree on dividing line from where they should pull back heavy weapons, but fail to agree on troops withdrawal.


Ukraine accuses Russian forces of attack

Ukrainian soldiers allegedly assaulted after hundreds of Russian troops crossed into country in violation of truce deal.


Ukraine president pleads for troop withdrawal

Poroshenko makes appeal to Moscow a day after an official Russian presence in eastern Ukraine was confirmed by the OSCE.


Ukraine sets new truce date with rebels

New ceasefire beginning on December 9 will seek to establish a buffer zone between rebels and government troops.