Europe

Ukraine: Parents meet surrogate babies after lockdown lifts

Parents finally meet their surrogate children who had been stranded in the Ukraine due to the pandemic.

Europe

Ukraine probes ex-leader Petro Poroshenko in intelligence case

Poroshenko is suspected of issuing illegal decree in 2018 related to his dealings with foreign intelligence service.

Ukraine probes ex-leader Petro Poroshenko in intelligence case

Europe

Pandemic hits Ukraine’s surrogate birthing industry

Ukraine, like many countries around the world, has closed its borders to foreigners, preventing new parents from taking their children home.

Ukraine

Dozens of surrogate babies stranded in Ukraine amid lockdown

Travel restrictions prevent foreign parents from collecting babies, with fears quarantine extension could worsen issue.

Dozens of surrogate babies stranded in Ukraine amid lockdown

Georgia

Georgia recalls Ukraine ambassador after Saakashvili appointment

Ukraine decision to give ex-Georgian president a role raises questions, says diplomat, citing Saakashvili's conviction.

Georgia recalls Ukraine ambassador after Saakashvili appointment

Europe

Saakashvili: Georgia's ex-leader set to become Ukraine deputy PM

Analysts say Ukraine's Zelenskyy might come to regret hiring Saakashvili, who is known to be a temperamental politician.

Saakashvili: Georgia's ex-leader set to become Ukraine deputy PM

Europe

Ukraine: Air pollution from forest fires also fuels isolation

People in Kyiv have been warned to stay indoors, for another reason other than social isolation.

Ukraine

Why is a 'heroine' of Ukraine's revolution charged with murder?

Tetyana Chornovol, seen as a leader of the 2014 uprising, denies 'trumped up' charges as an attack on the movement.

Why is a 'heroine' of Ukraine's revolution charged with murder?

Ukraine

Ukraine says forest fire 'no threat' to Chernobyl nuclear plant

Firefighters contain initial blaze but new fires rage close to the site of world's worst nuclear disaster.

Ukraine says forest fire 'no threat' to Chernobyl nuclear plant

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Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World

Inside Bellingcat, a news verification group using cutting-edge digital research and crowdsourcing to combat fake news.

Europe

Radiation spikes as forest fire hits Chernobyl nuclear zone

The fire broke out on Saturday and spread over 250 acres in a forested area near the Chernobyl power plant.

Radiation spikes as forest fire hits Chernobyl nuclear zone

MH17

Dutch MH17 trial suspended until June

Four defendants are standing trial, three in absentia, over the 2014 downing of the MH17 passenger jet over Ukraine.

Dutch MH17 trial suspended to give defence more preparation time

Asia Pacific

MH17 trial starts with four accused facing murder charges

Four men being tried in absentia over deaths of 298 on board, in incident during Ukraine war that led to global outrage.

MH17 trial starts with four accused facing murder charges

AJ IMPACT

In Chernobyl's radioactive zone, a shadow economy thrives

In the years since the 1986 reactor explosion, an illegal economy has metastasised throughout the 'Alienation Zone'.

In Chernobyl's radioactive zone, a shadow economy thrives

Ukraine

Ukraine PM ousted as President Zelenskyy seeks 'new brains'

Legislators vote to remove scandal-hit Oleksiy Honcharuk, who is quickly replaced by his deputy Denys Shymgal.

Ukraine PM ousted as President Zelenskyy seeks 'new brains'