Sunday April 05, 2015
Since April 2014, pro-Russian separatists in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of east Ukraine have been waging a deadly battle with Ukrainian forces.
Sunday March 01, 2015
Tens of thousands of Russians marched through central Moscow today, carrying banners declaring "I am not afraid" and chanting "Russia without Putin" in memory of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.
Sunday February 22, 2015
An explosion has killed two people and wounded 11 in Ukraine's government-controlled eastern city of Kharkiv, officials said.
Friday February 20, 2015
As violence continues in eastern Ukraine, Kiev today marks a bittersweet first anniversary of the Maidan protest siege that brought an end to the regime of President Viktor Yanukovich.
Monday January 12, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international news stories.
Thursday December 18, 2014
Some of the key events and major issues from the year.
Sunday October 26, 2014
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's has won a snap parliamentary election and said coalition talks will start tomorrow.
Thursday October 16, 2014
Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed fighting pro-Russian rebels, the government said today, as fighting engulfed a key airport in the east of the country.
Tuesday September 16, 2014
Ukraine's parliament has ratified a landmark agreement on political association and trade with the European Union, the rejection of which last November by then President Viktor Yanukovych led to his downfall.
Friday May 23, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he will respect the choice of the Ukrainian people in this weekend's presidential vote but that ousted ex-leader Viktor Yanukovych technically remained in power.