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Ukraine: Sovereign state in Eastern Europe
Ukraine, sometimes called the Ukraine, is a country in Eastern Europe. Excluding Crimea, Ukraine has a population of about 42 million, making it the 32nd most populous country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Kiev. Ukrainian is the official language and its alphabet is Cyrillic. The dominant religion in the country is Eastern Orthodoxy. Ukraine is currently in a territorial dispute with Russia over the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed in 2014. Including Crimea, Ukraine has an area of 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi), making it the largest country entirely within Europe and the 46th largest country in the world.

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Putin and Merkel discussed Syria, Ukraine and Libya in phone call: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed Ukraine, Syria and Libya during a phone call, the Interfax news agency quoted the Kremlin as saying on Saturday.
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White House aide's words on Ukraine upend impeachment strategy, rattle allies

A top White House aide's suggestion that President Donald Trump sought a political favor from Ukraine in exchange for military aid has upended the administration's impeachment strategy and left his..
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Videos for Ukraine

Mick Mulvaney's Job Is Going From Bad To Worse [Video]Mick Mulvaney's Job Is Going From Bad To Worse

Politico reports Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney’s week went from bad to worse on Sunday. That's when, once again, he tried to explain why President Donald Trump had withheld aid to Ukraine for..

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House Intel Members Want Giuliani To Testify Now [Video]House Intel Members Want Giuliani To Testify Now

Members of the House Intelligence Committee say Rudy Giuliani should testify before Congress. Politico reports the news comes days after Giuliani refused to comply with the House’s impeachment..

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Trump Admin Officials Line Up To Testify About Giuliani And Pals [Video]Trump Admin Officials Line Up To Testify About Giuliani And Pals

A bevy of current and former Trump administration officials have come forward to testify against the president. They claim President Donald Trump used Rudy Giuliani and others to gut and politicize..

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Meet The New Michael Cohen: Rudy Giuliani [Video]Meet The New Michael Cohen: Rudy Giuliani

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is having his turn in the hot seat. According to Business Insider, he appears to be the weakest link in President Donald Trump's chain. Giuliani has been embroiled..

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry Is Resigning [Video]Energy Secretary Rick Perry Is Resigning

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry plans to leave the Trump administration by the end of this year. Perry's departure comes after President Donald Trump implicated him in allegations... Allegations that..

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McCarthy defends Mulvaney's quid pro quo walk-back [Video]McCarthy defends Mulvaney's quid pro quo walk-back

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Friday defended White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney's walk-back of comments made related to President Donald Trump's decision to withhold military..

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Mulvaney's words on Ukraine undercut impeachment strategy, rattle allies [Video]Mulvaney's words on Ukraine undercut impeachment strategy, rattle allies

A top White House aide’s suggestion that President Donald Trump wanted a political favor from Ukraine in exchange for military aid upended the administration’s impeachment strategy and left..

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Trump speaks on Syria and Ukraine at Texas rally [Video]Trump speaks on Syria and Ukraine at Texas rally

US President Donald Trump said Rep. Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, made up a "totally false conversation with the Ukrainian President" during a rally in Dallas, Texas...

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry To Resign [Video]Energy Secretary Rick Perry To Resign

Energy Secretary Rick Perry told President Donald Trump on Thursday that he would resign his post. It is currently unclear exactly when the former Texas governor would leave the administration. He has..

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Two Charged In Campaign Finance Case Enter Plea [Video]Two Charged In Campaign Finance Case Enter Plea

Two American businessmen charged with conspiring to violate campaign finance laws pleaded not guilty on Thursday. Andrey Kukushkin and David Correia entered their pleas before a U.S. District Judge in..

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Rick Perry To Step Down From Energy Secretary Post [Video]Rick Perry To Step Down From Energy Secretary Post

Reuters reports US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has told President Donald Trump he will step down. Perry's departure comes a day before a deadline set by Democrats in the US House of Representatives...

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2016 election probe a factor in frozen Ukraine aid: WH [Video]2016 election probe a factor in frozen Ukraine aid: WH

President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Thursday acknowledged that Trump held up $391 million in military aid to Ukraine in part to make the money contingent upon the Ukrainians..

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'No more soviet-style proceedings,' Congressman Biggs on censuring Schiff [Video]'No more soviet-style proceedings,' Congressman Biggs on censuring Schiff

A resolution was introduced in the House of Representatives on Wednesday to censure House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Ex-aide to Pompeo testifies in impeachment probe [Video]Ex-aide to Pompeo testifies in impeachment probe

Former adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who abruptly resigned last week, on Wednesday spoke to an impeachment inquiry into allegations President Donald Trump pursued political interests..

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Exclusive: Giuliani was paid $500K by indicted associate's firm [Video]Exclusive: Giuliani was paid $500K by indicted associate's firm

In an interview with Reuters, Rudy Giuliani said he was paid $500,000 to consult on a company co-founded by the Ukrainian-American businessman arrested last week on campaign finance charges, Giuliani..

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Hunter Biden Speaks Out Against Allegations Made By Trump [Video]Hunter Biden Speaks Out Against Allegations Made By Trump

Son of former Vice President Joe Biden, Hunter Biden, defended his work in Ukraine and China. This comes after attacks from President Donald Trump, who accused him of corruption, Hunter said he is..

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Ex-Ukraine envoy arrives to testify in impeachment probe [Video]Ex-Ukraine envoy arrives to testify in impeachment probe

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, who was abruptly recalled in May, arrived on Capitol Hill to testify on Friday in the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into the president, while..

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Hunter Biden wades into impeachment fight [Video]Hunter Biden wades into impeachment fight

The son of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says he is stepping down from the board of a Chinese firm. President Donald Trump has urged China to investigate Hunter Biden, and accused him and his..

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'Primary interest' of impeachment inquiry is keeping whistleblower protected: Schiff [Video]'Primary interest' of impeachment inquiry is keeping whistleblower protected: Schiff

As U.S. President Donald Trump assailed an unnamed whistleblower whose complaint triggered an impeachment probe, the Democratic lawmaker leading that inquiry said "our primary interest right now is..

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Trump defends Giuliani after report of federal probe [Video]Trump defends Giuliani after report of federal probe

U.S. President Donald Trump defended his attorney Rudy Giuliani on Saturday as a "legendary crime buster" and "wonderful lawyer" after a media report that prosecutors are investigating whether the..

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Trump Tweets Defense Of Giuliani Amid Ukraine Probe [Video]Trump Tweets Defense Of Giuliani Amid Ukraine Probe

U.S. President Donald Trump defended his attorney Rudy Giuliani in a tweet on Saturday. According to Reuters, Trump described Giuliani as a “legendary crime buster” and “wonderful lawyer." The..

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Trump uses expletive to describe impeachment probe [Video]Trump uses expletive to describe impeachment probe

U.S. President Donald Trump described the impeachment probe launched by democrats in Congress as a "bullshit impeachment." Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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Ex-envoy says Trump ousted her based on 'false claims' [Video]Ex-envoy says Trump ousted her based on 'false claims'

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who Donald Trump has called "bad news" told a House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into the president on Friday that Trump removed her from her post based..

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Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky holds record-breaking  14-hour press conference [Video]Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky holds record-breaking 14-hour press conference

Zelensky started the "marathon" press conference from 10:00 am local time and took the last questions shortly after midnight.

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Israel envoy demands probe after effigy of Jewish tycoon left at Ukraine synagogue

The Israeli ambassador to Ukraine asked police on Thursday to find and punish people who left a red paint-spattered effigy of tycoon Ihor Kolomoisky, who holds a Ukrainian Jewish community leadership..
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Factbox: All the president's men - Supporting actors in Trump's Ukraine scandal

President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine into investigating a top rival in the 2020 U.S. presidential election prompted Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats in the House of..
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Ukrainian captain expected to face charges over Danube boat disaster

Hungarian prosecutors are expected to charge the captain of a cruise ship that struck and sank a small tourist vessel on the River Danube, killing 28 mostly Korean tourists, after police finished their..
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Thousands march in Kiev in protest against Donbass peace plan

Thousands of people marched through central Kiev on Monday to protest against President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's deal with Moscow to grant special status to a pro-Russian rebel-held region of eastern..
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Exclusive: Ukraine sees hope for 'last chance' peace summit in mid-November

The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany could hold a summit in Paris in mid-November if Kiev and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine can maintain a ceasefire, Ukraine's foreign minister..
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Abandoning diplomat's discretion, ex-Ukraine ambassador takes Trump to task

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine abandoned diplomatic discretion and accused the Trump administration of recalling her based on false claims and of eviscerating the State Department, an act that..
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Ex-envoy tells impeachment inquiry Trump ousted her based on 'false claims'

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who Donald Trump has called "bad news" told a House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into the president on Friday that Trump removed her from her post based..
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Ex-Ukraine envoy says Trump pressured State Department to remove her: report

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine told lawmakers on Friday that President Donald Trump pressured the State Department to remove her as part of a concerted campaign against her, the Washington Post..
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Ex-Ukraine envoy removed by Trump arrives to testify in impeachment probe

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who Donald Trump has called "bad news" arrived on Capitol Hill to testify on Friday in the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into the president, while..
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U.S. ex-ambassador to Ukraine meets with lawmakers amid impeachment inquiry

Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch arrived on Capitol Hill on Friday for a scheduled appearance before House lawmakers, as House Democrats continue their impeachment inquiry into U.S...
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In 14-hour news conference, Ukraine's leader says was not blackmailed by Trump

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday he would be ready to open a probe into any Ukrainian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election but denied that President Donald Trump..
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Democrats subpoena Energy Secretary Perry in Trump impeachment probe

Congressional Democrats issued a subpoena for U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday over any possible role he played in President Donald Trump's effort to get Ukraine's president to investigate..
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Zelenskiy says never met Giuliani associates arrested in the U.S.

Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday he had never met arrested businessmen Lev Parnas or Igor Fruman, who have been helping President Donald Trump's personal lawyer investigate..
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Ukraine president not ready to give autonomy status to Donbass territories

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday he was not ready to give autonomy status to territories in the eastern Donbass region of Ukraine.
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Zelenskiy said would not send his aide to testify in the U.S

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that he was not sure he would tell his aide Andriy Yermak to testify in the United States regarding the impeachment inquiry.
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Zelenskiy ready to open probe into any Ukraine meddling in Trump election

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday he would be ready to open a probe into any Ukrainian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and into the company where former Vice..
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Zelenskiy says no problems with Germany due to Trump call transcript

Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that Kiev did not have any problems with Germany after the United States published a summary of his conversation with Donald Trump where German..
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Ukraine, Russia resume blame game as peace process hits roadblock

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Thursday accused Russia of delaying a summit aimed at resolving the conflict between Kiev and pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine's east, but Moscow said Kiev..
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Kremlin to Ukraine: pull back troops before we discuss summit

Ukraine must pull back its troops in the country's restive east before there can be any talk of a fresh meeting between the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov..
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Ukraine president says ready to discuss PrivatBank with Kolomoisky

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday he was ready to discuss the fate of PrivatBank with its former owner Ihor Kolomoisky, but stressed he would defend the interests of the state.
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Ukraine's president says he is indifferent to Burisma case

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that he was indifferent to investigations into gas company Burisma, which had Hunter Biden, the son of leading Democratic presidential contender..
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Ukrainian president says he will propose peacekeepers on border with Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that he would discuss setting up a peacekeeping mission in separatist-held Donbass at a planned summit with leaders of Russia, Germany and..
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Ukraine president says Trump didn't seek to blackmail him

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump did not seek to blackmail him during a phone call in July or a meeting in September.
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Merkel, Zelenskiy spoke about gas transit from Russia via Ukraine: spokesman

Angela Merkel spoke to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy by telephone on Wednesday and both stressed the need for an agreement to be reached quickly on future gas transit from Russia through..
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Ukraine peace drive hits first bump, but Moscow says summit possible

Ukraine on Wednesday refused to pull back troops in its restive east, saying for the second time this week that continued shelling by pro-Russian separatists there precluded the implementation of a..
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Democrats alarmed about possible U.S. withdrawal from Open Skies treaty

Four senior Democratic lawmakers said on Tuesday they believe the Trump administration may withdraw from a treaty that allows unarmed surveillance flights over U.S., Russian and other territory,..
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Kremlin rejects idea of U.S. role in Ukraine conflict talks

Russia on Tuesday rejected the idea of involving the United States in talks to help resolve the conflict between the Kiev government and pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine's east.
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Kremlin says U.S. can press Ukraine to help resolve conflict

Russia said on Tuesday that the United States could use its influence in Ukraine to help resolve the conflict between the Kiev government and pro-Russian separatists in the east.
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Belarus calls for U.S. role in Ukraine peace talks

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Tuesday the conflict in eastern Ukraine could not be resolved without U.S. involvement in peace talks.
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Thousands rally in Kiev to protest autonomy plan for eastern Ukraine

Thousands of people gathered in Kiev's main square on Sunday to protest against President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's deal with Moscow to grant autonomy to Ukraine's pro-Russian rebel-held east as part of..
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EU divisions over Russia mount as France, Germany seek peace in Ukraine

French and German attempts to end the conflict in east Ukraine risk increasing tensions that were already rising in the European Union over how to handle Russia and which could complicate peace..
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Pompeo calls Ukraine inquiry 'silly gotcha game'

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the Ukraine inquiry a 'silly gotcha game' on Saturday.
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U.S. diplomat thought it was 'crazy' to withhold Ukraine aid: texts

A top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine thought it was "crazy" to withhold military aid for the country as it confronted Russian aggression, according to evidence presented on Thursday in an impeachment probe..
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Ukraine to review cases linked to founder of firm that employed Biden's son

Ukrainian prosecutors said on Friday they would review 15 previous investigations related to the founder of gas company Burisma, where the son of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden was a board member..
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Pompeo stops in Montenegro and North Macedonia to discuss NATO, no comment on Ukraine

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began a short trip to two small Balkan countries, Montenegro and North Macedonia, on Friday to discuss their roles in the Western NATO alliance.
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Ukraine says plans second major prisoner swap with Russia

Ukraine plans to carry out a major prisoner swap with Russia and hopes it will take place next week, Ukraine's foreign minister, Vadym Prystaiko, said late on Thursday.
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Kremlin says favors all-for-all prisoner swap with Ukraine

Russia continues work on arranging a fresh prisoner swap with Ukraine and favors an all-for-all exchange, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday, after the government in Kiev said a large-scale..
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At least four killed in cargo plane crash landing in Ukraine

At least four crew were killed on Friday when a Ukrainian Antonov-12 cargo airplane made an emergency landing near the western airport of Lviv after disappearing from radar, officials said.
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Cargo plane crash lands in western Ukraine

A Ukrainian Antonov-12 cargo airplane made an emergency landing 1.5 kilometers from the Lviv airport after disappearing from radar in western Ukraine early on Friday, Ukraine's emergencies service..
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U.S. State Department backs missile sale to Ukraine: statement

The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of 150 Raytheon Co Javelin missiles and related equipment worth up to $39.2 million to Ukraine, the Defense Department said in a statement on Thursday.
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Zelenskiy wants Ukrainian candidates to run in Donbass election

Ukraine's president Vladimir Zelenskiy said on Thursday that Ukrainian candidates should take part in an election that is expected to be held in the east of the country, currently controlled by..
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Putin urges Ukraine's Zelenskiy to complete peace process

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelenskiy must complete the peace process in eastern Ukraine in order to prove himself as a strong politician, Russian leader Vladimir Putin said on Thursday.
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Kremlin says no date set yet for Ukraine peace summit

The Kremlin said on Thursday that no date had been set yet for the first summit in three years between France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine aimed at finding a way to end fighting in east Ukraine.
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Philippines polio cases a warning for vulnerable Ukraine

By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent
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France says conditions are met for a top-level meeting on Ukraine

France's foreign ministry said on Wednesday significant progress had been made in talks aiming to put an end to the long-running Ukraine crisis, adding the conditions were in place to hold a meeting in..
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Breakthrough at talks opens way to summit on Ukraine conflict

A breakthrough at talks between Moscow and Kiev has opened the way to the first international summit in three years being convened on ending fighting in east Ukraine.
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