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Ukraine: Country in Eastern Europe
Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It is the second-largest country in Europe, after Russia, which it borders to the east and north-east. Ukraine also shares borders with Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary to the west; Romania and Moldova to the south; and has a coastline along the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. It covers an area of 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi), with a population of about 41.5 million, and is the eighth-most populous country in Europe. The country's capital and largest city is Kyiv.

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One war, two battlefronts: How COVID-19 is fighting against Ukraine [Video]

One war, two battlefronts: How COVID-19 is fighting against Ukraine

Seven years of war in eastern Ukraine have been marked by an escalation of conflict, a Russian military buildup at the border and a new enemy: COVID-19. We take an in-depth look at how people are..

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 08:00Published
Ukrainian PM and chief Rabbi of Kyiv attend inauguration of symbolic synagogue in Babyn Yar [Video]

Ukrainian PM and chief Rabbi of Kyiv attend inauguration of symbolic synagogue in Babyn Yar

Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal and Chief rabbi of Kiev Jonathan Benyamin Markovitch attend the inauguration of a symbolic synagogue at the memorial site commemorating the victims of Babyn Yar,..

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Blinken: US will respond if Russia acts recklessly against Ukraine [Video]

Blinken: US will respond if Russia acts recklessly against Ukraine

Gen. David Petraeus (Ret.) reacts to Secretary of State Anthony Blinken’s warning that the US will respond if Russia acts “recklessly or aggressively” against Ukraine.

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Ukraine conflict: Danger and exploitation for eastern coalminers [Video]

Ukraine conflict: Danger and exploitation for eastern coalminers

The Ukrainian government estimates more than half the coal mined by separatists is relabelled as Russian coal and transported out to markets in Asia and Europe.

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CNN reporter breaks down Rudy Giuliani's criminal probe [Video]

CNN reporter breaks down Rudy Giuliani's criminal probe

CNN’s Paula Reid reports on federal agents executing search warrants at the Manhattan apartment and office of Rudy Giuliani for his actions in Ukraine.

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Feds raid Rudy Giuliani's New York apartment [Video]

Feds raid Rudy Giuliani's New York apartment

Federal investigators on Wednesday executed a search warrant at the Manhattan apartment of Rudolph Giuliani, as they probe his business dealings with Ukraine. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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Foreign fighters backing Russia, Ukraine in conflict [Video]

Foreign fighters backing Russia, Ukraine in conflict

Since it began seven years ago, foreign volunteers have travelled to the region to fight on both sides.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:52Published
Ukraine remembers 1986 Chernobyl disaster [Video]

Ukraine remembers 1986 Chernobyl disaster

Ukrainians lit candles and laid roses on Monday to commemorate those who died after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

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Ukraine civilians near border fear Russia tensions [Video]

Ukraine civilians near border fear Russia tensions

Russia has started pulling back some troops after mobilising tens of thousands to Ukraine's eastern border, but civilians living there say they still fear an increase in violence.

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Blinken holds talks in Brussels amid rising tensions on Ukraine border [Video]

Blinken holds talks in Brussels amid rising tensions on Ukraine border

The visit comes after the US warned Moscow against any aggression against Ukraine amid a build-up of military forces on the border.

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Russia closes access through Kerch Strait for six months [Video]

Russia closes access through Kerch Strait for six months

Russia has restricted access to the Kerch strait, which was used by the Ukrainian navy to access its eastern ports.

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Biden calls on Putin to 'de-escalate tensions' with Ukraine in phone conversation [Video]

Biden calls on Putin to 'de-escalate tensions' with Ukraine in phone conversation

Moscow later confirmed a Biden summit proposal without saying if it had been accepted.

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Russia-Ukraine tension: Moscow closes strait between Black, Azov seas [Video]

Russia-Ukraine tension: Moscow closes strait between Black, Azov seas

Russia has announced the closure of the Kerch Strait to Ukrainian and foreign navy ships for the next six months because of what it describes as military exercises.

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Russia says it is withdrawing its large deployment of troops near Ukraine's border [Video]

Russia says it is withdrawing its large deployment of troops near Ukraine's border

Russia announced its military exercises on the border with Ukraine were over, and would be withdrawing the enormous build-up of troops that had been heavily criticised by Western powers.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:27Published
Russia-Ukraine tensions [Video]

Russia-Ukraine tensions

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Fears grow at Eastern Ukrainian border towns as Russian forces amass [Video]

Fears grow at Eastern Ukrainian border towns as Russian forces amass

With both sides digging in – Al Jazeera report from the frontline of Ukraine's conflict with pro-Moscow separatists.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:32Published
EU foreign affairs chief: 150,000 Russian troops at Ukraine border [Video]

EU foreign affairs chief: 150,000 Russian troops at Ukraine border

Josep Borrell said Russia's 150,000 troops massed at the border with Ukraine is its highest ever military deployment at that border, and warned: "When you deploy a lot of troops, a spark can jump here..

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EU foreign ministers talk amid uproar over Ukraine, Navalny [Video]

EU foreign ministers talk amid uproar over Ukraine, Navalny

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Fear grows in Ukraine over Russian troop build-up [Video]

Fear grows in Ukraine over Russian troop build-up

Russia says its deployment of an estimated 100, 000 soldiers and heavy weaponry to areas near the border with Ukraine poses no threat, as tensions escalate between the neighbouring countries.

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Ukraine border: Leaders call for Putin to pull back troops [Video]

Ukraine border: Leaders call for Putin to pull back troops

Ukraine's president says he is ready to hold four-way talks with Russia, France and Germany to calm the situation on the Russian borders.

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Europe's week: Vaccine ups and downs, 'Sofagate' and Ukraine conflict [Video]

Europe's week: Vaccine ups and downs, 'Sofagate' and Ukraine conflict

What are the key stories from the Brussels bubble this week?

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Paris talks seek to defuse growing Russia-Ukraine tensions [Video]

Paris talks seek to defuse growing Russia-Ukraine tensions

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 03:35Published
Ukraine's Zelenskiy appeals for European support in stand off with Russia [Video]

Ukraine's Zelenskiy appeals for European support in stand off with Russia

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will appeal for greater European support, as he meets with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris to discuss rising tensions with Russia.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 04:10Published

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