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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 borders it 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 about 600,000 km2 (230,000 sq mi), with a population of about 40 million. The nation's capital and largest city is Kyiv. The official and national language is Ukrainian, and most people are also fluent in Russian.

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Ukraine prosecutor asks for life sentence for Russian soldier in war crimes trial [Video]

Ukraine prosecutor asks for life sentence for Russian soldier in war crimes trial

Sergeant Vadim Shishimarin, 21, has pleaded guilty to shooting dead 62-year-old civilian Oleksandr Shelipov, and asked for 'forgiveness' from his widow in court.

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G7 countries pledge billions for Ukraine 'to get through this' [Video]

G7 countries pledge billions for Ukraine 'to get through this'

G7 finance ministers tried on Thursday to strike a new deal to keep Ukraine's budget afloat without losing sight of the global economic impact of Moscow's war.

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Stocks Continue to Slip on Wall Street, Edging Closer to Bear Market [Video]

Stocks Continue to Slip on Wall Street, Edging Closer to Bear Market

Stocks Continue to Slip , on Wall Street, , Edging Closer to Bear Market. On May 19, Wall Street saw stocks fall in early morning trading, worsening a slump experienced by major indexes. On May 19,..

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China Is Reportedly in Talks With Russia To Buy Oil for Strategic Reserves [Video]

China Is Reportedly in Talks With Russia To Buy Oil for Strategic Reserves

China Is Reportedly in Talks With Russia , To Buy Oil for Strategic Reserves. China Is Reportedly in Talks With Russia , To Buy Oil for Strategic Reserves. 'Bloomberg' reports that according to..

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War in Ukraine: ‘Hundreds' of graves in Irpin cemetery [Video]

War in Ukraine: ‘Hundreds' of graves in Irpin cemetery

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Russia says easing Ukraine Black Sea ports blockade dependent on sanctions review [Video]

Russia says easing Ukraine Black Sea ports blockade dependent on sanctions review

Moscow's comments follow an appeal by the UN food chief to Vladimir Putin that millions would die around the world because of Russia's blockade of Ukraine's Black Sea ports.

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Ukraine slams 'second-class treatment' after Scholz dashes Kyiv's hopes of quick EU membership [Video]

Ukraine slams 'second-class treatment' after Scholz dashes Kyiv's hopes of quick EU membership

It comes after Scholz had said there are no shortcuts to Ukraine's EU membership bid.

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Turkey's Erdogan Confirms He Will Block Finland and Sweden's Bids to Join NATO [Video]

Turkey's Erdogan Confirms He Will Block Finland and Sweden's Bids to Join NATO

Turkey's Erdogan Confirms , He Will Block Finland and Sweden's , Bids to Join NATO. On May 19, Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said that he will block Sweden and Finland's bids to join..

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Senate Unanimously Confirms Bridget Brink As New US Ambassador to Ukraine [Video]

Senate Unanimously Confirms Bridget Brink As New US Ambassador to Ukraine

Senate Unanimously , Confirms Bridget Brink As, New US Ambassador to Ukraine. Politico reports that the career Foreign Service officer, who is currently the U.S. ambassador to Slovakia, was confirmed..

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Ukraine: Life sentence requested for Russian soldier in Kyiv war crimes trial [Video]

Ukraine: Life sentence requested for Russian soldier in Kyiv war crimes trial

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World Bank to offer $30 bln as Ukraine war threatens food security [Video]

World Bank to offer $30 bln as Ukraine war threatens food security

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Ukrainian soldiers blow up bridge in Luhansk region [Video]

Ukrainian soldiers blow up bridge in Luhansk region

Ukrainian soldiers blew up a bridge linking towns in the eastern Luhansk region to deter the Russian offensive in the area.

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'I mean Ukraine': Former US president George W. Bush's speech gaffe [Video]

'I mean Ukraine': Former US president George W. Bush's speech gaffe

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Ukraine war crimes trial: 'Accountability is clearly very important to this government' [Video]

Ukraine war crimes trial: 'Accountability is clearly very important to this government'

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Sunak 'ready to do more' in face of economic 'storm' [Video]

Sunak 'ready to do more' in face of economic 'storm'

Rishi Sunak has warned that a "perfect storm" of global events, such as the war in Ukraine and Covid lockdowns in China, has put the economy in an "extremely serious" situation. Speaking to the CBI..

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UN to Join International Efforts to Restore the World's Wheat Supply [Video]

UN to Join International Efforts to Restore the World's Wheat Supply

UN to Join , International Efforts , to Restore the World's Wheat Supply. 'The Independent' reports that the United Nations will join international efforts to distribute the world's wheat supply..

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Meet the Ukrainian artist ordered to paint the war-torn streets of Kharkiv [Video]

Meet the Ukrainian artist ordered to paint the war-torn streets of Kharkiv

International street artist Hamlet Zinkivsky is back in his hometown of Ukraine to fill the war-torn streets of Kharkiv with his artwork. He hopes to inspire the local residents to "fight and defend".

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Where is Europe finding the money to host millions of Ukrainian refugees? [Video]

Where is Europe finding the money to host millions of Ukrainian refugees?

With almost 6 million Ukrainian refugees fleeing to neighbouring countries, governments dealing with the cost of this humanitarian emergency are relying on EU funds to help those in most need, but are..

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NATO now has 40,000 soldiers on Europe's border with Russia [Video]

NATO now has 40,000 soldiers on Europe's border with Russia

NATO forces have increased ten-fold since the beginning of the war in Ukraine.

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War crimes in Ukraine: "I absolutely do think that justice can be served" [Video]

War crimes in Ukraine: "I absolutely do think that justice can be served"

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Ukraine war crimes trial: 'I absolutely do think that justice can be served' [Video]

Ukraine war crimes trial: 'I absolutely do think that justice can be served'

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'Historic moment': Finland and Sweden submit their bids to join NATO [Video]

'Historic moment': Finland and Sweden submit their bids to join NATO

Spurred by Russia's war in Ukraine, it represents a seismic shift from long-held neutrality in Finland and Sweden.

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Zelensky gets standing ovation for video address at the Cannes Film Festival | OneIndia News [Video]

Zelensky gets standing ovation for video address at the Cannes Film Festival | OneIndia News

The 75th edition of the much renowned and awaited Cannes Film Festival kicked off on Tuesday. While many celebrities walked the red carpet and caught a lot of attention, eyes turned to Russia's war in..

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Defiant locals stand firm amid Russian onslaught in southern Ukraine [Video]

Defiant locals stand firm amid Russian onslaught in southern Ukraine

"We are confident and stubborn people and we are waiting for them (the Russians) to be kicked out. This is my house. I don’t want to give it to them."

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Ukrainian soldiers surrender in Mariupol as the war enters 84th day |Oneindia News [Video]

Ukrainian soldiers surrender in Mariupol as the war enters 84th day |Oneindia News

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine entered the 84th day on Wednesday, the Ukrainian forces in the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol surrendered in front of the Russians. #Ukraine #Russia #Mariupol

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'My child has gone and I'm so sad… but he died a hero and I'm proud of him for that'

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