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Rip-off McDonald's restaurants have opened in rebel-held areas of Ukraine
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# Ersatz

Rip-off McDonald's restaurants have opened in rebel-held areas of Ukraine

Aug 7th 2016, 9:15 AM 19,580 Views 57 Comments

Since McDonald’s left the areas in 2014, copycats have moved in to fill the space.

PHOTOS: 32 killed in east Ukraine mine blast
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PHOTOS: 32 killed in east Ukraine mine blast

Mar 5th 2015, 1:35 PM 9,927 Views 9 Comments

At least 17 have been killed with 16 more missing.

Bloody fight rages on as rebels claim they now control Donetsk airport
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Bloody fight rages on as rebels claim they now control Donetsk airport

Jan 19th 2015, 1:55 PM 9,114 Views 18 Comments

The UN estimates that more than 4,700 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since April.

Ukraine President says country ready for "total war"
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# Total War

Ukraine President says country ready for "total war"

Nov 16th 2014, 7:30 PM 17,380 Views 63 Comments

More than 4,000 people have died in seven months of fighting in eastern Ukraine.

Ukraine back on the brink amid claims Russia is arming rebels
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Ukraine back on the brink amid claims Russia is arming rebels

Nov 13th 2014, 10:35 AM 4,928 Views 81 Comments

Russia says that the claims are “propaganda”.

Close one: Ukrainian girl has lucky escape from explosive debris
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# Woah

Close one: Ukrainian girl has lucky escape from explosive debris

Oct 22nd 2014, 9:07 PM 19,471 Views 17 Comments

She walked away, seemingly unharmed.

Ten civilians killed after playground and minibus are shelled in Ukraine
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# Conflict

Ten civilians killed after playground and minibus are shelled in Ukraine

Oct 1st 2014, 12:30 PM 5,219 Views 50 Comments

Several more people were injured.

Rebels in Ukraine ready to carry out their side of peace deal, but "with great difficulty"
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# Withdrawal

Rebels in Ukraine ready to carry out their side of peace deal, but "with great difficulty"

Sep 22nd 2014, 6:19 PM 4,431 Views 10 Comments

While Ukrainian military units are appearing to pull back, rebels have said they are willing to carry out their side of the deal.

Fears over Ukraine truce as woman killed in heavy fighting overnight
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# Ceasefire

Fears over Ukraine truce as woman killed in heavy fighting overnight

Sep 7th 2014, 2:05 PM 7,453 Views 199 Comments

Ukraine, Russia and Moscow-backed separatists signed the ceasefire deal on Friday, but there’s been reports of fresh violence this weekend.

The west says Russian troops are in Ukraine
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The west says Russian troops are in Ukraine

Aug 27th 2014, 6:45 PM 7,787 Views 95 Comments

If true, that’s not good.

No breakthrough in Russia-Ukraine talks (but everyone says they want peace)
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# Icebreakers

No breakthrough in Russia-Ukraine talks (but everyone says they want peace)

Aug 27th 2014, 9:01 AM 4,092 Views 28 Comments

A peace strategy was “supported by all without exception”.

100 inmates escape high-security Ukrainian jail after shell attack
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# Prison Break

100 inmates escape high-security Ukrainian jail after shell attack

Aug 11th 2014, 1:49 PM 13,446 Views 13 Comments

By this morning, some of them had returned to the facility but 40 of them are still missing.

West warns Russia against further faux aid missions into Ukraine
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West warns Russia against further faux aid missions into Ukraine

Aug 10th 2014, 3:17 PM 8,245 Views 59 Comments

Ukraine also reported that several of its positions were still coming under mortar fire from Russian territory.

21 more MH17 victims identified as investigators leave crash site
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# Mh17

21 more MH17 victims identified as investigators leave crash site

Aug 8th 2014, 3:48 PM 8,498 Views 43 Comments

‘The fact that we are now leaving the crash site doesn’t mean we have ceased investigating the cause of the disaster,’ said Dutch PM on Wednesday.

Ukraine negotiates return of soldiers 'forced to retreat' into Russia
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Ukraine negotiates return of soldiers 'forced to retreat' into Russia

Aug 5th 2014, 9:27 AM 8,561 Views 87 Comments

However, reports from Russia suggest that the troops deserted.

Pro-Russian rebels are using Soviet-era posters to recruit new fighters in Donetsk
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# Made Of Steel

Pro-Russian rebels are using Soviet-era posters to recruit new fighters in Donetsk

Jul 29th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,482 Views 59 Comments

Dozens of the posters have sprung up around the rebel-held industrial city.

Russian missile system used against Ukraine, Poroshenko claims
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# Missiles

Russian missile system used against Ukraine, Poroshenko claims

Jul 14th 2014, 1:24 PM 6,607 Views 63 Comments

Russian state TV said that Ukrainian troops “crucified” a three-year-old boy.

Kiev promises 'restraint' as army nears rebel Donetsk
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# Offensive

Kiev promises 'restraint' as army nears rebel Donetsk

Jul 9th 2014, 7:46 PM 5,972 Views 31 Comments

Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel have urged for a political solution to be reached.

Ceasefire falls through in Ukraine as military launches 'massive offensive'
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# Failed Truce

Ceasefire falls through in Ukraine as military launches 'massive offensive'

Jul 1st 2014, 1:40 PM 4,838 Views 107 Comments

A 10-day truce was not extended after the government said separatists were ‘unwilling to control terrorist units’.

Dozens dead as Ukraine reclaims Donetsk airport
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Dozens dead as Ukraine reclaims Donetsk airport

May 27th 2014, 9:24 PM 13,656 Views 114 Comments

“The airport is under our full control. The enemy suffered heavy losses. We have none,” Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said.

Rebels claim victory in independence referendums in eastern Ukraine
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# Split

Rebels claim victory in independence referendums in eastern Ukraine

May 12th 2014, 7:36 AM 6,357 Views 68 Comments

Complete results are expected later today.

Military conscription introduced in Ukraine as petrol bombers take over more buildings
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# Escalation

Military conscription introduced in Ukraine as petrol bombers take over more buildings

May 1st 2014, 5:43 PM 8,056 Views 160 Comments

Ukraine currently has 130,000 personnel in its armed forces. With reserves, this could be boosted to around 1,000,000.

Pressure of further US sanctions prompts Russia to flex military muscle
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# Ukraine

Pressure of further US sanctions prompts Russia to flex military muscle

Apr 19th 2014, 12:03 PM 10,978 Views 54 Comments

It has thousands of troops along the border with Ukraine, ready to act, it says.

At least two dead in firefight between Pro-Russian gunmen and Ukrainian special forces
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# Escalation

At least two dead in firefight between Pro-Russian gunmen and Ukrainian special forces

Apr 13th 2014, 2:36 PM 11,851 Views 173 Comments

Heavily armed separatist militants launched a series of attacks on police headquarters yesterday and Ukrainian forces fought back today.

The situation in eastern Ukraine is continuing to escalate
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The situation in eastern Ukraine is continuing to escalate

Apr 12th 2014, 2:37 PM 8,905 Views 176 Comments

Gunman have seized a police station, a security building, and hundreds of weapons.

Ukraine could 'unleash civil war' if it steps in against militants in eastern cities
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Ukraine could 'unleash civil war' if it steps in against militants in eastern cities

Apr 8th 2014, 9:09 AM 6,235 Views 106 Comments

Russia has accused Ukraine of sending ultra-nationalist Pravy Sektor militants to these areas.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Jun 27th 2012, 8:57 AM 287 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know this morning – apart from how to keep Cristiano Ronaldo quiet. Sorry, Vicente.

Preview: Counter-punching Portugal prepare Spain ambush
# Euro2012
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# Euro2012

Preview: Counter-punching Portugal prepare Spain ambush

Jun 27th 2012, 7:23 AM 377 Views 0 Comments

It’s not quite Ronaldo and 10 lads we collected on the way. But Spain will need to keep the Real Madrid man in check tonight in Donetsk.

Non, je ne regrette rien: Blanc defends negative tactics
# Euro 2012
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# Euro 2012

Non, je ne regrette rien: Blanc defends negative tactics

Jun 24th 2012, 5:47 PM 470 Views 0 Comments

The French boss also rued Xabi Alonso’s early goal in Donetsk last night.

Analysis: Unambitious French allow Spain to cruise into semi-finals
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# Post-Match

Analysis: Unambitious French allow Spain to cruise into semi-finals

Jun 23rd 2012, 10:29 PM 5,740 Views 31 Comments

Laurent Blanc’s side lacked the precision and penetration to test the reigning world champions in Donetsk tonight, writes Miguel Delaney.

Blatter: Goal-line technology a 'necessity'
# Euro 2012
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# Euro 2012

Blatter: Goal-line technology a 'necessity'

Jun 20th 2012, 6:00 PM 515 Views 1 Comment

“After last night’s match GLT is no longer an alternative but a necessity,” FIFA President Sepp Blatter wrote on Twitter.

In pictures: Thunderstorm holds play up in Donetsk
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In pictures: Thunderstorm holds play up in Donetsk

Jun 15th 2012, 6:25 PM 904 Views 0 Comments

The Group D game between Ukraine and France was postponed for an hour due to heavy rain and lightning strikes.