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Protesters rally against Ukraine's proposed languages billupdated: Sat Jul 14 2012 16:50:00

Several dozen protesters picketed a cultural center in Kiev, Ukraine, on Saturday as part of continued demonstrations against a controversial regional languages bill.

Inside Ukraine's energy strategyupdated: Thu Jul 05 2012 09:39:00

CNN's Phil Black reports on Ukraine's efforts to end its dependency on expensive Russian gas imports.

Gas pipes and price hikes: Ukraine, Russia's uneasy alliance updated: Thu Jul 05 2012 09:39:00

Early this year Ukraine -- along with much of eastern Europe -- was caught in a deep and protracted cold snap. Many froze to death, energy demand spiked, and to top it all Russia accused Ukraine of stealing gas from transit pipes destined for western Europe for the second time in three years. Raphael Honigstein: Three thoughts: France's tactics work in 2-0 win over Ukraineupdated: Fri Jun 15 2012 15:49:00

Three thoughts from France's 2-0 victory over co-host Ukraine from Donetsk, Ukraine.

Soccer Live: Ukraine vs. France, Sweden vs. Englandupdated: Fri Jun 15 2012 11:47:00

Rolling commentary and live pictures from Euro 2012 as France take on Ukraine, followed by England vs.Sweden. Georgina Turner: Euro 2012 Day 4: Andriy Shevchenko turns in Ukrainian effort for the agesupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 12:23:00

The 82nd minute: Andriy Shevchenko raised his eyes to the stands for a moment, and then shook hands with each person on the Ukraine bench in turn before taking his seat. The crowd was still on its feet applauding. In a final warm-up match that Ukraine lost 2-0 to Turkey last week, Shevchenko played just 45 minutes and missed two good scoring chances, prompting mention of the dreaded R-word: retirement. It's a decision that he considered back in 2009 once Ukraine's World Cup qualification hopes were quashed, but one that he delayed with the knowledge that his country would be co-hosting Euro 2012. Today his brace gave Ukraine a win over Sweden in its first-ever European Championship fixture.

Soccer Live: Ukraine v Swedenupdated: Mon Jun 11 2012 14:34:00

CNN's live text reporting on the Euro 2012 match between England and France, followed by Ukraine against Sweden in Monday's other Group D game.

Prison, persecution and football: How Ukraine's Euro 2012 dream turned sourupdated: Tue May 08 2012 11:10:00

No one used the word reward, but the subtext was clear for all to see.

Euro fans face 'criminal' police updated: Fri May 04 2012 12:45:00

Football fans traveling to Ukraine for this summer's European Championships have been warned they will face a "criminal" police force mired in so many abuse scandals that their behavior threatens to ruin the showpiece tournament.

EU leaders snub Euro 2012 finals due to Ukraine's human rights rowupdated: Wed May 02 2012 05:58:00

Pressure is mounting on Ukraine to clean up its human rights record ahead of the Euro 2012 finals next month, with the EU Commission's president the latest high-profile leader to boycott the football championships.

Where in the world ... ?updated: Mon Feb 13 2012 15:00:00

[Updated 3 p.m. Monday, February 13] Tourists make their way through heavy snow last week in front of the Kiev Pechersk Lavra cathedral in Ukraine.

Frostbite claims many victims in Ukraineupdated: Thu Feb 09 2012 12:19:00

CNN's Matthew Chance reports on the victims of Ukraine's deep freeze and the social ramifications.

Most Ukraine cold deaths alcohol-related, minister saysupdated: Wed Feb 08 2012 09:34:00

Alcohol has been involved in most of the deaths blamed on the extreme cold in Ukraine, the country worst affected by the icy temperatures gripping eastern Europe, the country's emergencies minister said Wednesday.

Bitter cold temps grip Ukraineupdated: Tue Feb 07 2012 05:49:00

Snow and record low temperatures claim lives in the Ukraine. CNN's Mathew Chance reports.

Europe death toll rises in big freeze updated: Wed Feb 01 2012 13:52:00

Sub-zero temperatures continued to keep eastern Europe in their grip Wednesday, leading to the deaths of 31 people in Ukraine so far, emergency officials there said.

World champion boxer talks Euro drawupdated: Fri Dec 09 2011 11:56:00

CNN World Sport's Pedro Pinto talks with Ukrainian boxing champion Vitali Klitschko ahead of the Euro 2012 draw in Kiev.

Euro 2012 draw as it happenedupdated: Fri Dec 09 2011 11:55:00

The great and good of European football are assembling in the Ukrainian capital Kiev to learn the fate of the 16 nations involved. Poland and Ukraine will host the tournament, that kicks off on June 8, and with CNN World Sport's live commentary, you won't miss a thing.

National day of mourning in Ukraine for 37 dead in mine incidentsupdated: Sun Jul 31 2011 22:19:00

Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych declared Sunday a national day of mourning after 37 people died Friday in incidents at two mines.

Ukraine mine explosion kills 16updated: Fri Jul 29 2011 05:59:00

At least 16 workers died in an explosion at a mine in eastern Ukraine on Friday, the Ministry of Emergency said.

16 killed in Ukraine retirement home fireupdated: Sun Jul 10 2011 21:20:00

Sixteen people died in Ukraine early Sunday after a fire broke out in a state facility for the elderly, according to the Emergency Ministry of Ukraine.

Ukraine's Black Sea coast: Russians' best-kept travel secretupdated: Thu Jan 27 2011 06:24:00

Ask a group of Russians where they'll be vacationing this summer and chances are they'll all give the same answer: Ukraine.

Ukraine farm industry bids to be 'Breadbasket of Europe'updated: Wed Jan 19 2011 05:25:00

One-hundred-and-thirty kilometers south-east of Kiev in the Ukrainian countryside is one of Europe's largest poultry production facilities.

Changing Ukraine's business modelupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 05:25:00

CNN's Diana Magnay meets an agricultural entrepreneur in Ukraine who's using technology to increase food supplies.

Ukraine readies for 2012updated: Tue Jan 18 2011 08:03:00

As a co-host alongside Poland for Euro 2012, Ukraine is busily building up its infrastructure in time for the games.

Ukraine reduces stock of dangerous uraniumupdated: Fri Dec 31 2010 19:18:00

The U.S. Energy Department announced Friday the shipment of 50 kilograms -- or 111 pounds -- of highly enriched uranium from Ukraine to Russia.

42 killed when bus and train collide in Ukraineupdated: Tue Oct 12 2010 10:22:00

A collision between a bus and a train in the Ukraine on Tuesday left 42 people dead and nine others injured, officials said.

Alves and Pato on target again as Brazil beat Ukraine in friendlyupdated: Mon Oct 11 2010 17:51:00

Brazil warmed up for next month's clash against Argentina with a 2-0 win over Ukraine in another friendly international on Monday night.

Miners watch Chile-Ukraine soccer matchupdated: Thu Sep 09 2010 02:04:00

The 33 workers trapped in a Chilean mine got a rare treat Tuesday night: they got to watch their national soccer team compete against Ukraine via a small projector wired down to their safety chamber on a fiber optic cable.

Ukraine parliament chaosupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 19:03:00

CNN's Matthew Chance reports on the Ukraine parliament scuffle that ended in punches, eggs and smoke bombs being thrown.

Fists fly in Ukraine parliament punch upupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 19:03:00

Lawmakers in Ukraine scuffled with each other, throwing punches and eggs, as parliament met Tuesday to ratify a treaty with Russia that extends the latter's navy presence in the Ukraine's Crimean peninsula until 2042.

Thousands protest Russia-Ukraine dealupdated: Sat Apr 24 2010 12:12:00

Thousands of opposition demonstrators marched in front of the parliament building in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, protesting a deal reached earlier this week to extend Russia's military presence in the former Soviet Republic, national news media reported.

Russia, Ukraine agree on naval-base-for-gas dealupdated: Wed Apr 21 2010 16:43:00

Russia's president and the newly elected president of Ukraine signed a landmark agreement on Wednesday that signals an end to years of enmity between the two former Soviet republics.

Ukraine to remove uranium stockpileupdated: Mon Apr 12 2010 16:27:00

Ukraine announced Monday that it will get rid of all its highly enriched uranium, which can be used in nuclear weapons, within the next two years.

New president in Ukraineupdated: Thu Feb 25 2010 14:12:00

CNN's Matthew Chance reports on the new Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovich.

CNN exclusive: Ukraine's Yanukovich: I'm no Kremlin stoogeupdated: Wed Feb 10 2010 02:32:00

The man leading Ukraine's presidential election called on his rival Tuesday to accept defeat, and he vowed to unite Ukraine after an election that has split the country in two.

Ukraine vote could bring revolution's loser to powerupdated: Sun Jan 17 2010 10:29:00

Victor Yushchenko, the politician brought to power in Ukraine's Orange Revolution five years ago, is struggling to hold onto the presidency as voters go the polls Sunday -- and the man accused of stealing the election in 2004 is a strong contender to win it legitimately this year.

Ukraine beat 10-man England to boost 2010 hopesupdated: Sun Oct 11 2009 21:18:00

Ukraine claimed a 1-0 victory over 10-man England which boosted their hopes of qualifying for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa via the playoffs.

Russia, Ukraine avert new energy disputeupdated: Thu Mar 05 2009 13:30:00

Ukraine and Russia appear to have averted a new energy dispute that could have left Europe shivering, following a threat from Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

Ukraine: Train collides with bus killing at least 6updated: Sat Feb 14 2009 10:43:00

Six people were killed and at least 14 were injured Saturday when a train crashed into a passenger bus in Ukraine, officials said.

Europe lashes out at Russia, Ukraineupdated: Thu Jan 15 2009 21:52:00

European officials expressed frustration at Russia and Ukraine's inability to enforce an agreement to resume delivery of natural gas, amid heat and cooking gas shortages and sub-zero temperatures endured by millions of people.

EU leaders slam 'brutal' gas stoppageupdated: Thu Jan 15 2009 20:35:00

Frustrated European Union leaders lashed out Wednesday at Russian and Ukrainian energy companies whose dispute over natural gas has stopped supplies to Europe for the past week.

Accusations reignite Europe's gas rowupdated: Thu Jan 15 2009 20:31:00

Russia resumed sending natural gas to Ukrainian pipelines Tuesday, a week after the gas flow was interrupted, but the gas was stopped at the Ukrainian border instead of being passed through to Europe.

EU: Russia gas supply should restart immediatelyupdated: Mon Jan 12 2009 11:56:00

The European Union has finalized a deal on sending monitors to supervise supplies of Russian gas through Ukraine, an EU spokesman said Friday.

Deal reached in gas shortageupdated: Mon Jan 12 2009 11:56:00

CNN's Matthew Chance reports a deal has been reached to get gas flowing again to Ukraine and millions of Europeans.

Russia may cut Ukraine gasupdated: Sun Jan 11 2009 21:58:00

CNN's Matthew Chance reports on Russia's state-run Gazprom threats to cut off gas supplies to Ukraine.

Report: EU, Russia edge towards gas agreementupdated: Sat Jan 10 2009 10:35:00

Russia and the European Union have agreed on a protocol on setting up a mechanism to control the transmission of natural gas through Ukraine to Europe, the Russian news agency Interfax reported Saturday.

Gas row sends shiver through freezing Europeupdated: Wed Jan 07 2009 14:38:00

Ukraine and Russia said the supply of natural gas to Europe was completely shut off Wednesday, but each side blamed the other for the cut-off which comes as Europe faces a wave of freezing temperatures.

CNNMoney: Ukraine, Russia cut off gas to Europeupdated: Wed Jan 07 2009 09:11:00

Ukraine and Russia said the supply of natural gas to Europe was completely shut off Wednesday, but each side blamed the other for the cut-off, which comes as Europe faces a wave of freezing temperatures.

Gas row flares as supplies to Europe cutupdated: Tue Jan 06 2009 23:40:00

A natural gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine flared Tuesday when Ukraine accused the Russian supplier of cutting supplies to Europe, and at least nine countries said their supply from Russia had been cut or reduced.

Explainer: Russia cuts Ukraine's gas supplyupdated: Tue Jan 06 2009 03:52:00

Russian energy giant Gazprom cut off Ukraine's gas supply on New Year's Day and is yet to switch it back on.

Leaders meet to end Ukraine gas crisisupdated: Mon Jan 05 2009 07:47:00

European and Russian leaders are holding crisis meetings Monday to try to defuse a dispute between the Russian energy giant Gazprom and Ukraine's state-run gas company Naftogaz Ukrainy.

Gazprom accuses Ukraine of siphoning gasupdated: Sat Jan 03 2009 10:58:00

Russian energy giant Gazprom has accused Ukraine of siphoning off gas intended for European customers as the standoff between them worsens.

Ukraine seeks help from Europe in gas standoffupdated: Fri Jan 02 2009 13:38:00

Ukraine has sent a delegation to meet European leaders a day after Russian energy giant Gazprom cut its gas supply and as fears mount the rest of the continent could be affected.

Gazprom threatens to cut off Ukraine's gasupdated: Wed Dec 31 2008 21:20:00

Russian energy monopoly Gazprom on Wednesday said it would stop natural gas deliveries to Ukraine over a dispute about payments.

27 dead after Ukrainian apartment blastupdated: Fri Dec 26 2008 10:16:00

The final death toll from a Christmas Eve explosion in a five-story apartment building in southern Ukraine has increased to 27 people, including three children, Ukrainian officials said Friday.

Ukraine: Apartment explosions kill at least 17updated: Thu Dec 25 2008 10:27:00

Hundreds of emergency workers combed the site of a five-story apartment building in southern Ukraine Thursday after a series of explosions reduced it to rubble, authorities said.

Luxury cruise ship outruns piratesupdated: Mon Dec 01 2008 16:07:00

A 30,000-ton luxury cruise ship outran pirates off the coast of Yemen this weekend, the ship's owner said Monday.

Q&A: Why are emerging markets suffering?updated: Sun Oct 26 2008 23:02:00

Until now the major focus of investors during the financial crisis has been on the big economies of the U.S., Europe and Asia. However the contagion has now spread to emerging economies in Eastern Europe and South America, where concerns about growth built on cheap credit have ravaged currency and stock values. The Trouble (for McCain) with Ukraine Democracyupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 18:00:00

New elections looks likely to produce a government that's in no hurry to enter NATO

U.S. Navy converges on kidnapping piratesupdated: Mon Sep 29 2008 09:18:00

Several U.S. navy ships have converged near a Ukrainian cargo ship, seized last week by pirates off the coast of Somalia, a navy official told CNN Monday.

Crew member of hijacked ship dead, Somali town official saysupdated: Mon Sep 29 2008 02:45:00

A crew member of a Ukrainian vessel pirates seized off the African coast last week has died, a Somali town commissioner said Sunday.

Pirates lower ransom demand to $5 millionupdated: Sat Sep 27 2008 21:36:00

Pirates who seized a Ukrainian vessel loaded with tanks and weapons off the African coast have lowered their ransom demand to $5 million.

Pirates seize ship carrying tanks, ammoupdated: Fri Sep 26 2008 12:50:00

A Ukrainian ship carrying tanks and ammunition has been seized by pirates off the coast of Kenya, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry told CNN.

12 miners missing after Ukraine explosionupdated: Tue Jun 10 2008 11:20:00

Emergency workers were racing Tuesday to find 12 miners missing after an explosion in a Ukrainian mine, which killed at least one person and injured 29 others.

Mine rescue continuesupdated: Tue Jun 10 2008 11:20:00

Rescuers in Ukraine attempt to free more than a dozen coal miners who became trapped after a gas explosion. (No audio)

Losing spirit in Afghanistanupdated: Tue Apr 01 2008 05:04:00

CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the twin battles UK Marines are fighting in southern Afghanistan.

Ukraine to pay gas bill, end crisisupdated: Wed Mar 05 2008 10:09:00

Ukraine's government will force the company that manages its natural gas supplies to pay off its debts to Russia's Gazprom to resolve a crisis that reduced the flow of gas supplies into Ukraine and threatened to disrupt European gas supplies, Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko said Wednesday.

Russia, Ukraine deal averts gas crisisupdated: Tue Feb 12 2008 16:37:00

Averting what could have been another gas crisis across Europe, Russia and Ukraine have fixed a price on natural gas for 2008 while Kiev has promised to pay its 2007 gas debts.

Nightclubbers killed in train incidentupdated: Mon Jan 28 2008 10:20:00

Six men were run over by a train and killed while walking home from a nightclub in northern Ukraine, according to Russian reports.

Blast traps coal minersupdated: Sat Dec 01 2007 10:55:00

An explosion at a Ukrainian coal mine kills dozens of miners and traps many others. CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports Ukraine Mine Death Toll at 100updated: Mon Nov 26 2007 12:00:00

Eleven miners who were missing after an explosion in a coal mine were declared dead Monday, bringing the death toll to 100 in Ukraine's worst mining disaster in years Ukraine Vote Returns Same Old Castupdated: Thu Sep 27 2007 12:00:00

Analysis: Sunday's vote sees a familiar cast of candidates repeating familiar lines. But they may be stumbling their way to stable power-sharing

Poland, Ukraine win Euro 2012 voteupdated: Wed Apr 18 2007 05:57:00

Poland and Ukraine have been chosen to stage the 2012 European Championships, UEFA president Michel Platini announced in Cardiff on Wednesday.

Relatives grieve Russia crash deadupdated: Wed Aug 23 2006 00:13:00

Relatives have been struggling to come to terms with the loss of all 170 people aboard an airliner that crashed in Ukraine, as investigators combed the wreckage for bodies and clues to the disaster.

Russian jet crash kills all 170 on boardupdated: Tue Aug 22 2006 09:04:00

A Russian commercial jet carrying 170 people -- many of them children -- crashed in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, killing all on board, the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry reported.

Ukraine win dour game on penaltiesupdated: Mon Jun 26 2006 17:46:00

Ukraine beat Switzerland 3-0 on penalties to reach the quarterfinals of the World Cup after the two teams had played out a sterile 0-0 draw.

Ukraine too good for sorry Saudisupdated: Mon Jun 19 2006 12:46:00

Ukraine revived their hopes of advancing to the second round with a crushing 4-0 Group H victory over Saudi Arabia.

Ukraine ease through warm-up dateupdated: Mon Jun 05 2006 13:55:00

World Cup debutants Ukraine warmed up for the finals in Germany with a 3-0 friendly victory over Libya in the Swiss town of Gossau on Monday.

Ukraine too strong for Costa Ricaupdated: Sun May 28 2006 14:21:00

Ukraine received a perfect send-off to the World Cup on Sunday when they crushed fellow qualifiers Costa Rica 4-0 in their final warm-up on home soil.

Ukraine title goes into extra timeupdated: Thu May 11 2006 04:37:00

Dynamo Kiev and Shakhtar Donetsk, unable to settle the Ukrainian title in the final match of the season, will meet again on Sunday in the city of Kriviy Rih.

Russia top group after third winupdated: Wed May 10 2006 12:23:00

Russia scraped past Slovakia 4-3 in a scrappy game at the world ice hockey championship in Riga on Wednesday to secure top spot in Group C.

Bitter cold kills 181 in Ukraineupdated: Thu Jan 26 2006 08:47:00

A bitter cold wave has killed 181 people in Ukraine over last five days, the Health Ministry said Thursday.

Russia, Ukraine praise gas dealupdated: Wed Jan 04 2006 02:24:00

Moscow and Kiev officials have praised a deal to end a pricing dispute for Russian natural gas that caused shortages in Ukraine and throughout Western Europe.

EU to meet on Russian gas disputeupdated: Tue Jan 03 2006 05:08:00

Energy ministers from the European Union plan to meet Wednesday in emergency session in Brussels to discuss how to respond to this week's short-lived attempt by Russia to boost the price for natural gas to Ukraine.

European customers hit by gas cutsupdated: Mon Jan 02 2006 07:45:00

European countries were enduring reduced gas supplies at the height of winter on Monday after Russia halted its deliveries to Ukraine.

Q&A: Impact of Russia's gas supply cutsupdated: Mon Jan 02 2006 06:22:00

Russia's state-owned natural gas monopoly Gazprom has suspended the flow of natural gas to Ukraine after Ukrainian officials refused to sign a new gas-price agreement.

Russia to restore Europe's gasupdated: Mon Jan 02 2006 00:01:00

Russia has promised to restore full natural gas deliveries to European nations, but the dispute between the country's state-owned gas monopoly and Ukraine appeared to remain at an impasse.

Russia cuts gas to Ukraine over price disputeupdated: Sun Jan 01 2006 02:20:00

Russia's state-owned natural gas monopoly Gazprom suspended the flow of natural gas to Ukraine over a pricing dispute Sunday, a move the Ukrainian president decried as "unacceptable."

Poland downbeat on Euro 2012 hopesupdated: Fri Nov 04 2005 13:03:00

The Polish FA appear to have conceded defeat in its bid to co-host Euro 2012 with Ukraine after a UEFA report listed failings on stadiums, hotels and transport.

Ukraine, Poland press on with bidupdated: Thu Aug 18 2005 14:27:00

Ukraine and Poland have agreed to press on with a joint bid to stage the Euro 2012 tournament.

Air show disaster pilots jailedupdated: Fri Jun 24 2005 10:01:00

A military court in Ukraine has sentenced the pilots whose plane smashed into a crowd at a 2002 air show to up to 14 years in prison.

Ukraine edge closer to qualifyingupdated: Sat Jun 04 2005 16:06:00

Ukraine edged closer to their first appearance in the World Cup finals when they Kazakhstan 2-0 and maintained their unbeaten record in Group Two.

Ukraine marching towards World Cupupdated: Wed Mar 30 2005 13:32:00

Ukraine shrugged off the absence of star striker Andrei Shevchenko to beat Denmark 1-0 in Kiev on Wednesday and take another massive step towards their first ever World Cup finals.

Ex-Ukraine minister 'kills self'updated: Fri Mar 04 2005 03:44:00

Ukraine's former interior minister has been found dead in an apparent suicide on the day he was to be questioned about the killing of an opposition-minded journalist, officials said.

Yuschenko: A beautiful revolutionupdated: Sat Jan 29 2005 21:50:00

Viktor Yushchenko, the newly elected president of Ukraine, said he is very happy that "our beautiful revolution" made so many people happy.

Ruling 'won't block Ukraine vote'updated: Sat Dec 25 2004 04:33:00

Ukraine's Constitutional Court has ruled that parts of electoral changes recently adopted by parliament are unconstitutional, a day before a repeat of the presidential runoff.

Tension high ahead of Ukraine pollupdated: Fri Dec 24 2004 08:36:00

Ukraine's presidential rivals wrapped up their campaigns Friday as tension mounted ahead of Sunday's rerun election.

Ukraine candidates in fiery clashupdated: Tue Dec 21 2004 02:46:00

The two men vying to become president of Ukraine exchanged attacks in a bare-knuckled television debate, six days before they face new elections that will be watched closely in many parts of the world.

Ukraine braced for poll rulingupdated: Thu Dec 02 2004 01:50:00

Protesters in Kiev's main square watched a crucial Supreme Court debate on outdoor TV screens Thursday as Ukraine awaited the judges' ruling on the country's election crisis.

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