Clearing the landmines of eastern Ukraine
In four years of a simmering conflict in eastern Ukraine, some 2,000 people have been killed by landmines. Countless mines were laid in the chaotic early stages of the fighting.
Merkel, Putin tackle tough topics in meeting outside Berlin
Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met outside Berlin on Saturday for talks ranging from the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, to Iran and a gas pipeline project that has drawn U.S. ire.
Abuja chamber of commerce seeks $2bn investment from Ukraine
Abuja chamber of commerce seeks $2bn investment from Ukraine.
Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels swap prisoners
Ukraine and pro-Russian separatist rebels have conducted the biggest prisoner swap since the war broke out in 2014. It fulfills a key part of a two-year-old ceasefire deal.
Ukraine brews up Trump beer with a Putin twist
A craft brewery in Ukraine has cashed in on the frenzy surrounding Donald Trump's possible campaign links to Russia by bottling a lager with a label featuring the US president and Vladimir Putin peeking from behind.
Russia's Putin welcomes Germany's Merkel in Sochi
Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomes his German counterpart Angela Merkel in Sochi. Talks are expected to focus on the upcoming G20 summit in July as well as conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.
Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in broad daylight in Ukraine
Denis Voronenkov, who had fled to Ukraine and was a key witness in a treason case against former President Viktor Yanukovich, has been killed outside a hotel in Kiev.
US condemns Russia's 'aggressive actions' in Ukraine
US Ambassador Nikki Haley condemns Russia's "aggressive actions" in Ukraine and pledges strong US support to Kiev even as the new US administration seeks to improve ties with Russia.