article 20 April 2014 World, Ukraine
Ukraine two dead after shooting breaks Easter truce
Ukraine gun battle shatters Easter truce - but who did it?

At least two people were killed in a gun battle in eastern Ukraine. The outbreak of fighting in Slaviansk broke the uneasy silence that had fallen on the area after Kiev promised a truce over Easter.

article 18 April 2014 World, Ukraine
Ukraine: Separatists refuse to leave despite deal

Armed pro-Russian separatists who occupied buildings in eastern Ukraine are refusing to leave, despite an amnesty offer and threats of "more concrete actions" to remove them next week.

post 18 April 2014
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog The power of parody in eastern Ukraine

The tired looking young men in t-shirts and combat fatigues manning the barricades in Slovyansk say they are not going anywhere.

article 17 April 2014 World, Ukraine
US, EU and Russia urge 'de-escalation' of crisis in Ukraine

After international talks in Geneva, the Russian foreign minister and the US Secretary of State both call for "de-escalation" in Ukraine and agree to expand an international monitoring mission.

article 17 April 2014 World, Ukraine
Lindsey Hilsum by Overnight clashes raise tensions in Ukraine - video

At the end of day-long talks in Geneva all parties seemed to step back from the precipice, following fast moving events in Eastern Ukraine is our International Editor Lindsey Hilsum in Donetsk.

post 16 April 2014
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Bread not bullets: Ukraine's locals and soldiers against war

As we saw the crowds gathering round the Ukrainian armoured personnel carriers parked near the railway tracks in Kramatorsk we thought we might encounter a hostile crowd.

video 15 April 2014 World, Ukraine

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Follow the money: debate on sanctions against Russia - video

Author Ben Judah tells Channel 4 News Britain is a "financial superpower" that could cope with sanctions against Russia that affect the City.

article 15 April 2014 UK, Russia
Vodka shots with caviar (Reuters)
Will sanctions against Russia hurt the UK economy?

William Hague says Britain will back sanctions despite the risks to the City. But has the importance of Russian money to the British economy been overstated?

article 15 April 2014 World, Ukraine
Ukrainian army troops (picture: EuroMaidan)
Pro-Russian protesters and soldiers clash in east Ukraine

Pro-Russian protesters clash with Ukrainian soldiers in the country's east, as Kiev tries to control the unrest it blames on Russian agitators.