article 31 August 2015 World, Ukraine
Clashes outside parliament in Kiev (Reuters)
National guardsman dies in Ukraine parliament clashes

A Ukrainian national guardsman dies and scores more are injured as grenades are thrown at a demonstration against concessions to pro-Russian separatists.

article 26 August 2015 World, Ukraine
Graves of anonymous pro-Russian fighters in eastern Ukraine (Reuters)
Have thousands of Russian soldiers died in Ukraine?

A Russian website publishes what appear to be official figures showing that more than 2,000 soldiers have died fighting in eastern Ukraine, as Moscow insists its regular forces are not involved.

article 15 July 2015 World, Ukraine
Tom Clarke by Chernobyl: inside the nuclear disaster exclusion zone

Almost 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which turned the area around the plant into a no-go zone, scientists are involved in a unique experiment in how nature copes with radiation.

article 13 July 2015 World, Ukraine
Ukraine: far right group protests after police shootout

Ukraine's ultra-nationalist Right Sector calls for the resignation of the country's interior minister following the deaths of two of its members in a shootout with police.

post 30 June 2015
Read more on Matt's blog: Matt Frei After Greece, can the EU remain the world's most popular club?

Greece may only represent a fraction of Europe's economy. But in everything else that can't be easily measured by the IMF or ECB, it represents to much more.

article 23 June 2015 World, Ukraine
Ukraine: fighting on both sides of the front line

Fighting in Ukraine has killed more than 6,500 people. Filmmaker Patrick Wells travelled to south east Ukraine and got unprecedented access to forces on both sides of the ceasefire line.

article 18 June 2015 World, Ukraine
The war in Syria has been one of the biggest reasons for the increase
UNHCR warn number of refugees reaches record high

A new UN report says one in every 122 people is either a refugee or seeking asylum. It says if this number of people were a country, it would be the world's 24th biggest.

article 09 June 2015 World, Ukraine
Ukraine fuel depot explosion (Reuters)
Ukraine fuel depot explosion: firemen feared dead

Several firemen are feared to have been killed in a huge blaze at a fuel depot near Kiev.

article 07 June 2015 World, Ukraine
Obama vows to stand up to Russian 'aggression'

US President Barack Obama promises to stand up to Russia over its Ukraine stance as world leaders gather for the G7 summit.