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.

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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 UK, Philippines
Happy - from Haiyan to British Muslims
'Because I'm happy': UK Muslims to typhoon survivors - video

Videos of people dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" are pouring onto the web: most recently in a "viral" British Muslims video - but videos are also emerging from the most unlikely of places.

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.

article 16 April 2014 World, Ukraine
The tension between Russia and Ukraine increases as armed men presumed to be pro-Russian activists enter the town of  Slaviansk in troop carriers (Reuters)
Nato steps up pressure on Russia over Ukraine

Ahead of a conference on the Ukraine crisis, Nato says it will reinforce its forces in eastern Europe, with "deployments at sea, in the air, on land" within days.

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.

article 16 April 2014 World, Ukraine
Facebook and its role in Ukraine's unrest (Getty)
by Why Ukraine's interior minister is on Facebook

It is not just protest groups using social media nowadays: governments are getting in on the act - and in unstable eastern Ukraine, Facebook has become a tool of conflict.

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.