Since pro-Russian groups declared their separatism in eastern Ukraine in 2014, violating Ukrainian territorial integrity, the region has seen heavy clashes between Kiev and the separatists.
Eight years after a brutal government crackdown on demonstrators led to the overthrow of a pro-Russia president, former Euromaidan protesters see Ukraine’s course into the Western orbit as irreversible.
NATO and Kiev have warned Russia against building up troops near eastern Ukraine, prompting Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov to threaten Western countries with force if they send troops to join the fray.
Impeachment proceedings in the US are obscuring US foreign policy on Ukraine, and only one victor will emerge from this scenario: Russia.
Fears of Russian expansion are driving military spending among former Soviet-bloc states.
In an attempt to cement power, Volodymyr Zelensky has called for snap elections, sparking a severe backlash from the opposition.
Zelenskiy won the Ukrainian presidential election with a strong majority, reigniting hopes and aspirations.
Volodymyr Zelensky was cast in the role of a history teacher who accidentally became president in a TV show in Ukraine. He's now taking the lead in the country's presidential race and it's no joke.
From a medical doctor to a self-declared sexist and a career spy, many aspire for the country's presidential post, but three candidates stand out.
Moscow and Kiev have traded angry accusations since Russian navy vessels fired on, boarded and captured the three Ukrainian ships off the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea which was annexed by Russia in 2014.
While the world is focused on an array of conflicts, Ukraine simmers ominously in the background.
A new report from the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights says Moscow is committing grave abuses in Crimea, including enforced disappearances, the imposition of Russian citizenship and the deportation of prisoners.
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