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Apartment-bound Ukrainians check out portable homes

28 May 2020

KIEV Business is thriving for a company manufacturing portable houses in Ukraine as people cooped up in tower blocks under lockdown yearn to live closer to nature.

Mangoes off the menu for lonely primates, as Kiev zoo struggles in lockdown

09 May 2020

KIEV Mykhailo Pinchuk takes a short walk around his empty zoo, greeting some animals with a stroke and a morsel of food.

Online courses replace kindergarten for Ukrainian preschoolers

29 Apr 2020

KIEV Sharing a pilates mat, brother and sister Mykhailo and Maria Bondarenko practise basic yoga moves at home, following the instructions of a trainer via laptop. 

Fire raging near Ukraine's Chernobyl poses radiation risk, say activists

13 Apr 2020

KIEV/MOSCOW A huge forest fire in Ukraine that has been raging for more than a week is now just one kilometre from the defunct Chernobyl nuclear power plant and poses a radiation risk, Greenpeace Russia warned on Monday, citing satellite images.

Russia and Ukraine leaders, in first talks, agree to exchange prisoners

10 Dec 2019

PARIS The leaders of Russia and Ukraine agreed on Tuesday to exchange all remaining prisoners from the conflict in east Ukraine by the end of the year, but left thorny questions about the region's status for future talks. | Video

Russia and Ukraine leaders, in first talks, agree to exchange prisoners

10 Dec 2019

PARIS The leaders of Russia and Ukraine agreed on Tuesday to exchange all remaining prisoners from the conflict in east Ukraine by the end of the year, but left thorny questions about the region's status for future talks. | Video

Putin says Georgian killed in Berlin was himself a killer

10 Dec 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin said a Georgian man murdered in Berlin in August was himself a killer who took part in bloody acts on Russian soil and that Moscow's requests for his extradition had not been heeded.

Putin says Georgian killed in Berlin was himself a killer

10 Dec 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin said a Georgian man murdered in Berlin in August was himself a killer who took part in bloody acts on Russian soil and that Moscow's requests for his extradition had not been heeded.

Ukraine FA says Taison had to be held accountable for reaction to abuse

22 Nov 2019

Ukrainian soccer's governing body has defended its decision to hand Shakhtar Donetsk's Taison a one-match ban, saying the Brazilian midfielder needed to be held accountable for his reaction to racist abuse from the crowd.

Ukrainian artist strikes a chord with matchsticks

19 Nov 2019

ZHASHKIV, Ukraine Ukrainian Bogdan Senchukov wants to carve his way into the Guinness Records: by making the world's biggest collection of musical instruments from matchsticks.  

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