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'Coffee, cigarettes, journalists': video shows hostage-taker captured in Ukraine bank

04 Aug 2020

KYIV Ukrainian security forces disguised as part of a TV news crew captured a suspected hostage-taker at a bank branch in Kyiv on Monday, while he was lounging in a chair speaking to journalists whose presence he had demanded along with coffee and cigarettes. | Video

After long delay, parents finally meet surrogate baby in Ukraine

11 Jun 2020

KIEV For parents Jose Perez and Flavia Lavorino, the wait is finally over. On Wednesday, the couple from Buenos Aires met their baby son Manu for the first time, 71 days after he was born to a surrogate mother 8,000 miles (12,875 km) away in Ukraine. | Video

Ukrainian airline switches to cargo to weather COVID crisis

27 May 2020

KIEV, May 27 For the pilots, the customer smiles are sadly lacking, but Ukrainian low-cost airline SkyUp says it is finding strength in a crisis after converting most of its planes to carry cargo to keep its fleet in the skies.

Ukrainian workers start returning to Poland as lockdown eases

25 May 2020

CHERNYAKHIV, Ukraine Coronavirus or no, Vadym Diachenko needed no persuading when an employment agency offered to fly him back to Poland from his native Ukraine to work at a meatpacking plant.

Ukrainian surrogate babies bound for U.S., Europe stranded by virus lockdown

15 May 2020

KIEV Lying in rows of cots in a small hotel on the outskirts of Kiev, 51 babies born to surrogate mothers are stranded in Ukraine as the coronavirus lockdown is preventing parents from the United States, Europe and elsewhere from collecting them. | Video

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.

Ukrainian doctors fly to Italy to help combat coronavirus

04 Apr 2020

KIEV Ukraine, which expects a sharp rise of coronavirus cases in the coming weeks, sent doctors to disease-hit Italy on Saturday to assist their Italian colleagues and to gain field experience.

Ukrainian doctors fly to Italy to help combat coronavirus

04 Apr 2020

KIEV Ukraine, which expects a sharp rise of coronavirus cases in the coming weeks, sent doctors to disease-hit Italy on Saturday to assist their Italian colleagues and to gain field experience.

Kiev monastery fights coronavirus with homemade hand sanitizer

23 Mar 2020

KIEV The black-robed Orthodox clerics sit in a line under an icon in one of Ukraine's oldest monasteries, mixing up batches of hand sanitizer to distribute to the poor and the needy.

Bodies of Ukrainian victims of Iran plane crash returned home

19 Jan 2020

KIEV The bodies of the 11 Ukrainian citizens who died when a passenger plane was accidentally shot down by Iran this month were brought back to Ukraine on Sunday in a solemn ceremony at Kiev airport.

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