Tag: Ukraine

Military aircraft crashes in Ukraine

In a statement Ukraine's Interior Ministry said that the crash occurred at around 08:50 pm near the eastern city of Chuhuyiv, in the Kharkiv region, around two kilometres away from a military airport.

Putin, Zelenskiy discuss ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelenskiy discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine and both expressed support for a ceasefire that starts on July 27, their offices said on Sunday.

Hostage standoff ends after Ukrainian president endorses animal rights documentary

All 13 people taken hostage on a bus in western Ukraine were freed unharmed on Tuesday after President Volodymyr Zelenskiy spoke by phone with the hostage-taker and agreed to his demand to endorse a 2005 animal rights documentary.

Watch: Shots heard as bus passengers taken hostage in western Ukraine

A man who said he was armed with weapons and explosives seized a bus in the western Ukrainian city

Four killed, 110 homes destroyed in forest fire in eastern Ukraine

The fire has destroyed 80 dacha holiday cottages and 30 houses in two villages.

Three die, hundreds evacuated in Ukraine flooding

Torrential rains in Ukraine have killed three people, forced hundreds from their homes and cut off villages in western regions, authorities said.

Alert in Ukraine following ‘heavy shelling’ in Donbass region

A simmering conflict between Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed forces in eastern Ukraine has killed more than 13,000 people since 2014.

Ukraine’s president asks Pope to help win release of prisoners of...

Relations between Ukraine and Russia collapsed following Moscow's annexation of the Crimean peninsula in 2014 and its subsequent support for separatists in a conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Iran says its military shot down Ukrainian plane in ‘disastrous mistake’

Iran had denied for days after Wednesday's crash that it brought down the plane, although a top Revolutionary Guards commander said on Saturday that he had informed the authorities about the unintentional missile strike the same day it happened.

Canada PM says he won’t rest until he gets answers about...

All 176 people on board, including 63 Canadians, were killed on Wednesday shortly after it took off from Tehran on a flight to Kiev. Iran denies its forces brought down the plane.