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Oleksander Usyk, the undefeated Ukrainian boxer notorious for colorful performances with a high dose of patriotism, beat Russia’s Andrei Knyazev in an eighth round technical knock out in front of an emotional crowd at Kyiv’s Palace of Sports.
Ukraine is beefing up security measures after a series of high-profile murders in Kyiv as a mysterious unknown group took responsibility for them on April 17.
SHYROKYNE, Ukraine - As the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine remains such in name only, international monitors have shifted their focus to the Donetsk Oblast village of Shyrokyne, where fighting between Russian-backed insurgents and Ukrainian forces has intensified in recent weeks.
As Ukrainian forces faced 20 attacks by Kremlin-led militants in the past 48 hours and spotted 30 enemy drones probing their positions, an unnamed NATO official said that Russia has sent additional military manpower and arms to Donbas, according to a news report by the FrankruterAllgemeine Zeitung that interviewed the person.
A Russian fighter's confession that he killed 15 Ukrainian prisoners of war may be considered evidence of war crimes in court if the authenticity of the recording is confirmed, human rights and legal experts say.
The Security Service of Ukraine has opened an investigation into the torture and murder of Ukrainian prisoner of war Ihor Branovytsky by Kremlin backed-insurgents, Vasil Vovk, head of the service’s main investigative department, told reporters at Branovytsky’s funeral on April 3.
A report released by the International Crisis Group has warned of further violence brewing in eastern Ukraine, where a “command crisis” by the Ukrainian military threatens to give the upper hand to Russian forces and their separatist proxies in new attacks.
Abraham Lincoln opened his Gettysburg Address with these famous words: “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation...”
Some 900 Ukrainian servicemen will be trained by American paratroopers in a series of training sessions that will kick off on April 20, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov announced on his Facebook page on March 29. The training will take place at Yavoriv military base in Lviv Oblast in western Ukraine.
Сupid has managed to maneuver even between hails of bullets in Ukraine's conflict-stricken Donbas, where Russia-backed militants continue to control large sections of the eastern Donbas. Cupid's arrows can also strike, too, and some of hit the hearts of militants and their soul mates.
A Ukrainian student and model, Karina Sokrut, 22, has won an international beauty pageant, beating out her competitors to take the title of Queen of Beauty Universe 2015.
Chechens, like many other ethnicities, have been divided by Russia’s war against Ukraine.
Billionaire oligarch Igor Kolomoisky's dismissal as governor of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast has renewed debate over whether Ukraine's government is finally willing and able to break the stranglehold that Ukraine's oligarchs have had over the state.
What started off as a corporate dispute is swiftly turning into a battle between the state and a billionaire regional governor who was once credited for curbing separatism in his region.
Russia last week celebrated the one-year anniversary of its annexation of Crimea. But while President Vladimir Putin and his supporters toasted their victory, Western forces say they're developing a strategy to deal with a leader who has lost whatever trust they once had in him.
Ukraine's army is one of the five strongest in Europe thanks to the battlefield experience brought on by the start of Russia's war a year ago.
A senior Russian politician has told Britain to "have a break, have a Twix" over Vladimir Putin's annexation of Crimea. Alexei Pushkov, head of the Russian parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee, made the jibe on Twitter after Philip Hammond condemned it as a "blatant breach of international law".
Sovereignty and territorial integrity, and self-determination of peoples, are two intertwined, and at-times contradictory, principles, of international law. Their discretionary and inconsistent application to international territorial disputes is complicated by geopolitical aims and neglect of historical national boundaries.
More wars have been lost (or won) through strategy, tactics, motivation or leadership than through asymmetry of forces and firepower. The latter is within Ukraine’s ability to control; the former is largely dependent on others. Ukrainian strategy has as its basic premise that Russia will – for the foreseeable future - outmatch Ukraine in military technology, financing, equipment, firepower, training and (possibly) personnel.