Russia's 27-year-old singer Yulia Samoylova will not be allowed to perform in the contest, to be held in Ukraine's capital, in mid May.Read the full story ›
A ceasefire between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists will come into effect on Monday, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.Read the full story ›
Head of the OSCE special monitoring mission to Ukraine, Alexander Hug, told ITV News that a lull in hostilities could be broken at any time.Read the full story ›
International monitors say fighting in eastern Ukraine has abated, but in Avdiivka the effects of violence are being felt as much as ever.Read the full story ›
Residents evacuated from their homes amid fresh violence between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists.Read the full story ›
The United States UN representative has blamed Russia for the recent surge in violence in east Ukraine.
Speaking at the Security Council in New York, Nikki Haley urged Russia "and the separatists it supports" to stop the escalation of violence in the area.
There has been heavy fighting in the government-held industrial town of Avdiivka in recent weeks in defiance of the two-year-old Minsk ceasefire deal.
The Ukrainian military and Russian-backed separatists accuse each other of launching offensives in the region. The fighting has led to the highest casualty toll in weeks and cut off power and water to thousands of civilians on the front line.
Britain will keep training the Ukrainian military for another year in the face of a "provocative" Russia, the Defence Secretary said.Read the full story ›
The shelter is designed to contain radioactive material from Chernobyl Reactor 4 for the next 100 years.Read the full story ›