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Live Blog: Ukraine In Crisis

Follow all of the latest developments as they happen.


A separatist flag hangs from the stadium of soccer club Shakhtar Donetsk. The team has been playing its home matches in other locations in Ukraine since the conflict erupted in the Donbas region in 2014.

Summary

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-- Russia's Foreign Ministry has hailed a ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague rejecting Ukraine's request to order Moscow to stop supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine.

-- Meanwhile, Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko said during an official visit to Great Britain that the court's ruling was "promising."

*NOTE: Times are stated according to local time in Kyiv (GMT/UTC +3)

01:45 21.4.2017

That concludes our live blog for today, please join us again tomorrow for more coverage of Ukraine.

01:44 21.4.2017

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01:29 21.4.2017

Since the start of the war in eastern Ukraine 42 children have been killed by land mines:

01:28 21.4.2017

PM Hroysman is predicting June for the start of visa-free travel for Ukrainians to EU member countries:

01:27 21.4.2017

A movie about the war in eastern Ukraine will be shown at the African Film Festival:

01:26 21.4.2017

22:24 20.4.2017

A map showing which countries in Europe Ukrainians traveled to the most:

22:22 20.4.2017

22:21 20.4.2017

Russian lawyer Mark Feigin says a man detained in Samara as a Ukrainian spy by Russian authorities is "flagrant lawlessness"

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