Ukraine

Country in Eastern Europe

Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It is the second-largest European country after Russia, which it borders to the east and northeast. Ukraine covers approximately 600,000 square kilometres (230,000 sq mi). Prior to the ongoing Russian invasion, it was the eighth-most populous country in Europe, with a population of around 41 million people. It is also bordered by Belarus to the north; by Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary to the west; and by Romania and Moldova to the southwest; with a coastline along the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov to the south and southeast. Kyiv is the nation's capital and largest city. Ukraine's state language is Ukrainian; Russian is also widely spoken, especially in the east and south.

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Ukraine is expecting a possible major Russian offensive launched for "symbolic" reasons around the anniversary of its invasion later this month, the country's..
23 hours ago • Sky News
Ukraine is expecting a possible major Russian offensive launched for "symbolic" reasons around the anniversary of its invasion later this month, the country's..
23 hours ago • Sky News
The Treasury has signalled there is no new money for defence despite recognising the urgent need to rearm in the wake of Russia's war in Ukraine, defence sources..
23 hours ago • Sky News
Half a million people have been left without power after a "significant" accident at an electricity substation in Odesa, southern Ukraine.
2 days ago • Sky News
The bodies of two British volunteers have been returned following a prisoner swap with Russia, Ukraine has announced.
2 days ago • Sky News
How worried should we be by Vladimir Putin's latest chilling threat of a different kind of war delivered on a key anniversary for Russians - the..
Credit: Sky News - Published 3 days ago

Ukraine is warning that a major Russian offensive is imminent – and that the next few months will be crucial in deciding the course of the war.
Credit: Sky News - Published 3 days ago

For two hours on the morning of the Russian invasion on 24 February 2022, Ilyas Verdiev agonised over whether or not to take his family to Poland.
Credit: Sky News - Published 4 days ago

A former commander of Russia's notorious mercenary Wagner Group who is seeking asylum in Norway has apologised for fighting in Ukraine.
4 days ago • Sky News
Latvia could join Ukraine in boycotting Paris 2024 Olympics if Russian and Belarusian athletes are allowed to compete.
5 days ago • BBC Sport
Ukraine is preparing for a major escalation by Russia - possibly even in the next two to three weeks, the Ukrainian president's top security official has said.
6 days ago • Sky News
Ukraine is preparing for a major escalation by Russia - possibly even in the next two to three weeks, the Ukrainian president's top security official has said.
6 days ago • Sky News
Ukraine is preparing for a major escalation by Russia - possibly even in the next two to three weeks, the Ukrainian president's top security official has said.
Credit: Sky News - Published 6 days ago

Bournemouth are set to sign Ukraine international centre-back Illya Zabarnyi from Dynamo Kyiv.
6 days ago • BBC Sport
President Biden has said the US will not give Ukraine any F-16 fighter jets.
6 days ago • Sky News
The "dysfunctional" system of the UN Security Council has been reflected in the "absurd" situation arising out of one of its permanent members attacking Ukraine..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said efforts to allow Russian athletes to perform at next year's Olympics in France is an attempt to tell the world..
1 week ago • Sky News
Olympics chiefs say Russian and Belarusian athletes could compete as neutrals, but Ukraine opposes the move.
1 week ago • BBC Sport
"The president will see you now."
1 week ago • Sky News
The Kremlin has called Boris Johnson a liar and denied claims made by the ex-PM that Vladimir Putin threatened to kill him with a missile in a call ahead of..
1 week ago • Sky News
Boris Johnson has claimed Vladimir Putin threatened to kill him with a missile in a call ahead of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
1 week ago • Sky News

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