Ukraine's world boxing champion Vitali Klitschko has led protesters through the streets of Kiev demanding the release of jailed former prime minister.
Elton John writes about how the Ukraine now threatens the freedom of gay people to express themselves or even speaking openly about homosexuality.
Ukraine's jailed former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko's problems mounted after a prosecutor said he was planning to charge her for a 1996 murder.
On the eve of the Euro 2012 football championships Ukraine is staring at nothing less than a full-blown PR disaster, writes Luke Harding.
South Africa scored twice in the second half to get their Olympic women's hockey qualifying bid off to a superb start in New Delhi, India.
Thirty-eight more people have died from extremely cold weather in Ukraine in the past 24 hours, bringing to 101 the toll from freezing temperatures.
Five Ukrainian women have stripped off to protest what they say are plans to turn Ukraine into a 'Euro-brothel' during the 2012 European championship.
Ukraine's Environment Minister Mykola Zlochevsky vowed on Wednesday to free all bears kept in restaurants for entertainment purposes.
Russian and Ukrainian leaders marked 25 years since the world's worst nuclear disaster on Tuesday as they paid an historic visit to Chernobyl.
Chernobyl has brought greater cancer risks, economic hardship and homes uprooted -- and no one can predict when it will end.
Only a Hollywood doomsday movie can prepare a visitor for Prypyat, the ghost town at the epicentre of the world's worst nuclear disaster.
Hundreds of mainly elderly Ukrainians live within a restricted region around the Chernobyl plant, dispelling the area's reputation as a dead zone.
Ukrainian prosecutors on Friday opened an investigation after several opposition deputies were badly injured in a bloody brawl in Parliament.
Forty people were killed on Tuesday when a bus crashed into a train after apparently jumping a red light at a level crossing in central Ukraine.
Armed men burst into the headquarters of Ukraine's energy firm Naftogaz on Wednesday in what the security service said was part of a criminal inquiry.
Russia and Ukraine failed to resolve a gas row at a meeting in Moscow but will continue talks to end a dispute that has choked off supplies to Europe.
An explosion ripped through an apartment building in southern Ukraine overnight, killing nine people, including a child, and at least 40 were missing.
Ukraine's chances of joining Nato have been "considerably weakened" by the country's political crisis, says Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
Ukraine was on Tuesday night facing the prospect of further political instability after the pro-Western coalition formally collapsed.
Rescue workers found 23 miners missing underground after a gas explosion at a Ukrainian colliery and were bringing them to safety on Monday through a narrow ventilation shaft.