The Ukrainian government has taken the bold step to halt all trade with pro-Russian separatists in the east. Supporters of the ban say it will starve funding to the rebel's armed forces, but it's a gamble that may well backfire.
The EU's Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker pledged to continue their "steadfast support" for Ukraine's sovereignty. Russia's Dmitry Medvedev told the new president that there was still a chance to improve relations.
Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won a major victory over incumbent Petro Poroshenko. The comedian plays the role of president in a fictional television sitcom.
Television actor and satirist Volodymyr Zelenskiy will be the next president of Ukraine. His election campaign lacked substance — but was both aggressive and successful. So what are his plans for the country?
Ahead of Sunday's presidential runoff election President Petro Poroshenko and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy held their only debate at a football stadium. Polls show Poroshenko losing to Zelenskiy.
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