Kim Sengupta is Defence Correspondent at The Independent.
Ukraine crisis: The patriotic volunteers of the 'Black Army' who want to save their land only make it more dangerous
19 May 2014 08:00 PM
Diplomatic Channels: People can see the Donbas slipping away, just like Crimea. They want to do something
16 May 2014 06:19 PM
Employees of Rinat Akhmetov have joined police on patrol in Mariupol and have begun to clear up the mess left by the clashes
14 May 2014 04:49 PM
13 May 2014 12:46 AM
First the People’s Republic of Donetsk declared independence from Kiev. Then its leaders asked to be ruled by Moscow. Kim Sengupta reports on another day in the disintegration of Ukraine
Ukraine crisis: Tens of thousands vote in regional referendum dubbed 'a criminal farce organised by Russia'
11 May 2014 07:39 PM
As separatists anticipate victory in the referendum to form independent entities in eastern Ukraine, their leaders promise to throw out their military occupiers. Kim Sengupta reports from Mariupol on a tense situation growing worse
11 May 2014 12:00 AM
09 May 2014 08:08 PM
Caretaker government warns of further lethal action against ‘terrorists’
08 May 2014 07:48 PM
With a proposed referendum still up in the air, the only certainty is more violence
07 May 2014 06:45 PM
The vacuum left by last week’s deadly fire has been filled with fear, tension and recrimination. Kim Sengupta reports from the city
Ukraine crisis: Mercenaries, ready meals and MI6 – the 'evidence' British troops are fighting pro-Russian troops, or something far less sinister?
05 May 2014 07:45 AM
A combat jacket with British markings and American military meals and ammunition found at the scene of a shooting in Andrievka leaves locals suspicious.
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Christmas comes early to Hong Kong, as millions of bank notes spill out onto busy street
- 3 Antonio Martin shooting: Police and protesters clash over teenager's death just five miles from Ferguson, Missouri
- 4 Northern Lights above Britain: Stunning Aurora Borealis illuminates Northumberland sky on Christmas Eve
- 5 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh