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Ukrainian authorities have blocked the release of a film about Soviet footballers who defied Nazi Germany amid fears it could ignite explosive emotions just weeks before the country co-hosts the Euro 2012 tournament.

FA faces wait to learn venue for Ukraine game

The Football Association does not expect to hear where England's World Cup qualifier in Ukraine will be played until July.

A city break in Kiev is all about politics

BMI started flying to the Ukraine's capital last week. So, is it worth a visit? Mark Leftly finds out

Ukraine's Becks faces the unthinkable

Shevchenko has been his country's No 1 hitman for years but he may be left out for Wembley mission

Manchester City to play Hamburg

Hamburg SV will play Manchester City in the Uefa Cup quarter-finals and could meet Bundesliga rivals Werder Bremen in the last four.

Ukraine in new gas showdown with Russia

Police raid state energy firm days ahead of deadline for next gas payment

Ukraine: Nation on the brink of bankruptcy

Ukraine is so broke the nation is expecting to be cut off this week for failing to pay the gas bill, reports Mary Dejevsky from Kiev

Excess all areas: Skye Gyngell whips up a feast of blowout 80s dishes

Pile on the butter, cream and eggs... and keep piling them on - it's the era when bigger meant better

Ukraine PM leaves Kiev to sign deal in Moscow

Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko left Kiev for Moscow today to sign an agreement to restore flows of Russian gas through the ex-Soviet state to Europe, the Ukrainian government's press service said.

Moscow and Kiev in war of words over gas

Russia and Ukraine argued over gas supplies again yesterday, with each side trying to persuade their customers in the West that the other was to blame for the crisis.

EU policymakers sour on Ukraine and Georgia

Feted just a couple of years ago as heroes of democratic revolutions, the leaders of Ukraine and Georgia have fallen from grace among European policymakers.

Russia vows swift return of EU gas

Russia has vowed to resume full gas supplies to the European Union as swiftly as possible - and insisted the crisis over shortages was entirely the fault of Ukraine.

Ukraine 'agrees gas-tracking deal'

Ukraine has reportedly agreed to sign a deal on monitors to track natural gas supplies from Russia to Europe with no additional conditions.

Europe's heating goes off

Hundreds of thousands of people in Balkans left exposed to sub-zero temperatures as gas row hits home

New cold war in Europe as Russia turns off gas supplies

Fears of a deep chill spread across Europe yesterday after a row between Russia and Ukraine over gas prices cut supplies to the rest of the continent on a day of plummeting temperatures and heavy snowfalls.

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