The separatist leader in eastern Ukraine has announced a unilateral ceasefire starting at midnight on Wednesday.
Brexit 'creates uncertainties', says Arkady Dvorkovich
Alexander Shchetinin found dead with a gun near his body after friends tried to visit him at home
Whether tensions escalate or subside will depend most upon the political calculus of Russia. Previously, Moscow had hoped that sustained economic, military and political pressure could lead to significant loss of support within Ukraine for its pro-Western government
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says UK has a duty to 'reassure' Baltic states of Nato support
Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged the military alliance to prioritise diplomacy
Ukrainian pilot turned politician calls for West to intervene in Ukraine crisis, though admits 'nobody wants a Third World War'
Investigators said their final report would detail the nature of the weapon used and the exact location from which it was fired
Crimean Tatar Jamala won the contest with her song '1944', described by Russian media as a 'highly provocative' allusion to the recent conflict in Crimea
Russia has had a tough job winning over Europe in recent years given its poor gay rights and the Ukraine crisis
The pair face sentences of 14 years, although they could be swapped for Ukranian pilot Nadiya Savchenko who was jailed by a Russian court last month
Leader steps down in a televised address and will deliver formal resignation on Tuesday
Nature has been quick to reclaim the area's abandoned infrastructure, stray shoes and family photos still fixed to bedroom walls show the speed with which families were evacuated
Nadiya Savchenko has been found guilty of complicity in the murder of two Russian journalists
'The result is an expected one, but all the same it’s pretty painful'
Ms Savchenko has already been on hunger strike and has said she will stop drinking water 10 days after the verdict