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liveLive Blog: Ukraine In Crisis

Follow all of the latest developments as they happen.


Some of the people taking part in the civil blockade of Russian-occupied Crimea on September 24, 2016.

Some of the people taking part in the civil blockade of Russian-occupied Crimea on September 24, 2016.

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-- Relatives of some of the 298 victims of flight MH17, which was downed by a missile while flying over the Donbas region in 2014, have called on EU foreign-policy chief Frederica Mogherini to do more to investigate who is responsible for the tragedy.

-- The U.S. House of Representatives has backed legislation that calls for supplying Ukraine with lethal weaponry in its fight against Russia and separatists in the eastern Donbas region.

* NOTE: Times are stated according to local time in Kyiv (GMT/UTC +3)

05:28

That concludes the live blog for today. Please join us again tomorrow for more news.

05:25

Radio Svoboda video on a conference in Kyiv on what it means to be European:

05:23

An interview with former Deputy PM Volodymyr Lanoviy on the prospects of growing GDP in Ukraine (he's not very optimistic at the moment):

05:17

Pro-Russia prosecutors in Crimea are seeking to extend the sentence of a captive Crimean Tatar leader:

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