Max Seddon

A woman walks near a memorial to those who died protesting against President Yanukovych, during a commemoration ceremony for them in Kiev Friday, as Ukrainians marked the first anniversary of protests which led to the revolution.

Ukrainians remember the first anniversary of the start of their revolution

It's been exactly a year since the first demonstration in Maidan Square in downtown Kiev. That protest led to a revolution in Ukraine, civil war and partial Russian occupation. Families have been torn apart. And it has left Ukrainians with mixed feelings.

Ukrainians remember the first anniversary of the start of their revolution
A Russian convoy of trucks carrying humanitarian aid for Ukraine stops along a road in the city of Voronezh August 12, 2014. The convoy carrying tons of humanitarian aid left on Tuesday for eastern Ukraine, where government forces are closing in on pro-Ru

Few in Ukraine are buying that Russia is sending a 'humanitarian' convoy to their country

Few in Ukraine are buying that Russia is sending a 'humanitarian' convoy to their country
A car drives past the remains of a spent ammunition on the suburbs of Donetsk, Tuesday. Intense fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine killed dozens of civilians, soldiers and rebels, as Kiev pressed on with an offensi

A Ukrainian military offensive blocks access to Malaysia Airlines crash site

A Ukrainian military offensive blocks access to Malaysia Airlines crash site
Ukraine

Ukrainians will head to the polls this weekend, but will those in the east bother to vote?

Ukrainians will head to the polls this weekend, but will those in the east bother to vote?
A pro-Russian armed man stands guard on a street in Slavyansk, in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine. Professional-looking troops with specialized Russian weapons but no insignia are spreading across eastern Ukraine.

Ukraine loses control of its key eastern region

Ukraine loses control of its key eastern region
Russia has acquired control of considerable amounts of Ukrainian military equipment in Crimea. Here Russian soldiers are loading Ukrainian tanks onto a train in northern Crimea (Thursday).

As the Russian threat grows, Ukraine holds a pledge drive to raise funds for the army

US intelligence has concluded that Russian forces are ready to invade Ukraine at any time, if ordered. President Obama called on Russia to pull its troops back from the border. Ukraine meanwhile is collecting 50 cent phone-in donations to fund its military.

As the Russian threat grows, Ukraine holds a pledge drive to raise funds for the army