Russia and Ukraine are two countries that where part of the Soviet Union, as such one would suggest that the international relations between these two countries will be very cordial and friendly .But on the contrary Ukraine has been having rough edges with Russia, following the annexation of a part of Ukraine called crimea in 2014 by Russia.There have been fierce fightings between the Russian -backed separatist rebels and the Ukrainian troops in the annexed area of Ukraine called crimea and Donbass.
Many countries and organization have tried putting an end to the war which has claimed more than 4100 Ukrainian soldiers, 5650 pro - Russian separatist and and 8000 civilians, prominent among the countries are the United States of America,Germany,United Kingdom and the European Union with all of them supporting the sovereignty of Ukraine.
Tensions has continued to rise in the border between Russia and Ukraine with the Ukrainian government complaining of more Russian forces and heavy artillery In the conflict zone..
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