13 December 2018
Ukrainian Court Punishes Officials Over Leaked Manafort Documents

Anti-corruption agency head and MP meddled in 2016 U.S. election, court says.

11 December 2018
Beyond Official Statistics: Re-classifying “Informality” in Ukraine

“Informality” in its many forms – from outright corruption to showing gratitude for going above and beyond the call of duty – has something to teach us, and could even serve as a feedback mechanism for public policy.

By Abel Polese
11 December 2018
Tymoshenko in DC: I’m Your Woman

The Orange Revolution hero is saddled with a less than pristine image, but so are most other Ukrainian presidential candidates.

30 November 2018
Ukraine Clamps Down on Russians In Wake of Kerch Strait Incident Premium

Ukraine’s slowly reviving economy could take a serious setback if Russian closure of Azov Sea continues.

29 November 2018
Ukraine’s ‘Invisible’ Volunteer Fighters

Volunteer soldiers from the contact line in eastern Ukraine are preparing for demobilization, and an uncertain future. From Hromadske International.

27 November 2018
Ukraine Declares Martial Law After Azov Naval Clash Premium

Kyiv denies provoking Russian vessels to open fire, injuring several Ukrainian sailors.

22 November 2018
New Ukrainian Opposition Party Names Presidential Runner Premium

A pro-Russian candidate could present a real challenge to Poroshenko, pundits say, if the squabbling opposition parties join forces.

21 November 2018
Cool Hands in the Delta

In his most recent documentary, ‘Delta,’ director Oleksandr Techynskyi tiptoes through the icy and dangerous waters of the Ukrainian Danube. From Decat o Revista, a quarterly magazine publishing narrative nonfiction from Romania.

By Gabriela Piturlea
16 November 2018
Ukraine’s Extremists Reach Out to America Premium

Suspected members of California white-supremacist group met public face of Ukraine’s ultra-nationalists.

12 November 2018
Controversial Local Election Held in Eastern Ukraine Amid International Criticism Premium

Separatist regions tried to lure voters to polls using incentives such as lottery tickets.



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