Ukraine in the international media

NATIONAL INTEREST: How Will the Poorest Country in Europe Deal with the Coronavirus?

Ukraine has a problem thanks to Coronavirus:  Most forecasts predict a recession, and best-case scenarios anticipate an economic contraction of 5 to 10 percent, inflation, and half a million unemployed

Monday, 30 March 2020 20:10

THE ATLANTIC: Ukraine’s Quiet Depopulation Crisis

The government is trying to entice its people back, not entirely successfully

Sunday, 22 March 2020 19:37

RFE/RL: Out Went The Cabinet, In Came The Coronavirus: Pressure Mounts For Reforms In Ukraine

Ukraine had 47 confirmed cases of the virus as of March 21, fewer than its neighbors, but reported three deaths and has imposed similarly tough measures in a bid to curtail the spread of the coronavirus

Sunday, 22 March 2020 18:57

BLOOMBERG: Ukraine Seeks to Move On With US Now That Impeachment Is Over

Ukraine was dragged into the Trump impeachment affair leading to damaging associations that have threatened the country's long-term partnership with the US

Thursday, 20 February 2020 19:32

DAILY BEAST: A Ukrainian Oligarch Bought the Most Infamous Mansion on the Med. He Should’ve Known Better

Rinat Akhmetov may be the richest man in Ukraine, but he’s also one of the most controversial. Purchasing a villa associated with an African genocide triggered a lot of questions

Sunday, 16 February 2020 16:20

GUARDIAN: 'No philosophy and everybody is welcome': how Closer catalysed Ukrainian electronica

From small beginnings in 2012, the Kyiv club-cum-cultural centre has become an eastern-European scene-leader

Wednesday, 29 January 2020 20:07

AMERICAN INTEREST: Zelensky Walks the Knife’s Edge

The deck may be stacked against the Ukrainian President’s peace-through-negotiation approach, but it is not so thoroughly stacked that failure is a foregone conclusion

Thursday, 23 January 2020 22:34

GUARDIAN: 'Mother Nature recovers amazingly fast': reviving Ukraine's rich wetlands

In the Danube delta, removing dams and bringing back native species have restored ecosystems

Wednesday, 08 January 2020 20:45

THE NEW YORKER: Prom Pictures of Ukrainian Teens on the Verge of an Uncertain Adulthood

“Ukraine is at a point where young people are trying to build the world they want to live in, but they are limited by economic instability and an unending war caused by an aggressive neighbor.”

Tuesday, 07 January 2020 23:37

BLOOMBERG: World’s Best-Performing Currency Cools Ukrainians’ Lust to Leave

The Ukrainian hryvnia has gained more against the US dollar than any other national currency during 2019

Friday, 20 December 2019 17:09

REUTERS: Ukraine adviser: excluding foreigners from buying land will hurt growth

Ukraine’s chief economic adviser has told Reuters the government’s decision not to let foreigners take advantage once a ban on selling farmland is lifted next year will slow investment, help local oligarchs and hurt growth

Friday, 15 November 2019 14:55

TIMES OF ISRAEL: What do the USA, Israel and Ukraine have in common?

The estimated Israeli investment into running engineering departments in Ukraine reached over USD 40 million in 2018

Tuesday, 12 November 2019 13:12

ATLANTIC COUNCIL: Kyiv not Kiev: Why spelling matters in Ukraine’s quest for an independent identity

Ukraine is finally winning the long-running “Kyiv vs Kiev” debate after a series of global media heavyweights including the Washington Post, Associated Press, and BBC all adopted the Ukrainian-language “Kyiv” spelling for the nation’s...

Thursday, 24 October 2019 20:55

BBC: Who really owns borsch?

To the average person, Russians broadcasting about borsch may seem obvious and innocuous, but not so for Ukrainians, who consider the soup to be their national dish

Friday, 18 October 2019 00:05

THE DIPLOMAT: Why China is Setting its Sights on Ukraine

Beijing’s bid for geopolitical influence in Kyiv is increasing as China strengthens ties with Ukraine

Sunday, 06 October 2019 16:22

AL JAZEERA: Why plans for a Carpathian ski resort in Ukraine anger activists

Prospect of 'East European Alps' excites president, but developing Svydovets massif into ski resort may harm ecosystem

Monday, 30 September 2019 23:35

THE KOREA TIMES: POSCO International opens grain terminal in Ukraine

POSCO International CEO Kim Young-sang: The partnership with Ukraine, which is world's leading grain market, will help Korea to improve its food security

Sunday, 29 September 2019 02:27

FORBES: Meet the Ukrainian Start-Up turning coffee into eyewear

Green-conscious industries have already used coffee waste to produce furniture, cups, printing ink, and biofuel, but Ukrainian Havrylenko is unique in using it to make sunglasses

Tuesday, 03 September 2019 21:51

BLOOMBERG: As Europe Struggles, Ukraine’s Economy Heads for an Upswing

President Zelenskyy's ambitious plans highlight where the previous Ukrainian government fell short: judicial reform, privatization and loosening rules on owning farmland

Thursday, 15 August 2019 15:44

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