Ukraine in the international media

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: Spectacular flower crowns rule in Ukraine

Summertime traditions feature the head-turning “vinok,” a classic accessory for weddings and festivals

Tuesday, 07 July 2020 15:11

WASHINGTON EXAMINER: 'Ukraine fantasy conspiracy theories': John Bolton book reveals would-be impeachment testimony

President Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton has revealed details of the US leader's conspiracy-driven thinking on Ukraine

Thursday, 18 June 2020 20:35

REUTERS: Tourist trade in annexed Crimea on brink as coronavirus bites

As much as half of Crimea’s tourism-oriented businesses could close down or go bankrupt by 2021 if this year’s tourist season doesn’t take place because of the coronavirus says Pavel Lebedev, an official from the Russian Union of Industrialists...

Saturday, 30 May 2020 02:03

BBC: Zelensky's Ukraine: Why comic's dream of transformation may be over

Ukraine's president was elected with a mandate for change but key reformers have already been removed from his government

Saturday, 23 May 2020 17:21

RFE/RL: US Law Firm Paid Millions To Former Ukrainian PM To Avoid Lawsuit, Says Report

Tymoshenko reportedly hired the law firm Reid Collins & Tsai to determine if it was possible to sue over a New York Times interview

Thursday, 14 May 2020 20:33

INDEPENDENT: Chernobyl: How did the world’s worst nuclear accident happen?

Decades after the catastrophe, now a byword for state secrecy, crucial elements remain a mystery

Wednesday, 29 April 2020 01:48

TIMES OF ISRAEL: Meet the Jewish activists who want Israel to support Ukraine against Russia

Few Israelis are aware of the intense information battle being fought between Moscow and Kyiv over anti-Semitism and Israel. Some believe the Jewish state is on the wrong side

Saturday, 25 April 2020 01:27

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

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