Ukraine has enough energy stocks to get through the winter, even if Russia decides to stop delivering coal to the country, Ukraine's Energy and Coal Industry Ministry and sector experts agree.
It's been two weeks since the Oct. 25 local elections, but voters still don't know the outcome.
The Security Service of Ukraine or SBU claims to have raided the supermarket chain Brusnychka, owned by Ukraine's richest billionaire Rinat Akhmetov, suspected of multimillion-dollar money laundering and tax evasion. Vasyl Hrytsak, the SBU head, says the company stole $1.2 million from the state budget, and owes $21.7 million in taxes.
Andriy Portnov, the former deputy chief of staff of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, is still a wanted man in Ukraine.
Ukrainian tycoon Dmytro Firtash's legal troubles aren't over yet. The one-time ally of disgraced ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and former monopoly gas supplier will have to appear in the Appellate Court of Vienna next year as prosecutors try again to have him extradited to the U.S. on bribery charges.
For a Kyiv mayor candidate who didn't make it to the top 10 in either of two recent polls, Volodymyr Makeyenko seems remarkably confident.
The Oct. 25 local election campaign could cost at least $82 million for 132 political parties involved, according to experts’ estimates making it even more expensive than last fall’s parliamentary elections.
When Vitaliy Prudyus found out that Zhovten, the oldest cinema in Kyiv, was set on fire, he hurried to the scene. Watching the building in flames, he says he felt that all his memories were also burning away.
Fitch Ratings’ downgrading of Ukraine’s foreign-currency rating to “restricted default” was an expected move that won’t affect the state’s economic and social life, experts say.
On Jan. 31, 1992, then Russian President Boris Yeltsin personally took Russia’s seat at the United Nations Security Council as one of the five permanent members. Questions were raised at the time about the legality of Russia taking over the Soviet Union’s Security Council seat with its veto-wielding power.
Kateryna Medvedeva lives in Kyiv and flies to Moscow every month to visit her mom for the weekend.
With local elections coming on Oct. 25, more war veterans are moving into politics. Experts are divided about whether the trend will bring positive changes or just good PR for political parties.
While experts agree media freedoms have improved in Ukraine since last year's EuroMaidan Revolution, it seems that some media owners still haven’t got the message that censorship is no longer acceptable.
Prominent foreign journalists briefly found themselves in the company of Kremlin cheerleader and Chechen strongman leader Ramzan Kadyrov in Ukraine’s recently released list of sanctioned individuals.
Kids being kids, inquisitively pick up an interesting or unusual object when seeing it on the ground in a forest or field. In a war zone, that instinct can prove fatal.
Odesa Oblast Governor Mikheil Saakashvili on Sept. 3 lashed out at Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and the government he leads in an interview with Channel 5, owned by President Petro Poroshenko.
At least 7,883 people, including Ukrainian soldiers and civilians, as well as members of armed groups, have been killed in war-torn Donbas, and at least 17,610 injured, according to the latest report by the monitoring mission of the United Nations Human Rights Council to Ukraine.
Igor Debrin, 25, wanted to return to the car-building factory where he used to work with his father once he finished his stint with the National Guard, but his plans were cut short on Aug. 31 by a piece of shrapnel to the heart.
The man suspected of tossing a grenade that killed three National Guardsmen on Aug. 31 in front of parliament is described by friends as a Ukrainian patriot who fought valiantly against Russian-separatist forces in the east.