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.
Viktor Trofymenko was shocked during his first patrol on the Russian-Ukrainian front line more than a year ago when he, together with comrades from the Dnipro-1 Battalion, first saw shell craters and houses that had been completely destroyed by the fighting
Natalia Isayeva is a former sex worker. She left the business years ago but says if something bad happens and her family really needs money, for medical treatment, for instance, she might consider going back to “providing services.”
Students of Kyiv’s National Dragomanov University have a social media account through which they can ask questions about the university, anonymously if they want.
As Kyiv prepares to celebrate Independence Day during its second year at war with Russia on Aug. 24, some have no time to take a break for the holiday. They’re too busy fighting to make sure Ukraine stays independent.
In April, Ukrainian soldier Grigory Matyash predicted that Russia would keep the war going, despite the Minsk II peace agreements.
It takes a special kind of eye to see the funny side of Ukrainian
politics, and a skilled hand to turn those observations into great
Even in wartime, not many Kyiv residents have given a second thought to the location of their nearest air raid shelter. And most haven’t given a second glance to the small, red stenciled signs reading “ukryttya” (“shelter” in Ukrainian) that have appeared on the walls of buildings.
The military is using scare tactics to recruit men into the army by sending them letters stating they are draft dodging and have committed a crime.
It's hard to overestimate the role of Anglo-American Stanford University historian Robert Conquest in revealing the truth about the Holodomor famine in Ukraine, his fellow historians say.
A court in the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz, on July 28 ordered the arrest of 13.1 million Swiss francs ($13.6 million) on accounts owned by the wife of a Ukrainian judge, Ukraine’s State Financial Monitoring Service has reported.
Ukraine's SBU security service on July 29 showed a video of another man claimed to be a Russian military officer captured by Ukrainian forces in the country's war-torn east.