Although Ukraine is in recession, exacerbated by Russia’s war, economies cannot be stopped. The good news is that many firms doing business in Ukraine are hiring and expanding. At least two dozen of them will be represented at the Kyiv Post Employment Fair, which takes place Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. in the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry at 33 Velyka Zhytomyrska near Lviv Square.
Editor's Note: This Kyiv Post+ article is part of the newspaper's special coverage of Russia's war against Ukraine and the aftermath of the EuroMaidan Revolution.The infographic was published in Slovo i Dilo website and it is reprinted with permission.
Editor's Note: The following is the official White House transcript and video of U.S. President Barack Obama's remarks at the close of the NATO summit in Wales on Sept. 5.
In a bizarre bit of diplomacy, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sept. 3 supposedly discussed peace at 5 a.m., but could not agree on what they agreed on. So the fighting continued, with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine growing ever stronger, with mounting deaths on both sides.
This week in the space of a few days, we have been accused of being the government’s mouthpiece; of running anti-President Petro Poroshenko propaganda; of being a tool of Kremlin propaganda – and that’s on top of the enduring myth that we’re a CIA creation.
Editor's Note: The following are remarks made on Sept. 3 by Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
Editor's Note: The following is the White House transcript of U.S. President Barack Obama's remarks on Sept. 3 in Tallinn, Estonia.
The Kremlin denied that there was an agreement reached between Presidents Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine and Vladimir Putin of Russia on a "permanent ceasefire" as "Russia is not party to Ukraine conflict," according to BBC citing Russian presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov.
In a revised statement, Poroshenko's press service said that such an agreement was reached over the phone. The original statement indicated a "permanent" ceasefire agreement was reached for Ukraine's east, but made no details available. Later the word "permanent" was removed.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she is against the West arming Ukraine because it would create an impression that there can be a military solution to the conflict in Ukraine's east.
One risk that continues to be overlooked in Ukraine's energy sector is that of physical security of energy infrastructure, a recent government paper said.
The NATO military alliance issued on Aug. 29 NATO Secretary General video statement after the extraordinary meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission. Answering the questions of journalists, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, said that "despite Moscow's hollow denials, it is now clear that Russian troops and equipment have illegally crossed the border into eastern and south-eastern Ukraine".
Editor's Note: The NATO military alliance issued on Aug. 29 NATO Secretary General statement and video after the extraordinary meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission.
Editor's Note: The following is a transcript of remarks made during the emergency Aug.28 United Nations Security Council meeting by U.S. Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the summit of the Customs Union and Ukraine in Minsk, Belarus on Aug. 26.
Editor's note: The following is a statement from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
President Petro Poroshenko set an early parliamentary election for Oct. 26, a right the current version of the Constitution gives him in the case when a parliamentary coalition fails to form within 30 days after breaking. Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform and Svoboda quit the coalition on July 24.
Editor's Note: The following is the English-language translation of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's Aug. 24 Independence Day speech on Kyiv's Independence Square, also known as Maidan Nezalezhnosti.