Editor's Note: The following is the video and testimony transcripts from the March 4 hearing of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation. Those called to testify include former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer, Damon Wilson of the Atlantic Council, Stephen Blank of the American Foreign Policy Council and Russian opposition leader Garry Kasparov.
Ministers and believers of all the major religions prayed together for the health of Ukrainian army officer Nadiya Savchenko, imprisoned in Russia. The joing prayer took place on Sofiyivska Square in central Kyiv on March 1.
Russian opposition has scheduled a protest rally "Spring" to take place on March 1. When one of its organizers, major opposition figure Boris Nemtsov was assasinated on the night of Feb. 27 it was decided that a memorial march for Nemtsov will take place instead of the rally.
Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov is certain that the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov committed in downtown Moscow in the early hours of Feb. 28 is a provocation.
Editor's Note: U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified on Feb. 26 in Washington, D.C., before the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee regarding Russia's war against Ukraine.
Even in war, some people plan for peace. The audience at the Kyiv Post’s “Doing Business With China” conference fits this category. The conference took place on Feb. 25. Some speakers flew in from China to help boost business between the nations.
Livestream coverage of the Kyiv Post's "Doing Business With China" conference starts at 1:45 p.m. today. The event takes place in the Hilton Kyiv Hotel. Registration starts at 1 p.m.
Sure, they had to spend all night with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko's palace on Feb. 11-12. That could not have been pleasant for anybody, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande.
Editor's Note: The International Monetary Fund on Feb. 12 reached a staff-level agreement with Ukraine to extend the nation a $17.5 billion, four-year loan. The news led to several statements, including by IMF managing director Christine Lagarde, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, National Bank of Ukraine head Valeriya Gontareva and Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko.
Ahead of a critical new round of peace talks in Minsk, Belarus, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia-backed separatists of unleashing a brutal offensive that killed civilians in Ukrainian-controlled areas of Donetsk Oblast.
Editor's Note: The following is an analytical report by Olga Pogarska, Djulia Segura and Edilberto L. Segura for the SigmaBleyzer private equity investment management firm & The Bleyzer Foundation in Kyiv. It was published by the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council on Feb. 10.
Editor's Note: The following is the transcript and video of the Feb. 9 press conference with U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
After disabling online comments on Jan. 26, the Kyiv Post has decided to allow them again and recruited a volunteer team to monitor the postings more closely.
The Kyiv Post shut down the comments section because of the increase in trolls, many with pro-Kremlin postings, and also an increase in violent and profane comments as emotions continue to run high over Russia's war against Ukraine.
We don’t know what is in the letter that Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly sent to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande. It reportedly contains the Russian dictator’s new plan for peace. Whatever it is, Merkel and Hollande either found it so encouraging or discouraging that they hopped a plane to Kyiv on Feb. 5, spent the night and are flying to Moscow on Feb. 6 to meet with the nuclear-armed warlord.