U.S. Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland denied reports that she set a July deadline for holding the elections in the Russian-occupied Donbas.
Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich, 67, woke up famous on Oct. 8, 2015. On that day, the Swedish Academy announced that Alexievich had won the Nobel Prize for Literature, the world’s most prestigious writing award.
Something very alarming is happening to the Panama Papers scandal in Ukraine.
Ukraine’s parliament voted on April 14 to appoint Volodymyr Groysman as the country’s new prime minister, with 257 lawmakers – 31 votes more than needed – supporting his candidacy.
Ukraine’s parliament voted on April 14 to appoint Volodymyr Groysman as the country's new prime minister, with 257 lawmakers - 31 votes more than needed -- supporting his candidacy.
President Petro Poroshenko has, in the past, shown symptoms of losing touch with reality from time to time. But now he appears ready to say goodbye forever.
While Presidential Administration chief of staff Boris Lozhkin is one of the most influential top officials in Ukraine, he is also among the least public ones.
Parliament dismissed Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin with 289 votes on March 29, more than a month after he filed his resignation.
After weeks of backstage negotiations, leaders of four parties – with enough votes to command a majority in parliament – said on March 24 that they are considering Verkhovna Rada speaker Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister.
When Maria Varfolomeyeva worked as a pro-Ukrainian journalist in Luhansk in 2014, she was extremely careful not to stand out after Russian-backed armed groups seized control of local government.
Ukraine's Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko confirmed on March 22 that she wants to head a technocratic government as prime minister.
Gennady Korban, a long-time business partner of billionaire oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky, was placed back under house arrest by a Kyiv court on March 15 after spending several months in a detention center.
The Verkhovna Rada adopted a bill introducing electronic income and property declarations for public officials on March 15, the last remaining requirement to qualify Ukrainians for visa-free travel to the European Union.
As President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk keep losing the trust of Ukrainians because of unchecked corruption and broken promises, candidates are lining up to take their places in leading Ukrainians and parliament.
Sukhishvili is the foremost dance company in Georgia for traditional dance. Founded in 1945, today Sukhishvili numbers 100 dancers who perform in national costume. Traditional Georgian dance is the epitome of passion and bravery.
Georgian dance company Sukhishvili. March 10-13, 7 p.m. March 12, 3 p.m. Palats Ukraina (103 Velyka Vasylkivska St.). Hr 350-1,550
The ruling coalition is dead. The national currency, the hryvnia, is falling. Western credits are at risk.
Lviv Jazz Orchestra
The Lviv Jazz Orchestra is touted as the biggest jazz band in Eastern Europe. In this show, they play a collection of the well-known old jazz hits by Ray Charles, Etta James, Michael Buble, and others.
Lviv Jazz Orchestra. Tuesday, March 1. 7 p.m. House of Officers (30/1 Hrushevskoho St.). Hr 150-650