Ukrainian model Diana Harkusha, 19, was named second runner-up in the Miss Universe 2015 beauty pageant on Jan. 25 in Miami. On stage at the pageant, she spoke of Russia's war against Ukraine and the support needed by its army and people.
At least seven civillians were killed and more wounded when mortars hit a bus stop in Donetsk around 8:30 a.m. of Jan. 22. Some reports says as many as 13 people were killed.
As President Petro Poroshenko was giving an address at the University of Zurich on Jan. 19, his speech was suddenly interrupted. A woman from the audience yelled at him.
On the afternoon of Jan. 19, as I was listening to the broadcast of deputy interior minister Eka Zguladze giving a briefing about the first stage of long-awaited Ukrainian police reform, a Facebook post popped up on my screen that had Zguladze’s name in it. But it had nothing to do with the reform.
An unexpected recruit turned up to a military training for civilians in Zhdachyv on Jan. 11, a town in Lviv Oblast, and she seemed surprisingly comfortable with a submachine gun. Kateryna Apolinariyivna is learning to fend off potential Russian invaders at the tender age of 68.
Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine has began an investigation of the road accident in Donetsk Oblast that killed at least 12 Ukrainian servicemen.
Ukrainian Facebook users have set a goal to compile a full list of the fake news about Ukraine that appeared in Russian media in 2014, as well as the most ludicrous rumors shared on social media.
A new round of three-sided talks to settle the war in eastern Ukraine will take place in Minsk on Dec. 9, President Petro Poroshenko has announced.
It is the season of diets in the Kyiv Post's Lifestyle section. We know first-hand how for dieters eating out can be torture, forcing the dieter to stare at forbidden offerings, such as pasta and cake on a friend‘s plate. We required an alternative and found it. Venues with healthy and low-calorie meals do exist on the Kyiv map. We tried two of them.
The shells that hit a school sports ground in Donetsk on Nov. 5, killing two and wounding several people, were fired from a location northwest of the school, reports the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Kremlin-backed insurgents in eastern Ukraine made several deadly assaults on the Ukrainian troops on Oct. 14-15.
President Petro Poroshenko submitted National Guard chief Stepan Poltorak as the new defense minister. The parliament will consider Poltorak as it convenes on Oct. 14.
Ukrainian extreme climber Grygoriy, who is better known by his pseudonym "Mustang Wanted" or simply "Mustang" was awarded with a personalized pistol for his exploit of painting a half of a yellow star atop a building in Moscow blue to represent the colors of the Ukrainian flag.
Amnesty International says it has documented proof of a massive Russian military presence in Ukraine.
The photo of a haggard-looking, distressed woman wrapped in a Ukrainian flag as she is physically and verbally assaulted by passers-by at a rebel checkpoint in Donetsk has become one of the most haunting images of the war.
Ukrainian extreme adventurer and risk-taker Grygoriy, who goes under pseudonym Mustang Wanted, is claming that he put the Ukrainian flag on top of a building in Moscow on Aug. 20. He also gave a yellow star on top of the building a coat of blue paint as a finishing touch of Ukrainian colors.
Ukraine’s authorities decided to hold a military parade on Independence Day, reviving a lost tradition and sparking a discussion on the relevance of having a parade while an actual war rages in Ukraine’s east.
While normal people begin their year in January, fashion industry gears up in September. For Elle Ukraine, the year has had a very bright beginning. Ukraine’s first lady Maryna Poroshenko, three months into this new status, appeared on the cover of September’s issue of the magazine, released on Aug. 19.
Alcohol retailer Bureau of Wines, a major importer of alcohol that operates three Good Wine stores in Kyiv and Donetsk, is accusing the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) of pursuing false tax evasion charges in order to solicit a bribe.