A year after the EuroMaidan Revolution that ousted President Viktor Yanukovych, the struggle to rebuild the country continues.
Ukrainians have been putting culinary experimentation aside this year, and exploring the explosive world of petrol bombs instead, if Google's end-of-year statistics are to be believed.
Civilians from Hong Kong to Mexico, Ukraine to Burkina Faso, stood up to the establishment and demanded more accountability.
HONG KONG - The Hong Kong police said on Saturday that they were preparing to dismantle the last of the three pro-democracy protest camps that blocked major streets in the city for 11 weeks.
Brussels - The European Union is discussing the possibility of lifting individual sanctions imposed against the closest associates of former Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych, after learning that Kyiv is modifying their cases, a high-ranking EU official told journalists on Dec. 12.
Brussels - It follows from the preliminary decision released by the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe on Dec. 12 that the Ukrainian law on Lustration contains some serious flaws.
The opening lyrics of the Ukrainian National Anthem make a fitting commencement for any film on the Euromaidan demonstrations and the subsequent Russian aggression: "Ukraine's glory has not yet perished, nor has her freedom. Upon us fellow patriots, fate shall smile once more."
Ukraine will conduct audits of state companies with a view to selling stakes on international markets, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Dec. 9, as part of the new government's drive to reform corrupt and inefficient state institutions.
Twenty-two suspects in the criminal inquiry into mass killings in central Kyiv last winter are on a wanted list and 13 others will be declared wanted, said Ukraine's prosecutor general, Vitaliy Yarema.
Ukraine's prosecutor general, Vitaliy Yarema, claimed that former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's defense attorneys had turned to the court in order to secure a court order to lift the seizure of Yanukovych's bank accounts and remove his assets from Ukraine.
Dozens of Ukrainian Winnipeggers gathered on the steps of the legislature Sunday night to mark the first anniversary of the Euromaidan-the civil unrest in Ukraine in 2013.
An International Monetary Fund mission will visit Kiev from Dec. 9 to 18 for talks with the new government regarding a $17 billion (R193 billion) bailout programme, the IMF's Ukraine representative Jerome Vacher said on Dec. 6.
Thirteen floors above a snow-covered complex on the outskirts of Kiev, in a half-built high-rise, Egor Popov wondered aloud when the warren of dusty rooms would be ready for move-in: maybe next year, probably not.
Two Georgian citizens who died during the Euromaidan protests in Ukraine at the beginning of this year have been awarded orders of heroes.
Use of force by Yanukovych regime to clear Independence Square sparked upsurge in pro-EU movement.
Stronger Than Arms, a feature-length documentary that tells the story of Ukraine's revolution and civil war, opens on Nov. 27 in Kyiv and at cinemas across the country, including two close to frontlines in the rebel-held East of he country.
One year ago this week, the EuroMaidan protests began in Ukraine, with a few hundred people taking over the central square in Kyiv. Since then, Ukrainians have withstood: mass-violence used against the protesters; a regime change and two national elections; the annexation of Crimea; a conflict in a significant portion of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts (the Donbass region); and a serious and on-going economic crisis.
In the year since the start of the revolution that toppled Ukraine's president and ushered in a pro-Western government, a lot has changed on the streets of Kyiv. A year ago, more than 100 people died in fierce clashes centered around Kreshchatyk, Institutska and Hrushevskoho streets. Now traffic flows freely and the crowds, the barricades and the barrel fires on Independence Square, better known simply as Maidan, are long gone.
It is now one year since popular protests began in Ukraine against President Viktor Yanukovich and his refusal to sign a far-reaching trade and co-operation deal with Europe.
A Ukrainian roofer who painted a Soviet star on top of a Moscow landmark in his country's blue and yellow colors said he has officially changed his name to "Slava Ukraine," meaning "Glory to Ukraine."