Ukraine's Zlata Ognevich has qualified for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2013, which will be held on May 18, according to the First National Channel.
In a particularly tough competition this year, to win the international song contest Eurovision, 26-year-old Ukrainian Zlata Ognevich has to sidestep rivals from 25 countries. The finals are set to take place in Swedish city of Mamlo on May 18.
There is a new danger for Yulia Tymoshenko hanging in the air. Just a couple of weeks ago Ukraine seemed to have a window of opportunity to let her walk free, by having President Viktor Yanukovych issue a pardon. As of Wednesday, though, it looks like the former Prime Minister is headed for a life sentence in the case of a 1996 mafia-style murder.
President Viktor Yanukovych might soon become the only visitor of the Magarach vineyards located by Otradnoe village in southern Crimea, in close proximity to what is believed to be the president's private summer residence.
Eurovision might be a song contest, but one of the most talked-about stars to have made it through to Saturday night's final in Malmo didn't have to utter a word to make his presence felt during the semi-final stage.
Igor Vovkovinskiy, who is 7 feet 8.33 inches tall, won an army of online fans as he walked out onto the stage at the start of Ukraine's performance on Tuesday night, dressed as a medieval giant, carrying singer Zlata Ognevich in his arms.
The search for a retired physician who went missing on the morning of May 14 in a Podil park where he was last seen has finished but led to no findings, according to his son's blog.
The main witness in the high-profile criminal case against Yulia Tymoshenko told the court she ordered and paid for the 1996 murder of a business rival. The statement, which is expected to become the prosecutors' main argument, comes amid a growing controversy around the witness.
When Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych entered parliament on May 15 he was met with a mixture of applause and heckles.
Schengen visas seem to be an ever-green issue in the Ukrainian media. In most, however, one can read irritated stories rather than positive coverage of EU visa policy. One reasons might be the fact that those who obtain Schengen visas without any problem (and these are a vast majority) do not write “thank you letters” to the media, which, in turn, do not focus on such stories.
A key witness in the high-profile criminal case against Yulia Tymoshenko told a Kyiv court she ordered and paid for the 1996 murder of a business rival. Prosecutors are expected to make his testimony the focal point of their legal arguments despite it being purportedly read via video link and based exclusively on second-hand information.
When Ukrainian blogger Olena Bilozerska won the Best Ukrainian Blog award at the Bobs, an annual social media competition organized by German broadcaster Deutsche Welle, many eyebrows were raised.
Central Kyiv will be flooded with people on Saturday, May 18 as a freaky concentration of rallies, protests and entertainment events will be taking place in the small area stretching between Khreshchatyk, European square and around it.
When American Leonel Trevino received an urgent text message from his lawyer in 2009 telling him the apartment he owned at 6A Mikhailivska Street in Kyiv was no longer in his name and had been sold three times without his knowledge, the Loyola University professor said he thought he was going to have a heart attack.
The Council of the European Union has approved the amended EU-Ukraine visa facilitation agreement, Ukraine's commissioner on foreign policy and integration processes Kostiantyn Yeliseyev has said.
A clash took place between the opposition supporters and their opponents at the entrance to the Intercontinental Hotel on Mykhailivska Square.
Controversial right-wing blogger Olena Bilozerska, a recent recipient of the Bobs best Ukrainian blog award, has seen her prize revoked. The Bobs, an international social media competition organized by Germany’s Deutsche Welle, had recently awarded her with the prize following an internet vote that picked Bilozerska as the most popular blog writer by far.
A pet entertainment device invented by a Ukrainian was selected to Berlin’s Seedcamp Week taking place on May 12-15 in Germany.
British billionaire Richard Branson had his legs shaved, put on lipstick and squeezed into a tight red skirt on May 12 to honor a bet by serving as a flight attendant on an AirAsia charity flight from Perth, Australia, to Malaysia.