Liverpool face stiff competition from AC Milan for Ukrainian star Andriy Yarmolenko despite reports suggesting that the Premier League club have already made a surprise bid for the winger.
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.
Ukrainian ultra-nationalists marched in the center of the western city of Lviv on April 28, 2013 to mark the 70th anniversary of the 14th SS-Volunteer Division "Galician" foundation. The 14th Waffen Grenadier Division was a World War II German military formation initially made up of volunteers from the region of Galicia with a Ukrainian ethnic background, but later also incorporated Slovaks, Czechs and Dutch volunteers and officers. Neo-nazis from Russia and Lithuania also took part in the march.
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.
Kyiv police say that on May 20 they upgraded the case of missing American Dr. Jay Sloop to deliberate murder in order to expend additional resources in his search, which has entered its 13th day.
(Editor's note: this article contains a corrections to a date that was incorrectly reported earlier.)
Police on the morning of May 20 deployed eight search and rescue officers, and in the afternoon, a cadaver dog in Kyiv’s Zamkova Hora Park in the Podil neighborhood to continue the search for Dr. Jay Sloop where the retired American physician was last seen at 7: a.m. on May 14, according to a Kyiv Post reporter who was on location.
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.
It’s a scary place for LGBT people in Russia right now.
Singer-actress Kamaliya, the wife of Kyiv Post publisher Mohammad Zahoor, gave birth on Sept. 6 to twin girls in Kyiv.
Zahoor, the former steel magnate who now owns valuable real estate, media and other holdings through his ISTIL Group, announced the births late last night in text and other messages to family, friends and associates.
There were a handful of minor disturbances, with around a dozen arrests, but Kyiv’s LGBT community managed to hold its first ever gay pride parade in the city on Saturday, May 25.
It might not have been the top prize, but Ukrainian singer Zlata Ognevich was still happy to make the podium with her song “Gravity,” behind the winner Denmark and runner-up Azerbaijan. “I’ve done all that I had to and all that I could do. I’m quite satisfied with the result,” the 26 year old said.
CHORNOBYL, Ukraine – A turbine hall adjoining Chornobyl’s destroyed fourth reactor has a gaping 600-square meter opening where the roof collapsed in February. The roof has not been fixed yet, letting in rainwater that mingles with radioactive dust and elements inside and oozes out.
The small town of Vradiyevka in Mykolaiv Oblast swarmed with rage and indignation on the night of July 1. A mob of more than 500 attacked the district police station allegedly housing one police officer suspected of taking part in the gang rape of a young woman.
In late April the Kyiv Post newsroom stopped receiving print editions of the influential British magazine The Economist.
Editor’s Note: The following investigative report is based on millions of leaked records involving offshore secrecy, obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. ICIJ is an independent network of reporters in more than 60 countries who collaborate on cross-border investigations. It is a project of the Washington-based Center for Public Integrity.
Apparently a certain Ukrainian boxing champion has warm feelings for a certain Hollywood actor-turned-politician.