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.
Editor's Note: BBC, the British public service broadcasting corporation, investigated Cupid plc, a firm that bills itself as one of the world's top online dating services, following customer complaints. The Kyiv Post followed up with an investigation of Cupid's business practices in one of the dating agency's offices in Ukraine. The BBC report can be read here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21552566.
Heavy snow, extremely rare for late March, virtually paralyzed traffic in Kyiv, and led to many international flights out of the city’s airports delayed and cancelled.
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: The following is Kyiv Post staff writer Daryna Shevchenko’s personal account of posing as a woman seeking love online while working for dating agencies in Kyiv, responding to men interested in meeting women. She is not writing about Cupidplc.com, the online dating agency that is the subject of a related story on this page.
About 30 fans of singer Adam Lambert have been waiting on March 18 for the singer to show up near the Premier Palace Hotel.
The latest tiff in the rocky love affair between investors and Cupid sent its shares down more than 57 per cent after the niche dating sites specialist was forced to respond to an article published in Ukraine.
The report by the Kyiv Post alleged Cupid is using its staff to tempt people to sign up in the country. It follows a BBC investigation into Cupid last month, which found surfers who created free profiles on some of its sites complaining that when they became paid-up members in order to reply to received responses they saw their would-be suitors tailing off.
Kyiv city authorities used a photo-shopped picture of Moscow to illustrate how snow is being cleaned off the streets. An ITAR-TASS stock photo taken on Nov. 29, 2012, was touched up and posted on the city administration's website on March 24 to illustrate a news item with the headline: “The movement of public transport is being renewed in the city.”
A Kyiv commercial appeals court ruling on March 27 allowed the transfer of a 70 percent stake in Swissport Ukraine, the nation’s largest airport cargo handler, to Ukraine International Airlines for $433,000, giving the airline a combined 100 percent stake and control over a business worth an estimated $25 million.
Kyiv’s municipal authorities have announced a state of emergency after the city got deluged with a half-meter of blowing snow (1.6 feet) in a 24-hour period, equivalent to the monthly normal snowfall.
(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.
This is one international dispute that is getting nasty, personal and salacious.
It’s a scary place for LGBT people in Russia right now.