Kyiv Post is Ukraine’s leading English-language newspaper. It has developed a sterling reputation for outstanding reporting, independent opinion and world-class journalism. The Kyiv Post played a vital role as one of the few independent media outlets under former President Leonid Kuchma. Over the years, the weekly newspaper has led the charge for a free press in Ukraine, and has played roles in the Georgiy Gongadze scandal, the Orange Revolution and other significant Ukrainian events. It is produced by a team of Western and Ukrainian journalists. Launched in 1995, the newspaper's circulation is 25,000 copies.