During the Independence Square protests, Dmytro Yarosh made a name for himself as an expert with firebombs. Now, just weeks later, Mr. Yarosh, leader of the right-wing coalition known as Right Sector says he is running for president.
Kyiv photojournalist/videographer Zoya Shu made a seven-minute film on Independence Square that features Russians talking about Ukraine's EuroMaidan Revolution and how Kremlin propaganda has distorted the public's perception of events that led to the overthrow of Viktor Yanukovych as president on Feb. 21.
She has been one of the most prominent figures in the popular uprising that has shaken Ukraine and driven the country’s president into exile. So when Dr. Olga Bogomolets turned down two offers to join the country’s new unity government, it sent a signal that not all was well between the protest movement and the politicians now running the country.
Poland's biggest lender PKO BP wrote off 200 million zlotys ($65.95 million) in the fourth quarter of 2013 due to its exposure in Ukraine, PKO Chief Financial Officer Bartosz Drabikowski said on Monday.
UDAR Party leader Vitali Klitschko has met with Ukrainian businessman Rinat Akhmetov and entrepreneurs of the Donbas during his visit to Donetsk, the party's press service reported on Sunday.
Volodymyr Danyluk was a Soviet Army veteran who joined demonstrations against Ukraine’s government last year. He was 55 years old, separated from his wife and mostly out of contact with his family, who saw him on live television during a winter of protests.
On March 8, ICTV released on YouTube its 46-minute documentary called "Revolution of Dignity" with English-lange subtitles. It features dramatic footage and numerous interviews about the EuroMaidan Revolution that began on Nov. 21, toppled President Viktor Yanukovych on Feb. 21 and led to the Russian invasion of Crimean on Feb. 27.
Former Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky has visited protesters on Kyiv's Independence Square, the hub of three months of Ukrainian antigovernment demonstrations and unrest.
Young men in fatigues, bulletproof vests and masks patrol one of Kiev’s better hotels, the Dnipro, and they have occupied several floors. Armed with clubs, pistols and even slingshots, they are the militant Ukrainian nationalists of Pravy Sektor, or Right Sector.
Two weeks after Ukraine's president was overthrown, the cradle of the uprising is a surreal place as children play alongside diehard protesters still dressed in combat gear.
One of the biggest mysteries hanging over the protest mayhem that drove Ukraine's president from power: Who was behind the snipers who sowed death and terror in Kiev?
International Women's Day is more than a moment marked on a calendar. It is a day not only to renew our determination to make the world a more peaceful and prosperous place – but to recognize that a world where opportunities for women grow, is a world where the possibilities for peace, prosperity, and stability grow even more.
Henry A. Kissinger was secretary of state from 1973 to 1977.
Public discussion on Ukraine is all about confrontation. But do we know where we are going? In my life, I have seen four wars begun with great enthusiasm and public support, all of which we did not know how to end and from three of which we withdrew unilaterally. The test of policy is how it ends, not how it begins.
Editor's Note: The following is U.S. President Barack Obama's remarks on Ukraine in the White House on March 6 as well as a link to his executive order imposing sanctions on individuals found to be involved in stealing Ukrainian assets and contributing to the Russian invasion of the Crimean peninsula.
MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin said Russia and the United States still stood far apart over Ukraine, but the two countries should not sacrifice relations over a disagreement on an individual, albeit very important, international problem.
Police say Sergey Kurchenko, a fugitive oligarch linked to ousted president Viktor Yanukovych and the owner of Ukrainian Forbes, stole over $1 billion. Forbes scion Miguel Forbes approved the deal and served as an adviser to Kurchenko.
President Obama on Thursday ordered assets frozen and U.S. visas blocked for all persons determined to have impeded democracy, contributed to violence or engaged in corruption in Ukraine.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Ignoring pressure and objections from the West and from Ukraine’s fledgling national government, the pro-Russian authorities in Crimea pressed ahead on Thursday with plans to break away from Ukraine and become part of Russia.
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine — Lawmakers in Ukraine’s Crimea region voted Thursday to hold a referendum on March 16 to decide whether Crimea should become part of Russia, according to the Associated Press.
Overthrown Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych tops the list of 24 former state and law enforcement officilas wanted on suspicion of involvement in the mass murders of EuroMaidan demonstrators from Feb. 18-20, when 74 people were slain.