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    1. August 26, 2014

      Finding the right stomach for sanctions

      Danila Medvedev, a longtime Moscow opposition activist, is no fan of President Vladimir Putin. A fluent English speaker who...

    2. August 25, 2014

      Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko calls snap elections

      Ukraine’s pro-western president has called snap parliamentary elections amid an escalating stand-off with Moscow over Kiev’s...

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    1. beyondbrics

      August 11, 2014

      How to stabilise Ukraine’s economy? Fight corruption

      In the past few decades, Ukraine has become one of the most corrupt countries in Europe. Many who protested against the...

    2. beyondbrics

      August 4, 2014

      Ukraine misery as hot water limited in Kiev

      Cold bathroom showers are compounding the misery felt by millions of Ukrainians oppressed by the combined effects of...

    3. August 1, 2014

      Ukrainian volunteer fighters with a luxurious seaside residence

      The Azov Battalion has an unusual home: the former seaside residence of Ukraine’s ousted president Viktor Yanukovich, in the...

    4. July 24, 2014

      Ukraine’s prime minister quits

      Arseniy Yatseniuk, Ukraine’s prime minister, resigned on Thursday after two parties quit the ruling coalition government in...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      July 22, 2014

      Deputies fight in Kiev Parliament

      STR/AFP/Getty Deputies of the majority fight with the deputies of Regions Party, party of former Ukrainian President Viktor...

    6. beyondbrics

      July 21, 2014

      Guest post: Putin's no-win situation in Ukraine

      By Taras Kuzio of the University of Alberta Vladimir Putin, Russia’s president, has tough decisions to make this week that...

    7. July 18, 2014

      Putin’s credibility lies amid the wreckage of flight MH17

      When Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was blown out of the clear sky over Ukraine by a surface-to-air-missile it was, without...

    8. July 2, 2014

      Kiev feels pressure on truce decision

      Clean-up crews this week finally cleared half of Kiev’s main street, Khreshchatyk, of barricades and tents erected more than...

    9. June 9, 2014

      Russian red lines on Ukraine restrict Poroshenko

      Ukraine has at last, in Petro Poroshenko, a popularly elected president, who has already begun talks with Russia. But that...

    10. June 7, 2014

      Poroshenko vows to unite Ukraine

      Petro Poroshenko was formally sworn in on Saturday as Ukraine’s president, pledging to unite a deeply divided nation while...

    11. June 6, 2014

      Yanukovich’s palace and the essence of ‘tyrannical taste’

      Slideshow: Yanukovich’s palace The best way to appreciate Mezhigorya is to approach it in the way its former occupant and...

    12. June 5, 2014

      Kremlin alleged to wage cyber warfare on Kiev

      Russia’s physical invasion of Crimea may have begun in late February, in the days after the removal of Ukraine’s president...

    13. June 5, 2014

      Russian public opinion turns sharply against US and Europe

      Russians have turned more hostile towards the west than at any time since the breakdown of the Soviet Union, the country’s...

    14. beyondbrics

      June 4, 2014

      Guest post: the G7 must act on transparency and corruption

      By Mo Ibrahim of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation As G7 leaders meet in Brussels, it’s worth reflecting for a moment on the changes...

    15. beyondbrics

      May 28, 2014

      Guest post: Ukraine is moving overwhelmingly for Europe

      By Taras Kuzio in Dnipropetrovsk Reported moves by Ukraine this week to leave the Moscow-led Commonwealth of Independent...

    16. May 25, 2014

      Why is this presidential election so important?

      Why is this presidential election so important? The poll is the first opportunity since former president Viktor Yanukovich...

    17. May 25, 2014

      Poroshenko claims victory in crucial Ukraine election

      Billionaire oligarch Petro Poroshenko won a first-round victory on Sunday night in crucial presidential elections in Ukraine...

    18. May 23, 2014

      Yulia Tymoshenko is back, but Ukraine seems to have moved on

      The trademark peasant braids have made a comeback. So, too, has the vitality that was at first missing when Yulia Tymoshenko...

    19. May 21, 2014

      Ukraine poll leader Poroshenko offers hope of end to crisis

      In Uman, a rundown city in central Ukraine’s agricultural heartland, a couple of thousand inhabitants crane their necks to...

    20. May 19, 2014

      Putin orders fresh troop withdrawal from Ukraine border

      Russia said on Monday it had ordered troops carrying out exercises in regions near the Ukrainian border to return to their...

    21. May 8, 2014

      EU’s response to Ukraine crisis highlights limits to power

      Radoslaw Sikorski, Poland’s foreign minister, could not mask his frustration after a meeting with his European counterparts...

    22. April 30, 2014

      Ukraine oligarch calls for unity and pledges to remain in country

      Ukraine’s richest man said on Wednesday he had no plans to flee Ukraine or sell his businesses as pro-Russian separatists...

    23. April 29, 2014

      Ukraine accuses Yanukovich of funding pro-Russian separatists

      Ukraine’s acting prosecutor-general has alleged that former president Viktor Yanukovich and his associates fled to Russia in...

    24. April 27, 2014

      US and UK offer help in tracing lost funds

      The US and UK governments are stepping up their support of Ukraine’s efforts to track billions of dollars allegedly stolen...

    25. April 25, 2014

      High noon looms over Ukraine

      The Ukraine crisis looks more menacing than at any time since the Maidan revolution that toppled President Viktor...

    26. April 18, 2014

      Ukraine: The ‘war without war’ that rumbles on

      In the decrepit mining village of Standartny in eastern Ukraine, Boris points towards the collapsed shell of a house next to...

    27. The World

      April 18, 2014

      Geneva deal won't counter Russian resolve

      By Neil Buckley With pro-Russian separatists refusing to leave captured buildings in eastern Ukraine on Friday, it is...

    28. April 15, 2014

      Ukraine’s oligarchs accused of double dealing over separatism

      As pro-Russian separatists seized state buildings in eastern Ukraine this weekend, pro-European activists in Kiev sought out...

    29. beyondbrics

      April 14, 2014

      Guest post: why is Akhmetov not combating separatism?

      By Taras Kuzio After the fall of president Viktor Yanukovich, the Euromaidan leadership turned to Ukraine’s eastern...

    30. April 10, 2014

      Kiev in dilemma over Donetsk People’s Republic

      Days after Viktor Yanukovich was ousted as Ukraine’s president in late February, Kiev’s new leaders reckoned they could...

    31. April 8, 2014

      Putin bares his teeth at Ukraine

      Since Russia intervened in Crimea the west has been left wondering what Vladimir Putin’s next move might be. Would the...

    32. April 6, 2014

      Ukraine: A rude awakening to a new world order

      Ukraine’s last full-time president, Viktor Yanukovich, fled his country to Russia in February. He feared the wrath of 46m...

    33. March 31, 2014

      Tymoshenko seeks western military help for Ukraine

      Ukraine’s best-known politician Yulia Tymoshenko has urged the west to bolster the country’s military defences and impose...

    34. March 30, 2014

      Ukraine’s ‘Kamikaze’ minister battles to fix economy

      By the desk of Pavlo Sheremeta, Ukraine’s new economy minister, hangs a frame from which 100 faces stare out. They are the...

    35. March 29, 2014

      Ukraine’s Klitschko pulls out of election, backs ‘Chocolate King’

      KIEV, March 29 – Ukraine’s presidential election effectively became a two-horse race on Saturday after...

    36. The World

      March 28, 2014

      Crimean 'Lili Marleen' becomes viral star of Russian takeover

      Every armed conflict has its femme fatale, the woman who tantalises men on the home front, or taunts them from behind enemy...

    37. March 28, 2014

      The surprising power of peace

      On the video, an old woman in a woolly hat in the Crimea is berating Russian soldiers. “Fear is the psychology of the...

    38. March 28, 2014

      US and Russia to discuss potential solution over Ukraine

      The US and Russia have agreed to discuss a potential resolution to the Ukraine stand-off, after Vladimir Putin called Barack...

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