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

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    Ukraine’s prime minister quits

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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. March 27, 2014

    Tymoshenko to run for Ukraine presidency

    Yulia Tymoshenko, the charismatic but divisive former Ukrainian prime minister, on Thursday announced she would stand for...

  36. March 27, 2014

    The hard road ahead for Ukraine

    Between 1995 and 2010 Ukraine negotiated six standby loans and one longer-term credit line with the International Monetary...

  37. beyondbrics

    March 27, 2014

    Guest post: the fast-track fight against Ukraine's corruption [updated]

    By Oleg Batyuk The barricades are still being dismantled in the Maidan but we are already witnessing a significant...

  38. beyondbrics

    March 26, 2014

    Guest post: soft war, or when finance is the continuation of politics by other means

    By Roland Nash of Verno Investment Research As the conflict between Russia and the west for influence in Ukraine unfolds,...

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