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    1. 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...

    2. beyondbrics

      March 24, 2014

      Guest post: Viktor Yanukovich - Mr 50 Per Cent

      By Taras Kuzio Viktor Yanukovich has been a state official all his working life, first in transport, then as a regional...

    1. March 18, 2014

      Ukraine key to EU’s long-term security, warns Viktor Yushchenko

      Europe’s long-term security depends on Ukraine’s full integration into the EU and Nato, otherwise Russia would continue to...

    2. February 23, 2014

      Five contenders to watch

      Yulia Tymoshenko The co-leader of the 2004 Orange Revolution and former premier made a dramatic appearance in front of the...

    3. January 9, 2014

      Harsh political realities set in for Ukraine protesters

      Protest crowds in central Kiev have thinned in recent days to their lowest numbers since anti-government rallies began six...

    4. beyondbrics

      December 17, 2013

      Guest post: we may root for Ukraine's protesters but Yanukovich has the clear advantage

      By Lucan Way of the University of Toronto I am in Kiev right now. It is truly an inspiring scene. The level of spontaneous...

    5. The World

      December 3, 2013

      Timeline: 10 years of Crisis in Ukraine

      Protesters in Kiev's Independence Square, Dec 2013 (Getty) November 22 2004 In Ukraine’s second round election, the Central...

    6. November 29, 2013

      Ukraine protests hampered by fragmenting of political opposition

      As pro-European protesters streamed for the ninth day into the same central Kiev square that was the focal point of...

    7. December 5, 2012

      EU ‘must reopen dialogue’ with Ukraine

      Ukraine’s former president and Orange Revolution leader Viktor Yushchenko has urged the European Union to reopen dialogue...

    8. June 3, 2012

      Ukraine: An orange era gone bitter

      The shimmering Donbass Arena, like a flying saucer parked amid the coalmines and steelworks of industrial east Ukraine,...

    9. February 27, 2012

      Ukraine opposition politician jailed

      A Kiev court has sentenced Yuriy Lutsenko, an opposition politician and former interior minister, to four years in prison...

    10. October 11, 2011

      Tymoshenko verdict casts doubt on Kiev’s future

      A Kiev court has jailed Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukraine’s former prime minister and co-leader of the 2004 Orange Revolution, for...

    11. September 16, 2011

      Ukraine leader hints at Tymoshenko reprieve

      Ukraine’s president Viktor Yanukovich has hinted that legal reforms could provide a way out of the contentious trial of...

    12. September 9, 2011

      Ukraine trial overshadows EU ties

      Seven years ago, Yulia Tymoshenko roused crowds of hundreds of thousands on Kiev’s Maidan Square, as co-leader of Ukraine’s...

    13. beyondbrics

      May 19, 2011

      Ukraine: anti-inflation protests

      Anti-inflation protests are spreading. On Thursday it was the turn of Ukraine, with around 1,000 taking to the streets of...

    14. October 26, 2010

      Kiev’s choice – EU or Russia?

      Asked at a conference this month whether Ukraine would prefer to integrate with the European Union or Russia, Viktor...

    15. September 21, 2010

      Kiev’s backsliding on democracy

      European Union and US officials called on Ukraine last week to ensure proper protection of journalists – 10 years after the...

    16. July 3, 2010

      Clinton treads lightly in Russia’s back yard

      On the first day of a tour into Russia’s back yard, Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, moved carefully to reaffirm...

    17. July 2, 2010

      Clinton's Ukraine visit puts freedom under spotlight

      Signs of a rollback of democratic freedoms in Ukraine and an increasing tilt towards Moscow will be under the spotlight...

    18. June 11, 2010

      Russian bank hands $2bn loan to Ukraine

      A Russian state-controlled bank appears to have granted Ukraine a $2bn bridging loan to help plug its budget deficit, in a...

    19. May 13, 2010

      Ukraine outlines limits of Russian relations

      Ukraine's new government favours warm relations with Russia but will never surrender control of strategic economic assets...

    20. May 12, 2010

      Bribery probe into Ukraine’s Tymoshenko

      Ukraine’s prosecutor’s office said on Wednesday it had reopened a 2004 criminal case against Yulia Tymoshenko, the former...

    21. May 12, 2010

      Ukraine vows to hold on to energy assets

      Ukraine’s new government favours warm relations with Russia but will never surrender control of strategic economic assets...

    22. May 1, 2010

      Anger in Kiev at Putin gas merger proposal

      Vladimir Putin has proposed the merger of Gazprom, the Russian state gas company, with Naftogaz, the Ukrainian state energy...

    23. April 30, 2010

      Anger in Kiev at Putin gas merger proposal

      Vladimir Putin has proposed the merger of Gazprom, the Russian state gas company, with Naftogaz, the Ukrainian state energy...

    24. April 28, 2010

      Black Sea Fleet deal is bad for Ukraine

      Tomas Valasek : The new Ukrainian president has got off to a bad start in foreign policy terms. Last week, Viktor Yanukovich...

    25. April 27, 2010

      A bad deal for Ukraine and Yanukovich

      The new Ukrainian president has got off to a bad start in foreign policy terms. Last week, Viktor Yanukovich signed a lease...

    26. April 26, 2010

      Tilting to Moscow

      Viktor Yanukovich became the president of Ukraine promising a rapprochement with Russia. He has certainly delivered one.The...

    27. April 22, 2010

      Russia cuts gas prices to Ukraine

      Russia yesterday agreed to slash gas prices to Ukraine by 30 per cent in exchange for far-reaching economic and political...

    28. April 22, 2010

      Russia and Ukraine set for gas price deal in exchange for navy base pledge

      Russia yesterday agreed to cut gas prices to Ukraine by 30 per cent in exchange for far-reaching economic and political...

    29. April 21, 2010

      Russia lowers Ukraine gas prices

      Russia on Wednesday agreed to slash gas prices to Ukraine by 30 per cent in exchange for far-reaching economic and political...

    30. March 22, 2010

      Ukraine to hold gas talks with Russia

      Viktor Yanukovich, Ukraine’s new president will try to win lower natural gas prices from Russia on Tuesday, with an offer to...

    31. March 22, 2010

      Yanukovich in efforts to win lower gas prices

      Viktor Yanukovich, Ukraine’s new president will attempt to win lower gas prices from Russia on Tuesday, with an offer to...

    32. March 12, 2010

      Yanukovich consolidates power

      Viktor Yanukovich, who took over as Ukraine's president last month, strengthened his grip on power yesterday by forming a...

    33. March 11, 2010

      Yanukovich tightens grip on Ukraine

      Allies: Viktor Yanukovich (right) applauds Mykola Azarov on his naming as prime minister on Thursday in a coalition of...

    34. March 6, 2010

      Yanukovich to boost Russia ties

      Viktor Yanukovich, president of Ukraine, flew to Moscow for a meeting with Dmitry Medvedev, his Russian counterpart,...

    35. March 6, 2010

      Yanukovich to boost Russia ties

      Viktor Yanukovich, the president of Ukraine, flew to Moscow for a meeting with Dmitry Medvedev, his Russian counterpart,...

    36. March 5, 2010

      Yanukovich to meet Medvedev in Moscow

      Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich flew to Moscow for a meeting with Russian president Dmitry Medvedev Friday, pledging...

    37. March 3, 2010

      Fresh talks likely as Kiev alliance fails

      Ukraine's governing coalition formally collapsed yesterday, setting the stage for fresh alliance talks that could help the...

    38. March 2, 2010

      Ukraine’s ruling coalition collapses

      Ukraine’s governing coalition formally collapsed on Tuesday, setting the stage for fresh coalition talks that could help the...

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