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  1. FT Data

    May 25, 2014

    Interactive: Ukrainian Presidential election results mapped

    The full regional breakdown of results and turnout in Ukraine’s presidential election is shown in the interactive graphic...

  2. 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...

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  1. Ukraine 2012

    Kiev finds itself caught between the east and the west as elections loom...
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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. beyondbrics

    May 12, 2014

    Guest post: Ukraine's poor set of choices

    By Taras Kuzio of the University of Alberta The controversial referendums held in Donetsk and Luhansk on Sunday will have...

  5. May 1, 2014

    Ukraine gas tycoon blames Tymoshenko for his arrest

    Dmitry Firtash has spent much of his career in the opaque – and extraordinarily lucrative – netherworld of the natural gas...

  6. April 27, 2014

    Kiev walks tightrope in eastern negotiations

    Ukraine’s new government is pursuing negotiations with armed separatist rebels to coax them out of occupied buildings and...

  7. March 31, 2014

    Yulia Tymoshenko talks to the FT

    Extracts from the interview with Yulia Tymoshenko by Neil Buckley, conducted in Kiev on 31 March 2014. On a possible...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. March 27, 2014

    IMF in balancing act with $14bn Ukraine rescue pledge

    The International Monetary Fund is used to lending to countries whose economies are in a mess. Rarely has it agreed to bail...

  12. 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...

  13. Brussels Blog

    March 7, 2014

    EPP in Dublin: Klitschko, Tymoshenko and...Bono?

    Yulia Tymoshenko speaking at the EPP conference in Dublin on Thursday night By Vincent Boland in Dublin There is something...

  14. The World

    March 6, 2014

    Crimea vote is no slam dunk for Putin

    By John Thornhill Look at Ukraine’s polling data and it is hard to avoid the conclusion that even if Russian President...

  15. FT Photo Diary

    February 28, 2014

    Yulia Tymoshenko greets her supporters in Kiev

    Yuriy Dyachyshyn/AFP Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko shakes hands with a woman as she arrives to visit the tent...

  16. beyondbrics

    February 27, 2014

    New Ukraine premier calls for help

    Ukraine’s parliament appointed in a near unanimous vote on Thursday afternoon Arseniy Yatseniuk, one of the country’s...

  17. February 26, 2014

    Arseniy Yatseniuk poised to become Ukraine prime minister

    Arseniy Yatseniuk is poised to become the next prime minister of Ukraine, putting him at the head of a government that faces...

  18. February 23, 2014

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin considers next move in Ukraine

    When Vladimir Putin laid a wreath on Sunday at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Kremlin walls, his face was...

  19. February 23, 2014

    Bloody and tumultuous 72 hours that ended rule of Yanukovich

    The shots rang out as anti-government protesters chased retreating police from the corner of Kiev’s Independence Square on...

  20. 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...

  21. February 23, 2014

    Hunt for Yanukovich as Tymoshenko pushes for Ukrainian coalition

    Ukrainians celebrate Yanukovich ousting The whereabouts of Viktor Yanukovich remained unclear on Sunday, a day after the...

  22. February 22, 2014

    Yanukovich toppled in new Ukrainian revolution

    Yulia Tymoshenko, heroine of Ukraine’s 2004 Orange Revolution, addressed thousands of Ukrainians in Kiev late on Saturday at...

  23. February 21, 2014

    Ukraine peace deal faces first challenge

    Ukraine stepped back from the abyss on Friday as President Viktor Yanukovich and opposition leaders signed a compromise...

  24. February 21, 2014

    Kiev calm but uncertainties temper relief over agreement

    Within hours of Friday’s dramatic compromise to stanch Ukraine’s bloody political crisis, a sense of calm was already...

  25. February 21, 2014

    Ukraine’s twin torments of geography and politics

    It has taken scarcely 15 years for Kiev’s St Michael of the Golden Domes, a monastery rebuilt in 1998 as a lofty spiritual...

  26. January 24, 2014

    Ukraine: On the front line

    Smoke drifts over Kiev’s Hrushevskoho street in a scene that resembles trench warfare. Protesters lob fire bombs and...

  27. 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...

  28. December 16, 2013

    Tymoshenko’s absence looms over Ukraine protests

    Nine years after Ukraine’s Orange Revolution, the protest scenes in Kiev look strangely familiar. The crowds have massed in...

  29. beyondbrics

    December 10, 2013

    Protest, psychobilly and the alliances behind Ukraine's future

    Anyone watching the 20-day-old street protests in Kiev and other Ukrainian cities cannot help but be impressed by the...

  30. beyondbrics

    December 10, 2013

    Ukraine CDS hits 4-year high as tension rises for investors [updated with charts]

    The cost of insuring against default on Ukrainian debt hit new highs on Tuesday as tension rose over an increasingly edgy...

  31. December 6, 2013

    Vitali Klitschko, pugilist politician aiming to lead Ukraine

    As angry youths with sticks and rocks advanced on Ukraine’s presidential building last Sunday, they expected to confront...

  32. 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...

  33. beyondbrics

    December 3, 2013

    Ukraine: protests continue as Yanukovich flies to China

    Protesters and riot police face each other in front of the Ukrainian parliament, December 3 Worries about the unfolding...

  34. December 1, 2013

    Crackdown spurs Ukraine’s journey from revolution to upheaval

    A geopolitical tug-of-war between the EU and Russia over Ukraine’s future has brought Europe’s second largest country by...

  35. December 1, 2013

    Mass demonstrations shake Kiev as Ukrainians call for revolution

    Viktor Yanukovich, Ukraine’s president, was under escalating pressure on Sunday night as hundreds of thousands of protesters...

  36. 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...

  37. FT Photo Diary

    November 29, 2013

    Human chain in Kiev

    Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Ukrainian students stand hand in hand as part of a human chain organised by pro-EU protesters to...

  38. November 27, 2013

    Yanukovich is playing with the rules, not by them

    Years ago Alexander Kwasniewski, the former Polish president and one of Ukraine’s best friends, said that politics in Kiev...

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