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    1. August 28, 2016

      Ukraine’s leaders campaign against ‘pro-Putin’ Trump

      For years, Serhiy Leshchenko, a top Ukrainian anti-corruption campaigner, worked to expose kleptocracy under former...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      August 24, 2016

      Marching in Kiev

      Ukrainian Soldiers rehearse before a military parade held to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence...

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    1. August 19, 2016

      Putin blames tensions on faltering Ukraine peace accord

      Vladimir Putin has blamed the recent surge in tension between Moscow and Kiev on foundering efforts to settle the...

    2. August 17, 2016

      Ukraine’s former PM urges west to stand firm on Russian sanctions

      Ukraine has urged western leaders to hold the line against Russian aggression in the country, saying there was no case...

    3. Fast FT

      August 12, 2016

      Nord Stream 2 partners withdraw amid Poland pressure

      Gazprom says it intends to build a new $11bn gas pipeline from Russia to Germany on its own after a joint venture with...

    4. August 11, 2016

      Russia ratchets up rhetoric against Ukraine after Crimea plot allegation

      Russia has ratcheted up its rhetoric against Ukraine following Vladimir Putin’s accusation this week that Kiev was...

    5. August 11, 2016

      Russia plays a dangerous hand in Ukraine conflict

      Ukraine and Russia stand once again on the brink of open war. After weeks of elevated violence in the separatist...

    6. August 10, 2016

      Putin accuses Kiev of armed Crimea incursion

      Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Ukrainian forces of a “criminal” incursion into Crimea, in an escalation of...

    7. FT Photo Diary

      July 27, 2016

      Holy procession

      Nuns of Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate take part in a procession petitioning for peace marking...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      July 22, 2016

      Paying Tribute to Pavel Sheremet

      People pay tribute near the open casket of Belarus-born journalist Pavel Sheremet, who was killed in a car bomb in...

    9. July 20, 2016

      Ukraine ‘shocked’ by car-bomb killing of prominent journalist

      One of Ukraine’s most respected journalists was killed by a car bomb in central Kiev on Wednesday morning, rattling the...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      July 11, 2016

      Flags a flutter

      Canadian national flag covers a soldier from Ukraine’s honour guards during a welcoming ceremony for Canada’s Prime...

    11. Fast FT

      June 20, 2016

      FirstFT - Struggling to land a punch in Kiev

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. Whatever happened to the China crisis?...

    12. June 19, 2016

      Fighter turned mayor Klitschko struggles to land a punch in Kiev

      In a rundown suburb of Soviet-era apartment blocks in eastern Kiev, Vitali Klitschko, former world heavyweight boxing...

    13. beyondbrics

      June 6, 2016

      Nadia Savchenko: the new factor in Ukrainian politics

      Last month’s release of Ukrainian air force pilot Nadia Savchenko after 709 days in illegal Russian captivity came on...

    14. June 6, 2016

      Ukrainian authorities foil Euro 2016 "terror plot"

      Ukraine claimed on Monday that it had thwarted a plot to conduct massive terrorist attacks during the Euro 2016...

    15. FT Photo Diary

      May 19, 2016

      Vyshyvanka Day

      A man dresses a statue figure on the monument dedicated to Kiev city founders, in the national Ukrainian costume called...

    16. May 13, 2016

      Ukraine’s Eurovision song set to stir up past tensions with Russia

      The Eurovision Song Contest is usually known as an annual celebration of kitsch pop music, with this year’s entrants...

    17. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Ukraine appoints prosecutor, looks to unlock funding

      Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday appointed Yuri Lutsenko, a presidential loyalist and former Interior Minister, as the...

    18. May 12, 2016

      How better governance reaps rewards for central and eastern Europe

      Pulling together a fully audited annual report can seem like a costly and time-consuming process. But not when it saves...

    19. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Ukraine cuts energy subsidies in bid to please IMF

      Ukraine moved to further eliminate unsustainable energy subsidies by unifying household and commercial natural gas...

    20. April 26, 2016

      Chernobyl attitudes and instincts still endure 30 years on

      Early on April 26, 1986, as technicians conducted an unauthorised experiment at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in...

    21. April 19, 2016

      Ukraine hints at deal with Russia to free captured pilot

      Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s pro-western president, hinted strongly on Tuesday that he had reached an agreement by...

    22. Fast FT

      April 19, 2016

      Ukraine president: ‘algorithm’ to release Savchenko likely reached

      Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s pro-western president, hinted strongly on Tuesday that he likely reached an “algorithm”...

    23. April 14, 2016

      Ukraine must stick to the path of domestic reform

      In Ukraine, history is in danger of repeating itself. After the pro-democracy Orange revolution of 2004, efforts to...

    24. April 14, 2016

      Volodymyr Groysman takes over as Ukraine prime minister

      Ukraine swore in a new government on Thursday headed by a close associate of president Petro Poroshenko, in one of the...

    25. Fast FT

      April 14, 2016

      Groysman takes over as Ukraine prime minister

      Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday voted in presidential loyalist Volodymyr Groysman as the country’s new prime minister....

    26. Fast FT

      April 12, 2016

      Danyliuk poised to manage Ukraine’s finances

      Oleksandr Danyliuk (pictured) is poised to become Ukraine’s new finance minister if parliament – perhaps as early as...

    27. April 12, 2016

      Conflict in Ukraine weighs heavily on asset values

      It is hardly a surprise that the two-year war with Russian-backed separatists over the far-eastern breakaway region of...

    28. April 10, 2016

      Petro Poroshenko becomes focus of Ukraine’s disillusion

      Two years after the revolution that toppled Ukraine’s pro-Russia president Viktor Yanukovich, dozens of demonstrators...

    29. April 7, 2016

      Dutch vote knocks hopes for further EU enlargement to the east

      When a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine in 2014 killing 196 Dutch citizens — almost certainly...

    30. Fast FT

      April 7, 2016

      Panama Papers: Rothschild defends Poroshenko

      Rothschild Trust, a branch of Rothschild Wealth Management & Trust, on Thursday confirmed signing what it described as...

    31. April 6, 2016

      Dutch referendum on Ukraine seen as test of EU sentiment

      Dutch voters headed to the ballot box for a referendum on a controversial trade deal between the EU and Ukraine on...

    32. Brussels Blog

      April 6, 2016

      Brussels briefing: The Dutch question

      Welcome to Wednesday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign...

    33. Fast FT

      March 24, 2016

      Ukraine pro-president party wants Groysman as PM

      President Petro Poroshenko’s party, the largest by seats in Ukraine’s legislature, on Thursday proposed as a new prime...

    34. Fast FT

      March 22, 2016

      Ukraine's Jaresko says ready to be prime minister

      Natalie Jaresko, Ukraine’s US-born finance minister, has announced for the first time that she is ready to become prime...

    35. Fast FT

      March 22, 2016

      Russia sentences Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ to 22 yrs

      A Russian court sentenced captured Ukrainian army pilot Nadia Savchenko to 22 years for complicity to murder on...

    36. The World

      March 17, 2016

      What if Russia cut gas supplies to Europe?

      Under what circumstances might Russia cut off gas deliveries to Europe for a prolonged period of time, and what might...

    37. beyondbrics

      March 16, 2016

      A last chance to unify Ukraine?

      A glimmer of hope that the deadlocked Minsk II peace agreement could yet prevent a frozen conflict in the Donbas is...

    38. March 13, 2016

      Ukraine’s pro-western reform project hangs in the balance

      Two years on from the protests that ousted pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovich, Ukraine’s revolution is confronting...

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