Russian-Ukrainian relations, increasingly tense since the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union, plummeted to a new low after Russia’s forcible absorption of the Crimean Peninsula in March 2014 and subsequent invasion of Donbas
|day before yesterday||Breaking news|
(Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov pictured in Kyiv on April 4, 2020)
|day before yesterday|
How many Ukrainians believe in God
What crimes Russia has committed during the occupation of Crimea and is still committing on the peninsula
|2 April||Breaking news|
Coronavirus cases are expected to peak over Easter
|30 March||Breaking news|
It's a rise from the 311 cases reported early on March 28
|26 March||Breaking news|
The agency has said this in a statement
During the Third Lviv Security Forum, The Ukrainian Week met with Lawrence Fridman, Emeritus Professor of War Studies at King’s College London to discuss issues of modern conflicts, global superpowers and strategy for Ukraine
What is Ukraine’s place in the rhetoric of Russian media and how to decipher their hidden messages?
|18 March||Breaking news|
Organizers of a street protest in Kyiv say resisting Russian influence is more important than honoring a ban on mass gatherings
Marek Zagórski: «Digitalisation solutions should not be implemented to make people’s lives harder – they need to provide tangible benefits»
During the XIII Europe – Ukraine Forum, The Ukrainian Week met with Marek Zagórski, Minister of Digital Affairs (Poland), and discussed Warsaw’s approaches to the implementation of modern electronic services, the economic benefits and risks of digitalisation
How might the president interpret bad news better?
Something’s cutting down the profits of Ukrainian banks. What risks does the banking system face today?
What’s the expensive hryvnia doing to Ukraine’s macroeconomic situation?
What threatening consequences for the country may the new course in energy policy have?
What are the threats facing Ukraine’s economy in 2020?
The self-proclaimed republics in occupied Donbas are changing their rhetoric about returning to Ukraine and are more actively imposing the attributes of a statelet...
|6 March||Breaking news|
A 27-year-old Ukrainian chess champion and his girlfriend, 18, have been found dead in their Moscow flat, apparently poisoned by laughing gas
The strategic winners and losers at Normandy
Are public talks and lecturing becoming a regular way to spend free time in Ukraine?
What kind of image has Volodymyr Zelenskiy created for himself abroad?
Ukraine enters a new decade with a new identity among its museums and art centers
More and more signals are indicating that, after four years of renewed growth, Ukraine could be facing an economic downturn in 2020
Who’s to party in 2020 – the Euro-Atlantic community, Ukraine and Georgia, or Russia?
|27 February||Breaking news|
A man set himself ablaze in Ukraine Wednesday in a shocking caught-on-camera moment outside the nation’s president’s office
What will the Ukrainian economy depend on in 2020?
|22 February||Breaking news|
Ukrainian riot police prepare to push back protesters, who planned to stop buses carrying passengers evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan, outside Novi Sarzhany, Ukraine
|20 February||Breaking news|
John Rood, the Pentagon's top policy official, is the latest to be purged following Trump's acquittal in the Senate
In 2020, for the first time in history, Kyiv will host the spring session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly
|18 February||Breaking news|
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry summoned the Russian chargé d’affaires ad interim in Kyiv on Monday and expressed protest over the detention of four Ukrainian fishermen
In what way do Zelenskiy’s initiatives regarding decentralization, referenda and dual citizenship threaten the integrity of the Ukrainian state?
|13 February||Breaking news|
Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk has said that Ukraine and the European Union (EU) have signed an agreement on assistance worth EUR 25 million in the sphere of digitalization
The new administration failed, after all, to make good on a single serious reform. The seemingly minor postponement could suggest a systemic crisis of decision-making
|11 February||Breaking news|
The report doesn't show stats on financial support the government has provided to the affected citizens
Why high-ranking foreign officials’ visits to Kyiv don’t contribute to the strengthening of Ukrainian diplomacy
|9 February||Breaking news|
A White House decision to remove two top officials who played key roles as witnesses in the Ukraine scandal prompted confusion in Washington and Kyiv on Friday over the future of US foreign policy toward the embattled US ally at the heart of President Donald Trump's impeachment
|6 February||Breaking news|
The decision was made in order to fulfill an order issued by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy
Reut Shapir Ben-Naftaly: "With the inclusion of women, the Israeli Defense Forces utilizes the highest potential of the Israeli society as a whole"
Head of the political department of the Israeli Embassy in Ukraine on the role of women in the military and the feasibility of involving military veterans in government work
|2 February||Breaking news|
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is the highest-ranking US official to travel to Ukraine since the impeachment began
What Ukrainian healthcare should do in 2020
2020 local elections will be more of a challenge for the Servant of the People party than the parliamentary campaign
|31 January||Breaking news|
"This has been a very intense month" for Ukraine, one expert in the country said
|29 January||Breaking news|
As Zelensky mentions pact that carved up Poland and started World War II, Putin’s spokesperson claims that is ‘erroneous and offensive’
The red lines that keep haunting Volodymyr Zelenskiy have managed to find their way into the bill on decentralization, too
Today of Kryvyi Rih
|24 January||Breaking news|
The population of Ukraine as at December 1, 2019, was 37,289,400.
What future for the EU after Brexit?
Ukrainians are not yet disappointed with the choice of the president and MPs. But some of the government’s actions no longer excite the majority
|19 January||Breaking news|
Iranian official said 'expertise of France, Canada and America' will be used to read flight data in Kyiv
On honest and false leaders
|17 January||Breaking news|
Uncertainty surrounds PM after audio suggesting he criticised president’s understanding of economy
During the 3rd Lviv Security Forum, the director of German Marshall Fund's office in Ankara discussed the current state of relations between Turkey, USA, and Russia and perspectives of Ukraine-Turkey dialogue
Once again, in the duel over the energy market between two oligarchs, Ukraine ends up the loser
What the Russian authorities can do to preserve the current regime
|7 January||Breaking news|
Donald Trump on Monday met with the new Ukrainian ambassador to the U.S. at a credentialing ceremony in the Oval Office, the White House said.
How economic transformations drive GDP growth
|5 January||Breaking news|
The U.S. military learns from Ukrainian soldiers and officers about Russian tactics, Russian military equipment, and the ways how Russians deliver this equipment to Ukraine
Who is alleged mastermind of the efforts to shake up the situation in the country and why it has become possible?
|3 January||Breaking news|
Bill Taylor, who led the US embassy in Ukraine and served as a key witness in the House impeachment inquiry, has departed his post
Tacan Ildem: “We have enough ways and means to increase our partnership to strengthen the capacities of Ukraine”
During the Third Lviv Security Forum, The Ukrainian Week met with Ambassador Tacan Ildem, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy, to discuss symbols and messages between the Alliance and Ukraine and perspectives on bilateral partnership
|29 December, 2019||Breaking news|
Ukraine president says exchange should take place on Sunday but details of the planned swap are scarce
|28 December, 2019||Breaking news|
Donald Trump is inching dangerously closer to publicly naming the purported whistleblower whose complaint about the US president’s dealings with Ukraine led to his impeachment
|28 December, 2019||World|
Robert Brinkley: “Ukraine should ensure that Western countries are aware which prisoners are being held by Russia”
During the 29th Economic Forum in Krynica-Zdrój (Poland) The Ukrainian Week talked with Robert Brinkley, Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Ukraine Forum, Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House about perspectives of Ukrainian relations with West and Russia
|26 December, 2019||Breaking news|
Ukrainian officials have opened a criminal investigation after a passenger train from Russia arrived in Crimea via a new Russian-built bridge, arguing that the train illegally carried people across the Ukrainian border
|23 December, 2019||Breaking news|
Trump's political appointees at the White House's budget office were already ordering the Pentagon to freeze security funding for Ukraine, newly released government documents show
|21 December, 2019||Economics|
What is the state of Ukraine’s economy?
|20 December, 2019||Breaking news|
Russian and Ukrainian representatives have met in Berlin for "very intense negotiations" on the current 10-year gas agreement due to expire in two weeks. However, the terms of the deal are not yet clear
|19 December, 2019||Economics|
Why is the role of the nation-state in the development of the economy only increasing nowadays?
|18 December, 2019||Economics|
Goesta Ljungman: “Now the Ukrainian state faces a new challenge - to recover taxpayers' money spent to rescue problem banks”
The Ukrainian Week discussed the new International Monetary Fund (IMF) program for Ukraine as well as key challenges for Ukrainian economy with the IMF Resident Representative in Ukraine
|18 December, 2019||Breaking news|
Bill Taylor testified at the House Intelligence Committee's inquiry into President Donald Trump's hold on military aid to Ukraine
|15 December, 2019||Breaking news|
Over 103 kilograms of amber worth about EUR 50,000 and 4,000 packs of cigarettes worth EUR 13,000 have been seized
|13 December, 2019||Breaking news|
The EU confirms its support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity
|13 December, 2019||World|
Who conducts lawfare against Ukraine, and why?
|8 December, 2019||Breaking news|
The United States is committed to working with its Allies and partners to keep pressure on Russia to live up to its commitments and to begin the process of peacefully restoring Ukraine's full sovereignty over Donbas
|6 December, 2019||Breaking news|
Oleksandr Onyshchenko publicly claimed to have inside information about Hunter Biden just as the impeachment proceedings got underway
|6 December, 2019||Economics|
During the 29th Economic Forum in Krynica-Zdrój (Poland) The Ukrainian Week talked with Ewa Konczal, Central and Eastern Europe Manager in the European Venture Philanthropy Association about impact investment and government role in that process
|2 December, 2019||Politics|
How attitudes towards the country’s course and the war in the Donbas have changed among Ukrainians in the last five years
|30 November, 2019||Breaking news|
A Ukrainian journalist convicted in Russia of spying and jailed for three years has described how he created paintings of cathedrals, lighthouses and soothing landscapes as a form of psychological therapy during his imprisonment
|30 November, 2019||Politics|
What criteria should be used to evaluate strategies for the reintegration of the Donbas
|28 November, 2019||Politics|
The government can hardly count on support from the streets despite its high ratings
|26 November, 2019||Politics|
The new administration appears to be risking turning its critics into enemies and losing public support
|24 November, 2019||Politics|
How might the “servants of the people” take a chance and reboot governments in the regions?
|21 November, 2019||Breaking news|
Federal prosecutors are planning to interview an executive with Ukraine’s state-owned gas company as part of an ongoing probe into the business dealings of Rudy Giuliani and two of his Soviet-born business associates
|21 November, 2019||Politics|
Who runs Ukraine on behalf of Volodymyr Zelenskiy, and why
|17 November, 2019||Breaking news|
PM Oleksiy Honcharuk and Minister of Finance Oksana Markarova met with the IMF mission head Ron van Rooden and mission's economist Gabor Pula to discuss the new EFF
|15 November, 2019||Breaking news|
Bryan Lanza served as an adviser on Trump’s 2016 campaign—and more recently helped get U.S. sanctions on a Russian oligarch’s aluminum company lifted.
|15 November, 2019||History|
Odesa in the life of Yuriy Yanovskiy
|13 November, 2019||Breaking news|
The top US diplomat in Ukraine, penned an op-ed in a Ukrainian news magazine this week emphasizing the United States' "committed partnership and support" to the country
|13 November, 2019||Economics|
The troubles of the new government with the IMF signal that oligarchic actors prevail over national interests in its actions
|11 November, 2019||Breaking news|
A court hearing in Poland on whether to extradite a Ukrainian veteran of the ongoing Donbas conflict and member of a Ukrainian nationalist group is expected to begin by Nov. 12
|11 November, 2019||Politics|
How to prevent surrender
|9 November, 2019||Economics|
What export markets are different oblasts focused on and what might the impact be, both on the regions and on the country?
|7 November, 2019||Breaking news|
A senior US diplomat has testified that the Trump administration threatened to withhold military aid from Ukraine unless it agreed to investigate Mr Trump's leading US presidential rival
|7 November, 2019||Politics|
The key stages of Ukraine’s independence, important lessons and agenda for the current government
|6 November, 2019|
On Trump’s transactional approach to politics
|4 November, 2019||Breaking news|
The foreign minister expressed strong support for Ukraine in finding a solution to the military conflict through the Minsk agreements
|2 November, 2019||Politics|
In international relations, Ukraine keeps reacting to foreign initiatives rather than coming up with its own
|31 October, 2019||Politics|
A look at the current online strategies of the two main rivals in the 2019 presidential campaign
|31 October, 2019||Breaking news|
State department aide makes revelation in testimony, while Russia envoy nominee John Sullivan grilled at confirmation hearing
|30 October, 2019||Politics|
Who voted for whom, or to what extent voter preferences coincide with the results of their choices