All posts tagged Ukraine

Savchenko photo Volodymyr Pertrov
May 25, 2016, by The Kyiv Post

After almost two years of captivity in Russia, Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, 35, is finally back at home. After a Ukrainian government plane landed at Boryspil airport in the […]

Greenpeace marked the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster by projecting messages in support of survivors onto the sarcophagus of the damaged reactor. The projection shows portraits of Chernobyl survivors (photos made by Robert Knoth) with captions that read "30 years after Chernobyl: never again”, “Chernobyl: endless suffering” and “Stop nuclear power” in various languages.

30 years on, Chernobyl still leaks radiation

April 26, 2016, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

Tuesday marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, when an explosion at the power plant near the town contaminated a wide area and ...

Volodymyr Groysman by Vadim Chuprina

Groysman becomes Ukraine’s new prime minister

April 14, 2016, by The Kyiv Post

Ukraine’s parliament voted on April 14 to appoint Volodymyr Groysman as the country’s new prime minister, with 257 lawmakers – 31 votes ...

Arseniy Yatsenyuk at the podium

Analysts: Ukraine government shake-up raises hopes, concerns

April 13, 2016, by Daniel Schearf of VOANews

The resignation of Ukraine’s embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, made official Tuesday, raises hopes for ending a political crisis that ...

  • Arseniy Yatsenyuk at the podium
    Embattled Ukraine prime minister Yatsenyuk resigning
    April 10, 2016, by VOANews

    Ukraine’s embattled prime minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, said Sunday he is resigning, opening the way for a new government to be formed in an effort to end Kyiv’s political crisis. Yatsenyuk […]

  • Poroshenko January 2016 photo president gov ua
    Anything to hide? Revelations undercut trust in Poroshenko
    April 8, 2016, by The Kyiv Post

    Too little, too late, too far away. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko answered questions the nation had about his offshore companies on the third day after the Panama Papers scandal broke, […]

  • Nadiya Savchenko photo Alyona Lunkova STB
    Russian court finds Savchenko guilty of murder
    March 22, 2016, by The Kyiv Post

    It ended as it had begun and continued throughout: in farce and confusion. A court in the small Russian border town of Donetsk in Rostov Oblast on March 22 found […]