Ukraine Explained

Ukraine Explained
December 6, 2017

10 Things To Know About Today’s Ukrainian Army

Ukraine celebrates national armed forces day on December 6th honoring its military. This is an occasion to look into some interesting facts about the Ukrainian Army....
Ukraine Explained
November 24, 2017

Famine And Memory: 10 Things To Know About Holodomor

Since 1998, the fourth Saturday of November has been commemorated in Ukraine as the day honouring the memory for victims of Holodomors, i.e. numerous attempts by...
Ukraine Explained
November 21, 2017

Ukraine’s Transport Potential: Key Facts You Should Know

As they say in real estate, location is everything. Thus Ukraine, the biggest country in Europe and one that is advantageously located, has a major role to play...
Ukraine Explained
November 13, 2017

Why Today’s Ukraine Is Different From Ukraine Which Welcomed Paul Manafort

The recent arrest of Paul Manafort in the US has raised the topic in the Western media about his corrupt links to the Ukrainian authorities. Manafort was indeed...
Ukraine Explained
October 26, 2017

MP Wounded After Explosion In Kyiv: What Do We Know Now

On 25 October, at 22:15, a bomb went off near the car of Ihor Mosiychuk, Ukrainian MP from Radical Party. As a result, 3 people were wounded and 2 died. Mosiychuk’s...
Ukraine Explained
September 27, 2017

Ammunition depot explosion in Central Ukraine: what we know so far

48th arsenal of the А1119 military base near Kalynivka (Vinnytsia region) has caught fire last night. First explosions were reported at 22:00 on Tuesday, 26 September....
Ukraine Explained
September 20, 2017

10 key points from YES-2017 conference

On 14-16 September, 14th installment of Yalta European Strategy (YES) conference took place in Kyiv. Previously, from 2004 to 2013, it has been held in Crimea, but...
Ukraine Explained
September 15, 2017

How likely is EU to cancel roaming charges for Ukraine?

Talks about the mutual decrease of roaming fees between Europe and Ukraine have been going on since October 2016, when former EU Commissioner for Digital Economy...
Ukraine Explained
September 4, 2017

Euromaidan-related graffiti ruined in Kyiv, vandals face backlash from society

On 2 September 2017, so-called “Icons of Revolution”, a cultural object of Euromaidan times, has been destroyed by a local furniture shop. This has been first reported...
Ukraine Explained
July 31, 2017

Unexpected Industry: Dozens of New Enterprises Signal Ukraine’s Economic Recovery

Ukraine’s industrial sector has had a difficult spell. The production of heavy coal, steel, and machinery, inherited from the Soviet past, have traditionally been...