Ukraine Explained

Ukraine Explained
March 11, 2019

Ukraine's Election 2019: LIVE Updates (first round)

The first round of Ukraine's Presidential elections took place on 31 March, while the second round is set for 21 April. This article is your go-to place for all...
Ukraine Explained
March 5, 2019

Who Is Ready to Lead Ukraine?

It’s election season in Ukraine. While there are forty-two candidates officially registered, the competition, according to recent polls, comes down to three: incumbent...
Ukraine Explained
February 20, 2019

How Ukraine’s Leading Comedian Pulled Ahead in Polls

He is different, and this difference may be part of the reason why he’s pulled ahead in the polls.
Reforms
February 20, 2019

Changing the Rules: Ukraine’s Parliamentary Elections

If properly amended, proposed electoral reform has the potential to empower voters and reduce corruption. It would also make Ukraine follow the world trend of moving...
Ukraine Explained
February 7, 2019

Dynamo Kyiv, Blokhin, Lobanovskiy: How Ukrainian Football Lead the Way in the Soviet Union

Physical training and sports in the former USSR had always played a major role in the lives of Soviet citizens. The population’s involvement in sports was substantially...
Ukraine Explained
February 1, 2019

Poroshenko Runs on Stay the Course Platform

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko finally announced that he will seek reelection at a packed forum on January 29 in Kyiv.
Ukraine Explained
December 21, 2018

Are Oligarchs Revealing Their Election Preferences on Ukrainian Television?

An analysis of the news reveals who Ukrainian oligarchs are promoting on their TV channels in the run up to the 2019 elections.
Ukraine Explained
December 17, 2018

Ukraine’s an IT Powerhouse. So Why Isn't It Making More?

Ukraine’s information technology sector has been among the country’s fastest growing industries, and IT experts from Ukraine have found international success. Its...
Ukraine Explained
December 14, 2018

What You Need to Know About the Modern Ukrainian Fashion Industry

In 2014, Ukrainian fashion designer Vita Kin introduced her new brand Vyshyvanka by Vita Kin. Within a year, she was a remarkable success throughout the world with...
Ukraine Explained
December 14, 2018

Service Film Production in Ukraine: Rise or Fall?

In the past years, it became a regular news cause: another major brand chooses a location in Kyiv, Lviv or Odesa to shoot their promotional video for the foreign...