Ukraine Explained

Ukraine Explained
March 5, 2020

Coronavirus in Ukraine: LIVE Updates

The Ukrainian government faces a challenge to prevent the virus from spreading and not letting panic take over.
Ukraine Explained
March 4, 2020

Coronavirus in Ukraine: How the country combats COVID-19

The Ukrainian government faces a challenge to prevent the virus from spreading and not letting panic take over.
Opinions
March 4, 2020

Ukraine’s Government Fell: Why, and What Does It Mean?

On March 4 the Ukrainian Parliament sacked the government of Oleksiy Honcharuk, and voted in favor of appointing a new prime minister, Denys Shmyhal. Many ministers...
Reforms
February 28, 2020

Funds for Good: How the EU’s Bank Makes Ukraine a Better Place

Ukraine’s economy will be able to do much better by improving the country’s infrastructure and spurring the development of its regions. To understand how EU funds...
Ukraine Explained
February 22, 2020

Kyiv Food Market: Key Trends Of Capital’s Vibrant Gastronomic Life

The past several years have brought a boom in Kyiv’s restaurant industry. This industry in Ukraine’s capital has been rapidly flourishing with numerous cafés, restaurants,...
Ukraine Explained
February 20, 2020

6 years after killings of Maidan protesters: Is Ukraine still committed to Maidan Values?

February 20, 2014 was the most tragic day of Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity of 2013-2014, known as “Maidan” or “Euromaidan”. At least 48 people were killed on Instytutska...
Ukraine Explained
February 18, 2020

Reading in Ukrainian: The Resurgence of the Ukrainian Book Industry

When I was a child growing up in the nineties, seeing a book in Ukrainian was like a miracle. There were very few publishing houses which printed books in Ukrainian....
Ukraine Explained
February 17, 2020

Statement On The 12 Steps For A "Peaceful Settlement" For Ukraine

More than 80 Ukrainian diplomats, experts, and civic activists have signed the statement on the 12 Steps For A "Peaceful Settlement" For Ukraine
Ukraine Explained
February 11, 2020

“Men’s Business” Turns Female: Stories of Gender (In)equality in Ukraine - Part 2

Women’s increasing presence in male-dominated fields has not removed the discrimination and pressure they face in Ukraine.
Ukraine Explained
February 11, 2020

Zelensky Changes His Key Manager: What Does This Mean?

On February 11 President Zelensky dismissed the head of the presidential office, Andriy Bohdan, and replaced him with Andriy Yermak, his former aide. We asked Ukrainian...