It’s probably not deliberately ironic that refugees from predominantly Russian-speaking east Ukraine, arriving in Ivano-Frankivsk, are directed straight to the headquarters of Osvita, an organisation promoting Ukrainian language and culture. [more]
A humanitarian convoy accompanied by Russian military personnel and military vehicles advanced toward the Ukrainian border with the intention of crossing into the country late on Aug. 8, but it stopped short of the frontier, a senior Ukrainian official has said. [more]
A small two-story building in central Simferopol would have looked ordinary, if not for one small but highly symbolic detail: It is the last building in Crimea to have a Ukrainian flag on its facade. [more]
In a surprise move that could shake up the situation in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine, the self-proclaimed prime minister of the Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Borodai, announced his resignation on Aug. 7. [more]
While most eyes of the world were focused on the July 17 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 that killed 298 people, Ukraine’s government forces continued assaults that regained territory from Russian-backed separatist fighters. [more]
I visited Ukraine's capital in early July on a CPJ fact-finding mission, and met more than a dozen local and international reporters to learn firsthand of the press freedom conditions in the country [more]
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