Roman Tsymbalyuk Lawyer Nikolai Polozov: Discontent with government in Russia is growing, but people will put up with it because they are afraid that things could get even worse
15:20, 23 July 2020
Gannitskiy Mikhail Corona-free travel abroad: Turkish authorities, businesses develop massive anti-COVID-19 system for safe tourist season
UNIAN has checked how the airport, hotels and tourist attractions in Turkey ensure antiviral safety. In our opinion, it is much less possible to contract the coronavirus there than in Ukraine.
09:30, 15 July 2020
Roman Tsymbalyuk Russian political scientist Natalia Shavshukova: Luck turned its back on Putin. Post-quarantine Russia will be poorer and angrier
Russian political scientist Natalia Shavshukova sat down with UNIAN to speak about the potential consequences of Vladimir Putin zeroing his presidential terms, why does the government no longer control the situation in the country, what are the attitudes toward Donbas and Crimea, and will the Kremlin's policy change once the quarantine is lifted.
18:00, 07 May 2020
Roman Tsymbalyuk Russian businessman Dmitry Potapenko: Nothing threatens the "collective Putin" – neither a pandemic nor oil prices. Meanwhile, Russia is setting up a digital GULAG
A famous Russian businessman Dmitry Potapenko, who regularly criticizes the Kremlin's economic policies, told UNIAN how the "perfect storm" of the global crisis is killing the Russian economy, why are Russian authorities turning the country into a digital GULAG, how easy is it for the Kremlin to suppress any protest movement, and under what conditions could power change in Russia.
09:00, 29 April 2020
Tomas Dapkus Singapore Professor Yik Ying Teo: If you are caught breaking quarantine law, there's a risk of prosecution. It's either a very hefty fine or a jail term
Singapore Professor Yik Ying Teo: If you are caught breaking the law on quarantine, there is the risk of prosecution. It is either a very hefty fine or a jail term. So the public has been very obedient to follow the necessary rules.
18:00, 07 April 2020
Tetyana Urbanska Ukrainians on quarantine in California: wave of volunteering, harsh punishment for sanitizer speculators, and long lines to gun shops
The United States is so far ranking world's third in terms of the number of Covid-19 cases. Over the past weekend alone, the number of confirmed cases doubled and exceeded 40,000. One of the hardest-hit states, California, has been put on lockdown four days ago. UNIAN spoke with Ukrainians living in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego about how Californians comply with restrictive measures.
18:40, 24 March 2020
Tomas Dapkus Professor Giuseppe Ippolito: Recommendation for countries where COVID-19 is just starting: "Be prepared!"
Scientific Director of the Lazzaro Spallanzani National Institute for Infectious Diseases, Professor Giuseppe Ippolito has told Lithuania's daily Lietuvos Rytas in an interview what are the causes of the high death rates from the coronavirus in Italy, whether it is possible to get infected repeatedly and when the COVID-19 vaccine becomes available.
14:40, 22 March 2020
Larysa Kozova Australia resident on raging fires: We praise firefighters and pray for rain
Sydney-based Larysa Tsypkalenko, a former Odesa native, sat down with UNIAN to tell about the Green Continent fighting massive fires, local residents surviving in difficult conditions, saving their neighbors and injured animals.
09:00, 16 January 2020
Roman Tsymbalyuk Aircraft designer Vadim Lukashevich: We urgently need to stop using Superjet and figure out what happened...
Hard landing at the Sheremetyevo airport of the newest Sukhoi Superjet aircraft resulted in the death of 41 people on board. This is not the first accident with a Russian plane that has just recently been put into operation. Whether traveling on these aircraft are the same as playing "Russian roulette" is what UNIAN sat down to discuss with the former designer of the Sukhoi Design Office, which created the "Superjet".
18:00, 07 May 2019
Pressure of sanctions: what awaits gang of "swindlers and thieves"
Sanctions against Russia are not the first and definitely not the last case when restrictive measures are applied in world history. And as the Kremlin is flaunting its alleged global influence, the sanctions simply do their job.
17:50, 31 January 2018
Nina Khrushcheva: In Russia, the attitude toward the authorities is obsequious – it’s "people for the government". In Ukraine, it’s more about "government for the people"
Nikita Khrushchev's great-granddaughter Nina Khrushcheva, who is Professor of International Affairs at The New School in New York, has told UNIAN of what she had gained from having family ties with the former first secretary of the Communist Party Central Committee, as well as of the way modern Russia is following the path of the Soviet government, and explained why she considers the Trump family "a malignant growth on American democracy."
17:50, 13 October 2017
Games of Democracy
While the attention of many Ukrainians remains focused on the vicissitudes of big politics in the EU, some curious things are happening in the opposite direction, in Asia. This autumn, fateful elections were expected not only in Germany and France but also in ... Kyrgyzstan.
19:50, 10 October 2017
Ukraine's Ambassador to the Netherlands: "Russia is obliged to provide legal assistance [to the Netherlands] in criminal matters"
The Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Ukraine to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Vsevolod Chentsov, in his interview with UNIAN has told what the grounds were for making a decision to pass the right to prosecute those guilty of the MH17 crash to the Dutch court, when will this court start its hearings and whether anything is able to force Russia to cooperate in the criminal investigation.
19:50, 05 July 2017
Syria’s Jolak Safwan: Assad just stands "on the stage," while Russia controls everything behind the scenes
Aljazeera.net reporter, editor-in-chief at UkrPress.net, Syrian-born Jolak Safwan in an interview with UNIAN told why Russia needs a Syrian war, why ISIL is a product of intelligence services and a tool in the hands of Putin and Assad, as well as about the realities of life of Syrians in exile and the attitude of Ukrainians toward Muslims.
15:40, 14 April 2017
Man from business: What path will the new U.S. Secretary choose
After the U.S. citizens voted for their new president, discussions have been very active about the candidates for the various posts in Donald J.Trump administration. UNIAN figured out what the nomination for the post of U.S. Secretary of State of an ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson promises for Ukraine.
18:15, 15 December 2016
Director of film about Nemtsov: "Boris was uncomfortable with Russia sending its men to the war and concealing it"
Ahead of preliminary hearings in the case of the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, UNIAN sat down with Zosia Rodkevich, the director of the documentary titled "My Friend Boris Nemtsov", which premiered at the 7th International Odesa Film Festival.
20:00, 25 July 2016
Europe's Black Spring
There was plenty of talk regarding a possibility of terrorist attacks similar to those in Paris to repeat in other major European cities. On March 22, the terrorists targeted Brussels. UNIAN has discussed with experts the possible reasons behind the new outbreak of violence in the heart of Europe and its implications for Ukraine.
17:50, 24 March 2016
Bellingcat founder: Lawyer files suit against Russia, Putin about MH17 crash, conflict in Ukraine
Bellingcat, the expert and journalist team investigating into the downing of MH17 over the Donbas sky in July 2014, recently announced it brought the number of the Russian soldiers possibly involved in this crime down to 20 people. In an exclusive interview with UNIAN, the founder of Bellingcat, Eliot Higgins, has revealed some details of his investigation.
14:37, 08 January 2016
New era in fight against climate change
By the end of 2015, after two weeks of negotiations at the Climate Change Conference in Paris a so-called Paris Agreement was signed between the 196 parties, which gives a start to a new era in the global fight against climate change on Planet Earth.
08:45, 25 December 2015
Kremlin’s French front
On December 13, France will hold the second round of regional elections, which are considered a dress rehearsal before the parliamentary and presidential elections in 2017. UNIAN gathered expert opinions on what the change of the French political elites would mean for Ukraine.
16:10, 12 December 2015