The week in numbers

The week in numbers

29 people were killed and another 105 suffered various injuries as a result of the shelling of the residential district “Vostochniy” in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, 62% of Ukrainians subject to mobilization received draft papers, and Ukrainian troops defended the Donetsk airport terminal for 242 days.
14:50, 26.01.2015
Crimean sketches: What is it like in Crimea today?

Crimean sketches: What is it like in Crimea today?

What’s it like in Crimea now? There are no gunmen roaming the streets, locals are not deprived of utilities, and not all of them are “traitors” despite myths from the “mainland.” But the situation on the peninsula remains difficult.
14:12, 25.01.2015
Co-chairman of EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee: Ukraine is a victim of aggression

Co-chairman of EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee: Ukraine is a victim of aggression

Andrej Plenković, Head of the European Parliament’s delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee told UNIAN about priorities in cooperation with the Ukrainian government, and challenges for Ukraine in 2015.
13:14, 25.01.2015
Operation Escalation: What Putin is up to

Operation Escalation: What Putin is up to

For a week all of Ukraine has been anxiously awaiting new reports from the eastern front: the militants’ attacks on the Ukrainian forces are becoming more frequent day by day. UNIAN has asked experts to explain what Putin could be up to
15:15, 23.01.2015
The week in numbers

The week in numbers

Three stages of mobilization are planned to be held in Ukraine in 2015; about 20,000 people went on a march in Kyiv for solidarity against terrorism and in memory of the civilians killed near Volnovakha, and the country’s foreign exchange reserves decreased to $ 7.5 billion.
15:10, 21.01.2015
A year on from the adoption of the ‘dictatorship laws.’ What happened to the laws, and their authors?

A year on from the adoption of the ‘dictatorship laws.’ What happened to the laws, and their authors?

Just over a year ago, on January 16, the Verkhovna Rada of the previous convocation, in violation of all regulations - without discussion, by a show of hands – passed a number of bills dubbed as “dictatorship laws.” Some of today’s MPs justifiably call January 16 a “black day.”
13:27, 19.01.2015
Yanukovych and Co. wanted by Interpol: Between jail and a gilded cage

Yanukovych and Co. wanted by Interpol: Between jail and a gilded cage

On January 12, 2015 Interpol officially placed on the international wanted persons list Ukraine’s former president, Viktor Yanukovych, who fled to Russia in February. But his extradition from Russia is not guaranteed. 
17:04, 15.01.2015
Privatization in Ukraine: High expectations, with low results

Privatization in Ukraine: High expectations, with low results

The privatization process in 2014 was neither effective nor advantageous for Ukrainian enterprises, as they say no new, more effective investors. But last year it became perfectly clear that without necessary reforms one should not expect a positive result in the future.
15:33, 12.01.2015
Kyiv's Ambassador to EU: Brussels has to tell EU citizens why they must pay for peace in Ukraine

Kyiv's Ambassador to EU: Brussels has to tell EU citizens why they must pay for peace in Ukraine

Ukraine’s Ambassador to the European Union, Kostyantyn Yeliseev, tells UNIAN when to expect an EU decision to scrap visas for Ukrainians, what prevents the Ukraine-EU Association agreement from going ahead in full, and why the EU should stand firm with Ukraine against Russia.
11:59, 11.01.2015
The week’s milestones: The government’s results of 2014 and the Donbas for Europe

The week’s milestones: The government’s results of 2014 and the Donbas for Europe

The summaries of 2014 given by Ukraine’s president and then by its prime minister were no more than moderately optimistic. The coalition in the parliament has still got plenty of problems to deal with, amid ongoing international maneuvers to seek a resolution to the crisis in the Donbas. 
17:13, 07.01.2015
Ukraine’s energy sector: seeking new sources

Ukraine’s energy sector: seeking new sources

An economic crisis caused by Russian aggression struck Ukraine in 2014. The resulting massive attack on Ukraine’s energy sector is one of the most important elements of Russia’s hybrid war against its neighbor. 
15:53, 05.01.2015
Poroshenko’s review of 2014

Poroshenko’s review of 2014

As December draws to a close, Ukraine has been pondering the results of probably the most difficult year in the whole history of its independence. During an almost a three-hour press conference on Tuesday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko also reviewed the passing year. 
13:43, 31.12.2014
2014: Ukraine’s year in numbers

2014: Ukraine’s year in numbers

Three top events – the Revolution of Dignity, Russia’s annexation of Crimea and a de-facto war in the east of Ukraine, fomented by the Kremlin, were of critical importance in the passing year and are presented here in a set of numbers.
15:23, 29.12.2014
Poles to Ukrainians: Ukraine must not expect the EU to resolve the country’s problems

Poles to Ukrainians: Ukraine must not expect the EU to resolve the country’s problems

Polish citizens want Ukraine to become a member of the European Union and support the country in its fight against Russia, clearly realizing that that there would be no war in eastern Ukraine had there been no external aggressor. However, the Poles stress that Ukraine needs to implement efficient reforms. 
17:23, 26.12.2014
Savchenko: I did not aim any mortar fire, especially at unarmed persons

Savchenko: I did not aim any mortar fire, especially at unarmed persons

Nadia Savchenko, Ukrainian prisoner No. 1 in Russia, has told UNIAN in her first interview from a Russian prison about the attitude of the prison guards, her appreciation of Ukraine’s support, and also what she would say to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
14:09, 24.12.2014
Ukraine’s interest: Hopes between Kyiv and Brussels, Russian-style pragmatism, and Obama’s early Christmas present

Ukraine’s interest: Hopes between Kyiv and Brussels, Russian-style pragmatism, and Obama’s early Christmas present

The honeymoon phase in the Ukraine-EU relationship has come to an end, but both sides remain optimistic about future prospects. Russia radiates pragmatism with regard to Ukraine in a specific manner, very typical of the Kremlin. 
17:05, 22.12.2014
Citizens or half-citizens?

Citizens or half-citizens?

Russian media have for the last month been scaring the residents of Donetsk and Luhansk regions with a new “bogeyman story”: after suspending social payments on territories outside the Kyiv government’s control, residents of these regions will lose their citizenship.
14:28, 19.12.2014
Expert: Russia crisis is a chance for Ukraine

Expert: Russia crisis is a chance for Ukraine

Alexander Valchyshen, Head of ICU Group analytical department, has told UNIAN about the consequences of the collapse of the Russian ruble for Ukraine, who is putting pressure on the hryvnia exchange rate, and what Ukrainians should expect in 2015. 
13:29, 18.12.2014
When is one Apple worth more than all the stock in Russia?

When is one Apple worth more than all the stock in Russia?

The rapidly approaching festive season is a time for lists, and not just ones for Santa. As the year comes to an end, we enter the season of the publication of lists showing economic performance - which may or may not bring us joy. 
13:51, 25.11.2014
'Russia has negotiated a peace plan, and then systematically undermined it at every step'

'Russia has negotiated a peace plan, and then systematically undermined it at every step'

Remarks by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at a Security Council Meeting on Ukraine, November 12, 2014
10:57, 13.11.2014
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