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Kiev Protests

One Year Later, Where Does Ukraine's Revolution Stand?

AP | By DMYTRO VLASOV and PETER LEONARD | Posted 01.21.2015 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's revolution began with a status update on Facebook. Angered by another high-handed move by an increasin...

Joe Biden Condemns Russia's Actions In Ukraine As 'Unacceptable'

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

* Biden visits Kiev on anniversary of pro-EU protests * Kiev accuses Russia of firing artillery across border * U.S. ple...

Violent Clashes Between Protesters And Police In Kiev

Reuters | Posted 12.14.2014 | World

KIEV, Oct 14 (Reuters) - A few thousand protesters clashed with police on Tuesday outside the Ukrainian parliament, throwing stones and smoke bombs ...

WATCH: Family Who Adopted Four Ukrainian Children Speaks Out

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.18.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

While on a trip to Ukraine in the summer of 2013, Lisa and David Bundy met four orphans that they later decided to adopt. But when they returned to co...

Hope for Ukraine: Amidst a Mounting Crisis, One Man Fights Back Creatively

Greg Archer | Posted 05.02.2014 | Impact
Greg Archer

Several weeks ago, when Ukrainian-American Viktor Kee decided that he would embark on a cross-country road trip to generate support for his troubled homeland, he had no idea how unpredictable the headwinds of fate could actually be.

Obama: Any Violation Of Ukraine's Sovereignty Would Be 'Destabilizing'

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke on the situation in Ukraine on Friday, saying "we are now deeply concerned" about recent events. Obama said any milita...

Obama Delivers Statement On Situation In Ukraine

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama is delivering a statement on the situation in Ukraine. Obama will speak on the situation from the White House briefing room....

Reading the Pictures: On the Photo Exploitation of Kiev: Esquire's Hashtag Mining

Michael Shaw | Posted 04.29.2014 | Media
Michael Shaw

2014-02-27-20140227kievinstagramasuxEsquire600x356thumb.jpg What Dworzak did was remarkably simple. Following particular (in some instances, you could say "notorious") hashtags on Instagram, he took screenshots of particular pictures with his iPhone, then edited images together.

Ukraine's Parliament Approves New Prime Minister

AP | Posted 02.27.2014 | World

The Associated Press reports Ukraine opposition leader Arseniy Yatsenyuk has been approved by parliament as the country's new prime minister. BREAK...

Ukraine Orders Disbanding Of Riot Police Force

AP | DAVID McHUGH and MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 02.26.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's Berkut riot police were tough guys, recruited from among former paratroops and marines, originally to bolster street ...

Putin Makes Aggressive Move 3 Days After Olympics End

AP | Posted 02.27.2014 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered massive exercises involving most military units in western Russia amid tensions in Ukrai...

American Family Adopts 4 Kids From Ukraine Amid Violence

AP | PHILLIP RAWLS | Posted 03.18.2014 | Impact

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — David and Lisa Bundy knew adopting four orphans at once from Ukraine would be stressful. But it wasn't until the bullets ...

LOOK: Powerful Kiev Memorial Honors Slain Protesters

Posted 02.25.2014 | Religion

In the last week, Ukraine experienced some of the worst violence the country has seen since the Soviet era. In two days of brutal fighting in Kiev's I...

No Such Thing As An Easy Bailout For Ukraine

AP | DAVID McHUGH and JUERGEN BAETZ | Posted 02.25.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine needs money, and fast — in weeks, not months. But bailing out the country of 46 million people will not be as easy as...

The Piano Extremist: Maestro of Euromaidan

Rebecca Novick | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics
Rebecca Novick

Though he is dressed up for a fight, this young man has for months now been performing lyrical recitals on old uprights for Kiev's Maidanites.

Gathering in Kiev for the Sake of Heaven

Rabbi Michael Bernstein | Posted 04.26.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Bernstein

It is impossible for me to witness the scene of Ukrainians gathering together with such determination and not to think of other gatherings that occurred throughout the cities and villages of the Ukraine.

Street Fighting Family: The Mythic Power of Barricades and Sacrifice

Michael Vlahos | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics
Michael Vlahos

Why do the photos, video, and tweets out of Kiev have such mythic power? Because the protestors' defense is always existential -- victory or death, freedom or slavery -- and their enemy is always implacable and sure to win: If only they can kill enough.

Rice Warns Russia Against Making 'Grave Mistake' In Ukraine

AP | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's national security adviser said Sunday it would be a "grave mistake" for Russia to intervene militarily in...

This Time It's Personal

John Hart | Posted 04.25.2014 | Impact
John Hart

The events of the last few days in Kiev have been historic in many ways, at least from this outsider looking in. The magnitude of the drama and the measurement of the courage of the Ukraine people will come by those much more equipped to assess than me.

Stop the Violence in Kiev

Natasha Fissiak | Posted 04.24.2014 | Impact
Natasha Fissiak

We are at the computer drinking coffee, and there are people being killed all around the world in a search for freedom.

The Ukrainian Struggle Is Right

James Zogby | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics
James Zogby

The story is clearly not over. Having weathered the harsh winter, the young demonstrators in Maidan do not trust their government and are not ready to go home until they see results. The government has changed its position so many times in the past, they may do so again.

White House Hails Ukraine Deal, Awaits Concrete Action

AP | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday praised an agreement between Ukraine's president and the opposition to end violence and said it should b...

Delicate Deal Aims To End Violence That Turned Capital Into Battle Zone

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2014 | World

* Unsmiling Yanukovich signs deal with opponents * Parliament changes constitution, sacks interior minister * Criminal c...

Ukraine Parliament Votes To Release Jailed Former PM

The Huffington Post/AP | Ryan Craggs | Posted 02.24.2014 | World

The Associate Press reports Ukraine's parliament has voted to free jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko. BREAKING: Ukrainian parliament vo...

State Department Warns Against Travel To Ukraine

AP | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is advising Americans to defer all non-essential travel to Ukraine because of continuing violence between pol...