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From Disgraced President to Ukraine's Lead Diplomat: The Unlikely Redemption of Leonid Kuchma

Samuel Ramani | Posted 09.16.2015 | World
Samuel Ramani

On September 8, 2015, former Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma arrived in Minsk. He travelled to the Belarusian capital, as Ukraine's representative to the Trilateral Contact Group that seeks to end the conflict in Donbas.

Oleh Rybachuk on Viktor Yushchenko, Interview with Former Ukrainian President's Chief of Staff

Samuel Ramani | Posted 07.20.2015 | World
Samuel Ramani

Oleh Rybachuk was the Chief of Staff to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, and the Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine for European Integration from February to September 2005. Rybachuk agreed to sit down for an interview with me on July 13, 2015.

Ukraine: Will Maidan Spark a Revolution in Gender Equality?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.16.2015 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Maidan, however, broke down gender stereotypes in important ways. Though women took on some traditional roles, they also shook up the status quo by directly participating on the front lines.

Putin Is Bringing Darkness to the Edge of Europe

Yulia Tymoshenko | Posted 03.10.2015 | World
Yulia Tymoshenko

In 2014, Vladimir Putin discovered his inner Trotsky. For what Russia's president is now offering Ukraine is a perverse twist on the formula Trotsky proclaimed during the peace negotiations at Brest-Litovsk in 1918: "No war, no peace."

An Encounter with an Oligarch

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 12.22.2014 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

The truth is that I have no idea whether the allegations against this man are true. But, in his eyes, he has a bit of that sad placidity that Fitzgerald attributed to his last tycoon, which makes him likeable.

Ukraine Still Lives in a Man's World, Bans All Single Russian Men From Entry

Innokenty (Kes) Grekov | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics
Innokenty (Kes) Grekov

Unlike the bloodless annexation of Crimea earlier this spring, a Russian invasion of eastern Ukraine may lead to a full-blown war between the countries, which neither Kyiv nor Moscow can afford to wage.

Why Ukraine's Next President Doesn't Matter

James Stafford | Posted 05.27.2014 | Business
James Stafford

From a business standpoint, the economic and political situation will not show signs of stability until next year. At the same time, the intuitive investor may see opportunity ripening.

Tymoshenko Announces Bid For Presidency

AP | Posted 03.27.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko has announced she will run for presidential elections set for May 25. Tymoshe...

Obama, Putin and Ukraine: No Charge of the Light Brigade But A Big Unnecessary Crisis

William Bradley | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Even though Putin lectured Obama at length, after forcing him to come to his dacha outside Moscow, about Russia's concerns, with a very special emphasis on Ukraine, the reality that the administration had to deal not with a nice ally and potential buddy but a tough guy with very clearly defined limits did not sink in.

Important Ukraine Figure Gets Medical Treatment In Germany

AP | Posted 03.08.2014 | World

BERLIN (AP) — Ukraine's former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, has started medical treatment at Berlin's Charite hospital after arriving late Frid...

Christina Wilkie

Ukraine Crisis Forces K Street Into Scramble To Save Millions In Business | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Russian forces storm through Crimea, Washington lobbying firms representing both the pro-Russian and pro-European factions in Ukraine...

Tymoshenko: West Must Stop Russian Aggression

AP | MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 03.05.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukraine's former prime minister, urged the West on Wednesday to ramp up pressure on Russia to force it to wit...

Ukraine: Out of the Frying Pan

John Feffer | Posted 04.28.2014 | World
John Feffer

In the end, the street triumphed over the elite. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych tried to hang on to power, and failed. Russian President Vladimir Putin tried to maintain Russian influence, and failed. The EU tried to mediate, and failed. And the United States tried to... well, I'll get to that in a moment.

Top Yulia Tymoshenko Ally Takes Presidential Powers

AP | By JIM HEINTZ and ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 04.24.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — With an ally claiming presidential powers Sunday and the whereabouts and legitimacy of the nominal president unclear, newly fre...

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...

Kiev's Independence Square -- Where Europe Hangs in the Balance

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 12.01.2014 | Politics
Bernard-Henri Lévy

People of Maidan, you have a dream that unites you. Your dream is Europe. Not the Europe of accountants, but the Europe of values. Not the Europe of bureaucrats, but that of the spirit.

McCain Meets Daughter Of Imprisoned Opposition Leader

Agence France Presse | | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

US Senator John McCain on Sunday met the daughter of imprisoned opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko and backed sanctions directed personally against of...

Ukraine Court: Jailing Of Ex-PM Was Politically Motivated

AP | MARIA DANILOVA and LORI HINNANT | Posted 04.30.2013 | World

KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukraine's jailing of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was a politically motivated violation of her rights, Europe's human right...

Clinton Sends Message Of Support To Ex-PM Suspected Of Murder

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2013 | World

(Adds background, details) * West says Tymoshenko is victim of political vendetta * Tymoshenko's daughter says her healt...

Former Prime Minister Of Ukraine Suspected Of Murdering Business Rival

AP | MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukrainian authorities have formally notified jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko that she is a suspect in the murder of a b...

Tymoshenko Appeals Jail Sentence

AP | LORI HINNANT | Posted 10.28.2012 | World

STRASBOURG, France — Lawyers for Ukraine's jailed opposition leader, Yulia Tymoshenko, appealed to Europe's human rights court Tuesday as her on...

Free Tymoshenko Protest Camps Out Near Euro 2012 Fan Zone

AP | MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 06.15.2012 | World

KIEV, Ukraine -- If soccer fans aren't seeing enough action on the field in the European Championships, they can get a dose of rough-and-tumble Ukrain...

Jailed Tymoshenko's Condition Is Improving

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 06.05.2012 | World

BERLIN -- Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko's chronic back ailment has improved somewhat, but she is far from cured and the conditions ...

Tymoshenko's Tigress Gives Birth To 4 Adorable Cubs

AP | MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 07.11.2012 | World

KIEV, Ukraine -- A beautiful white tiger that became a symbol of Yulia Tymoshenko's presidential campaign has returned to the spotlight by giving birt...

Tymoshenko Moves To Hospital

AP | DMITRY VLASOV | Posted 07.09.2012 | World

KHARKIV, Ukraine — Yulia Tymoshenko ended a nearly three-week long hunger strike Wednesday as the imprisoned former Ukrainian prime minister was...