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The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, will visit Ukraine on March 11-12, a diplomatic source told Interfax-Ukraine. "Mogherini will be in Kyiv on a working visit on March 11-12," the source said on Monday. In Kyiv she is scheduled to hold several ...
A police vehicle that was part of the Ukrainian president's motorcade hit an elderly man at the corner of Instytutska and Shovkovychna Streets in the center of Kyiv March 6. The police told Obozrevatel news outlet that a Volkswagen police sedan hit a pedestrian who ignored a traffic controller's prohibiting ...

The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Ukrainian authorities to investigate claims that police attacked journalists covering a protest in Kyiv, and to ensure the safety of the press. At least two journalists were injured in Kyiv on March 3 when police dispersed a protest camp outside parliament, ...
The victim died on the way to a hospital after losing a lot of blood. A knife-wielding attacker, who is yet to be identified, stabbed a man to death in a backyard of a residential building just blocks away from Government headquarters downtown Kyiv. The incident occurred at 30 Lyuteranska Street, ...
As he nosed his car down a quiet street on the industrial outskirts of Kiev, he noted the tableau of blight: grim warehouses, hulking Soviet-era apartments. In recent weeks, he'd begun adjusting to life in the city, to life far from the battlefield. But he still carried a soldier's sense of unease. Something out here ...
Ukraine has accused Russia of “blackmail” and urged European states to reconsider future energy deals with Moscow as a new gas dispute fuelled fears of supply disruption among EU states. Russian energy giant Gazprom scrapped plans to restart gas flow to Ukraine last week, after the Stockholm ...

New York, March 5, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Ukrainian authorities to investigate claims that police attacked journalists covering a protest in Kiev, and to ensure the safety of the press. At least two journalists were injured in Kiev on March 3 when police dispersed a protest ...
A commemorative plaque and a bust of Lesya Ukrainka, one of Ukrainian literature's foremost writers best known for her poems and plays, were cut off from a facade of a corresponding house-museum in Kyiv over the weekend. The bust and commemorative plaque made of bronze were installed on 97 ...
Riot police try to destroy a tent camp installed by activists of the Movement of New Forces, the political party led by Mikheil Saakashvili, as protesters fire tires in Kiev, Ukraine early Saturday, March 3, 2018. Protesters demand President Petro Poroshenko's impeachment. (AP Photo/Serhii Nuzhnenko) The ...
A masked activist holds a placard reading "Stop violence against sex workers" during a sex workers rally front of the Cabinet of the Ministers in Kyiv on ... sex workers in Ukraine, rallied in the government quarter in Kyiv on March 1 to claim their social rights and demand the decriminalization of prostitution.

... of snow removal equipment and 32 special teams of Kyivavtodor were involved in cleaning of the streets and roads of the capital from snow. At present, the work on cleaning Kyiv from snow continues and the municipal corporation Kyivavtodor is getting ready for the next wave of snowfall expected tonight.
Kyiv has faced a real transport collapse on the first day of spring as seven-point traffic jams and numerous accidents are observed. The snowfall suspended public transportation, and people had to walk. It was decided to cancel classes at Kyiv's schools on March 2-3 due to difficult weather ...
The Kennan Institute, a think tank dedicated to the study of post-Soviet countries, will close its Kyiv office after a scandal erupted in Ukraine over its decision to fire country director Kateryna Smagliy. The Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, of which Kennan is regional program, announced the news in a ...
What happens in this new Kyiv hotel, stays in this hotel. Cherry Twins, a hotel built especially to have sex in, has eight themed rooms with different designs and toys, and its owners promise full confidentiality. The so-called love hotel officially opens on March 17, but is already taking bookings. While popular ...
Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has called for "direct peace talks" between Kyiv and Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine's east to end a conflict that has killed more than 10,300 people since April 2014. At a press conference in Moscow on March 2, Yanukovych vowed to ask the European ...
Kyiv Commercial Court of Appeal has returned to state ownership the early 19th-century Hostynniy Dvir building in central Kyiv, taking it from a private company linked to a loyalist of the ousted former Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovych. Activists hailed the move, saying it would help to save the now ...
The rally near the Kyiv's Appeal Court building, February 5, 2018. Photo courtesy of the author.In late January, Kyiv's police service received an distressing call – there had been arson attack at the Church of Tithes, located near the city's landmark Andriyivsky descent. Two local architects, Oleksandr Gorban ...


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