Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in the Ukrainian capital.
April 23, 2019
“To all post-Soviet countries: look at us. Anything is possible!” outsider and comic Volodymyr Zelenskiy told cheering crowds after he won a crushing victory over incumbent President Petro Poroshenko in the April 21 presidential election run off.
February 11, 2019
Ukrainians mistrust all the establishment candidates allowing outsider and comic Volodymyr Zelenskiy to take the lead in the most recent polls for the presidential election.
January 31, 2019
It’s not even the end of January and Ukraine has already used up its entire year’s quota for duty free exports to Europe of corn, honey, grapes and apple juice. Quotas on other products are running out fast. The EU should drop the restrictions.
January 25, 2019
Embarrassing Lagarde statement pulled after a few hours. Did officials worry they’d trod on some pre-election toes?
December 11, 2018
Reports are swirling that Russia is massing troops on the Ukrainian border and is about to invade – again.