Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in the Ukrainian capital.
November 17, 2021
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson caused a stir on November 15, saying that Europe has to choose between buying Russian hydrocarbons or backing Ukraine. But as Ukraine reports there are no troops, these comments are more about hype than threat.
September 3, 2021
President Volodymyr Zelenskiy finally had his first face-to-face meeting with his American counterpart Joe Biden on Wednesday, September 1. The talks went on for two hours, instead of the scheduled one and covered a long shopping list of wishes.
May 30, 2021
Ukraine’s economy is recovering nicely and looks forward to strong growth in 2021, but a number of uncertainties remain.
May 8, 2021
So as expected, there were no real newsmakers from US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s trip to Kyiv yesterday where he expressed “strong support” for Ukraine’s independence and sovereignty.
March 19, 2021
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's speech – which covered anti-corruption, particularly with respect to oligarchs, and relations with Russia – was entitled "Ukraine fights back".