Ukraine's Euromaidan: What's in a name?
MOSCOW (AP) — Soon after the current wave of protests arose in Ukraine, a new word appeared to describe them ... The square's agreeable nature echoes in how Kievans talk of it on a sort of first-name basis: "Let's meet at Maidan." But as with Europe ...
Ukraine: the Enemy of Your Enemy is Not Always Your Friend
To progressives who have been celebrating the revolution in Ukraine: Be careful what you wish for. Ukraine now has the first European government in decades in which outright fascist parties have gained a significant role in the executive branch.
Why Much Of What You’ve Read About Ukraine Isn’t Quite Right, As Explained By Ukrainians
(For safety concerns, all of the Ukrainians quoted in this article will be identified by first name only). The region was part of the Russian empire since the end of the 18th century and only recently became part of Ukraine when then-Soviet Union leader ...
Elusive Muscovite with three names takes control of Ukraine rebels
To Kiev and its Western allies, Strelkov is living proof that Moscow is behind the uprising in eastern Ukraine, despite its denials ... She declined to give her last name. Vladimir, 23, who lives on the second floor, said: "He is Girkin and he also ...
Front and Center in Ukraine Race, a Leader of the Far Right
KIEV, Ukraine — During the Independence Square protests, Dmytro Yarosh made a name for himself as an expert ... admiration for its role in toppling the loathed former president, Viktor F. Yanukovych, Right Sector is not likely to win more than about ...