Ukraine

2207 results

Ukrainian servicemen perform military training for schoolchildren at a school in Mariupol. Photograph: Sergey Vaganov/EPA

It is only a few weeks since Nadezhda Zhelyova last saw her former student Nikolai Volkov, when he returned to the technical college where she teaches(...)

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko: supporters use social media to make unsubstantiated claims about Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s alleged drug use and links to Russia.  Photograph: Sergei Chuzavkov/AFP/Getty

For Ukrainians who ousted their Kremlin-backed leader in 2014 to stop the country becoming a Russian-style autocracy, its current presidential electio(...)

I saved my job cash in a tin in my bedroom, and by the end of the summer I had enough to buy an amplifier and the biggest speakers I could afford. Photograph: iStock

My first proper summer job was in a headstone factory. Even the rituals of death are subject to mass production. I still know nothing of how they are (...)

Bernard-Henri Lévy. Photograph: Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu/Getty

Never afraid of a flourish, Bernard-Henri Lévy is as strong in his defence of the Israeli army, the EU and interventionism as he is critical o(...)

Ukrainian president and presidential candidate Petro Poroshenko  with French president Emmanuel Macron outside the Élysée  Palace in Paris. Photograph: Yoan Valat

Ukrainians caught a possible glimpse of the future on Friday, as comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy met French leader Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée Palace i(...)

Andrew Ryan Traditional and Modern Furniture managing director Dominic Ryan at his showroom  near Gorey. Photograph: Alan Betson

Family lore claims that Andrew Ryan was hammering nails into things from the time he could walk. A few years beyond the toddler stage he progressed to(...)

Ukraine presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy: comedian  gives blood sample at a medical centre ahead of a policy debate. Photograph: Zoya Shu

Ukraine’s presidential election rivals have taken drug tests before their run-off and a possible debate in Kiev’s biggest sports arena, but the latest(...)

Ukrainian comic actor and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy: demands the president stop deriding him as a pro-Kremlin candidate and “puppet” of oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky. Photograph: Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukraine’s presidential election was always going to be a bruising battle, but as the contenders trade trash talk and demand drug tests before a potent(...)

Seven years ago, Sean Quinn junior was about to get married. He was also facing jail for contempt over a €455 million asset-stripping scheme across s(...)

Ukrainian comic actor and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy plays table tennis with a journalist ahead of the provisional results of the first-round vote in the election, in Kiev. Photograph: Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has pledged to put up a fierce fight to retain power, as results from the first round of presidential elections s(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »