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Clearing landmines in Ukraine, one careful step at a time
Ukraine is one of the most mine-affected countries in the world, limiting freedom of movement and posing a serious threat to civilians crossing the contact line.

Tue, 2 Apr 2019 00:00:01 GMT


'I know what it is like. I tell them: Please don't give up'
UNHCR has more than 11,500 staff. Meet Oleksandra Lytvynenko, who uses her own experience of displacement to help those uprooted by conflict in Ukraine.

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 00:00:01 GMT


New hope for pensioners struggling to survive in Ukraine
Landmark court ruling is expected to help restore state retirement benefits to elderly people caught up in Eastern Ukraine conflict.

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:01 GMT


UNHCR notes Ukraine Supreme Court ruling on pension rights for internally displaced
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency takes note of the decision of 4 September by the Supreme Court of Ukraine, ensuring hundreds of thousands of elderly, internally displaced people and residents of the non-government...

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:01 GMT


Ukrainian worker pedals out of war zone
Vasily Zubko wanted desperately to stay in his beloved steppe country, but when conflict reached his doorstep he set off on his bike.

Wed, 6 Jun 2018 00:00:01 GMT
Location of  Ukraine  (green)in Europe  (dark grey)  –  [Legend]
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Ukraine is the largest country inside Europe. It includes Crimea, which is a peninsula that was illegally annexed by Russia in 2014.

Ukraine borders Russia, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Moldova, the Black Sea and the Sea of Azoy.
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UN Rights Chief Says Relatives of Ex-IS Fighters Should Go Home
Thousands of relatives of former foreign fighters in the extremist group Islamic State (IS) should be repatriated, the U.N. human rights chief said on June 24 , adding that children in particular have suffered "grievous violations" of their rights.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 11:53:03 +0000


Jailed Gulnara Karimova Asks Mirziyoev For Clemency
Gulnara Karimova, the eldest daughter of the late president of Uzbekistan, who is serving a prison term on corruption charges, has asked President Shavkat Mirzioyev for clemency.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:03:47 +0000


PACE To Vote On Reinstating Russia In Human Rights Body
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) may allow Russia to return to the continent’s main human rights body in its opening summer session due to be held later on June 24.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 09:43:22 +0000


Taliban Threaten Afghan Media Not To Air Government Ads Against The Militants
The Taliban have issued a threat to Afghan media, saying journalists will be targeted unless news outlets stop broadcasting what they describe as government propaganda against the militants.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 09:04:18 +0000


Georgia Ruling Party Head Announces Electoral Reform After Protests
Georgia’s ruling party has announced electoral changes in line with demands of protesters who have taken to the streets of the capital Tbilisi in the past days.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 08:57:34 +0000
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Ukrainian Crafts: Petrykivka Painting
Originating in the village of Petrykivka in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, the Petrykivka style of painting is one of Ukraine's unique and treasured forms of ornamental folk art which is still practiced around the country today. Characterized by the colorful flowers and lush foliage found in the area, Petrykivka is used to decorate a wide variety of items, both practical and decorative. The founding of the village of Petrykivka dates back to the late-18th century and people living there decorated the exterior and interior of their homes, as well as the items in them, extensively with the form of painting that came to be known as Petrykivka or Petrikov. Walls, stoves, furniture, plates, kitchen utensils, musical instruments and other items would become skillfully crafted works of art.

Wed, 03 Dec 2014 02:24:55 +0000


Ukrainian Rock Band Okean Elzy
Formed in the city of Lviv in 1994, the band Okean Elzy has gathered a following of fans throughout Ukraine and beyond its borders with music and lyrics that resonate with the band's audience. The five members of Okean Elzy are Slava Vakarchuk (vocals, songwriter), Denis Glinin (drums), Denis Dudko (bass guitar), Milos Jelic (keyboards, arrangements) and Vladimir Opsenica (guitar) and their studio albums include Tamde nas nema (1998), Yan a nebi buv (2000), Model (2001), Supersymetriya (2003), Gloria (2005), Mira (2007), Dolce Vita (2010), and Zemlya (2013).

Mon, 03 Nov 2014 09:06:40 +0000


Historical Reminders of the Scythians in Ukraine
Thousands of burial mounds across the southern steppes of Ukraine remain as a reminder of the historical presence of the Scythians, a semi-nomadic equestrian tribe who occupied the area between the 7th century BC and the 4th century AD. Scholars are of the opinion that the Scythians, who were of Iranian descent and spoke an Iranian dialect, started moving into the region in the late 8th century BC after being ousted from Central Asia. The Scythians drove off the Cimmerians who had been occupying the steppes, some of whom settled on the Black Sea coastline, with others waging a successful campaign to occupy Sardis in Lydia, part of the territory then known as Asia Minor.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 01:04:08 +0000


Visiting Villages in the Heart of Ukraine
On the road between Kiev and Poltava, through an area affectionately referred to as the 'Heart of Ukraine', travelers will come across a number of villages overflowing with history and culture. Located alongside the Sula River near Lubny, the Ukrainian Baroque-style Mharsky Monastery is an interesting attraction dating back to 1619 in the village of Mhar. The monastery features five domes - one central larger dome surrounded by four smaller domes - as well as a free-standing neoclassical bell tower that was built more than a hundred years after the original building was completed. The monastery suffered some damage in the early to mid-1900s and was used for non-religious purposes for a time, but was restored to the monks at the end of the 20th century.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:46:30 +0000


Important Bird Areas of Ukraine
Working in partnership with Birdlife International, the Ukrainian Society for the Protection of Birds (USPB) has its headquarters in Kiev, with local branches throughout Ukraine supported by thousands of birdwatchers and ornithologists. The primary aim of the USPB is the preservation of birds and their habitats, thereby conserving the biodiversity of Ukraine. The non-governmental non-profit organization undertakes a number of key activities to achieve their goals, one of which is to identify and monitor Important Bird Areas (IBA) through a network of caretakers and coordinators.

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 01:57:09 +0000
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For Erdogan, the Bill for Turkey’s Debt-Fueled Growth Comes Due
Istanbul voters’ rebuke of the nation’s strongman leader speaks to broader dismay over the economic disaster he oversaw.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 12:04:07 +0000


Erdogan Faces Fallout After His Party’s Loss in Istanbul Mayor’s Race
The scale of the defeat for his party’s candidate was much larger than in the March election, which was canceled, reflecting anger among voters.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 11:20:09 +0000


A Year in Paris That Transformed Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
As a college student, Jacqueline Bouvier spent her junior year in Paris, and the city became one of the greatest influences in her life.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:39:45 +0000


Turkey’s President Suffers Stinging Defeat in Istanbul Election Redo
Voters were outraged that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered a redo of the same election two months ago after his party lost control of Turkey’s largest city.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:26:27 +0000


Turkey, Iran, Britain: Your Monday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 09:36:24 +0000