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One week ago, six musical acts performed in the finals of Vidbir, the competition that determines who will represent Ukraine at the 2020 @EurovisionSongContest, which takes place in May in […]

Looking for a family-friendly activity? As the weather is still off-and-on, an indoor excursion at Kyiv’s Water Museum is the perfect plan!  Conveniently located in the city center, the Museum […]

For the past five years, murals have been popping up around Kyiv, depicting modern and traditional art. In December 2019, Ukrainian-Canadian band @BalaklavaBlues released a music video for the song […]

Ukrainian music today is a lot more than a polka band with an accordion — though that’s great too. Many artists are getting more experimental with their music by combining […]

Need to brush up on your Ukrainian grammar? Know nothing more than “добре” and “дякую”? Wherever you’re at on your Ukrainian language learning journey, here are some free resources to help you […]

Sustainability is the theme of this year’s Kyiv Fashion Week, on now until February 5. To celebrate all things fashion and sustainability, we’re looking at some of the best thrifting spots in […]

As long as taxi drivers complain because they don’t understand where to drop you off – is it Pivnichnyi Bridge or Moskovskyi? Velyka Vasylkivska or Chervonoarmiiska? – local initiatives continue […]

Sadly, Ukraine has become embroiled in a teeny tiny but of political scandal in the United States. For those looking for a quick catch up, here’s the Cliffs Notes…  First […]

The International Court of Justice, a UN court based in the Hague, has just ruled to dismiss Russia’s arguments that this body does not have jurisdiction to judge a case […]

Ukraine capped off an impressive EURO 2020 qualifying campaign with a comfortable 2-1 win over Christiano Ronaldo’s Portugal at Olympiyskiy Stadium last month. A sixth-minute goal by Roman Yaremchuk and […]

From time to time, Ukraine hosts large gatherings of international investors, experts, and diplomats, and for the most part these forums and meetings take place in Kyiv where guests to […]

Servant of the People deputy Maksim Tkachenko cuts to the chase about the current situation in Ukraine’s Donbas We want an end to the war and the return of all […]

President Zelenskyy has been accused of dodging the press since he took office, and so he decided to address this criticism recently with (as it turned out) the longest press […]

It was a world record performance for up-and-coming high jumper Yaroslava Mahuchikh at the World Athletic Championships in Doha, Qatar last month. Machuchikh – who just turned 18 in September […]

Change is afoot at KyivPasTrans, Kyiv’s passenger transport agency. Why? Because the system isn’t terribly user-friendly, and on the bus or tram it can be tricky to find a conductor, […]

Here’s an interesting thing. PrivatBank recently announced their financial performance for the first nine months of 2019, and in that period the nation’s largest bank (fully in state hands since […]

Ukrainian sand artist Kseniya Seminova continues to wow the world with her incredible artistic talent. Performing on Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions series this month, the Merited Artist of Ukraine […]

It was a remarkable display from a newly minted Ukrainian president. Clearly exhausted, Volodymyr Zelenskyy was on hand on Saturday 7 September to welcome back 70 prisoners in total in […]

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