Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in the Ukrainian capital.
February 11, 2019
Ukrainians mistrust all the establishment candidates allowing outsider and comic Volodymyr Zelenskiy to take the lead in the most recent polls for the presidential election.
January 31, 2019
It’s not even the end of January and Ukraine has already used up its entire year’s quota for duty free exports to Europe of corn, honey, grapes and apple juice. Quotas on other products are running out fast. The EU should drop the restrictions.
January 25, 2019
Embarrassing Lagarde statement pulled after a few hours. Did officials worry they’d trod on some pre-election toes?
December 11, 2018
Reports are swirling that Russia is massing troops on the Ukrainian border and is about to invade – again.
December 6, 2018
Emergency rule in Turkey lasted two long years. The president purged his enemies and reshaped the constitution to give him potent rule. Parts of Ukraine are now under martial law ahead of elections. The Turkish experience could prove instructive.