Ukraine is a state in eastern Europe. Its capital and largest city is Kiev. Ukraine has been having some domestic disputes, as well as a conflict with Russia. The current political and economic situation in Ukraine is unstable.
Austria will continue buying Russian gas despite US pressure and fear-mongering from Poland and Ukraine about dangers to European energy security. The cost of importing US gas is just not right, says its Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.
A swastika has been displayed in a Kiev shopping mall, located at a street named after Nazi collaborator-turned Ukrainian ‘hero’ Stepan Bandera. The mall itself denied involvement in such a shocking display and blamed hackers.
Kiev has apparently decided to move its war on everything Russian to the movies screens – this time in the US. Ukraine’s embassy has urged US cinemas to stop showing a Russian WWII film, calling it “propaganda.”
For some time, it was assumed that Yulia Tymoshenko would challenge Petro Poroshenko for the Ukrainian presidency in next month’s election. However, out of nowhere, Vladimir Zelensky has now emerged as the frontrunner.
A Ukrainian court sentenced a police officer who used the name of nationalist hero and Nazi henchman Stepan Bandera as a slur while scuffling with far-right rioters in Kiev. They walked free from custody, but the officer did not.