On April 21, Ukrainians will select a new president. Polling shows it will likely be comedian-turned politician Volodmyr Zelenskiy, a political newcomer with an unclear campaign team. Kyiv Post’s staff writer Bermet Talant and news editor Matthew Kupfer explain who is on Zelenskiy's team and how he is connected to scandalous oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky. News clips: BBC News/Youtube, Euronews Ukraine/Youtube, ICTV/Youtube, Radio Liberty/YouTube
On April 1, comedian-turned-politician Volodymyr Zelenskiy made the headlines, but not with his jokes: he won the first round of Ukraine's presidential election. Who is Zelenskiy and how he managed to dominate in the first round just three months after entering the race? And what does he stand for? The Kyiv Post's staff writer Bermet Talant and news editor Matthew Kupfer explain. Produced and edited by Anna Yakutenko. Music by Blue Dot Sessions. News clips: BBC News/YouTube, France...
Two years ago two sisters in the different regions of Ukraine received strange messages on Russian social network Vkontakte. It was the beginning of their long fight to release their brothers from the captivity. Did they succeed? Listen to the first feature of Kyiv Post Top Stories Podcast: Lives Held Captive. Reporting: Olena Goncharova. Producer: Anna Yakutenko. Read by Euan MacDonald.
A short extract from the Kyiv Post's July 5 interview with Wojciech Balczun, the CEO of Ukraine's state rail monopoly Ukrzaliznytsia. Read the full story here: https://www.kyivpost.com/ukraine-politics/despite-criticism-railways-chief-wants-stay-job.html
A short extract of the Kyiv Post's July 5 interview with Wojciech Balczun, the CEO of Ukraine's state rail monopoly Ukrzaliznytsia. Read the full story: https://www.kyivpost.com/ukraine-politics/despite-criticism-railways-chief-wants-stay-job.html