Ukraine Digest


Ukraine Digest is a selection of Ukraine’s top news put together by the Kyiv Post team six days a week.

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Russian militants’ false flag operation in disengagement zone

A group of Russian-backed militants late on Jan. 26 conducted a sortie Ukraine’s military believes was done in a bid make it appear Ukrainian forces had attacked.

Ukraine honors victims of the Holocaust

Marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke in front of survivors and their families on an official visit to Poland.

Ukrainian pianist wins Grammy for best classical compendium

Nadia Shpachenko’s album “The Poetry of Places” won the Grammy for the best classical compendium at the annual ceremony on Jan. 26.

Opinions

William B. Taylor: Yes, Americans should care about Ukraine
Halya Coynash: Ukraine detains suspect in murder of Gandziuk
David Marples: The quest for hegemony

From the archives

This week in 2014, the Kyiv Post was deep in coverage of EuroMaidan, with our reporters spending much of their time filing dispatches from the encampments. ‘On the Brink of Civil War‘ features a cover story by our reporter Oksana Grytsenko that profiled the movement as it threatened to dissolve into a bloodbath. By late January, government forces had killed five protesters – a number that would soon multiply.

Read more coverage from the Jan. 31, 2014 issue, including profiles of the first five victims of the revolution and a visual guide to EuroMaidan.



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