Katherine Jacobsen

Human Rights

Families of slain Ukraine demonstrators demand justice

More than 100 people were gunned down in Maidan Square a year ago, but investigations have failed to bring prosecutions.

Human Rights

Ukraine's displaced facing long ordeal

Ukraine faces a worsening humanitarian crisis with 100,000 people being internally displaced as the conflict rages on.


Poroshenko poised to win Ukraine's elections

Chocolate magnate and 'political chameleon' Petro Poroshenko seems likely to win Ukraine's presidential elections.


Ukraine's far-right: Popular or propaganda?

Despite successful public relations campaigns, archconservative groups do not fare well in political polls.


'Self-defence' forces in Ukraine plan to stay

Despite the Geneva deal, anti-government protesters in Ukraine's eastern regions don't intend to leave any time soon.


Inside Ukraine's 'Donetsk People's Republic'

A vocal minority in Ukraine's east wants to join Russia, and Kiev has so far been unable to put down the separatists.


Crimea's schism splits Orthodox hierarchy

One faction of the Orthodox church is seen as pro-Russian while another sector receives support from Kiev.

US & Canada

Crimea poll leaves pro-Russians celebrating

Moscow supporters say 'reunifying' will boost Ukraine's moribund economy, but others denounce 'fake vote' in Crimea.


Tensions boiling in Crimea's warm-water port

The dispute between Russia and Ukraine over strategic Sevastopol has begun to affect everyday life in the city.


Sifting through the chaos of Crimea

Ukraine's autonomous peninsula has become the focal point of new global geopolitical tensions.


Behind the decadence of a Ukrainian president

With ousted President Viktor Yanukovich believed to be in hiding, protesters have flung open the gates to his estate.