Mansur Mirovalev

Mansur Mirovalev

Russia

Is Russia prepared for a coronavirus outbreak?

Russians say infection could spread quickly as authorities are slow to act, while the rich allegedly hoard ventilators.

Is Russia prepared for a coronavirus outbreak?

Ukraine

In Chernobyl's radioactive zone, a shadow economy thrives

In the years since the 1986 reactor explosion, an illegal economy has metastasised throughout the 'Alienation Zone'.

In Chernobyl's radioactive zone, a shadow economy thrives

Ukraine

Ukraine PM ousted as President Zelenskyy seeks 'new brains'

Legislators vote to remove scandal-hit Oleksiy Honcharuk, who is quickly replaced by his deputy Denys Shymgal.

Ukraine PM ousted as President Zelenskyy seeks 'new brains'

Environment

In Chernobyl's radioactive forest, arson and timber smuggling

More than 30 years after nuclear accident, fires pose environmental risks and stir fears over illegal logging.

In Chernobyl's radioactive forest, arson and timber smuggling

China

Why are Central Asian countries so quiet on Uighur persecution?

After Pompeo urged leaders to condemn crackdown, experts say Beijing's clout in the region is too strong to resist.

Why are Central Asian countries so quiet on Uighur persecution?

Ukraine

Where does Trump's acquittal leave US-Ukraine relations?

Ukraine was at the centre of the bid to impeach US President Donald Trump and ties are now expected to be reset.

Where does Trump's acquittal leave US-Ukraine relations?

Ukraine

Salo: Ukraine's greasy national symbol

How one of Ukraine's most beloved foods inspires comedic parodies and unexpected dishes.

Salo: Ukraine's greasy national symbol

Ukraine

What's expected from Pompeo's trip to Ukraine, Central Asia?

US Secretary of State's visit comes as President Trump faces impeachment debacle at home, which involves Ukraine.

What's expected from Pompeo's trip to Ukraine, Central Asia?

Europe

Ukraine President Zelenskyy rejects PM's resignation

Oleksiy Honcharuk had offered to quit after he was allegedly heard criticising leader's 'primitive' views on economy.

Ukraine President Zelenskyy rejects PM's resignation

Ukraine

How pro-Western is Ukraine's response to plane crash in Iran?

President Zelenskyy's reaction to the tragedy wins both praise and criticism as he navigates several political crises.

How pro-Western is Ukraine's response to plane crash in Iran?

Ukraine

Zelenskyy: Claims Iran missile downed Ukraine plane 'unconfirmed'

As Western countries claim jet was downed, killing all 176 on board, Volodymyr Zelenskyy demands evidence is shared.

Zelenskyy: Claims Iran missile downed Ukraine plane 'unconfirmed'

Ukraine

Ukraine jet that crashed may have been shot down: officials

Ukraine, US officials offer theories behind crash near Tehran, as Trump says he has 'terrible feeling' about disaster.

Ukraine jet that crashed may have been shot down: officials