Europe

Hungary expels Ukrainian diplomat in growing row

Ukraine is investigating ethnic Hungarians for possible 'high treason' for reciting oaths to Hungary.

'High treason': Hungary, Ukraine in dispute over language laws

Ukraine

'Treated like cattle': The human cost of surrogacy

After India, Nepal and Thailand banned surrogacy, Ukraine soaks up demand. But women on both sides report exploitation.

Ukraine's 'baby factories': The human cost of surrogacy

Ukraine

From nuclear disaster to Chernobyl's booming tourism

Some 50,000 people visited the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, one of the most radioactive places on Earth, in 2017.

From nuclear disaster to Chernobyl's booming tourism

Donetsk

Tens of thousands gather for funeral of Ukrainian rebel leader

Alexander Zakharchenko was the highest-profile member of Moscow-backed rebels to be killed in Ukraine's war.

Tens of thousands gather for funeral of Ukrainian rebel leader

Europe

Top rebel leader killed in eastern Ukraine cafe blast

Russia accuses Ukraine of assassinating separatist leader of self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic.

Russia

Putin and Merkel discuss Nord Stream 2, Syrian reconstruction

The Russian and German leaders meet for bilateral talks outside of Berlin.

Putin and Merkel discuss Nord Stream 2, Syrian reconstruction

Opinion

Russia's endgame in Syria: Iran for Ukraine?

Russia wants to use the gains it made in Syria as a bargaining chip with the US on Ukraine and the economic sanctions.

Marwan Kabalan

by Marwan Kabalan

Marwan Kabalan

The Oligarchs

Oligarch named in Al Jazeera investigation faces questioning

Kiev prosecutors summon Russian-Ukrainian gas tycoon Pavel Fuchs for questioning.

Oligarch named in Al Jazeera investigation faces questioning

The Far Right

Why does Ukraine 'grant impunity' to violent far right?

Despite a minuscule parliamentary presence, Ukraine's far right has become a visible and dreaded political force.

After series of attacks, why is the far right 'granted impunity'?

Crimea

US will 'never recognise Russia's annexation of Crimea'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says " Russia has acted in a manner unworthy of a great nation" by annexing Crimea.

US will 'never recognise Russia's annexation of Crimea'

Ukraine

Why Ukraine's sex workers seek safety in online forums

As police are accused of corruption and bribery against sex workers, women take to the internet to share advice.

Sex workers failed by state seek safety in online networks

Ukraine

Roma's murder by far right reveals deep wounds in Ukraine

David Popp, 23, was stabbed to death by ultranationalist attackers in the latest bout of racist violence in Ukraine.

Roma's murder by far right reveals deep wounds in Ukraine

Roma

One dead as masked attackers storm Roma camp in Ukraine

A group of masked assailants attack minority camp on the outskirts of Lviv, killing one man and wounding four others.

Masked attackers storm Roma camp in Ukraine

The Listening Post

What Arkady Babchenko's staged murder means for journalism

A look at how the staged murder undermines Ukraine's credibility and could possibly endanger journalists down the road.

Reporter's Notebook

Putin addresses Russians in yearly televised address

For hours, Russian president answers emails, texts, and calls from ordinary citizens solidifying his macho image.

Putin speaks to Russian nation for 16th time in yearly televised address