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Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Swiss president greeted with Danish flag in Ukraine

A case of mistaken identity.

By Adam Taylor  |  09:50 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flags, Switzerland, ukraine

Posted at 09:23 PM ET, 04/11/2014

Is satellite imagery revealing a Russian military buildup on Ukraine’s borders?

Evaluating the evidence released by NATO.

By Adam Taylor and Gene Thorp  |  09:23 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, NATO, Russia, Satellite Imagery, ukraine

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 04/08/2014

Why Donetsk isn’t Crimea, in two maps

Some perspective.

By Adam Taylor  |  05:31 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, Donetsk, Russia, ukraine

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 04/07/2014

So, is Donetsk the next Crimea?

The eastern Ukrainian city is declared the Donetsk People’s Republic.“

By Adam Taylor  |  11:04 AM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, Donetsk, Russia, ukraine

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 04/01/2014

The simple way Google Maps could side-step its Crimea controversy

We see one thing, but Russia could see another.

By Adam Taylor  |  09:50 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, Maps, Russia, ukraine

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 03/31/2014

The surprising political importance of Crimea’s shift to Moscow time

Clocks are a political issue in Russia.

By Adam Taylor  |  12:04 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, Russia, Time, ukraine

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 03/22/2014

These photographs show the dramatic standoff at Belbek air base in Crimea today

Russian forces used armored vehicles to break into the Ukranian air base.

By Anup Kaphle  |  12:48 PM ET, 03/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, Russia, ukraine

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 03/12/2014

Remember when a Ukrainian presidential candidate fell mysteriously ill?

In 2004, Viktor Yushchenko’s face was disfigured, and he had severe pain in his abdomen and back. Was it poisoning?

By Terri Rupar  |  09:29 AM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 03/06/2014

A referendum in Crimea? Keep these 5 charts in mind

A vote to join Russia isn’t preordained.

By Adam Taylor  |  04:05 PM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, Russia, ukraine

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 03/06/2014

With Ukraine in crisis, Russia and America try a new diplomatic tactic: online trolling

Tweets and blogs to push the message.

By Adam Taylor  |  09:49 AM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Russia, State Department, twitter, ukraine

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 03/05/2014

Hillary Clinton’s Hitler comparison and the troublesome tradition it fits into

It goes back decades.

By Adam Taylor  |  01:03 PM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hillary Clinton, History, Nazi, Russia, ukraine

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 03/04/2014

The simplest question in Ukraine’s crisis: How do you pronounce Crimea?

Cry-me-a-river.

By Adam Taylor  |  04:56 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, Russia, ukraine

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 03/04/2014

A brief rundown of Vladimir Putin’s strange, rambling press conference

“They sit there across the pond as if in a lab running all kinds of experiments on the rats.“

By Adam Taylor  |  09:16 AM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, Russia, ukraine, Vladimir Putin

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Ukraine’s military is far smaller than Russia’s, but there are 3 reasons it might not be so easy to crush

It’s not all about the numbers.

By Adam Taylor  |  03:40 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, Russia, ukraine

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 03/02/2014

Remember Vladimir Putin’s New York Times op-ed? Let’s revisit it

When Putin wrote his New York Times op-ed in September, he was warning that exceptionalism could easily lead to overreach. It’s a fair point, but Putin, apparently, can’t take his own advice.

By Adam Taylor  |  03:30 PM ET, 03/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, Putin, Russia, ukraine

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 02/28/2014

Mansion was only a fixer-upper, Yanukovych says

Deposed Ukrainian president Victor Yanukovych says his opulent estate in Kiev is more a fixer-upper.

By Kathy Lally  |  03:39 PM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 02/28/2014

Both Ukrainian and Venezuelan protesters have been called fascists. Why?

It’s a complicated term.

By Adam Taylor  |  03:25 PM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fascism, ukraine, Venezuela

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 02/27/2014

To understand Crimea, take a look back at its complicated history

The Crimean Peninsula has been fought over for centuries.

By Adam Taylor  |  04:28 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, Peninsula, ukraine

Posted at 06:19 PM ET, 02/26/2014

This map helps put Russia’s military moves near Ukraine in perspective

Should we be spooked?

By Adam Taylor  |  06:19 PM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, Russia, ukraine

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 02/25/2014

Ukrainians keep pulling down Soviet statues. Now Russia is getting angry.

Estimates that more than 100 statues have been pulled down.

By Adam Taylor  |  10:29 AM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  History, Lenin, Russia, Statues, ukraine

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Amid the coverage of Ukraine, is a crisis in Venezuela being ignored?

Euromaidan gets more headlines, but why?

By Adam Taylor  |  03:39 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kiev, ukraine, Venezuela

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 02/22/2014

The battle for Kiev may well be over, but is the battle for Crimea about to begin?

Some 60 percent of people in the region are ethnically Russian.

By Adam Taylor  |  04:43 PM ET, 02/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, Russia, ukraine

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 02/22/2014

To get why so many people hate Viktor Yanukovych, take a tour of his ridiculously luxurious mansion

Locals have taken control of the Ukrainian president’s residence.

By Adam Taylor  |  10:17 AM ET, 02/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 02/21/2014

These maps show the chaotic history of Kiev’s protests

Kiev resident Dmytro Vortman has been using his own footwork and media report to map the progression of the protests.

By Adam Taylor  |  01:07 PM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Euromaidan, Kiev, Maps, ukraine

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 02/21/2014

Ukraine’s parliament may have just saved the country from its crisis

And it could be an even bigger deal than that.

By Max Fisher  |  12:36 PM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 02/21/2014

Ukrainian medic who tweeted after being shot returns to Twitter to say ‘I’m alive!’

Olesya Zhukovskaya has become a subject of headlines all around the world.

By Adam Taylor  |  08:28 AM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kiev, twitter, ukraine

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 02/20/2014

Ukraine’s parliament just threw President Yanukovych under the bus. That’s great news.

A resolution undercutting the president’s powers has huge symbolic weight.

By Max Fisher  |  05:41 PM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 02/20/2014

If Ukraine protesters are shooting back, that’s great news for the government

Research finds that, when protesters take up arms, they become much more likely to fail.

By Max Fisher  |  01:04 PM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 02/20/2014

Dramatic photos: Ukraine’s priests take an active role in protests

Christianity has deep roots on Ukraine, but the politics of it are complicated.

By Max Fisher  |  11:24 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 02/20/2014

A Ukrainian medic’s tweet after reportedly being shot: ‘I am dying’

Olesya Zhukovskaya is believed to have been hit by a government bullet.

By Adam Taylor  |  10:32 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kiev, twitter, ukraine

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 02/19/2014

The 10 most important events in Ukraine since protests reignited

Here’s a quick rundown on the last 24-plus hours in Ukraine’s crisis.

By Max Fisher  |  11:41 AM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 02/18/2014

The 16 essential Twitter accounts to follow Ukraine’s unfolding crisis

At least nine people have been killed in the ongoing violence. Follow live with people on the ground.

By Max Fisher  |  02:57 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 02/18/2014

WATCH: Live video feed shows the ongoing crackdown in Ukraine

Nine people have already been killed and the violence is worsening.

By Max Fisher  |  01:21 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 02/18/2014

The three big reasons that protests reignited in Ukraine

Up to five people may have been killed since violence returned Tuesday.

By Max Fisher  |  11:03 AM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 02/01/2014

The very basics of Ukraine’s crisis, explained in two minutes

Why are people protesting? What’s the bigger picture? Where is Ukraine, anyway?

By Max Fisher  |  10:33 AM ET, 02/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 01/30/2014

9 questions about Ukraine you were too embarrassed to ask

Yes, the first question is “What is Ukraine?“

By Max Fisher  |  07:30 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  9 questions, Russia, ukraine

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Envious of Ukraine, Russians are circulating this satirical map of Russia

A spoof of the Ukrainian protest maps circling the web.

By Kathy Lally  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maps, Russia, ukraine

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 01/24/2014

This is the one map you need to understand Ukraine’s crisis

Where there are protests, where they’ve seized buildings, and the ethno-linguistic division behind the crisis.

By Max Fisher  |  01:45 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 01/23/2014

War and peace in Kiev: 23 photos of a single day in Ukraine’s protests

Even with Thursday’s temporary truce, the clashes were often severe.

By Max Fisher  |  04:33 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 01/22/2014

Why some Ukrainian protesters are wearing kitchen colanders

The government banned protesters from wearing helmets as part of a set of laws passed Friday.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  02:08 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Ukraine’s protests are back. Here’s why.

Three reasons that mass demonstrations have returned to Kiev’s Independence Square

By Max Fisher  |  02:29 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 01/21/2014

These videos show how serious protests have gotten in Ukraine

Some protesters even put together a big catapult.

By Max Fisher  |  11:56 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 12/10/2013

This huge panoramic photo shows the scope of Ukraine’s protests

A wide view of Kiev’s Independence Square.

By Terri Rupar  |  02:47 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 12/09/2013

This one map helps explain Ukraine’s protests

This map illustrates the country’s deep division and why the protests might not be what you think.

By Max Fisher  |  04:44 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 12/09/2013

This amazing video shows just how big Ukraine’s protests have gotten

A view of Kiev’s Independence Square from 130 feet.

By Max Fisher  |  10:13 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Ukraine’s crisis is getting so serious that protesters used a bulldozer against police

Video and photos captured the incident in front of Kiev’s presidential office.

By Max Fisher  |  12:51 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 12/02/2013

The four biggest misconceptions about Ukraine’s protests

Is the national crisis over political identity or simple economics?

By Max Fisher  |  11:53 AM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 12/12/2012

Amazing photo: Ukraine's parliament devolves into vicious, all-out brawl

Ukrainian lawmakers fought over the imprisonment of a former prime minister and a recent, disputed election.

By Max Fisher  |  04:27 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ukraine

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 10/26/2012

Can crowd-sourcing keep corruption at bay?

One group hopes to use crowd-sourcing to keep the Ukraine elections honest

By Olga Khazan  |  05:28 PM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  corruption, social media tools, ukraine, ukraine election

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 03/19/2012

Ukraine protests handling of violent gang-rape case

Oksana Makar, 18, was allegedly gang-raped, set on fire and left for dead in the southern Ukrainian city of Mykolayiv.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:38 AM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Ukraine, Femen, Oksana Makar