Viktor Yanukovych

Paul Manafort

Ukraine’s PM eager to help bring down Manafort

Groysman, in Ottawa Tuesday for a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, was keen to distance the current government from the corruption of the previous, pro-Russian regime.
David Gilbert
11.2.17
Mueller indictments

Mueller’s indictment of Manafort was written to terrify K Street

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's indictment includes a staggering amount of detail about how Manafort and Gates laundered tens of millions of dollars to cover up their work for Ukraine over the course of nearly a decade.
Christina Sterbenz
10.31.17
ukraine

Ukraine's Prime Minister Offers Cryptic Reasons for Sudden Resignation

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk tendered his resignation on Sunday, citing a "political crisis" that he said had been "unleashed artificially."
Tess Owen
4.10.16
politics

Fraud Accusations and Chewbacca's Arrest Have Marred Ukraine's Tense Elections

Ukraine's gulf has deepened after local elections appeared to consolidate President Poroshenko’s rule in the west and pro-Russia factions in the east of the country. And some "Star Wars" characters turned up.
Jack Losh
10.26.15
Europe

Billionaires and Bogus Ballots: Welcome to the Elections in Eastern Ukraine

Sunday's local elections are the first chance for Ukraine's powerful oligarchs to regain political power after the regime shift in 2014. So VICE News checked out the atmosphere in conflict-riven Mariupol.
Jack Crosbie and Alex Lubetkin
10.23.15
News

What Does Renewed Political Violence Mean for the Future of Ukraine?

A string of suicides and murders points to growing political instability in Ukraine.
Isaac Webb
4.19.15
Europe

Putin Reveals He Ordered the Annexation of Crimea on the Day Yanukovych Fled Kiev

In a documentary trailer, Putin speaks of a secret meeting on February 22 in which he told security services to "begin the work to bring Crimea back into Russia."
Jenna Corderoy
3.9.15
war and conflict

Russian Newspaper to Release Document That Allegedly Links Kremlin to Ukraine Invasion

The editor of one of the last independent investigative outlets in Russia claims to have a top secret document that proves Moscow began plotting an incursion in Ukraine more than a year ago.
Liz Fields
2.23.15
ukraine

In Photos: A Year of Conflict in Ukraine

Exactly one year after former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was forced from office, VICE News takes a look back at the bloody, bizarre, and often heartbreaking aftermath.
VICE News
2.23.15
VICE News

Ukraine, Russia, and the Messy Politics of the People

People often ask whether the West should protect its interests or pursue its democratic ideals when formulating foreign policy — but it's the wrong question to ask.
Samuel Greene
12.5.14
News

How the Invasion of Ukraine Is Shaking Up the Global Crime Scene

"What's happening in Ukraine now matters to criminals from Bogotá to Beijing."
Mark Galeotti
11.6.14
ukraine

Ukraine Votes for New Parliament as Conflict in East Continues

Voting in some areas of eastern Ukraine was difficult or altogether stifled, but no major security issues were reported early Sunday as president Petro Poroshenko's pro-Western party was expected to win a majority of seats.
Liz Fields
10.26.14
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