Ukraine.

A New Documentary Film Charts the Rise of Ukraine's Maidan Protests

Matt Potter | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Matt Potter

I was asked to review Sergei Loznitsa's new documentary record of the Ukraine protest movement Maïdan for Radio 4's Front Row programme this month. It's a timely film. Russia's black propaganda efforts since Maidan have been unrelenting...

Britain's Place in the World Is Under Threat

Jack Curtis | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Politics
Jack Curtis

This May brings a General Election more unpredictable than any in recent memory. With both major parties remaining neck and neck in the polls and the continuing strength of the fringe parties, the likelihood of an outright majority for either seems remote.

Obama v Putin: 'Dr. Strangelove' and the Doomsday Machine

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

The cold hard fact is that unless Ukraine can somehow stand up to Russian aggression on its own, the response from the West will continue to be limited precisely because Russia is a nuclear power.

The United States of America Questions the Credibility of the European Union

Andrew Duff | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Politics
Andrew Duff

The prospect of Brexit has not yet sunk in. If Cameron is still prime minister after the British election on 7 May and then calls a referendum on leaving the EU watch out for truly scandalised Americans.

British Troops To Be Deployed To Ukraine

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Politics

British military personnel are to be deployed to Ukraine over the next few weeks to provide advice and training to government troops, Prime Minister D...

Putin Talks About 'Apocalyptic' All-Out War With Ukraine

AP/The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK

Vladimir Putin has dismissed the prospect of an all-out war between Russia and Ukraine, describing the "apocalyptic scenario" as "unlikely". Speak...

Bloom Twins join UNICEF's #IMAGINE campaign

Carly Wilford | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

Everything has changed. People have changed. The air has changed. Parts of Ukraine are still a war zone. No doubt Ukraine is at war. People get killed. More than 10,000 people have died on both sides.

We Must Arm Against Russia, Says Ex-Minister

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jessica Elgot | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK

Britain and other western powers should start supplying sophisticated weaponry to the Ukrainian government to enable it to fight back against the heav...

Russia: The Enemy?

Robin Lustig | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK
Robin Lustig

Poland, Hungary, the Czech republic, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria, plus the three Baltic states, are all members of NATO, as are Albania, Slovenia and Croatia. With the exception of Albania, they are all also members of the EU. It's not quite tanks on the Kremlin's lawn, but it's not far off.

UK 'Sleepwalking Into Russia Crisis' And We Can't Defend Ourselves, Experts Warn

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK

Former military leaders have expressed their concern over the UK's ability to defend itself against a Russian attack, as the Government was accused by...

The US Porn Star Forced Into Bizarre Denial Over Ukraine Murder Propaganda

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK

Rumours of the death of Entourage actress Sasha Grey have been greatly exaggerated. And they’re frankly weird too. The former porn star was ...

Ukraine Looks Like The Apocalypse As Separatists Seize Debaltseve

AP | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK

After weeks of relentless fighting, the embattled Ukrainian rail hub of Debaltseve fell on Wednesday to Russia-backed separatists, who hoisted a flag ...

We're Not Donetsk, We're Northern Ireland

Brian John Spencer | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

Russia is not merely a menace to Ukraine and its own people, but to the rest of Europe and to international norms. That is not a parallel with Ireland or Britain.

Two Ukrainian MPs Got In A Fight And It Was Epic

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Politics

Ukrainian MPs Yegor Sobolev and Vadim Ivchenko had a bust-up inside the Verkhovna Rada in Kiev on Thursday over an anti-corruption bill. Sobolev, o...

Putin's Snapped Pencil And 11 Other Reasons To Be Sceptical Of Ukraine Deal

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK

Guns will fall silent, heavy weapons will pull back from the front, and Ukraine will trade a broad autonomy for the east to get back control of its Ru...

Navigating the 'Arm Ukraine' Debate

Dr Rory Finnin | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Politics
Dr Rory Finnin

There has been a lot of debate in the Western press over whether to supply Ukraine with defensive arms. How to make sense of all the editorialising? Which op-eds and columns should one take seriously? Consider the following questions:

Owning the Oneness

Anupriya Dwivedi | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Anupriya Dwivedi

I stopped analysing a long time ago if the question was an enviously malicious put-down or a genuine, earnest search for content. Either way the answer is usually, "No one. Just me." And those words fuel me.

Relax, Mushroom Cloud Spotted In Ukraine Was Probably Not A Nuclear Explosion

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK

A huge explosion rocked the Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Sunday night, causing many to assume a tactical nuclear weapon was being detonated. Early ...

Britain Condemns Putin In Strongest Language Yet

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.02.2015 | UK Politics

Vladimir Putin is behaving like a "mid 20th-century tyrant" over Ukraine and leading Russia in a way "civilisation nations" shouldn't behave, Foreign ...

America's Last Hope in the Caucasus

Jamila Mammadova | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Politics
Jamila Mammadova

The past year has been a difficult year for the whole region. Cold War rhetoric returned to the former Soviet Union and was met with rejection and, at times, with fear. Azerbaijan was not different...

What future for the 'New Ukraine'?

Jo Simmons | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK
Jo Simmons

So far, the EU and the US have failed to provide a quick response to address the new wave of attacks and the pro-Russian rebels seem as determined as ever to stay the course in spite of the sanctions.

Obama Could Arm Kiev In Fight Against Putin's Rebels In Ukraine

AP | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK

As Ukrainian troops fought Monday to defend a strategic railway hub, Russian-backed separatists pledged to boost the size of their force and Washingto...

Kiev Students Record Video Telling Russian Youths: Doubt Everything

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Students from Kiev, Ukraine have recorded a video message addressing the students of Moscow universities to "raise the information curtain" and think ...

Ukrainian Rebels Attack Port With Rockets, 21 Dead

AP | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK

WARNING: GRAPHIC PICTURES Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools and homes on Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol...

Is Europe Overlooking the Far-Right 'Foreign Fighter' Issue in Ukraine?

Lewis Barton | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Politics
Lewis Barton

Think of a 'foreign fighter'. Are they a young male, aged between 19-29, probably of Middle Eastern origin, and possibly a Muslim? Are they associated with the concern and debate over Syria and Iraq? To most people it's more than likely that this is the image that comes to mind. This isn't necessary wrong, but it's definitely not completely accurate.