Svitlana Morenets

Russia’s plan to freeze Ukraine

24 November 2023 11:22 pm

Winter hasn’t officially started, but Ukraine is already covered in snow. As temperatures dip a few degrees below zero, the…

Zelensky must be honest about the state of the war

18 November 2023 9:00 am

‘Happy New Year! The year of our victory!’ said Volodymyr Zelensky on 1 January. After the liberation of the Kharkiv…

Zelensky’s new rival

3 November 2023 8:10 pm

The debate over the necessity of Ukraine’s presidential elections is creating chaos in a nation at war. The ceasefire among…

Will the new US Speaker spell trouble for aid to Ukraine?

27 October 2023 9:19 pm

For the past few weeks, the US House Speaker’s chair has sat empty. Kevin McCarthy was ousted from the position…

Is Russia’s latest offensive faltering?

17 October 2023 5:00 pm

Russia’s latest offensive has exacted a heavy toll on its forces. They have lost 127 tanks, 239 armoured personnel vehicles…

Russia is trying to break through Ukraine’s front line before winter

13 October 2023 11:34 pm

Ukraine is on fire. Russian forces have launched an offensive across the entire front line in their final push before…

Should Ukraine hold a general election next year?

30 September 2023 9:00 am

Should Ukraine hold a general election next year?

Can Poland and Ukraine end their grain spat?

22 September 2023 8:56 pm

Poland has said it will no longer supply Ukraine with weapons, that it may cut aid to refugees and that…

Ukrainian pupils face an impossible dilemma

2 September 2023 2:51 am

Today, almost five million Ukrainian pupils have gone to school – in person or remotely. Most didn’t have festive assemblies…

Meet the soldiers clearing mines for Ukraine’s counteroffensive

30 August 2023 2:39 am

Nearly three months into their counteroffensive, the Ukrainian army has finally found a way to breach the first line of…

Ukraine’s real killing fields: An investigation into the war’s first aid crisis

26 August 2023 9:00 am

An investigation into the war’s first aid crisis

Inside Ukraine’s drone army

29 July 2023 9:00 am

Inside Ukraine’s drone army

Why was a Ukrainian fencer punished for not shaking a Russian’s hand?

29 July 2023 3:00 am

Must politics stay separate from sport? Ukrainian fencer Olha Kharlan has been disqualified from the World Fencing Championships in Milan…

Targeting Odesa marks a new turn in the war

23 July 2023 8:37 pm

The world is waking up to pictures of fresh destruction in the Ukrainian port city of Odesa, which has been…

This week’s Nato summit will embolden Putin

13 July 2023 3:15 am

The Nato summit in Vilnius has not helped Ukraine. Rather than facilitating the country’s swift accession into Nato, the alliance…

Exiled Belarusian opposition calls for army to rise against Moscow

24 June 2023 9:16 pm

With Vladimir Putin facing armed insurrection from Prigozhin’s Wagner Group, the exiled opposition in Belarus has called for its military…

Russia’s nuclear blackmail

24 June 2023 2:52 am

‘Dear Ukrainians! And all people of the world: everyone! I emphasise this,’ Volodymyr Zelensky said in a televised speech yesterday. Russia, he…

Russia destroys key Ukrainian dam as counter-offensive begins

6 June 2023 7:33 pm

Hours after the Ukrainian army finally launched its long-awaited counter-offensive, Russia has hit back. Early this morning, Russian forces blew…

Ukrainians are worried about the state of their bomb shelters

3 June 2023 3:44 am

Russia fired more than 576 missiles and drones against Ukraine last month; Kyiv was shelled two days in three. Ukrainian…

Has Ukraine’s counter-offensive been overhyped?

27 May 2023 9:00 am

Has the counter-offensive been overhyped?

Has Ukraine launched a ‘special military operation’ in Russia?

23 May 2023 12:01 am

While the world is waiting for Ukraine’s spring offensive, something very different happened this morning: an incursion into Russian territory.…

The tragedy of Ukraine’s stolen children

13 May 2023 9:00 am

Who will return Ukraine’s stolen children?

Ukraine’s plan to rain on Putin’s Victory Day parade

6 May 2023 2:50 am

The presence of drones over the Kremlin earlier this week was reported widely as the first attack on Moscow since…

Can Ukraine afford to keep paying its soldiers a fighting salary?

29 April 2023 3:07 am

What salary should a soldier receive in a war-torn country? Obviously, there is no number that can make up for…

The blurred lines between patriotism and profiteering in Ukraine

8 April 2023 9:00 am

In Ukraine, patriotism has become profitable