Ukrainian politics

Ukraine's then-president, Petro Poroshenko, listens to then-presidential candidate and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky during an election debate in Kiev on April 19.

Once Again, Ukraine Steps Into the Unknown

A comedian-turned-president, a rockstar-turned-party leader, and a sea of new faces in the parliament: Meet the new political reality in Ukraine.

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MARCH 06:  Ukraine Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatseniuk speaks to the media during a meeting to discuss the situation in Ukraine at the European Union Council Building on March 6, 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. The EU leaders are attending an emergency summit in Brussels to decide how they should respond to the deployment of Russian troops in the Crimea. Russian forces have been on the ground in the Crimea since the change of government in Kiev when President Viktor Yanukovych was forced from power.  (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Ukraine’s Former Prime Minister on Dirty Politics, Populist ‘Bullshit,’ and Life After ‘Political Suicide’

Shortly after stepping down from power in Ukraine, Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with FP to discuss his future -- and Ukraine's.

TOPSHOT - A deputy from the Ukrainian President's political party attacks Ukrainian Prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk (R) during the annual report of the government in the Ukrainian Parliament on December 11,2015. / AFP / Sergei SUPINSKY        (Photo credit should read SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Brawls in Ukraine’s Parliament Are Almost as Good as Hockey Fights

Fights broke out in Ukraine's parliament Friday, and it was far from the first time.

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Why Ukraine’s Mini Sex Scandal Is a Sign of Progress

A legislator resigns after getting caught texting a lover. Ukraine’s parliament finally knows: the people are watching.

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