The United States Board on Geographic Names will officially list the capital of Ukraine as Kyiv, not Kiev. It's the result of years of advocacy by the Ukrainian government to popularize the Ukrainian spelling. But why does it matter?
A new look into HBO's upcoming miniseries "Chernobyl" gives us a deep look into the nuclear power plant disaster that rocked the then Soviet Union and continues to impact Ukraine to this day. Director Johan Renck spoke with Carol Hills about why he feels this story needs to be told.
Ukraine on Friday banned Russian men of combat age from entering the country, a move introduced under martial law after Russia fired on and captured three Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea last weekend.
Ukraine on Monday imposed martial law for 30 days in parts of the country most vulnerable to an attack from Russia after President Petro Poroshenko warned of the "extremely serious" threat of a land invasion.
One of the many tensions in Ukraine has been over language. Ukrainian used to be considered the language of peasants, while Russian was the language of the educated. This story from our archives shows how the push-pull between Russia and Ukraine has been going on for many decades.
For our Geo Quiz, we were looking for the name of the capital of Ukraine. The answer is Kiev. The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports on a controversy a local TV show that asked viewers to name the greatest Ukrainian of all time.
After the collapse of the Soviet Union, many Ukrainians left their country to find better jobs in the West, but now, some Ukrainians are reversing the pattern and are heading home because of new economic opportunities in Ukraine
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Kyiv (Kiev), the capital of Ukraine. Russian translator Marian Schwartz reads a short passage from "The White Guard," Mikhail Bulgakov's novel set in the city of Kyiv.
The opening of Soviet and East European archives has provided historians a tidal wave of new information about the crimes of Soviet leader Josef Stalin. Brigid McCarthy reports on one historian's work.
Members of parliament in Ukraine threw eggs, fists, and smoke bombs today in response to a controversial deal to extend an agreement with Russia that gives them a naval base on the Dead Sea in exchange for discounted natural gas.