Ukraine

Borders

How do maps handle disputed borders?

Apple recently made a switch to display Crimea as a Russian territory for users in Russia and the Crimea peninsula. The World's Marco Werman speaks with cartographer Mick Ashworth about how map makers deal with disputed borders.

US House set to vote to impeach Trump

The US House of Representatives is set to take a momentous and deeply polarizing vote Wednesday when it is likely to impeach President Donald Trump on charges of abusing his office and obstructing a congressional probe.

US lawmakers debate rules for Trump impeachment vote

Democrats and Republicans were set to grapple Tuesday starting at 11 a.m. ET over the rules of engagement for an historic vote in the House of Representatives, where President Donald Trump is likely to become the third US president to be impeached.

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Global Politics

Orange revolution struggles

Saturday marks the 4th anniversary of the start of Ukraine's Orange Revolution. The promise was Western-style democracy. But Ukrainians are losing confidence in that democracy and the leaders that helped usher it in.

Global Politics

Ukraine feels the pinch

Ukraine's economy depends heavily on exports...especially steel. But now with many of the world's economies shrinking by the day, there are fewer places able to take what Ukraine has to offer. The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports.

Global Politics

Russia-Ukraine energy dispute

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Masha Lipman, a political analyst at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Moscow, about the view from Russia of the standoff with Ukraine over natural gas supplies.

Global Politics

Still shivering as gas dispute continues

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Nick Thorpe in Budapest, Hungary, where some people are still shivering from a lack of heat. The natural gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine is to blame. The dispute apparently ended today, only to start again. We also hear how people are coping with the cold in Bulgaria and Bosnia.

Global Politics

Russian-Ukraine fuel dispute

The heat is back on in Ukraine. Residents there were without gas for nearly three weeks after Russia turned off the taps to the Ukraine in a dispute over pricing. The World's Gerry Hadden tells us a agreement has now been reached.

Global Politics

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we asked you to name a former Soviet Republic that's now making some changes to its map. Name changes, that is. The answer is Ukraine. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Rostoslav Khotin, editor of the BBC's Ukrainian service.