Ukraine

Trump impeachment

Key moments in the impeachment inquiry

The US House of Representatives will vote on a resolution to formalize the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump Thursday, which will set rules for the investigation going forward. But what's happened in the inquiry so far? The World looks back at some key moments.

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Global Politics

Death-defying winter sport

Thousands of miles from the Olympics on the streets of Ukraine's capital, there's another, death-defying winter sport taking place. Walking down a Kiev sidewalk these days is like buying a lottery ticket to the hospital. Brigid McCarthy reports from Kiev.

Global Politics

Ukraine's political divide

Last week Ukrainian lawmakers hurled eggs and smoke bombs in the chambers of parliament. The brawl could signal the beginning of a turbulent period in Ukrainian politics, as Brigid McCarthy reports from Kiev.

Global Politics

The ordeal of Ukrainian Nazi slave laborers

When the Nazis invaded the Soviet Union, they seized millions of Ukrainians and sent them back to Germany as slave laborers. When the laborers who survived went home after the war, they were treated as Nazi collaborators. Reporter Brigid McCarthy reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Mad Heads XL

Mad Heads XL is one of the most popular rock bands in Ukraine. It's also among the few Ukrainian bands with a sizable international following. Brigid McCarthy reports from Kiev.

Arts, Culture & Media

Ukrainian novelist on post-Soviet man

Reporter Brigid McCarthy profiles Ukrainian novelist Andrey Kurkov. Since the fall of the Soviet Union, he's written more than a dozen novels and children's stories. But Kurkov says all of his stories are really about the evolution of the post Soviet man.