Bridgid McCarthy

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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

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.

Conflict & Justice

Ukraine's top woman

Ukraine is used to strong women, but not necessarily powerful ones. Yulia Tymoshenko? who's running in the presidential runoff this weekend is both. Reporter Brigid McCarthy looks at the Tymoshenko phenomenon.