Sergiy Karazy

Ukrainians flock to local ski resort, with many European resorts shut to curb coronavirus spread

Dec 29 2020

POLIANYTSIA, Ukraine Ukraine's biggest ski resort Bukovel in the Carpathian mountains is fully booked until the end of year as Ukrainians have sped to it instead of other foreign resorts that have been shut due to coronavirus-linked restrictions across Europe. | Video

Ukrainian student launches initiative to turn fallen tree leaves into paper

Dec 02 2020

ZHYTOMYR, Ukraine Valentyn Frechka was a high school student living in rural Ukraine when he began a science project to turn fallen leaves from trees and plants into paper. | Video

Ukrainian volunteers step in to battle oxygen shortage in hospitals

Nov 30 2020

KYIV Lesya Lytvynova's phone never stops ringing. With one hand she soothes her three-month-old baby, with the other she answers calls from relatives of coronavirus patients desperate to get an oxygen generator.

'All I could do was fear for my life', says Belarus singer who fled to Kyiv

Oct 06 2020

KYIV, Oct 6 Belarusian electro-folk singer Rusia Shukiurava fled Minsk in early September but every sight of a police officer or sound of a car with a siren still makes "everything squeeze" inside her.

'Coffee, cigarettes, journalists': video shows hostage-taker captured in Ukraine bank

Aug 03 2020

KYIV Ukrainian security forces disguised as part of a TV news crew captured a suspected hostage-taker at a bank branch in Kyiv on Monday, while he was lounging in a chair speaking to journalists whose presence he had demanded along with coffee and cigarettes. | Video

After long delay, parents finally meet surrogate baby in Ukraine

Jun 11 2020

KIEV For parents Jose Perez and Flavia Lavorino, the wait is finally over. On Wednesday, the couple from Buenos Aires met their baby son Manu for the first time, 71 days after he was born to a surrogate mother 8,000 miles (12,875 km) away in Ukraine. | Video

Ukrainian airline switches to cargo to weather COVID crisis

May 27 2020

KIEV, May 27 For the pilots, the customer smiles are sadly lacking, but Ukrainian low-cost airline SkyUp says it is finding strength in a crisis after converting most of its planes to carry cargo to keep its fleet in the skies.

Ukrainian workers start returning to Poland as lockdown eases

May 25 2020

CHERNYAKHIV, Ukraine Coronavirus or no, Vadym Diachenko needed no persuading when an employment agency offered to fly him back to Poland from his native Ukraine to work at a meatpacking plant.

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