Stemming the spread
Ukraine and the coronavirus
On March 3, Ukraine confirmed its first case of the coronavirus. In less than a month, the number of confirmed cases increased to over 100, and every consecutive hour now bringing more confirmed cases. However, Ukraine’s healthcare system badly needs improvements and Ukraine’s economy is already fragile after President Zelenskyy’s recent government shakeup. How is Ukraine handling the situation?
Wed, Apr 8, 2020
With poor medical facilities, limited quarantine measures, and a large pension-age population, Russian-occupied eastern Ukraine has the potential to become a major coronavirus hotspot.
Thu, Apr 2, 2020
With Ukraine under coronavirus lockdown, legislation has been rushed through allowing local authorities to operate online. The move is being greeted as another step in the right direction for Ukraine’s fledgling democracy.
Wed, Mar 25, 2020
Ukraine is bracing for a major coronavirus economic downturn, but the country must also look to the post-pandemic future. Ilya Timtchenko offers some tips on how to get the Ukrainian economy working once again.
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Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Photos and video of an attack along the line of contact in the Donbas region of Ukraine provided a rare look at ceasefire violations.
Tue, Mar 17, 2020
Ukraine is having a bad month, and it only seems to be getting worse.
UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring
Mon, Mar 16, 2020
Ukraine’s pro-Russian political forces have been in retreat since 2014, but as the world focuses on the coronavirus crisis, Kremlin-friendly Ukrainian MPs are planning new initiatives with their Moscow colleagues.
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