Vasyl Lomachenko celebrates his Junior Lightweight bout victory over Guillermo Rigondeaux at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 9, 2017 in New York City. British boxer Luke Campbell will fight Ukraine’s Vasyl Lomachenko for the vacant WBC lightweight title. WBO and WBA lightweight champion Lomachenko, 31, stopped Briton Anthony Crolla inContinue Reading

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Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina celebrates after defeating Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands during their singles match at the WTA Finals tennis tournament in Singapore on October 27, 2018. Ukraine’s No.1 tennis player Elina Svitolina has retained the sixth spot in the ranking of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) updated on MayContinue Reading

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FC Shakhtar’s players pose prior to the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between FC Shakhtar Donetsk and SSC Napoli at The Metalist Stadium in Kharkiv on Sept. 13, 2017. Shakhtar Donetsk have won the Ukrainian Cup for the fourth year in a row, celebrating its 13-time victory. TheContinue Reading

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The coalition Freedom from Tobacco Smoke in Ukraine protests near parliament on May 31, 2016. The May 31 annual World No Tobacco Day is time to take stock of what Ukraine is doing right and wrong in reducing smoking – an addiction that kills 130,000 Ukrainians prematurely from tobacco-related diseasesContinue Reading

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Women study hairdressing during vocational training through a program supported by L’Oreal company for victims of domestic violence. Gender inequality can cost a lot. According to a 2015 study by U.S.-based McKinsey & Company, a worldwide management consulting firm, reducing gender inequality could add $12 trillion to the global economyContinue Reading

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Two people sort plastic waste at the Ecohope sorting station at Donetsk National University on May 8, 2019. Environmentalists say that awareness of the importance of recycling is growing, but not as quickly as they would like. Ecological waste-reduction programs are becoming trendy and many companies in Ukraine are lookingContinue Reading

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The Daily Digest is a selection of Ukraine’s top news put together by the Kyiv Post team six days a week. The Kyiv Post is offering a 24 percent discount on subscriptions.  Here’s the latest from the Kyiv Post: After a 5-year-old’s death, some protesters demanded Interior Minister Avakov resign. Nearly 200 peopleContinue Reading

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Speaker Andriy Parubiy, Deputy Chairperson Iryna Gerashchenko and Deputy Speaker Oksana Syroid attend an extraordinary session of the Verkhovna Rada on May 22, 2019. The Verkhovna Rada has failed to review a draft law on re-criminalizing illegal enrichment by state officials. Only 205 lawmakers voted in favor of including theContinue Reading

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An enclosed balcony in Chernihiv was fitted into a concrete frame. Balconies extend into Ukraine’s cities right from the walls of its Soviet past. Often built and designed by the residents themselves, they dot the literal walls of the cramped residential houses built by the Soviet state. And psychological wallsContinue Reading

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Residents and businesses of Reitarka Street will welcome vistors for the street’s block party on June 1. Editor’s Note: To see the full list of events, please check the calendar. To let us know about the upcoming shows, exhibitions, concerts, movie screenings, festivals, and parties, please send an e-mail to ls@kyivpost.com. Rayon #1Continue Reading

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