Kit Gillet is a freelance journalist currently based in Bucharest. His work appears regularly in the international press, for publications including The New York Times, The Guardian, The Economist, Monocle, The Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal and CNN.
Ukraine

Why the next few weeks will be crucial for Ukraine

Investors trying to gauge whether the Ukraine crisis has turned the corner or is headed for further escalation will likely get some important cues in the next few weeks.

Ukraine economy will sink or swim on Kiev-Moscow ties

Russia's annexation of Crimea could have "profound adverse consequences for trade and investments between Ukraine and Russia.

A long standoff costly for both Ukraine and Russia

A prolonged standoff between Kiev and Moscow will dramatically raise the cost of rescuing the Ukrainian economy, as well as be a powerful blow to the Russian economy in need of much-needed foreign investment.

With reforms, Ukraine stays in driver’s seat, not Russia

Ukraine’s protest leaders named candidates for a new government of national unity late on Feb. 26, as Russia conducted military drills on the country’s doorstep.

Ukrainian protesters cling to their camps as holidays divert crowds

As they enters their second month, pro-European protests in Ukraine appear to be losing momentum after financial aid from Russia averted an immediate economic crunch.
EU suspends Ukraine trade talks amid protests in Kiev

EU suspends Ukraine trade talks amid protests in Kiev

Protesters in Kiev angry that Ukranian President Yanukovych has spurned a trade deal with the EU in favor of closer ties with Russia don't appear to have swayed the government
Ukraine's Klitschko: Could pugilist-turned-politican be next president?

Ukraine’s Klitschko: Could pugilist-turned-politican be next president?

The boxing champion, now a leading figure in Ukraine's opposition, has gained in stature during weeks of protest. But no one knows his politics
Ukraine protests: Not quite a million, but no end in sight

Ukraine protests: Not quite a million, but no end in sight

Opposition leaders had vowed to assemble 1 million protesters in Kiev on Sunday to keep up pressure on President Yanukovych amid reports of a trade pact with Russia.
Occupy Kiev City Hall

Occupy Kiev City Hall

Protesters angered over a government decision spurning closer EU ties are digging in for the long haul. Kiev City Hall is ground zero.
Ukraine protesters vow to continue the fight

Ukraine protesters vow to continue the fight

December 5, 2013 Kiev, Ukraine – Men and women, old and young, students, manual labourers, office workers and even priests have gathered in the thousands on the streets of Ukraine’s capital for the past week to protest against a government they say is leading their country in the wrong direction. Every day without fail, tens of...
On Kiev's streets, anti-government protesters see long game ahead

On Kiev’s streets, anti-government protesters see long game ahead

After the Ukraine government easily defeated a no-confidence vote and warned that police would use force if necessary, protesters dug in for the long haul.