Produced by Crimea Desk, RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service
21 February 2020
Violence Flares In Ukraine As Evacuees Arrive From China
A convoy carrying people recently evacuated from Wuhan, China, arrived in the Ukrainian town of Novi Sanzhary, where they were due to be held in quarantine, on February 20. A crowd of locals, fearful that the evacuees would bring the coronavirus to the town, clashed with police and tried to block the buses with burning debris.
21 November 2019
Ukraine's Mariupol Port Struggles To Stay Afloat Amid Russian 'Hybrid War'
After five years of conflict in eastern Ukraine, the port of Mariupol is struggling to survive. With the loss of coal exports and Russia choking access to the Sea of Azov, the port's maritime traffic has been cut in half. But Mariupol hopes Chinese investment can revive its sinking fortunes.