Floods Afflict Ukraine as It Tries to Control the Coronavirus
Environmentalists say illegal logging in the Carpathian Mountains is contributing to flooding. Rising waters forced the partial evacuation of a hospital treating Covid-19 patients.
Russians Eat Burgers in Gloves. Should Everyone?
Status-conscious fast-food joints across Eastern Europe have offered their diners disposable gloves for years. The idea may find a wider audience in the pandemic era.
I.M.F. Approves Critical Loan for Ukraine
President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine won an endorsement for his anti-corruption policies with the approval of a $5 billion lending program from the International Monetary Fund.
Ukraine’s Backlog of Babies Born to Surrogates Begins to Ease
Eleven foreign couples, previously barred by coronavirus restrictions, have entered the country to meet their newborns. But births are still outpacing pickups.
Trump Plans to Withdraw Some U.S. Troops From Germany, a Key NATO Ally
The plan is a further blow to America’s weakening European alliances and likely to be welcomed by President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.
A Chess Prodigy’s Return to Health Brings Cheer to the Game
As she endured a difficult recovery from Covid-19, the grandmaster Irina Krush thrived in competition and found familiar support from others in the game.
I Expected War. I Didn’t Expect Trump’s Impeachment or a Pandemic.
Ukraine’s president looks back at what got him through his first year in office.
100 Babies Stranded in Ukraine After Surrogate Births
Travel bans have prevented the babies’ parents from entering the country. One official says as many as 1,000 babies will be born before restrictions are lifted.
Victim or Executioner? Let the Computer Decide
An interactive plan for a Holocaust museum envisioned sorting visitors into victims, executioners and collaborators. Backlash ensued.
Skadden Said to Have Paid $11 Million to Settle Ukraine Dispute
The law firm paid a former Ukrainian prime minister, Yulia V. Tymoshenko, and an associate to avert a suit over its role in a report justifying her imprisonment by a political rival.
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