Brendan O'Connor · 08/22/15 03:30PM

During a rehearsal on Saturday for the Independence Day parade in Kiev, Ukraine, a soldier tries on part of a cartoon character’s costume.

Ukraine Opposition Controls Kiev, Enters Presidential Palace

Tom Scocca · 02/22/14 09:05AM

The day after signing an accord meant to end violent protests in Ukraine, president Viktor Yanukovych has reportedly left Kiev, ceding control of the capital to the opposition. The parliament building is now guarded by masked anti-Yanukovych forces, and the public has entered the presidential compound, Mezhyhirya, outside the city.

Adam Weinstein · 02/19/14 01:06PM