Alexander Query

Alexander Query

Alexander Query is a business reporter at the Kyiv Independent. He is the former business editor at the Kyiv Post. He worked as a TV correspondent and an anchorman at UATV in Ukraine, and received a BA in modern literature from La Sorbonne, in Paris.
Articles by Alexander Query
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Russian troops leave shattered lives in Makariv

MAKARIV, Kyiv Oblast – Life is timidly reappearing in the half-destroyed town of Makariv.  A dozen women in headscarves and rolled-up sleeves clean up the street, armed with brooms, against the apocalyptic backdrop. Not far, one of them is crying on her husband’s shoulder.  Ripped-open buildings and craters are everywhere, ...
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BREAKING: Ukraine imposes state of emergency

Ukraine has declared a state of emergency in all of Ukraine except for eastern Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts starting on Feb. 24. The parliament approved the decree introduced by President Volodymyr Zelensky on Feb. 23, as the threat of Russia’s all-out invasion of Ukraine continues to grow. Donetsk and Luhansk ...
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Putin sends troops to Kremlin-occupied Donbas

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered to send troops into the Kremlin-occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk, in eastern Ukraine, after officially recognizing them as independent states. According to the decree signed by Putin on Feb. 21, the Kremlin has recognized the independence of the Russian-occupied Donbas and has ordered the ...
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Zelensky in Munich demands security guarantees, calls for preemptive sanctions against Russia

President Volodymyr Zelensky called upon the West to stand by Ukraine as Russia threatens to further invade it, in an emotional address to the Munich Security Conference on Feb. 19.  He criticized the ambivalent attitude of countries who stay silent, saying those who don’t stand by Ukraine should “think about ...