Dylan Carter

Dylan Carter

Dylan Carter is a staff writer at the Kyiv Independent. He studied modern languages at the University College of London and Paris Sorbonne IV. He worked as an assistant lecturer at the Kyiv School of Economics and at Ukrinform before joining the Kyiv Post in June 2021.
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Ukrainian refugees, diaspora rally in Brussels during NATO summit, demand more Western support for Ukraine

A large demonstration took place in Brussels on March 24, with protesters gathering to demand tougher sanctions against Russia on the occasion of U.S President Joe Biden’s visit to Brussels for a summit on Ukraine. The event, organized by Ukrainian-led advocacy group Promote Ukraine, took place in front of the ...
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Ukrainska Pravda: Mass cancellation of Ukraine flights from Feb. 14

Aircraft traveling through Ukrainian airspace will no longer be insured by international insurance companies from Feb. 14, forcing flights to be grounded or canceled, according to Ukrainian publication Ukrainska Pravda.  The outlet quoted information from unnamed sources in the aviation industry. Anatoliy Ivantsiv, head of Ukrainian insurance firm Expo, told ...
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UK provides Ukraine with $120 million in financial aid

Ukraine is set to receive an additional $120 million in foreign aid from the United Kingdom in support of the country’s “stable governance” and “energy independence,” according to a Feb. 1 statement by the British government. The announcement comes amid U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s visit to Kyiv, where he is scheduled ...
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Embassy advice guide for foreign nationals in Ukraine

A Sword of Damocles once again hangs over Ukraine. Since November, Russia has been amassing troops along Ukraine’s eastern border, demanding sweeping concessions from the NATO alliance and threatening to plunge Ukraine back into Russia’s sphere of influence once again. Many Western experts and governments now fear military incursion by ...
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Ukrainian, Russian radio enthusiasts battle over alleged Russian military frequency

The frequency of a suspected Russian military shortwave radio broadcast, known as the “buzzer” for its recognizable repeating channel marker, has become the battleground for rival Russian and Ukrainian radio enthusiasts, who have been attempting to hijack the frequency to play memes and propaganda. The UBV-76 transmission, which can be ...
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Omicron fears close 37 air routes in Ukraine

Following a global trend of dwindling demand, and severe staff shortages caused by the Covid-19 Omicron variant, fewer planes are now entering Ukrainian skies as Irish low-cost airline Ryanair cancels flights across Europe. In September, Ryanair stated that it planned to “expand aggressively” in Ukraine following the country’s accession to ...