We discuss the latest in Ukraine as Polish, Slovenian and Czech leaders meet in Kyiv. Plus: China’s Russia problem, an interview with Venezuela’s foreign minister and a look at nominations for the Pritzker architecture award.
Our correspondent finds Ukraine’s capital already accustomed to an eerie war footing. People are getting married and playing music, even as medicine runs out and a new volunteer army braces for fighting.
Emma Nelson anchors a special edition on the developments in Ukraine, as Russian forces continue their offensive. With Lada Roslycky in Kyiv, Stephen Dalziel in London, Benno Zogg in Zürich and Fiona Wilson in Tokyo.
Monocle’s Emma Nelson and panellists cover the weekend’s defining stories, with check-ins from our editors and correspondents in Kyiv and Bangkok. Plus: Tyler Brûlé on the stories making headlines in continental Europe.
Kyiv or Kiev is the capital and most populous city of Ukraine. It is in north-central Ukraine along the Dnieper River. Its population in July 2015 was 2,887,974, making Kyiv the seventh-most populous city in Europe. Kyiv is an important industrial, scientific, educational and cultural center of Eastern Europe.