The Kyiv Independent is a new publication in the making, brought to you by the former editorial team of the Kyiv Post — 30 journalists and editors who were fired by the newspaper’s owner for defending editorial independence. Based in Ukraine, we provide on-the-ground English-language journalism of the highest quality.
In the final episode of the Media in Progress podcast series, we follow how the Kyiv Independent has become a world-renowned established media outlet since Russia's full-scale invasion began on Feb. 24, and how our team of journalists continues to work during the war.
The Kyiv Independent aims to be a self-sustaining media company in Ukraine but independence comes with a price. Our commercial team is working hard to tackle the challenge.
As the Kyiv Independent team develops its new media start-up while working around the clock amid an ever-growing threat of Russian invasion, the company needs to create a corporate culture that protects morale and productivity.
As Kazakhstan suppresses anti-government protests with the help of Russian-led troops, the Kyiv Independent closely monitors and reports on a situation that could affect Ukraine’s future