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Ukraine: A history in pictures

updated 8:26 AM EDT, Sun June 24, 2012
Ukraine achieved independence shortly before the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.<br/><br/>Europe's second largest country, it boasts sweeping and fertile agricultural plains as well areas of heavy industry. Ukraine achieved independence shortly before the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Europe's second largest country, it boasts sweeping and fertile agricultural plains as well areas of heavy industry.
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Ukraine: The land
Brutal moments in history
Nuclear catastrophe
Independence from the Soviet Union
Liberalization and hardship
Orange revolution
Industrial revival
Global economic crisis
Heritage and history
Bread and welcome
Euro 2012
Opposition and controversy
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