For-UA Ukraine English News

Alternative Review – Comments and discussion on For-Ua News (Ukraine English News)


has stopped publishing its English News web site

as of February 7, 2014 – No reason provided

The Alternative Commentary on new published on

ForUm ( claims to be an “influential” informational analytical resource, free of commercial interests and political bias, the primary aim of which is to inform readers about events happening in Ukraine and around the world in a fast and objective manner.

Their internet newspaper was created in March, 2001. At present ForUm is among the world’s leaders in online news and information delivery. It offers readers the independent point of view on what is going on in political, economic and social spheres in Ukraine and abroad. The project combines the functions of a daily, analytical magazine and a news agency.

Working 24 hours, seven days a week, ForUm (not true) relies heavily on its team of news professionals: editors, journalists, photographers, programmers and administrators.

The editorial policy of ForUm claims to be oriented towards independent author estimation of events, offering original publications and analytical materials to the users.

Every day their site offers comments of the leading experts, acknowledged not only in Ukraine but also abroad. They claim to  provide accurate, clearly sourced accounts of events as they occur, wherever they occur, so that individuals, organizations and governments can make their own decisions based on the facts.You can read news, analytical materials and interviews with leaders of opinion (politicians, cultural and art workers, public leaders, etc.) on our site.

The organization of the site and the easy to use SEARCH function not only provides the user with fast access to needed information, but also allows him to track events as they unfold.

Republication or redistribution of ForUm content, including by framing or similar means, is allowed with the reference to only.

Note: When reading the above statement your should be aware that For-ua is not as claimed an independent unbiased news service.  To the contrary it has and continues to display extreme bias which is evident in the moderation of its commentary.

The other thing you will notice is that the names and owners of the publication are not readily available.


Name: Forum
Languages: Russian, Ukrainian and English
Updates: Hourly
Summary: Comprehensive online political news, news analysis and analysis publication. Visitors may subscribe to a free daily headlines list-serve to keep abreast of developments. This site is a frequent source for other Internet publications. Their ownership is unclear, and the site’s billing contact resides in Cyprus. Featuring political analysts like Kost Bondarenko, the site tends not to be one-sided in their reporting and analysis. Forum’s correspondents are excellent in gathering commentary from an extensive variety of sources on political issues.

It is understood that for-ua was funded by Borys Berezovsky and various US interests who have also funded a number of other media interests in Ukraine.

3 Responses to “”

  1. piparins said

    i am writing a bachelor thesis about the topic : Crimea as a problem in Russia’s and Ukraines relations.
    Could you please forwrd me some links or information resources about the seperatism in Crimea, Black sea fleat status in Crimea and Crimean tatar role in Russias and Ukrianes relations?
    Thanks in advance!
    my email:

  2. Jerry said

    I am Ukrainian Canadian looking for family in the Kamyanets-Podilsky
    all I have is 50 year old pictures
    my email:

    • Jerry said

      After 25 years of searching for family in Ukraine, On June 28th 2011 I have found them and have visited them twice.

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