President Poroshenko needs a candidate who is acceptable to Kyiv’s Western backers, able to secure parliament's support in the Ukrainian parliament, and is loyal to Poroshenko himself.
Analysts are incredulous after London unit’s post-tax profit slumped last year by almost 50% to $30mn.
Lender is suspected of providing multi-billion credits to related parties in 2008-2016, including using refinancing funds obtained from the central bank.
Holders of hundreds of millions of dollars in securities say rights were violated during nationalisation of largest Ukrainian lender in December 2016.
Yuri Shefler's more than decade-old struggle for iconic vodka ownership rights resumes in the Netherlands.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signs new decree to step up sanctions against Russia
Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk says that Privatbank owner Ihor Kolomoisky has until July to find the circa $6bn taken out of his bank and lent to related parties and shell companies.
Russia had already twice requested that the EBRD resume lending, but this was the first time it had appealed to the board of governors that make up the EBRD's shareholders.
Sergei Guriev backs Alexei Kudrin's reform plan in Russia and warns over economic shocks to Central Asia from China.
The development bank is accelerating the winding up of its Russian portfolio, which shrank by 30% last year.
Impact of Putin and Erdogan's new "full-format" relations felt at peace talks, but Al-Assad opponents walk out of meeting shouting angrily.
Move follows three years of lukewarm attempts by Kyiv to bring ex-leader to justice for crimes allegedly committed during his 2010-2014 rule.
Two leaders repair trade links and also prepare ground for deal with US over Syria conflict resolution.
German chancellor presses Putin on armed conflicts, cyber warfare and gay rights at "intensive" talks in Sochi.
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