Russia still playing important role in Ukraine’s trade as turnover rises in 1H17 and remains one of Ukraine’s top five trade partners in terms of export of goods
Kyiv was one of the top five biggest decliners in this year’s “Global Liveability Report” by the EIU, with the Ukrainian capital dropping 21.4% in the index over the past five years.
Belarus is in the top three spots popular with Russian holidaymakers, according to Yandex.Money, which analyzed the countries the Russians headed to for their breaks this summer.
Ukraine's balance of payments deficit more than doubled to $1.882bn in January-June 2017, increasing by almost 2.6 times year on year. In the first half of 2016, Ukraine ran a balance of payments deficit of $727.5mn.
The winter harvests in Eastern Europe are all almost in and have surprised on the upside, causing wheat prices to drop in the middle of August.
Turkey’s leading brewer Anadolu Efes announces initial agreement with world’s largest brewer AB InBev for 50:50 merger of Russia and Ukraine businesses, new enterprise to take on beer markets suffering longstanding decline.
Wojciech Balczun submitted his resignation after little more than a year at the helm of Ukrzaliznytsia citing a "negative PR-campaign and even sabotage" against him.
Two of the biggest sugar producers in eastern Europe - Russia's Rosagro and Ukraine's Astarta - have had very different experiences in the first half of 2017. Ukraine's sugar business is sweet, but Russia's has gone sour.
Georgia's stateless former president Mikheil Saakashvili turns up in Poland to attend Warsaw Uprising commemoration, insists he will journey back to Ukraine to fight withdrawal of citizenship.
The new design proposed by the Polish home affairs ministry features depictions of the Ukrainian city of Lviv and Lithuanian capital Vilnius.
US President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill imposing tougher sanctions on Russia, North Korea, and Iran, that also limits his own ability to end those sanctions, ending weeks of uncertainty and opening a new chapter in the sanction regime
Yulia Tymoshenko’s Fatherland party is leading the polls in Ukraine with 11.2%, according to a poll conducted by two leading Kyiv think tanks. The Poroshenko Bloc, the president’s eponymous party, would earn 9.3% of those likely to vote
The investigations into former head of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine and President Petro Poroshenko's right hand man, Roman Nasirov, for corruption are over and a court ruling is expected in August.
“It’s impossible to tolerate endless insolence,” says Putin as tensions with Washington rise.
Ukraine’s GDP was up by 2.5% y/y in the first half of this year, which is also in line with the result in the first quarter, according to economy ministry estimates.
Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has been stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship, the latest move in President Petro Poroshenko's increasingly obvious preparations for re-election in 2019.
Move appears linked to new closeness between Kyiv and Tbilisi, leader of 2003's Rose Revolution likely to seek asylum in US.
The national carrier Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) is suing the Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry and demanding that it cancel a deal being agreed with Ryanair, as well as pay compensation as UIA was forced to cut its prices.
Unarmed veterans are helping farmers fight back against asset thieves and the authoritities don't like it.
Russia remains the biggest supplier of coal to Ukraine, despite the conflict between the two countries, accounting for about 80% of imports.