Ukraine is following the lead of most countries in the world and Ukrposhta is getting a face lift as well as new banking services to make more out of branches scattered over the whole country.
The sale immediately raised questions about the paper’s independence as buyer Adnan Kivan reportedly has close ties to President Petro Poroshenko and is also said to have links to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
The election ratings of Ukrainian President Poroshenko are collapsing, according to poll results released on March 19 by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology, while rival Yulia Tymoshenko has opened a wide lead.
Ukraine's parliament finally appoints Yakiv Smolii, acting central bank governor, to succeed Valeria Gontareva.
wiiw warns that a spike in global interest rates would be dangerous for the numerous countries in CESEE with high private and public external debt.
Ukraine’s consumer prices grew by 0.9% month-on-month (14% year-on-year) in February, following a 1.5% m/m (14.1% y/y) in January, according to the Ukrstat state statistics following a series of rate hikes
Russian state-owned Gazprom has suffered a dramatic defeat at the Stockholm arbitration court to Ukrainian national gas company Naftogaz and owes billions of dollars in fines. Its response? To start a gas war and blackmail Europe.
NATO has granted Ukraine the status of an aspirant country, which means that Kyiv has officially declared its aspiration to join the military alliance.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has rejected an idea that "foreign donors will form" the nation's independent anti-corruption court, in an FT interview
Ukraine's foreign exchange reserves declined by $37mn to $18.410bn in February, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) said
Ukraine's national gas company Naftogaz finds itself in the middle of a new gas war with Russia, but Yuri Vitrenko says making reforms has been harder than fighting with Russia over gas supplies.
Ukraine has seen interest from investors rise. However, cash has been harder to come by than warm words. Too many investors have come and gone without actually bringing any money, but GE has just promised to invest $1bn into locomotive construction
Ukraine cuts consumption to avoid shortages, while gas transit is unaffected.
A day after Gazprom was due to resume gas deliveries to Ukraine after a nearly three-year hiatus, Russia’s gas monopolist has thrown down the gauntlet, saying it will cancel its gas supply deal.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) will increase its key policy rate by 1 percentage point (pp) to 17% from March 2, which is the fourth consecutive increase in the key police rate.
Ukraine’s relation to its main donor, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), should be based on “joint compromise agreements,” President Petro Poroshenko said, as the Rada gets ready to vote in a new NBU governor.
Ukraine wins four-year legal battle over Gazprom's failure to supply gas.
Artem Sytnyk, head of the NABU anti-corruption agency, admits political opposition has been more intense than he expected.
Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko said Yakiv Smolii's candidature as governor of the National Bank of Ukraine was "unacceptable".
There were some very public arrests and jailings in Russia in 2017, but they had little impact on the TI Corruption Perception index ranking. Ukraine has also failed to make real progress.