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Rada annuls 5 security deals with Russia
KIEV, May 21 Ц Ukrainian lawmakers on Thursday annulled five crucial security agreements with Moscow that had allowed Russia to transport troops to a separatist region of Moldova and purchase weapons that are only produced in Ukraine, the AFP reported. 12:19 | More
Ukrainian soldier reported dead, 8 wounded in fresh separatist attacks
KIEV, May 21 - One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and eight wounded in fresh separatist attacks, the military said in Kiev on Thursday, as the OSCE security watchdog warned of a "worrisome" spread of violence in eastern Ukraine, Reuters reported. 12:18 | More
US denies plans to deploy anti-ballistic missiles in Ukraine
WASHINGTON, May 21 Ц Washington doesn't plan to place anti-ballistic missile systems in Ukraine, U.S. Department of State Spokeswoman Marie Harf said. 12:17 | More
At the meeting in Berlin, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel are planning to discuss the fulfillment of the Minsk process. (Photo by the president's press service)
President rips Migration Service for EU visa requirement delays
KIEV, May 21 Ц President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday held a meeting on the fulfillment of requirements for the introduction of the visa-free regime with the EU. 12:17 | More
IN FOCUS Kiev to display captured Russian soldiers
KIEV, May 18 - Ukraine vowed on Monday to show off two Russian soldiers it claimed to have captured while fighting Moscow-backed forces in the separatist east, AFP reported. 11:50 | More
Ukraine asks for missile defense system
KIEV, May 20 - Ukraine is open to considering proposals to place a ballistic missile-defense system on its territory to ward off the risk of attacks from Russia, a senior official said Wednesday. So far no one has offered. 14:09 | More
Ukraine economy could fall 6% this year, according to official

Ukraine's GDP will register a 3% decline for H1 and could fall 6% this year, First Deputy Economic Development and Trade Minister Anatoliy Maksiuta said at a briefing in Kiev. He said that inflation this year could accelerate to 19%.More

Ukraine's economic decline accelerating

Ukraine's economic decline has accelerated as fighting between the army and pro-Russian separatists in the east took a heavy toll on industry and other economic activity in the last three months, Reuters reported.More

Hryvnia won't tank further this year, according to trade minister

Ukraine's Ministry of Economic Development and Trade is not expecting the further devaluation of the hryvnia and an increase in the rate of inflation growth in the current year, Minister Pavlo Sheremeta has said at a briefing in Kiev.More

1938 Sudetenland vs. 2014 Ukraine; West must act now

The West must not ignore Russia's ongoing attack on Ukraine because inaction will create a monster that will be able to destroy the Western civilization. Look at Germany's annexation of Sudetenland in 1938 for parallels.More

Rada annuls 5 security deals with Russia
Ukrainian soldier reported dead, 8 wounded in fresh separatist attacks
US denies plans to deploy anti-ballistic missiles in Ukraine
EU leaders parley with ex-Soviet state counterparts at Riga summit
Turchynov calls for major tightening of sanctions against Russia
Rada may soon ban Internet cigarette advertising, tighten label rules
60% of Donetsk mines impossible to restore, says local official
Foreign ministry sends protest note to Moscow after soldiers' capture
Many holders of Ukraine bonds unperturbed by debt payment halt threat
Finance minister: Debt payment halt will help us with creditors
Presidential administration chief meets with Japan's foreign minister
Finance minister lauds Lew for stance on Ukrainian debt restructuring
Ukrainians trying to provoke default, Russian foreign minister says
New targeted Ukraine defense program to be submitted by July 1
Parliament enacts law enabling no early withdrawal deposits
Ukraine and US sign agreement on $1 billion eurobond guarantees
Ukrainians may halt payments to creditors
Four government soldiers killed as fighting erupts in eastern Ukraine
Ex-Treasury Secretary slams creditors' 'irresponsible behavior'
Russia declines to renew EU deal delay demand in Brussels negotiations
All options on table, finance minister warns creditor committee
Ministerial negotiations will be difficult, says Russian EU envoy
Kiev says it captured 2 Russian soldiers
We cannot pay these loans, PM says as $23 billion restructuring stalls
'Our dear European friends,' please cut gas prices, PM says in Rada
Russian downturn hitting ex-Soviet states
SCM shutters Brusnychka markets and Parallel filling stations
Ukraine foreign direct investment reported down 10.2% for Q1
Ad-Hoc Noteholders stake out $8.9 billion restructuring position
Pivdenmash employees ask authorities to guarantee missile orders
Gas heating payments to be settled through special Naftogaz accounts
Ukraine and WTO agree to hold talks on import tax next month
NBU and People's Bank of China sign bilateral forex swap agreement
Yatseniuk announces coming reshuffling of Ukrnafta management
Japan sends 348 Toyota Prius cars for Kiev and Odessa police patrols
EBRD worsens forecast for Ukraine's 2015 GDP decline to 7.5%
Government to sell Odessa port-side chemical plant this year
State rail company defaults on debt, seeks to restructure eurobonds
Kiev facing problems with lenders over $1.5 billion gas reserve loan
Canadians to contribute $12 million to Chernobyl Shelter Fund
NBU doesn't plan to raise refinancing rate, according to official
Cabinet decides to sell state stakes in 22 energy companies in 2015
USDA forecasts steep decline for Ukraine grain harvest this year
Trade minister: Not all Ukraine companies are ready for EU free trade
Klitschko denies reports of support from Firtash, other 'oligarchs'
NBU memorandum issued on consumer foreign currency debt restructuring
Metinvest pre-export finance lenders form coordinating committee
Poroshenko still waiting on offers for his Roshen confectionary
Antonov to help Saudis produce An-132 9.2 ton cargo aircraft
Pay if you want hot water, Naftogaz tells Kyivenergo and Kiev city
State Food-Grain Corp. may finance forward wheat and corn purchases
Currencies (in hryvnias)
  22.05.2015 prev
USD 20.68 20.81
RUR 0.414 0.418
EUR 23.02 23.14

Stock Market
  21.05.2015 prev
PFTS 357.1 358.9
source: PFTS


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