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Corruption spooking international lenders
BRUSSELS, March 26 - International lenders are delaying plans to offer Ukraine billions of dollars on concerns Kiev cannot yet prove the cash will not vanish into a corrupt economy which EU officials fear could remain a "bottomless pit.Ф 19:45 | More
IMF official: Russia's $3 billion eurobond holding is 'official debt'
WASHINGTON, March 26 - Russia's $3 billion holding of Ukrainian debt should be classified as 'official' debt, an IMF spokesman said on Thursday, weighing in on what has become a contentious issue in Kiev's economic situation, Reuters reported. 19:44 | More
EP approves И1.8 billion loan to help Ukraine out of recession
BRUSSELS, March 26 Ц The European Parliament, by an overwhelming majority, backed the disbursement of a EUR1.8 billion loan to help Ukraine out of economic recession. 19:43 | More
President Petro Poroshenko has held a meeting with commanders of brigades and battalions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The Head of State notes that the Ukrainian army has gained invaluable experience in a year and currently it is in the top-5 armies of the continent. (Photo by the president's press service)
Germany ready to send peacekeepers to Ukraine, ambassador says
KIEV, March 26 Ц Germany is ready to discuss a peacekeeping mission being dispatched to eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk said, referring to a meeting between Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Hroisman and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier held in Berlin on Wednesday. 19:42 | More
IN FOCUS Parliament offers rebels limited autonomy
KIEV, March 17 - Ukraine's parliament voted on Tuesday to offer limited self-rule to pro-Russian rebels in the east to try to preserve Western support for peace efforts, despite some deputies saying it would give separatists more scope to tighten their grip on the region, Reuters reported. 16:27 | More
Dnipropetrovsk's governor calls it quits
KIEV, March 24 Ц President Petro Poroshenko, in a surprise move on Tuesday, accepted the resignation of Ihor Kolomoyskiy as the governor of Dnipropetrovsk region. 12:04 | 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

Corruption spooking international lenders
IMF official: Russia's $3 billion eurobond holding is 'official debt'
EP approves И1.8 billion loan to help Ukraine out of recession
Germany ready to send peacekeepers to Ukraine, ambassador says
President signs law reducing voting quorums at joint stock companies
European Commission urges Ukraine to conduct decentralization
Poroshenko Bloc leads with 14.6% support, according to poll
Russians begin extradition proceedings against ex-Ukraine MP
Corruption arrests hit television screen
Miners at 15 state companies strike, demanding payment of back wages
Interior ministry advisor to replace ousted emergency minister
Ukraine hoping for good visa news at Eastern Partnership summit
UNDP to create about 3,000 jobs for internally displaced persons
One third of Ukrainians happy with Poroshenko, poll reports
Ukraine to issue $1 billion eurobond tranche by May, government says
Ukraine to start discussions with ad hoc creditor committee next week
US House votes to urge Obama to send lethal weapons to Ukraine
Government to add Remembrance Day to May's Victory Day celebration
IMF bailout terms assume skipping Russian bond payment, FT reports
OSCE ambassador calls for monitors to be allowed access to Shyrokyne
PM calls for probe of ousted whistleblower corruption charges
Ukraine invites Russia to join debt talks
Ukraine expected to stop buying Russian natural gas imports on April 1
Former president's son reported dead after driving onto Lake Baikal
Naftogaz Ukrayiny calling tender to choose top Ukrnafta management
EBRD allocates И65 million to Ukrainian national transmission network
Moody's downgrades Ukraine debt, citing government restructuring plan
Government courting Chinese investors for construction, DPM says
DTEK trying to get wriggle room on $200 million debt maturity
Fitch downgrades Ukreximbank, Oschadbank ratings, citing default fear
Fitch affirms Kiev city junk ratings, citing refinancing risk
TVi Channel to stop broadcasting Monday due to financial woes
Metinvest seeking legal help to deal with debt default situation
Ukraine power grid electricity output down 13.9% through Feb. 28
Industrial production drop accelerated last month, government reports
Westinghouse says it may produce nuke fuel assembly parts in Ukraine
Fitch downgrades DTEK ratings, citing imminent default danger
NBU approves UAH 1.2 billion bailout for Dnipropetrovsk's PrivatBank
EnergoAtom and Polenergia sign MOU on EU Energy Bridge project
DTEK Energy posts UAH19.6 billion 2014 loss, citing war conditions
Poroshenko accuses Russians of interfering with sale of Roshen assets
Ukraine Supreme Court backs return of ZALK stake to state ownership
Shell and Ukrgazvydobuvannia to terminate Kharkiv fossil fuel PSA
EnergoAtom says it will boost nuclear cooperation with Westinghouse
Core inflation hit 33.2% last month, State Statistics Service reports
SBU probing TV provider broadcasts of banned Russian channels
Currencies (in hryvnias)
  27.03.2015 prev
USD 23.50 23.56
RUR 0.410 0.401
EUR 25.82 25.79

Stock Market
  26.03.2015 prev
PFTS 416.6 425.6
source: PFTS


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