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EU shuts down Ukraine border projects
KIEV, Feb. 22 - The European Union is shutting down a border checkpoint scheme with Ukraine, deepening doubts about Kyiv’s ability to deliver reforms in return for billions in European aid, Reuters reported. 16:37 | More
Border service bars Saakashvili from entering Ukraine for three years
KYIV, Feb. 22 - Ukraine's border service has banned Mikheil Saakashvili from entering Ukraine for three years, days after he was expelled from the country, RFE/RL reported Wednesday. 16:36 | More
U.S. citizen joining Ukroboronprom board to boost transparency: Poroshenko
KYIV, Feb 22 - The participation of U.S. representative Anthony Tether in the supervisory board of the Ukroboronprom State Concern will contribute to the transparency of the state concern's work, President Petro Poroshenko said. 16:35 | More
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko accepted credentials from Ambassador of Guatemala Jose Francisco Cali Tzay. (Photo by the press service of the president.)
IN FOCUS Saakashvili receives Dutch ID card
KYIV, Feb. 14 - Mikheil Saakashvili has arrived in the Netherlands, his wife's home country, after being expelled from Ukraine into neighboring Poland, RFE/RL reported Wednesday. 16:00 | More
ZIK TV facing growing pressure
KYIV, Feb. 21 - A popular Ukrainian television channel ZIK is facing an increasing pressure from the authorities after inviting a number of politicians critical of the government to its talk shows. 07:59 | More
Threats persist from Chernobyl and Fukusima, Greenpeace reports

The forest areas around Ukraine's Chernobyl and Japan's Fukusima remain sources of radiation and carry a potential threat to the health of local residents, Greenpeace said.More

Consumer inflation slowing faster than expected, NBU reports

The actual slow of consumer inflation in February in annual terms is quicker than the inflation-slowing trajectory to 12% as of late 2016 projected by the National Bank of Ukraine, the regulator has reported on its website.More

ING analysts forecast 2016 GDP decline, citing political risks

Analysts from ING Bank have confirmed the forecast of a decline in real gross domestic product in 2016 by 1%, pointing to a predominance of political risks in the economy.More

NBU: Hryvnia slide caused by temporary and fundamental factors

The decrease of the hryvnia exchange rate on the interbank currency market continue being caused by both temporary and fundamental market factors that result in the reduction of supply of foreign currency, Deputy National Bank of Ukraine Governor Oleh Churiy said.More

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State tells Ukraine to fight corruption
Ukraine barely improves standing in 2017 Corruption Perception Index
EU shuts down Ukraine border projects
Border service bars Saakashvili from entering Ukraine for three years
U.S. citizen joining Ukroboronprom board to boost transparency: Poroshenko
Ukraine denies reports EU scrapped border project funding
ZIK TV facing growing pressure
Ukraine disagrees with IMF on selection of judges for anti-corruption court
Ukraine files complaint against Russia under UN Sea Law Convention
Russia seeking to return from Netherlands contested art collection ‘Scythian gold’
Poroshenko signs Donbas reintegration bill
Prosecutors seeking to arrest opposition lawmaker Bakulin for ‘plunder of public funds’
Ukraine’s Air Force Command orders to rebuild network of military airfields
Lithuania to help Ukraine reform State Fiscal Service, Financial Intelligence
Japan to provide Ukraine with $3.6-mln for humanitarian needs
Poroshenko, Mattis discuss Russia sanctions, defense capabilities
Cabinet suggests Parliament to OK list of new sanctions against Russia
Finance Minister, IMF team discuss reform of State Fiscal Service
Ukrainian prosecutors travel to London for anti-corruption cooperation
IMF urges Parliamentary Speaker to speed up reforms, privatization
Thousands demand Poroshenko’s removal
IMF releases no timeframe for sending team to Ukraine, delaying loan
US blames Russia for cyberattack on Ukraine
Ukraine close to visa-free travel deal with South Korea, Avakov says
Share of non-performing loans shrinks to 55.75%, NBU reports
Ukraine replaces part of light roof in Chornobyl nuclear power plant
Kyivstar to buy two 4G lots for the 1800 MHz frequencies spectrum: Chernyshov
Ukraine to focus on Turkish, Belarusian transit sea cargo flows for growth
Horizon Capital to invest up to $200-mln in Ukraine within five years
Bakhmatiuk, Zhevago agree to repay debts owned to bankrupt banks
Naftogaz to reduce natural gas prices in order to stay competitive
Ukrainian firms to boost IT security after Russian cyber attacks
NBU seeks to extend sanctions against banks with Russian govt capital
Ukraine’s Interpipe, France’s Vallourec to create JV to boost cooperation
Poroshenko says dozen firms seek to manage Ukraine’s gas pipelines
Ukraine’s egg producer Avangard adds 10 more countries for exports in 2017
Ukraine's underground gas storage stocks drop to 11.07 Bcm
Ukrzaliznytsia railroad firm may tap markets with possible $500-mln Eurobond issue
Some 87% of winter grain crops in good, fair condition, official says
Ukrainian coal producers cut output 27.3% in January
NBU still waiting for papers needed for Prominvestbank’s acquisition
Ukraine’s economy expanded 2.2% in 2017 vs. 2.3% in 2016: report
Ambassador Chaly, OPIC, Energoatom sign spent nuclear fuel storage facility deal
Lviv tunnel to improve cargo traffic bottlenecks with Slovakia, Hungary
EBRD to issue $50-mln loan to Nibulon to expand grain exports logistics
NBU approves regulation for ‘synthetic loans’ between creditor, borrower
Ukraine plans meeting with European firms seeking to manage gas pipelines
Grain, steel exports, T-bill purchases help to support hryvnias: NBU
Currencies (in hryvnias)
  23.02.2018 prev
USD 27.07 26.99
RUR 0.477 0.476
EUR 33.23 33.23

Stock Market
  22.02.2018 prev
PFTS 337.0 336.6
source: PFTS


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