KIEV, Aug. 30 – Russia has amassed 100,000 troops on its border with Ukraine for military exercises that may result in “bloody consequences” should it decide to escalate the armed conflict in Donbas, President Petro Poroshenko’s spokesman said Tuesday.
KIEV, Aug. 27 – The number of Ukrainians who are ready to vote for Ukraine's membership in NATO in a referendum prevails over opponents to such a decision, judging by a poll conducted by the Rating sociological group.
KIEV, Aug. 28 – The proportion of Ukrainian residents approving or partially approving of policies pursued by Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko is 24%, while 67% of respondents disapprove or partially disapprove of his policies, judging by a survey conducted by a sociological group.
KIEV, Aug. 28 – The National Bank of Ukraine plans to reach its medium outlook inflation target (5% in 2019) by reviewing the key interest rate.
This is stipulated in proposals on the fundamentals of monetary and credit policy for 2016-2020 approved by NBU decree No. 541 of August 18, 2015 which has been posted on the regulator's website on Thursday.
KIEV, Aug. 28 - Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said that the Agreement on a Free Trade Area with the European Union will come into force in early 2016 despite Russia's threats to impose an embargo on Ukrainian goods.
KIEV, Aug. 28 - The debt restructuring deal Ukraine has struck with a group of creditors was seen Friday as tantamount to a default of payment, according to ratings agencies Fitch and Standard & Poor's, AFP reported.
PARIS, Aug. 29 - France, Germany and Russia back plans for a complete ceasefire in eastern Ukraine from Sept. 1, the French presidency said after their respective leaders spoke by telephone on Saturday, Reuters reported.