KYIV, Aug 29 – The tranche from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the amount of $1.98 billion after the fourth review of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) will arrive in the second half of 2018, the Finance Ministry forecast.
LONDON, Aug. 29 – The Russian hackers indicted by the U.S. special prosecutor last month have spent years trying to steal the private correspondence of some of the world’s most senior Orthodox Christian figures, The Associated Press has found, illustrating the high stakes as Kyiv and Moscow wrestle over the religious future of Ukraine.
KYIV, Aug 28 – President Petro Poroshenko said Ukraine is legally ready to terminate the treaty on friendship, cooperation and partnership with Russia, concluded in 1997, and expects the relevant documents from the Foreign Ministry.
KYIV, Aug. 30 – President Petro Poroshenko urged law enforcement agencies Wednesday to investigate steep liquified petroleum gas price hike, but failed to address concerns that 40% of the market is now controlled by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ally.
KIEV, Aug. 29 – U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch intends to make a trip through Ukraine to get acquainted with the changes taking place in the country and hear what Ukrainians are striving for.
BRUSSELS, Aug. 30 - European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic said he will visit Kiev on Friday to discuss energy reforms and lay the groundwork for trilateral talks with Ukraine and Russia that he hopes will help ensure uninterrupted gas supplies in the winter, Reuters reported.
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.