KIEV Ukraine secured a new $3.9 billion stand-by aid agreement with the International Monetary Fund on Friday, helping the country maintain financial stability and the trust of investors as it heads into a choppy election period next year.
TENDRIVSKA KOSA, Ukraine Ukraine will build a military base on the Azov Sea and has sent more forces to the area to counter a worsening Russian threat, Ukraine's armed forces head told Reuters, referring to an arm of the Black Sea that is a flashpoint of tensions with Moscow.
KIEV Patriarch Filaret was defrocked and excommunicated by the Russian Orthodox church, and accused by his opponents of being a KGB agent, having a secret family and embezzling money.
KIEV A volunteer medic and the man whose life he saved. A lawmaker whose Facebook post calling for protests in Kiev's Maidan square helped bring down a president.
KIEV, Sept 13 Ukraine's infrastructure minister,
who shepherded the entry of low-cost carrier Ryanair
into the country this year, is under investigation by
anti-corruption detectives on suspicion of illegal enrichment,
national investigators said.
Sept 12 Ukrainian investment announcements by
Swedish furniture retailer IKEA and the Saudi Agricultural and
Livestock Investment Company (SALIC) are votes of confidence in
the country's business climate, President Petro Poroshenko said
LONDON/KIEV Lawyers representing two former owners of Ukraine's biggest lender PrivatBank denied on Wednesday all allegations of fraud made by the bank but said proving that $248 million (£189.2 million) was not misappropriated would be complicated.
LONDON/KIEV, Aug 1 Lawyers representing two
former owners of Ukraine's biggest lender PrivatBank told a
hearing in London they did not dispute that the bank had made
some fraudulent loans but contested their amount.
KIEV President Petro Poroshenko joined thousands on the streets of Kiev on Saturday on an anniversary marking the start of the conversion of Ukrainians to Christianity, amid a push to remove what he says is a lever of Kremlin influence in Ukrainian affairs.
KIEV Ukraine's biggest bank does not rule out settling a legal dispute with its former main shareholders out of court, the head of PrivatBank's supervisory board said on Tuesday.