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Ukraine president on course for commanding win in parliamentary election

22 Jul 2019

KIEV Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party took a commanding lead in Sunday's snap parliamentary election, consolidating the power of the novice politician whose stunning rise has upended traditional politics in the war-scarred nation. | Video

UPDATE 2-Ukraine cuts rates on easing inflation, may cut more

18 Jul 2019

KIEV, July 18 Ukraine's central bank cut its main interest rate by half a percentage point to 17% on Thursday, citing a downward inflation trend which is expected to continue in coming months and could pave the way for further monetary easing.

RPT-INSIGHT-Ukrainian reformers under fire as battle over PrivatBank heats up

27 Jun 2019

KIEV, June 27 The day after Ukraine elected a new president in April, former central bank chief Valeria Gontareva was summoned for questioning as a suspect in a corruption investigation.

Ukrainian reformers under fire as battle over PrivatBank heats up

27 Jun 2019

KIEV The day after Ukraine elected a new president in April, former central bank chief Valeria Gontareva was summoned for questioning as a suspect in a corruption investigation.

Ukraine hosts biggest ever gay pride parade

23 Jun 2019

KIEV Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching in a gay pride parade in Kiev on Sunday, the biggest and most peaceful ever in the former Soviet country. | Video

Ukraine's Naftogaz proposes gas swaps deal to Russia instead of direct transit

18 Jun 2019

KIEV Ukrainian energy company Naftogaz has proposed a contract for gas swaps to Russian gas giant Gazprom instead of direct transit, a senior Naftogaz official said on Tuesday.

Ukraine's Naftogaz proposes gas swaps deal to Russia instead of direct transit

18 Jun 2019

KIEV, June 18 Ukrainian energy company Naftogaz has proposed a contract for gas swaps to Russian gas giant Gazprom instead of direct transit, a senior Naftogaz official said on Tuesday.

Ukraine central bank likely to pause rate cuts after IMF loan delay: poll

04 Jun 2019

KIEV Ukraine's central bank is likely to leave its main interest rate unchanged on Thursday, following a delay to the disbursement of International Monetary Fund aid worth $1.3 billion, a monthly analyst poll showed on Tuesday.

Ukraine president holds contest for new 'highly moral' lawmaker candidates

27 May 2019

KIEV Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's team on Monday invited applications from members of the public to fight a snap election in July for his new Servant of the People party, betting they can wrench power from a discredited political class.

Ukraine tycoon hopes to resume talks on PrivatBank as lawsuits fly

24 May 2019

KIEV Tycoon Ihor Kolomoisky told Reuters he hoped Rothschild bank could help broker an out-of-court deal with the Ukrainian authorities over PrivatBank, to end his legal tussles with the state.

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