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Ukraine central bank welcomes IMF progress after rate pause

13 Dec 2018

KIEV Ukraine's central bank kept its key rate <UACBIR=ECI> unchanged at 18 percent on Thursday and said the good progress in loan negotiations with the International Monetary Fund had improved the inflation outlook.

Russia's sanctions-hit Sberbank, VEB winding down business in Ukraine: central bank

07 Dec 2018

KIEV The Ukrainian subsidiaries of the Russian banks Sberbank and VEB - under sanction, unable to take on new business and legally barred from transferring assets out of Ukraine -- appear to be winding down their operations, the head of Ukraine's central bank said.

Ukraine elections won't derail inflation targeting, forex reforms: central bank

05 Dec 2018

KIEV Ukraine will press on with inflation targeting and plans to lift currency restrictions despite entering a period of instability during elections next year, Central Bank Governor Yakiv Smoliy told Reuters on Wednesday.

Ukraine bars entry to Russian men of combat age citing invasion fears

30 Nov 2018

KIEV, Nov 30 Ukraine on Friday banned Russian men of combat age from entering the country, a move introduced under martial law after Russia fired on and captured three Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea last weekend.

Ukraine introduces martial law citing threat of Russian invasion

27 Nov 2018

MOSCOW/KIEV Ukraine on Monday imposed martial law for 30 days in parts of the country most vulnerable to an attack from Russia after President Petro Poroshenko warned of the "extremely serious" threat of a land invasion. | Video

Russland trotzt im Streit mit Ukraine internationaler Kritik

27 Nov 2018

Moskau/Kiew Das Vorgehen Russlands gegen ukrainische Schiffe vor der Krim hat scharfe Reaktionen der USA und der Nato ausgelöst.

UPDATE 7-Ukraine introduces martial law citing threat of Russian invasion

26 Nov 2018

* NATO, Western nations condemn Russian actions (Recasts with martial law, Trump comments)

Ukraine's PrivatBank to appeal London court decision against jurisdiction

23 Nov 2018

KIEV/LONDON PrivatBank said on Friday it would appeal a London court's decision that it had no jurisdiction in a case pitting Ukraine's largest lender against its two former main shareholders.

Deputies pass budget as Ukraine seeks to unlock frozen IMF billions

23 Nov 2018

KIEV Ukrainian lawmakers passed the 2019 budget early on Friday, a crucial step towards securing the first tranche of a new $3.9 billion IMF aid program and providing financial stability ahead of elections next year.

Ukraine PM upbeat on IMF loan in December after budget passes

15 Nov 2018

KIEV, Nov 15 Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman expects to get new loans from the International Monetary Fund as early as December once parliament passes a budget of stability that refrains from making pre-election populist moves, he said on Thursday.

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