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UPDATE 2-Ukrainian president plays down impact of court rulings after IMF loan delays

27 Oct 2020

KYIV, Oct 27 President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday promised to keep Ukraine's fight against corruption on track after two separate rulings by the constitutional court threatened to derail reforms needed under a $5 billion International Monetary Fund deal.

UPDATE 2-Deputy governors warn on IMF loans after Ukraine central bank reshuffle

26 Oct 2020

KYIV, Oct 26 A recent reshuffle of responsibilities at Ukraine's central bank threatened its independence and Kyiv's $5 billion International Monetary Fund deal, two deputy governors of the bank warned on Monday.

Ukraine likely to keep key interest rate on hold at 6%: Reuters poll

21 Oct 2020

KYIV Ukraine's central bank will keep its main interest rate unchanged at 6% for the third monetary policy meeting in a row this week, wary of delays in foreign aid loans and an expected inflation jump, a Reuters poll forecast on Wednesday.

U.S. embassy worker in Ukraine dies after suspected park assault

01 Oct 2020

KYIV An American woman working at the U.S. embassy in Ukraine's capital Kyiv died after a suspected assault in a park near the mission, authorities said, and a search was underway for the possible perpetrator. | Video

Military plane carrying air force cadets crashes in Ukraine, killing 22

25 Sep 2020

KYIV A military transport plane carrying air force cadets crashed and burst into flames near a highway in northeastern Ukraine on Friday evening, killing at least 22 people on board, officials said.

Ukraine has frozen dialogue with Belarus - foreign minister

28 Aug 2020

KYIV Ukraine has frozen contact with Belarus and joined the European Union in condemning the recent elections in its northerly neighbour as not free or fair, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said on Friday.

Ukraine has frozen dialogue with Belarus -foreign minister

28 Aug 2020

KYIV Ukraine has frozen contact with Belarus and joined the European Union in condemning the recent elections in its northerly neighbour as not free or fair, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said on Friday.

Ukraine temporarily bars most foreigners amid pandemic after Israel pilgrimage plea

26 Aug 2020

KYIV Ukraine on Wednesday imposed a temporary ban on most foreigners from entering the country until Sept. 28 and extended lockdown measures until the end of October to contain a recent spike in coronavirus cases.

Ukraine president urges health awareness after record infections

22 Aug 2020

KYIV Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged people to act on health advice on Saturday after official data showed daily COVID-19 infections had risen to a record level.

Ceasefire offers opportunity for eastern Ukraine peace push, says president

08 Aug 2020

TARAMCHUK, Ukraine Ukraine wants to build on a lull in fighting in the eastern Donbass region to push for a lasting peace settlement at a new round of four-way talks with Russia, France and Germany, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy told Reuters.

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