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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.

Ukraine's PrivatBank launches suit against former owner Kolomoisky in U.S.

23 May 2019

KIEV Ukraine's largest lender, PrivatBank, has filed a lawsuit against former owner Ihor Kolomoisky in the Delaware Court of Chancery in the United States, the bank said in a statement on Thursday.

Ukraine parliament takes aim at president's election reform plan

22 May 2019

KIEV Parliament dealt an early blow to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to Ukraine's voting system before a snap national election, which the speaker said lawmakers would seek to annul.

Ukraine president appoints lawyer linked to PrivatBank tycoon as administration chief

21 May 2019

KIEV Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy picked a lawyer with links to a prominent tycoon on Tuesday as head of the presidential administration, an appointment closely watched by investors in the early days of Zelenskiy's term.

Ukraine president appoints lawyer linked to PrivatBank tycoon as administration chief

21 May 2019

KIEV Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy picked a lawyer with links to a prominent tycoon on Tuesday as head of the presidential administration, an appointment closely watched by investors in the early days of Zelenskiy's term.

Ukraine president appoints lawyer linked to PrivatBank tycoon as administration chief

21 May 2019

KIEV Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy picked a lawyer with links to a prominent tycoon on Tuesday as head of the presidential administration, an appointment closely watched by investors in the early days of Zelenskiy's term.

UPDATE 1-Ukraine president appoints lawyer linked to PrivatBank tycoon as administration chief

21 May 2019

KIEV, May 21 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy picked a lawyer with links to a prominent tycoon on Tuesday as head of the presidential administration, an appointment closely watched by investors in the early days of Zelenskiy's term.

High fives, selfies and a snap election as Zelenskiy takes power in Ukraine

20 May 2019

KIEV Television comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office as Ukraine's new president on Monday, promising that as hard as he had worked in the past to make Ukrainians laugh, he would now work to keep them from crying. | Video

Refineries must agree division of tainted oil to clear pipeline: PKN

20 May 2019

WARSAW/KIEV Poland will not be able to get clean oil from a Russian pipeline until refineries have agreed how to divide tainted crude still in the system, the chief executive of Polish refiner PKN Orlen said on Monday.

Ukraine ruling coalition breaks up in setback for incoming president

17 May 2019

KIEV Ukraine's ruling coalition broke up on Friday and one of its two constituent parties said it would try to form a new one, annoying President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy who is weighing calling a snap parliamentary election to bolster his power.

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Europeans vote, with EU future in balance

Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament, putting a potential brake on collective action in economic and foreign policy.