KYIV Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Thursday called on law enforcement to find and punish those responsible for an arson attack on the family home of a prominent anticorruption activist known for criticising top officials and businessmen.
KYIV The family home of a prominent Ukrainian anti-corruption activist burned down in what his organisation on Thursday called an assassination bid, demanding that President Volodymyr Zelenskiy investigate the incident personally.
KYIV, July 23 Ukraine's central bank
unexpectedly kept its main interest rate unchanged for the first
time in a year on Thursday, at the first monetary policy meeting
under a new governor who took charge promising to revive an
economy pummelled by the coronavirus pandemic.
KYIV/LONDON Ukraine's government on Thursday sought to reassure investors that its reform agenda remained on track after being forced to abort a $1.75 billion Eurobond sale following the shock resignation of Central Bank Governor Yakiv Smoliy.
KYIV Ukraine's Central Bank Governor Yakiv Smoliy unexpectedly submitted his resignation on Wednesday, citing "systematic political pressure" on the bank's activities and attempts to curb its independence.
KIEV The International Monetary Fund on Thursday warned of "large risks" to Ukraine's outlook after approving a new $5 billion deal for the country tumbling into a recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON/KIEV The International Monetary Fund's executive board approved on Tuesday a $5 billion loan deal for Ukraine that Kiev says is needed to stave off default as the coronavirus pandemic plunges the Eastern European country's economy into recession.
KIEV Ukraine is expecting the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to approve a $5 billion loan package on June 5 and to disburse the first tranche of $1.9 billion the next day, Prime Minister Denys Shmygal told Reuters on Friday.
KIEV, May 29 Ukraine is expecting the
International Monetary Fund (IMF) to approve a $5 billion loan
package on June 5 and to disburse the first tranche of $1.9
billion the next day, Prime Minister Denys Shmygal told Reuters
KIEV Ukraine expects to receive the first loan tranche from a new International Monetary Fund deal within a week or two though the total size of the programme is still being finalised, a presidential official told Reuters on Thursday.