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With Zelenskiy in charge, Ukraine tycoon Kolomoisky sees amicable solution on PrivatBank

Sep 13 2019

KIEV Ukrainian tycoon Ihor Kolomoisky said on Friday he saw room for an amicable solution in his long battle with the authorities over the country's largest lender, PrivatBank, now that President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was in power.

Ukraine president expects Trump meeting, Donbass peace talks in September

Sep 13 2019

KIEV Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Friday he expects to meet U.S. President Donald Trump in September and that peace talks to resolve Ukraine's conflict with Russia in the eastern Donbass region will also take place this month.

Ukraine ruling party gets impeachment law through parliament

Sep 10 2019

KIEV Ukraine's ruling party on Tuesday passed legislation that allows a sitting president to be impeached if they break the law, acting on an election pledge by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on the campaign trail this year.

Russia, Ukraine swap prisoners in first sign of thawing relations

Sep 07 2019

MOSCOW/KIEV Russia and Ukraine swapped dozens of prisoners on Saturday in a carefully-negotiated rapprochement that brought Western praise and could thaw a freeze in relations since Moscow's annexation of the Crimea region in 2014. | Video

Ukraine central bank sounds alarm over threats to officials after car blaze

Sep 05 2019

KIEV Ukraine's central bank said the torching of a vehicle owned by the family of its former governor, Valeria Gontareva, was evidence of "psychological and physical pressure" being exerted on her, days after Gontareva herself was hit by a car in London.

Ukraine central bank forecast to cut 17% key rate on easing inflation: Reuters poll

Sep 04 2019

KIEV Ukraine's central bank will cut its key interest rate for the third time this year on Thursday amid slowing inflation and expectations that the new government will pursue reforms, a Reuters poll of analysts showed on Wednesday.

Quick win for Zelenskiy as Ukraine parliament strips lawmakers` immunity

Sep 03 2019

KIEV Ukrainian lawmakers voted to strip themselves of immunity from prosecution on Tuesday, fulfilling an anti-corruption election promise by reformist President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

Political novice Honcharuk appointed Ukraine PM, to focus on economy

Aug 29 2019

KIEV Political novice and presidential protege Oleksiy Honcharuk was appointed as Ukraine's prime minister on Thursday and said economic reforms aimed at accelerating growth would be the focus of his premiership.

Ukraine, EU oppose Trump's suggestion of readmitting Russia to G7

Aug 22 2019

KIEV/BRUSSELS Ukraine's president backed leading European powers on Thursday in opposing the readmission of Russia to the Group of Seven advanced economies, saying Moscow still occupied Crimea and was frustrating peace in eastern Ukraine.

Ukraine pundit who predicted Zelenskiy's rise now forecasts his fall

Jul 30 2019

KIEV A once-obscure Ukrainian regional pundit who gained national attention for predicting the unlikely rise of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is now predicting the new leader's popularity will swiftly evaporate.

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