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RPT-Comedian faces scrutiny over oligarch ties in Ukraine presidential race

Apr 02 2019

KIEV, April 1 Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is leading the race to become Ukraine's next president thanks to an insurgent campaign that rails against corrupt politicians influenced by rich oligarchs.

Comedian faces scrutiny over oligarch ties in Ukraine presidential race

Apr 01 2019

KIEV Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is leading the race to become Ukraine's next president thanks to an insurgent campaign that rails against corrupt politicians influenced by rich oligarchs.

Comedian faces scrutiny over oligarch ties in Ukraine presidential race

Apr 01 2019

KIEV Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is leading the race to become Ukraine's next president thanks to an insurgent campaign that rails against corrupt politicians influenced by rich oligarchs.

Exclusive: Coal deal showcases lack of transparency in Ukraine

Mar 25 2019

NOVOVOLYNSK, Ukraine Ukrainian police are investigating two companies and a factory over a coal deal which some anti-corruption campaigners say epitomizes the difficulties of doing business in the east European country.

President's re-election pitch resonates in heartland of Ukraine's revolution

Mar 21 2019

LVIV, Ukraine At a cemetery in western Ukraine, a tall, gray-haired man lights candles and kisses the gravestone of his 35-year-old brother Taras, whose death, he said, changed his mind about who should win this month's presidential election.

UPDATE 2-Ukraine keeps main rate unchanged before presidential election

Mar 14 2019

KIEV, March 14 Ukraine left its main interest rate unchanged at 18 percent on Thursday to help bring inflation down to its target level, the central bank said, at the last monetary policy meeting before a presidential election on March 31.

Ukraine likely to hold off cutting rates before election - Reuters poll

Mar 06 2019

KIEV Ukraine's central bank is expected to leave its key interest rate unchanged next week to safeguard financial stability before an unpredictable presidential election, a monthly Reuters poll showed on Wednesday.

Ukraine president tries to salvage corruption law as tough election looms

Feb 28 2019

KIEV Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko proposed fresh legislation on Thursday aimed at fighting corruption, after the constitutional court threw out a previous anti-graft law, raising concerns that the country was backtracking on the issue.

No gas? No votes. Subsidy cuts imperil Ukraine leader's reelection bid

Feb 28 2019

SKRYHALIVKA, Ukraine Ukrainian pensioner Nadiya Ignatiy says she has had the plum and cherry trees in her garden cut down for firewood since the government raised gas prices late last year.

INSIGHT-No gas? No votes. Subsidy cuts imperil Ukraine leader's reelection bid

Feb 28 2019

SKRYHALIVKA, Ukraine, Feb 28 Ukrainian pensioner Nadiya Ignatiy says she has had the plum and cherry trees in her garden cut down for firewood since the government raised gas prices late last year.

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