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Tight policy to push Ukraine inflation down to 7.5 percent in 2019: Reuters poll

Nov 07 2018

KIEV Ukrainian inflation will drop into single digits next year for the first time since 2013, thanks to tough monetary policy and cautious fiscal policy supported by the International Monetary Fund, a Reuters monthly poll showed on Wednesday.

Ukraine secures new $3.9 billion IMF deal after gas price hike

Oct 19 2018

KIEV Ukraine secured a new $3.9 billion stand-by aid agreement with the International Monetary Fund on Friday, helping the country maintain financial stability and the trust of investors as it heads into a choppy election period next year.

Ukraine tells IMF it can balance books after tax tweak - lawmaker

Oct 18 2018

KIEV, Oct 18 Ukraine is trying to reassure the International Monetary Fund that it can keep its budget deficit in check despite planning a change to how companies are taxed that may cause a $1.5 billion revenue shortfall, the head of a parliament tax committee said.

Russia vows to defend believers in Ukraine church dispute

Oct 12 2018

MOSCOW/KIEV Russia vowed on Friday to defend Russian church believers in Ukraine from any illegal activity against them following Kiev's moves toward a historic split from the Russian Orthodox Church.

Thousands evacuated after explosions at Ukrainian ammo depot

Oct 09 2018

KIEV Around 12,000 people were evacuated after a fire and explosions at a rate of two to three a second hit a Ukrainian Defence Ministry ammunition depot early on Tuesday morning, officials said.

Ukraine, Hungary expel consuls as passport row deepens

Oct 04 2018

KIEV/BUDAPEST Ukraine and Hungary announced tit-for-tat expulsions of each other's diplomats on Thursday, the latest in a series of spats between the neighbors that threatens to set back Kiev's aspirations for European Union and NATO membership.

UPDATE 3-IMF leaves Ukraine without announcing aid deal, c.bank sees accord soon

Sep 20 2018

* Ukraine faces tight election races next year (Adds IMF quotes)

Ukraine in talks with IMF on new standby deal: president's ally

Sep 14 2018

KIEV Ukraine has begun talks with the International Monetary Fund on a new standby deal that would replace the current $17.5 billion assistance program, the president's parliamentary representative said on Friday.

UPDATE 2-UK court says Ukraine-Russia $3 bln Eurobond case should go to trial

Sep 14 2018

LONDON/KIEV, Sept 14 Britain's court of appeal ruled on Friday that Ukraine had a justiciable defence in a $3 billion Eurobond case that was originally brought by Russia and said the case should be allowed to go to full trial.

Ukrainian minister faces graft probe, says case politically motivated

Sep 13 2018

KIEV Ukraine's infrastructure minister, who oversaw the entry of Ryanair into the country this year, is under investigation on suspicion of illegal enrichment, anti-graft officials said on Thursday, but he denied any wrongdoing.

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