Ukraine without Gazprom: Another step taken
Ukraine has signed an agreement with Hungary, taking another step towards diversifying its gas supplies. The document may effectively deprive Gazprom of control over gas transit to the EU, and halt Russian gas supplies to Ukraine in the future. But experts say Gazprom could fight back, and help from the EU might be needed.
13:05, 12 June 2015
Chairman of the Board of Ukrnafta: Naftogaz refused to fulfill court's decision to return debt for over a year
Peter Vanhecke has spoken in an interview with UNIAN about what it is like to work in conditions of “non-stop war” against the company, political squabbles over it, and also about the demands of one of the shareholders to fire him.
14:04, 08 June 2015
How will the sale of the Tsentrenergo company change Ukraine’s electric power market?
The state intends to sell its last asset in power generation industry - a company called Tsentrenergo – to French energy giant Gaz de France. A major foreign player entering Ukraine’s energy market may lead to a global transformation of the industry.
14:43, 28 May 2015
The balance of the week: the new tax chief, arithmetic of gas and the anti-record of inflation
The main economic news of the past week: Ukraine’s cabinet appoints Roman Nasirov head of the State Fiscal Service, Naftogaz Ukrainy unveils its audited financial report and increases its financial claims against Russia’s Gazprom, and annual inflation breaks an anti-record.
13:18, 11 May 2015
Deputy Minister of Finance: in Ukraine there are few banks with no problems
Deputy Minister of Finance of Ukraine Artem Shevalyov spoke in an interview with UNIAN about the preparation of a new development strategy for state-owned banks, and the participation of international organizations in the management of state-controlled banks.
19:49, 07 May 2015
Metinvest stumbles into default
The country’s largest mining and steel group Metinvest, owned by billionauire businessman Rinat Akhmetov, has announced that it is in default on previously issued debt securities for $ 113 million. UNIAN tried to find out why the owner of the Iron and Steel Works in the hometown of the fugitive Yanukovych cannot pay his debts.
11:15, 13 April 2015
First Deputy Chief of Ukraine’s National Bank Pisaruk: We don’t negotiate by the codes of the underworld
The fall of the banks, which started last year, has become the most significant in the history of the banking system of independent Ukraine. First deputy head of the NBU Alexander Pisaruk spoke in an interview with UNIAN about the causes.
17:05, 27 March 2015
Naftogaz stops Russia creating ‘Transnistrian scenario’ in Ukraine
Having launched a new gas scandal directly connected with the supply of Russian gas to the Donbas, Russia’s Gazprom now looks to have outsmarted even itself.
16:42, 27 February 2015
When is one Apple worth more than all the stock in Russia?
The rapidly approaching festive season is a time for lists, and not just ones for Santa. As the year comes to an end, we enter the season of the publication of lists showing economic performance - which may or may not bring us joy.
13:51, 25 November 2014