Pseudo-referendum was held in Crimea and its results are known. It is also known that international observers on the “referendum” gave their unambiguous assessment of what happened.
Ukraine terminates membership to the CIS, established in 1991 as a “surrogate” of the USSR and a symbol of Kremlin’s control over former Soviet republics. Political consequences of such step are as follows: Kiev changes development vector for good and de facto comes out from under influence of Russia that took great effort in portraying our country as a non-independent state.
Russia gets ready to settle down legal issues over Crimea’s membership in Federation. Thus, Ukraine is to deal with many issues, directly involving life of Crimeans, who are 80% dependent on it.
Crimean residents coming to Lviv region are asking not to call them refugees. They believe that they will be coming come soon to live on their native, and they stress – Ukrainian – land.
March 18, Russian President, turning blind eye to international law, has agreed to annex Crimea as a part of Russia. And hinted that South-East of Ukraine can expect the same fate.
On March 16th, self-proclaimed Crimean authorities have held a referendum, legitimacy of which had not been acknowledged by a world community. Long before the vote count, a pro-Kremlin PM of the autonomy has stated that Crimea would become part of Russia.
Over the medium-term, the agreement is forecast to facilitate both exports and investment activity in the country. Although there is a risk of short-term losses due to imposition of trade restrictions by Russia, which highly opposes...
Output reduction in Ukraine’s machinery may be attributed to a more moderate pace of growth and continuing trade tensions with Russia. At the same time, thanks to...
With more than two months left before the scheduled signing of key political and economic agreements between Ukraine and the European Union (EU)...
The fragile external environment and weak bank lending activity continued to be a drag on economic growth in Ukraine. Weakness in external demand, feeble industrial...
Brussels and Kyiv have been at loggerheads for over a year and the recent EU-Ukraine summit has not broken the deadlock. Will the fling between the EU and Ukraine that is now a decade...
The consumer price index fell 0.5% from a year ago in February. Prices continued to benefit from favorable supply conditions in 2012 and the government freezing of...
Heads of Lithuania, Poland, the Netherlands and Denmark call upon Ukraine to continue introduction of reforms for signing of Agreement on association
The Foreign Ministers of Lithuania, Poland, the Netherlands and Denmark call upon the Ukrainian authorities to continue...
Agricultural output advanced by 5.6% yoy in January 2013, underpinned by solid expansion in animal breeding. Thanks to vigorous wage growth (up by a real 10.2% yoy), retail sales...
On the demand side of GDP, consumer spending, buoyed by growing wages, low inflation and looser fiscal policy, has been remarkably resilient. In 2012, retail sales are...
The slowdown in the Ukrainian economy intensified in August-September, affected by further weakening of the external environment and softening domestic demand. Ukraine’s industrial output fell...
The most powerful Ukrainian politicians have already voted at the parliamentary election...
Further deterioration in the external environment and weakening support from domestic drivers of growth weighed on Ukraine’s real sector performance in July. Thus, fears over the Eurozone sovereign-debt crisis, worries of...
According to early State Statistics Committee of Ukraine estimates, real GDP growth accelerated to 3% yoy in 2Q 2012, up from 2% yoy in the previous quarter. The acceleration may be attributed to stronger private consumption, an earlier harvesting campaign and...
The Ukrainian economy accelerated in May despite ongoing weaknesses in external demand. Private consumption, supported by a 15.5% yoy increase in real wages over the first five months of the year, remained the main driver of economic growth in 2012...
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