Ukraine's Odessa plant sale collapses in farce

The sale of one of Ukraine`s biggest state companies collapsed on Tuesday, highlighting the deep rift in the country`s leadership while the government accused bidders of shady dealings to get the firm on the cheap...
14:39, 30 September 2009
Ukraine's Odessa plant sale collapses in farce

Yushchenko Unrepentant as Ukraine Sours on Orange Revolution

Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko swept into power five years ago at the head of an Orange Revolution that promised national revival. Now he is...
15:09, 22 September 2009
Yushchenko Unrepentant as Ukraine Sours on Orange Revolution

Political Rivalries Put Ukraine's Economy at Risk

A $10.6 billion bailout from the International Monetary Fund has pulled Ukraine back from what many feared was near-default this spring. But with fiercely contested presidential elections set for January...
10:28, 09 September 2009
Political Rivalries Put Ukraine's Economy at Risk

Russia and Ukraine in Intensifying Standoff

A year after its war with Georgia, Russia is engaging in an increasingly hostile standoff with another pro-Western neighbor, Ukraine. Relations between the two countries are more troubled than at any time since the...
11:16, 28 August 2009
Russia and Ukraine in Intensifying Standoff

Ukrainians Disillusioned with 'Orange Revolution'

Political squabbling and a dire economic situation in Ukraine are a far cry from the heady days of the "Orange Revolution" when there were high hopes for that country`s future. Ukraine`s current pro-western...
12:53, 27 August 2009
Ukrainians Disillusioned with 'Orange Revolution'

Story about Ukrainian student who sells virtual diamonds

It is difficult to deny that social networks are kitsch and reality of modern life and society. Refusing to register in a social project, we may easily remember two or...
14:22, 30 July 2009
Story about Ukrainian student who sells virtual diamonds

News Analysis: Biden's Ukraine, Georgia visit shows U.S. support

U. S. Vice President Joe Biden is currently paying a visit to Ukraine and Georgia, shortly after U. S. President Barack Obama traveled to Russia in early July. Biden`s trip has been widely regarded...
10:47, 27 July 2009
News Analysis: Biden's Ukraine, Georgia visit shows U.S. support

Ukraine has been losing jobs, income, taxes and investment for 10 years

The Cabinet of Ministers of the government of Ukraine late Friday afternoon, July 17th, passed the last Cabinet resolution needed for settlement of the long-standing political risk insurance claim by...
12:04, 20 July 2009
Ukraine has been losing jobs, income, taxes and investment for 10 years

‘It’s not me consul tried to slap in face, but Ukrainian state’

“A diplomat stretched his lips with his fingers and started making faces. Then hit the glass partition in front of my face. A guard hurried into the room… “We ask questions here!”...
12:59, 14 July 2009
‘It’s not me consul tried to slap in face, but Ukrainian state’

Why is Russia afraid of a 300-year-old Ukrainian hero?

Lord Byron, Pushkin, and Victor Hugo wrote poems about him. Liszt composed a symphonic work in his honor, Tchaikovsky devoted an opera to him...
09:55, 13 July 2009
Why is Russia afraid of a 300-year-old Ukrainian hero?

Ukraine - macroeconomic economic situation - June 2009

The recent risk-appetite reversal on global financial markets and the resumption of the IMF stand-by program to Ukraine were reflected in the sharp decline of CDS spreads for Ukraine (from more than...
14:38, 10 July 2009
Ukraine - macroeconomic economic situation - June 2009

Ukraine wary of KGB terror files

Deep in the bowels of Ukraine`s former KGB headquarters there is a deathly silence. Thousands of boxes, piled floor to ceiling, line the walls. Each box is carefully numbered and each one contains hundreds...
10:10, 30 June 2009
Ukraine wary of KGB terror files

Ukraine’s Political Paralysis Gives Black Eyes to Orange Revolution Heroes

Ukraine, which has suffered a roundhouse blow from the economic crisis, has had no finance minister since February. It also has no foreign minister or defense minister...
11:40, 24 June 2009
Ukraine’s Political Paralysis Gives Black Eyes to Orange Revolution Heroes

Will Air France mystery ever be explained?

When the flight disappeared off radar screens in the early hours of 1 June, one-third of the way from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, speculation soon focused on potential problems with the Pitot tubes on the A330 - something...
10:22, 19 June 2009
Will Air France mystery ever be explained?

EU holds gas talks with Ukraine - FT

Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany and Poland’s Radoslaw Sikorski called on Ukraine’s leaders to put aside bitter differences, but held out the possibility that EU countries could rent capacity in Ukraine’s vast ...
10:14, 18 June 2009
EU holds gas talks with Ukraine - FT

Ukraine Premier fails to form alliance to oppose President

“He unilaterally, without warning anyone, quit the negotiation process, making a loud political statement, killing the merger and the chances for Ukraine,” Ms. Tymoshenko said...
11:20, 09 June 2009
Ukraine Premier fails to form alliance to oppose President

Outsourcing's third wave

Rich food importers are acquiring vast tracts of poor countries` farmland. Is this beneficial foreign investment or neocolonialism? What is unquestionable is that the projects are large, risky and controversial...
12:06, 04 June 2009
Outsourcing's third wave

Ukraine on the brink

It will take decisive moves from Washington to help pull Ukraine back from the edge. At the least, Obama should visit ailing Ukraine and prove that good relations with Russia don`t meant forgetting the rest of the region...
13:41, 29 May 2009
Ukraine on the brink

Gazprom's new weakness offers opportunity

Gazprom has gone from being a great commercial hope to an ailing giant. Gazprom`s owners need to face up to the crisis and institute reforms. A year ago, Gazprom was the third-most valuable company in the world...
17:47, 27 May 2009
Gazprom's new weakness offers opportunity

Pitmen dig deep for glory in Istanbul

As the UEFA Cup drew to a close with its 38th and last final FC Shakhtar Donetsk could look to the future and the start of a new era after winning their first European trophy...
10:35, 21 May 2009
Pitmen dig deep for glory in Istanbul
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