The court that decided last week to temporarily remove Ulana Suprun as acting health minister ruled on February 14 to overturn its decision and reinstate her.
Electoral support for Ukrainian comic Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s presidential candidacy is growing, according to the latest poll results published by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology (KIIS) on February 14.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is lobbying two loyal judges to remain on the Supreme Council of Justice should he lose the presidential elections, MP Serhiy Leshchenko of the Poroshenko Bloc alleged in a television news broadcast
Russians spent some $1.66bn on games in 2018, according to Newzoo. Ranking 11th in the research firm’s global ranking, Russia is ahead of Brazil and Mexico ($1.45bn and $1.58bn, respectively), but behind Italy and Spain ($2.17bn and $2.20bn).
Vladyslav Manher, the head of the Kherson Regional Council, was named a suspect in the murder of local civic activist Kateryna Handziuk, in what analysts say looks like a pre-election political move.
Warsaw's hopes of stopping the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline were dashed, as Germany and France pushed through a compromise wording of amendments to EU’s gas market rules that will result in the weakening of the bloc’s joint control.
Ukrainians mistrust all the establishment candidates allowing outsider and comic Volodymyr Zelenskiy to take the lead in the most recent polls for the presidential election.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) kept unchanged its consumer inflation forecast of 6.3% YTD for 2019 and 5% YTD for 2020, according to its quarterly inflationary report published on February 7.
Just how Russia will react to losing a significant source of soft power remains unclear, but Moscow has raised eyebrows with a pledge to “protect the interests of the faithful” in Ukraine.
Volodymyr Zelensky, who plays the president in a Ukrainian TV show, shocks the political establishment by overtaking ex-PM Yulia Tymoshenko in the latest polls.
The IRI poll found that former prime minister Tymoshenko will win in a runoff against any of the other leading candidates.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) kept the monetary policy interest rate on hold at 18% at its regular meeting on January 31, after the central bank had hiked the rate three times last year to battle persistent inflation.
It’s not even the end of January and Ukraine has already used up its entire year’s quota for duty free exports to Europe of corn, honey, grapes and apple juice. Quotas on other products are running out fast. The EU should drop the restrictions.
Russia recaptured the dubious title of “most corrupt country in Eastern Europe” after it slipped three places in this year’s Transparency International Corruption Perceptions index, falling to 138th place out of 180 countries.
Ukraine’s incumbent President Petro Poroshenko announced his candidature for president in the elections slated for March 31 at a press conference on January 29.
Western educated Vakarchuk was one of two alternative non-establishment possible candidates in the race with a real chance of mounting a challenge to the incumbent political elite.
Real wages in Ukraine grew 9.7% y/y in December, slowing from a 11.4% y/y surge in November, the State Statistics Service reported on January 28.
Embarrassing Lagarde statement pulled after a few hours. Did officials worry they’d trod on some pre-election toes?
Yanukovych was sentenced in absentia to 13 years in prison for his role in Russia’s annexation of the Crimea and fomenting war in the Donbas.
It's still winter in Ukraine, but the weather is warming in the investment climate of the battered country.