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Thousands rally to support Saakashvili
KYIV, Dec. 10 - Thousands of people rallied Sunday in central Kyiv to demand the release of detained former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili and the impeachment of his rival, President Petro Poroshenko, AFP reported. 22:38 | More
Parliament backs controversial Buy Ukrainian bill, may cause EU trade trouble
KYIV, Dec 8 Parliament passed in the first reading a bill "Buy Ukrainian, Pay to Ukrainians" (bill No. 7206), which in particular introduces the share of local components no lower than 20% in bids submitted to participate in public procurement tenders. 22:37 | More
IMFs Lagarde tells Poroshenko government must fight corruption
KYIV, Dec 8 Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde in a telephone conversation with President Petro Poroshenko said the IMF supports the efforts of the Ukrainian government in the fight against corruption. 22:35 | More
President Petro Poroshenko demands the Verkhovna Rada to elaborate a draft law on the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court. The Head of State emphasizes that he will submit his version of the draft law to the Parliament unless the MPs provide this document by the beginning of the next week. (Photo by the president's press service)
Transparency International: Ukrainian businesses must fight corruption
KYIV, Dec 7 The involvement of businessmen in the fight against corruption can help tackle the problem faster, Executive Director at Transparency International Ukraine Yaroslav Yurchyshyn said. 22:35 | More
IN FOCUS Protesters disrupt Saakashvilis arrest
KYIV, Dec. 5 - Hundreds of protesters clashed with police in Kiev and called for the ouster of Ukraine's president following a botched attempt Tuesday by authorities to arrest Mikheil Saakashvili, a former Georgian president-turned-Ukrainian opposition leader, AP reported. 01:30 | More
Police again fails to detain Saakashvili
KYIV, Dec. 6 - Dozens of Ukrainian police in riot gear raided a protest camp outside parliament on Wednesday in a failed attempt to detain former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili, who was freed from custody by supporters a day earlier, Reuters reported. 22:05 | More
Threats persist from Chernobyl and Fukusima, Greenpeace reports

The forest areas around Ukraine's Chernobyl and Japan's Fukusima remain sources of radiation and carry a potential threat to the health of local residents, Greenpeace said.More

Consumer inflation slowing faster than expected, NBU reports

The actual slow of consumer inflation in February in annual terms is quicker than the inflation-slowing trajectory to 12% as of late 2016 projected by the National Bank of Ukraine, the regulator has reported on its website.More

ING analysts forecast 2016 GDP decline, citing political risks

Analysts from ING Bank have confirmed the forecast of a decline in real gross domestic product in 2016 by 1%, pointing to a predominance of political risks in the economy.More

NBU: Hryvnia slide caused by temporary and fundamental factors

The decrease of the hryvnia exchange rate on the interbank currency market continue being caused by both temporary and fundamental market factors that result in the reduction of supply of foreign currency, Deputy National Bank of Ukraine Governor Oleh Churiy said.More

Thousands rally to support Saakashvili
IMFs Lagarde tells Poroshenko government must fight corruption
U.S, Russia still at odds over Ukraine
Poroshenko asks lawmakers to witdraw bill on Anti-Corruption Court
Parliament extends ban on sale of farming land, delaying key reform
IMF concerned that attacks on anti-corruption agency may roll back progress
Poroshenko signs utilities, housing bill
Doubling of minimum wages wont affect 2017, 2018 inflation forecast: Deputy PM
Number of tourists visiting Crimea dropped 3.7% on year in Jan-Nov
Cabinet proposes higher deficit ceiling in 2018 at UAH 81.8-bln
Cabinet sees inflation slowing to 6.5% in 2019 from 9% in 2018
Poroshenko says Ukraine is committed to IMF program despite delayed reforms
Lutsenko skips high-profile forum in US
Belarus tourist arrivals in Ukraine up 50% on year to 2.1-mln people: ministry
Thousands rally to back impeachment law
Russia, Canada, Poland, US harbor most Ukrainian migrants, survey shows
Two killed in court after grenade blast
IMF seeking to solve issues of approved Ukraine pension reform law
EU still to work out size of new macro-financial assistance to Ukraine
One killed as Donbas fighting escalates
Black Sea Economic Cooperation Parliamentary Assembly to meet in Kyiv
Poroshenko says agreement reached on EU financial assistance in 2018-2019
50% more Ukrainian tourists to visit UAE after visa-free agreement
Parliament backs controversial Buy Ukrainian bill, may cause EU trade trouble
Transparency International: Ukrainian businesses must fight corruption
Ukraine, Belarus to develop navigation across the Dnipro, Pripyat Rivers
SigmaBleyzer seeks to create energy sector investment fund in Ukraine
Ukrenergo links hydroelectric power plants to frequency regulation system
Ukrzaliznytsia to spend some UAH 16-bln on capital investment in 2018
Ukraine's forex reserves grow in November to $18.9-bln, up 22% since Jan
Cabinet decided to fulfill Ukraine s international Chernobyl liabilities
Ukraine delays Chornobyls New Safe Consignment until May 2018, regulator reports
Minister estimates price of Ukraine s farmland at UAH 50,000-60,000
KPMG: Ukraine s good for shared service centers, business processes outsourcing
Ukraine, China seek to jointly implement $7-bln in business projects
Billionaire Zhevaho seeks to buy Espresso.tv television from Yatseniuk
Newly appointed SBI chief Truba sees start of active operation in July 2018
China provided $7-bln for boosting trade, cooperation with Ukraine, Ma Kai says
Ukraine plans to borrow more domestically as top priorities set
NBU, other agencies working on legal definition for cryptocurrencies
PM says Ukraines GDP to grow 2% in 2017, 3% in 2018
EBRD mulls EUR 25-mln loan to Myronivsky Hliboprodukt for 10 MW biogas plant
European Commission suspends EUR 600-mln loan to Ukraine amid lack of reforms
Currencies (in hryvnias)
  11.12.2017 prev
USD 27.11 27.12
RUR 0.457 0.457
EUR 31.83 31.96

Stock Market
  08.12.2017 prev
PFTS 303.9 303.8
source: PFTS


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