KYIV, Feb 28 - KTD Group, which produces household appliances in Ukraine under the trademarks of Saturn, ST and Laretti, plans to launch production of refrigerators in April or May, Oleh Ivanenko, director of the Ukrainian Association of Electrical Goods Manufacturers, said. | More
HELSINKI, FEB. 27 – Finland supports a proposed U.N. peacekeeping mission in eastern Ukraine but sees problems in narrowing down participants to only selected European Union countries, Defense Minister Jussi Niinisto said on Tuesday, Reuters reported. | More
KYIV, Feb. 28 - U.S.-based human rights group Freedom House says Ukraine’s parliament risks endangering the country’s democracy if it votes on draft laws that would increase government monitoring of civil society institutions, RFE/RL reported. | More
KYIV, Feb. 28 - Ukrainian national energy firm Naftogaz Ukrayiny said on Wednesday it was awarded $4.63 billion in compensation following its 3.5-year natural gas transit contract dispute with Russia’s Gazprom.
BRUSSELS, Feb. 28 - The European Commission is moving closer to approving a 1 billion euro ($1.22 billion) financial package to Ukraine, although officials are awaiting further signs from Kyiv to ensure that its reform process remains on track before the funds will be delivered. | More
KYIV, Feb 27 - The average price of electricity sales by its producers to the wholesale market in the middle of February 2018 increased by 0.5% (by UAH 5.23 per MWh) compared to the first ten days of the month, to UAH 1,059/MWh, according to data from state enterprise Energorynok. | More