KIEV, March 30 - The International Monetary Fund executive board will meet on April 3 to decide whether to disburse a $1 billion aid tranche to Ukraine as part of its $17.5 billion bailout program for the country, Reuters reported on Thursday.
KIEV, March 30 – Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko has proposed that anti-corruption nongovernmental organizations join in drafting amendments to the law that would make the National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) a body with ultimate responsibility.
KIEV, March 30 – Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Groysman - considered a frontrunner to succeed Arseniy Yatseniuk as prime minister - has suggested the Ukrainian parliament allow temporarily - until May 1, 2017, the appointment of a foreigner as finance minister from among former heads or members of foreign governments.
BERLIN, March 30 - Russia is running a "shadow government" in rebel-held territories of eastern Ukraine under the control of the FSB intelligence service, German newspaper Bild reported Wednesday, citing minutes from an official commission, AFP reported.
KIEV, March 30 – National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) Director Artem Sytnyk says that a bill will be soon tabled in parliament to authorize the agency to conduct wiretaps and use wiretapping equipment.
KHARKIV, March 27 – A large-scale international military exercise involving U.S. instructors will be conducted on the Yavoriv training area in the Lviv region of western Ukraine in April, President Petro Poroshenko said.
KIEV, March 30 – Corruption in the Cabinet of Ministers, as alleged by the suspended head of the State Financial Inspectorate Mykola Hordiyenko, will be investigated, deputy head of the Chief Department of Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) and head of the Corruption Crime Investigation Department Pavlo Zhebrivsky said.
KIEV, March 27 - Ukraine fears the suspension of Russian gas supplies and calls on the European Commission to facilitate the speedy realization of the possibility of gas supply in the country from Slovakia.