Editor's Note: The following Kyiv Post article was originally published on Feb. 28, 2014 at 12:42 a.m.
Russian-separatist forces are using “scorched earth” tactics, firing 150 mortar rounds on the towns of Zaitseve and Mayorsk in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine’s military reported on Feb. 4 on its Facebook page.
Ukraine’s 23rd biggest bank, owned by billionaire Victor Pinchuk, has appointed high-profile bankers and economists to its supervisory board with the aim of boosting corporate governance.
A leading gas production holding company belonging to the former environmental minister under ex-President Viktor Yanukovych is expanding operations in Ukraine.
Kyiv’s Pechersk District Court has unfrozen the assets of the former environmental minister under ex-President Viktor Yanukovych.
After nearly two years, all Ukraine’s prosecutors could do is produce one letter and that was good enough for the European Union to keep economic sanctions against five of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych’s ailles.
Kharkiv Administrative Appeals Court Justice Mykhailo Hutsal received $6,000 on Oct. 18, 2011 after ruling to waive a company’s Hr 1 million tax debt that day.
Member of parliament Serhiy Leshchenko says Serhiy Lyovochkin, a lawmaker and ex-President Viktor Yanukovych’s former chief of staff, is tied to the $1.3 billion privatization of state-owned Ukrtelecom.
Ukraine’s second-biggest bank by assets, state-owned Oschadbank, says that its Russian competitor, Sberbank, and the nation’s fifth-largest bank, is in violation of intellectual property laws after it shaved the words “of Russia” off its name on Nov. 26.
Ukrainian Media Holding, which belongs to ex-President Viktor Yanukovych's alleged front man, on Jan. 13 resumed use of the forbes.ua domain even though the license owner, Forbes Media, says the use is “not authorized.”
Russian-affiliated companies increased their share to 19 percent of Ukraine’s banking-sector assets after ABH Holdings acquired Ukrsotsbank, the nation’s seventh biggest bank with $1.7 billion in assets as of Oct. 1.
A major challenge for the architects of Ukraine’s new tax system is how to uncloak about 40 to 60 percent of the economy that avoids government regulation, taxation or observation each year.
A publicly-listed Canadian company controlled by a tycoon Polish family is selling its majority stake in Ukraine’s third largest privately-owned natural gas company.
Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin chose 11 managers, all from within the law enforcement agency, who will serve under the newly appointed head of the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office.
Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin on Dec. 15 strictly chose in-house candidates to head 154 newly created local prosecutor offices, a blow to what many hoped would be an overhaul to bring fresh blood to what is widely regarded as an ineffective, politically subservient and corrupt institution.
Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin on Dec. 15 strictly chose in-house candidates to head 154 newly created local prosecutor offices, a blow to what many hoped would be an overhaul to bring fresh blood to an ineffective, politically subservient and corrupt institution.
U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden’s speech in Ukraine’s parliament on Dec. 8 overshadowed the passing of a crucial bill the same day that will save farmers about $300 million in overhead costs each year, reduce opportunities for corruption, streamline logistics and make certain food products cheaper.
Oleksandr Usyk (9-0, 9KO) sent Pedro Rodriguez (22-2, 19KO) to the canvas in the seventh round with a flurry of left and right hooks, coupled with crosses as the Cuban fell to his knees before the referee counted to ten for the knockout on Dec. 12 in Kyiv.
WBO cruiserweight title challenger Pedro Rodriguez lost his chances for the belt against holder Oleksandr Usyk on Dec. 11 after failing to lose 3 kilograms (6.6 pounds) in the two hours after the official pre-fight weigh in in Kyiv.