Ukraine will be able to export about 5,000 items of goods to America duty-free from the end of July, according to a Ministry of Economy and Trade news release issued on July 2.
Ukraine will celebrate Constitution Day on June 28 while the nation will get a working holiday the next day.
Less than 1 percent of all criminal trials result in acquittals.
When Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2014, the well-organized Canadian-Ukrainian community was perhaps the best positioned to help in time of need.
Ukraine’s fugitive former president, Viktor Yanukovych who is wanted by Interpol and Ukrainian authorities on charges of large-scale embezzlement from Ukraine, has spoken to BBC Newsnight in Russia.
Authorities are taking action over investigative journalist Dmytro Gnap's April 1 reports on a group of Kyiv District Administrative Court judges who took multiple trips abroad over the past four years while issuing verdicts from cruise ships. Many of the rulings went against the state's interests and were in favor of alleged corruption and tax-evasion cases involving close allies of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych.
The Ukrainian grain trading unit of French agricultural giant Soufflet Group signed a $70 million investment memorandum with Ukraine’s fourth largest sea port, state-owned Illichivsk, in Kyiv on June 19 at the Infrastructure Ministry.
Borys Tymonkin, the banker who managed the financial arm of Serhiy Kurchenko's oil and gas trading company Vetek, was arrested on June 14 at a Berlin airport, a spokeswoman for the Ukrainian Embassy in Germany said.
One by one, four masked activists wearing the pictures of the current and two previous prosecutor generals, and of President Petro Poroshenko, passed mock criminal cases to each other.
Ukraine’s government received a “Notice of Withdrawal” to abandon a potential $10 billion gas exploration project from Royal Dutch Shell, the Financial Times reported citing “sources familiar with the situation.”
Ukraine’s largest poultry producer, London-listed MHP, reduced exposure to Russia by exchanging its grain growing and storage assets there for a western Ukrainian farming operation of a similar size, registered in Sweden, according to the company’s news release e-mailed on June 9.
Sepp Blatter’s resignation as president of world soccer governing body FIFA is the only chance to review how Russia won the 2018 World Cup hosting rights, Andriy Pavelko, Ukraine soccer federation president, told Champion magazine late evening on June 6 in Kyiv.
Agriculture is perhaps the last leg on which Ukraine’s economy has left to stand after Russia’s war in eastern Donbas disrupted the metals and mining industry, prompting a 17 and 22 percent drop in steel and coal production, respectively, last year.
Swiss authorities lobbed a grenade at Russia’s already tainted award to host the 2018 World Cup when it started criminal proceedings on suspected “mismanagement and money laundering in connection with the allocation” of the world’s most watched sporting event.
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk will debut in the Europa League final against Spain’s Sevilla on May 27 with an 11-to-2 chance of winning during 90 minutes of regular time play, according to leading British betting odds makers Paddy Power and William Hill.
KYIV, Ukraine – Dynamo Kyiv won its 14th domestic league championship and first title in six years on May 17 with a 1-0 score over Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk. The achievement marks the end of Shakhtar Donetsk’s reign atop the premier league having taken first in the last five seasons starting in 2009-2010.
Yevhen Seleznyov’s sole goal in the semi-final fixture against Italy’s Napoli was enough to send Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk to its first ever Europa League final and gave Ukraine a well-deserved respite from Russia’s invasion of the eastern regions of the country.
In a rebuke to World War II symbols popular in the Soviet Union and now in modern-day Russia, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in April signed a decree that designated a poppy as the symbol of the 70th anniversary of the allied victory over Nazi Germany, celebrated in Ukraine on May 9. It will be also used on May 8, during the newly-established Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation.
Ukraine’s most pressing challenge in coming weeks is to restructure its sovereign debt, freeing up $15.3 billion over the next four years as part of an overall $40 billion financing package that includes a $17.5 billion International Monetary Fund loan.