The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has ordered a governmental delegation to participate in negotiations with the German government on attracting a 17 million euro loan via KfW (Frankfurt on the Main) to realize the municipal program "Municipal Water Management Project, Phase I."
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke with European Council President Donald Tusk on the phone on Monday night, the presidential press service reported.
Canada plans to provide $52 million to Ukraine to support a host of projects, Canadian International Trade Minister Ed Fast said in Kyiv on Jan. 26 at a joint briefing with Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade Minister Aivaras Abromavicius.
MOSCOW - It was the silence, the smell of ashes and the boundless surrounding expanse that struck Soviet soldier Ivan Martynushkin when his unit arrived in January 1945 to liberate the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz.
DONETSK - Politicians do not usually brandish big chunks of metal when giving speeches. Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine's president, did just that at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos. He had brought with him a bit of a bus destroyed in shelling that killed 13 civilians last week in the east of the country. Mr Poroshenko's emotional plea for more Western aid paid off. On January 21st the IMF indicated that there would be a new bail-out package for Ukraine. What many had predicted has finally come to pass: creditors will now have to shoulder some of the load.
Ukrainian bonds rose for a second day from a record low on optimism fresh International Monetary Fund aid may reduce investors’ losses in a debt restructuring.
Ukraine is seeking a larger and longer-term bailout programme from the International Monetary Fund to replace its existing deal and is to launch consultations with sovereign bond holders - usually code for a debt restructuring.
The International Monetary Fund will support a bigger, longer-term funding plan for Ukraine than its current program in return for agreed structural economic and fiscal reforms, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Jan. 21.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko believes that Ukraine's possible accession to the European Union will benefit Europe because the future of Europe is inseparably linked with the future of Ukraine.
The Ukrainian festival of Malanka is as wacky as they come.
Riga, Jan. 17 - Foreign countries pay a disproportionate amount of attention to Russian military planes and ships which appear near the borders of the Baltic states, ignoring the fact that sea and aerial communication routes are the only ways to supply cargo from mainland Russia to the Kaliningrad region, Russian ambassador to Latvia Alexander Veshnyakov said in an interview with BNS.
An official ceremony on the transfer of medical equipment from Germany to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine took place at Border Guards' Central Clinical Hospital on Jan. 16.
Lithuania's defense ministry is advising its citizens how to react in case of war, reflecting jitters over neighboring Russia's intervention in Ukraine and a recent increase of reported airspace violations in the Baltic region.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had a telephone conversation with French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the situation in Donbas and also ways for a peaceful settlement of the conflict, a Jan. 14 report of the Ukrainian presidential press service says.
BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she isn't giving up hope of organizing a summit with the Russian and Ukrainian leaders, but she can't say how long that might take after tentative plans for a meeting this week were scrapped.
Kyiv has high hopes for the Riga summit of the Eastern Partnership initiative, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said.
Leaders from Egypt, Turkey and Russia are grossly hypocritical for attending today's Paris march for the journalists murdered at Charlie Hebdo magazine when they continue to persecute journalists in their own countries, according to a press charity.
A German newspaper in the northern port city of Hamburg that reprinted Mohammed cartoons from the French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo has reportedly been the target of an arson attack.