Ivan Verstyuk was the Kyiv Post's associate business editor until March 12, 2015. Previously he worked as a senior editor for the Ukrainian office of RBC, a business news agency that covers Eastern Europe. He has contributed to the Columbia Journalism Review as well as several local publications.
Ukraine’s richest man Rinat Akhmetov wants his workers in separatist-held Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts to hold a strike daily from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m. until the unrest in the region eases. Time will tell whether his call marks a decisive turn in Akhmetov's politics in support of a united Ukraine and its political leaders in Kyiv.
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