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    1. FT Photo Diary

      May 19, 2016

      Vyshyvanka Day

      A man dresses a statue figure on the monument dedicated to Kiev city founders, in the national Ukrainian costume called...

    2. May 13, 2016

      Ukraine’s Eurovision song set to stir up past tensions with Russia

      The Eurovision Song Contest is usually known as an annual celebration of kitsch pop music, with this year’s entrants...

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    1. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Ukraine appoints prosecutor, looks to unlock funding

      Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday appointed Yuri Lutsenko, a presidential loyalist and former Interior Minister, as the...

    2. May 12, 2016

      How better governance reaps rewards for central and eastern Europe

      Pulling together a fully audited annual report can seem like a costly and time-consuming process. But not when it saves...

    3. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Ukraine cuts energy subsidies in bid to please IMF

      Ukraine moved to further eliminate unsustainable energy subsidies by unifying household and commercial natural gas...

    4. April 26, 2016

      Chernobyl attitudes and instincts still endure 30 years on

      Early on April 26, 1986, as technicians conducted an unauthorised experiment at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in...

    5. April 19, 2016

      Ukraine hints at deal with Russia to free captured pilot

      Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s pro-western president, hinted strongly on Tuesday that he had reached an agreement by...

    6. Fast FT

      April 19, 2016

      Ukraine president: ‘algorithm’ to release Savchenko likely reached

      Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s pro-western president, hinted strongly on Tuesday that he likely reached an “algorithm”...

    7. April 14, 2016

      Ukraine must stick to the path of domestic reform

      In Ukraine, history is in danger of repeating itself. After the pro-democracy Orange revolution of 2004, efforts to...

    8. April 14, 2016

      Volodymyr Groysman takes over as Ukraine prime minister

      Ukraine swore in a new government on Thursday headed by a close associate of president Petro Poroshenko, in one of the...

    9. Fast FT

      April 14, 2016

      Groysman takes over as Ukraine prime minister

      Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday voted in presidential loyalist Volodymyr Groysman as the country’s new prime minister....

    10. Fast FT

      April 12, 2016

      Danyliuk poised to manage Ukraine’s finances

      Oleksandr Danyliuk (pictured) is poised to become Ukraine’s new finance minister if parliament – perhaps as early as...

    11. April 12, 2016

      Conflict in Ukraine weighs heavily on asset values

      It is hardly a surprise that the two-year war with Russian-backed separatists over the far-eastern breakaway region of...

    12. April 10, 2016

      Petro Poroshenko becomes focus of Ukraine’s disillusion

      Two years after the revolution that toppled Ukraine’s pro-Russia president Viktor Yanukovich, dozens of demonstrators...

    13. April 7, 2016

      Dutch vote knocks hopes for further EU enlargement to the east

      When a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine in 2014 killing 196 Dutch citizens — almost certainly...

    14. Fast FT

      April 7, 2016

      Panama Papers: Rothschild defends Poroshenko

      Rothschild Trust, a branch of Rothschild Wealth Management & Trust, on Thursday confirmed signing what it described as...

    15. April 6, 2016

      Dutch referendum on Ukraine seen as test of EU sentiment

      Dutch voters headed to the ballot box for a referendum on a controversial trade deal between the EU and Ukraine on...

    16. Brussels Blog

      April 6, 2016

      Brussels briefing: The Dutch question

      Welcome to Wednesday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign...

    17. Fast FT

      March 24, 2016

      Ukraine pro-president party wants Groysman as PM

      President Petro Poroshenko’s party, the largest by seats in Ukraine’s legislature, on Thursday proposed as a new prime...

    18. Fast FT

      March 22, 2016

      Ukraine's Jaresko says ready to be prime minister

      Natalie Jaresko, Ukraine’s US-born finance minister, has announced for the first time that she is ready to become prime...

    19. Fast FT

      March 22, 2016

      Russia sentences Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ to 22 yrs

      A Russian court sentenced captured Ukrainian army pilot Nadia Savchenko to 22 years for complicity to murder on...

    20. The World

      March 17, 2016

      What if Russia cut gas supplies to Europe?

      Under what circumstances might Russia cut off gas deliveries to Europe for a prolonged period of time, and what might...

    21. beyondbrics

      March 16, 2016

      A last chance to unify Ukraine?

      A glimmer of hope that the deadlocked Minsk II peace agreement could yet prevent a frozen conflict in the Donbas is...

    22. March 13, 2016

      Ukraine’s pro-western reform project hangs in the balance

      Two years on from the protests that ousted pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovich, Ukraine’s revolution is confronting...

    23. March 8, 2016

      Ukraine’s US-born finance minister in talks on top post

      Natalie Jaresko, Ukraine’s US-born finance minister, has held talks on leading a new technocratic, reformist government...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      March 2, 2016

      Preparing for International Women's Day in Kiev

      Kiev’s subway staff waits for female passengers in order to offer them flowers ahead of International Women’s Day in...

    25. FT Photo Diary

      March 1, 2016

      Azov protest in Kiev

      Members of the Ukrainian volunteer battalion Azov hold flares during a protest outside the Ukrainian Security Services...

    26. February 25, 2016

      Kosovans stage round-the-clock anti-government protests

      In scenes reminiscent of Istanbul in 2013 and Kiev in 2013-14, hundreds of demonstrators have pitched tents on the main...

    27. Fast FT

      February 18, 2016

      Ukraine governing coalition collapses

      The governing coalition of war-scarred and recession-battered Ukraine collapsed on Thursday after a second party in two...

    28. Fast FT

      February 18, 2016

      Ukraine's legal case: $3bn Russian bond was 'bribe'

      One day after Russia took Ukraine to a London court over the $3bn bond that Kiev failed to repay in December, its...

    29. Fast FT

      February 17, 2016

      Russia files lawsuit over $3bn Ukraine bond

      Russia took Ukraine to court in the UK on Wednesday over the US$3bn debt Kiev failed to repay in December. The Finance...

    30. Fast FT

      February 17, 2016

      Ukrainian government risks coalition collapse

      Ukraine’s western-backed government led by embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk may have survived a nail biting...

    31. Brussels Blog

      February 17, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Remember Ukraine?

      Welcome to Wednesday’s edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    32. Fast FT

      February 16, 2016

      Ukraine president urges PM Yatseniuk to quit

      Ukraine’s president on Tuesday urged the country’s beleaguered Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk to resign, openly...

    33. Fast FT

      February 16, 2016

      Ukraine government faces no confidence vote

      Ukraine’s parliament is likely to hold a no confidence vote this afternoon that could bring down Prime Minister Arseniy...

    34. Fast FT

      February 15, 2016

      Ukraine bans Russian truck freight in tit-for-tat move

      Ukraine’s pro-western ruling coalition may be on the verge of collapse, but that has not stopped the war-scarred and...

    35. Fast FT

      February 15, 2016

      Ukraine political crisis deepens as another reformer resigns

      Vitaly Kasko, a respected top reformer and anti-corruption crusader who served as deputy head of Ukraine’s prosecutor’s...

    36. February 10, 2016

      IMF warning sparks Ukraine pledge on corruption and reform

      Ukraine has pledged to do more to fight corruption and reform state companies after the International Monetary Fund...

    37. February 7, 2016

      Ukraine’s last chance to secure its freedom

      Ukraine’s latest political crisis goes to the heart of the challenges facing the country. Aivaras Abromavicius, the...

    38. February 3, 2016

      Ukraine’s economy minister resigns, cites high-level corruption

      Ukraine’s economy minister resigned in dramatic fashion on Wednesday, accusing a senior presidential ally of blocking...

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