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    1. 11 hours ago

      A ray of hope descends on war-torn Ukraine

      Good news on Ukraine has been sparse in the past year. But Kiev’s debt restructuring agreement with a private...

    2. FT Alphaville

      18 hours ago

      Nyet

      All those San Francisco meetings paid off. Franklin Templeton and other private creditors will agree to swallow a...

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      Central and eastern Europe’s property market has been hit by a wall of capital that ha...
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    1. 20 hours ago

      Ukraine secures debt deal for war-ravaged economy

      Ukraine has secured an agreement to avert default and restructure billions of dollars of government debt as the country...

    2. beyondbrics

      August 26, 2015

      Arming Ukraine - it's time for action

      More than 20 years after the Ukraine Independence Act that created the country I love, its future hangs in the balance...

    3. August 25, 2015

      Russia sends Ukrainian film-maker to labour camp

      A Russian military court has sentenced Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian film director, to 20 years in a labour camp, the...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      August 24, 2015

      Ukraine Independence Day

      A Ukrainian armed forces military unit marches at Kiev’s Independence Square, Ukraine, on Monday, during a march on the...

    5. August 24, 2015

      Angela Merkel and François Hollande to discuss migrant crisis

      Angela Merkel will host French counterpart François Hollande in Berlin on Monday to discuss Europe’s response to the...

    6. Nick Butler

      August 23, 2015

      Where will the energy business be in 2025?

      Organisations, especially those that are doing well, can easily get stuck on narrow views of the future and their own...

    7. August 20, 2015

      Ukraine conflict drives German tank orders

      Nato’s eastern European members are displaying “concrete interest” in buying German heavy weaponry, one of the...

    8. August 19, 2015

      Raiffeisen shares bolstered 8% by success of capital ratios drive

      Shares in Raiffeisen Bank International rose 7 per cent on Wednesday after the Austrian lender that has operations...

    9. August 18, 2015

      Europe’s leaders must not lose focus on Ukraine

      The body count is rising again in eastern Ukraine. Heavy weapons are being used; civilians are being shelled. Over the...

    10. August 18, 2015

      Russia prepares to force the pace in Ukraine

      Concerns are mounting that the simmering conflict in Ukraine may again be about to boil over after an upsurge in...

    11. August 17, 2015

      Emerging markets currencies pummelled by renminbi ripples

      Russia, Turkey, Malaysia and Taiwan headed a lengthening list of emerging market countries seeing their currencies...

    12. August 17, 2015

      Kiev’s revamped police force takes to streets to rebuild trust

      The heat on the Kiev street is 30C, but the uniforms worn by police officers Yulia Timchenko and Oleksandr Krotov are...

    13. August 16, 2015

      Member states must back their jointly chosen EU leaders

      In August seven years ago I was with Carl Bildt, then the Swedish foreign minister, and Anna-Maria Corazza Bildt, his...

    14. FT Photo Diary

      August 14, 2015

      Azov training

      A recruit of the far-right volunteer battalion Azov takes part in a competition in Kiev on Friday prior to leaving to...

    15. August 11, 2015

      Upsurge in Ukraine fighting threatens peace accord

      Ukraine on Tuesday warned that it reserved the “right” to fend off fresh assaults by Russian-backed separatists amid an...

    16. August 11, 2015

      US says insider trading ring used hackers

      US authorities have charged nine people with being in a global hacking and insider-trading ring, alleging they made...

    17. FT Photo Diary

      August 10, 2015

      View from the top

      A Ukrainian mother and child stand atop the Friendship of Nations monument in downtown Kiev, Ukraine, on Monday ...

    18. August 10, 2015

      Ukraine and creditors locked in debt spat

      Ukraine is preparing to meet international creditors in San Francisco this week as the war-torn country warns it is...

    19. Nick Butler

      August 9, 2015

      Russia is in trouble as energy prices fall

      With oil prices back down to $50 a barrel for Brent crude, a falling gas price and its share of the European energy...

    20. August 7, 2015

      Anne Krueger: the economist in a hurry

      The lengthy and rancorous debt crisis in Greece has elicited many responses in Europe, from the furious to the...

    21. August 6, 2015

      For sale: two French warships with a negotiable price

      For sale: two Mistral-class helicopter carriers worth €1.2bn. Good condition. Price negotiable. France has extricated...

    22. August 5, 2015

      France and Russia settle over scuppered Mistral contract

      France and Russia have reached an agreement to break the contract for two Mistral helicopter carrier ships that were...

    23. August 5, 2015

      New world of work: digital marketplace reshapes casual labour

      Dmitry Melnichenko’s wife had doubts about his plan to quit his stable, nine-to-five job to work from home as a...

    24. August 4, 2015

      How to beat Vladimir Putin in the battle for hearts and eyeballs

      The west is belatedly waking up to the power of the Kremlin’s media machine. The supreme commander of Nato called the...

    25. August 3, 2015

      The museum of New Russia’s ambitions

      “Do we look like terrorists?” the rebel fighter who called himself the Caribbean asked, leaning in with a smirk. “We’re...

    26. August 2, 2015

      Fears grow as Ukraine rightwing militia puts Kiev in its sights

      At a thickly forested former youth camp west of Donetsk in war-torn eastern Ukraine, a military instructor is busy...

    27. July 31, 2015

      Demoralised Ukraine troops start to lose faith in Kiev

      On the road into Avdiivka in eastern Ukraine, Vasyl, a Ukrainian army soldier, gestures at fresh roadside craters — the...

    28. FT Data

      July 31, 2015

      Datawatch: Forecast GDP growth in eastern Europe for 2015

      Prospects for economic growth in big eastern European economies that are EU members have not been affected by the...

    29. July 31, 2015

      The price is right as Russian oil heads west

      US-Russian relations have been dominated by two major trends over the past few years: the vast rise in US oil output...

    30. July 28, 2015

      Gas production at Gazprom set to hit post-Soviet low

      Gazprom’s gas production is on track to fall to a fresh post-Soviet low this year as the state-controlled energy group...

    31. July 28, 2015

      Free Lunch: Flat-pack sovereign debt restructuring

      From SDRM to CACs and Trills The FT's editorial page approvingly points out that Pope Francis has spoken in favour of...

    32. beyondbrics

      July 27, 2015

      A complacent west is failing Ukraine

      The west is in danger of losing Ukraine unless there is a significant change in the scale and nature of its engagement...

    33. July 24, 2015

      Ukraine avoids default with $120m interest payment

      Ukraine has staved off a default on its $70bn debt pile, rekindling hopes that Kiev can cut a deal with creditors to...

    34. July 24, 2015

      Return of Ukraine fighters alarms Russia

      To outward appearances, Oleg Melnikov is the image of the middle class Moscow hipsters who helped lead the 2011-2012...

    35. July 23, 2015

      Ukraine showdown with creditors comes to head

      A months-long, multibillion-dollar test of will between Ukraine and its creditors is due to come to a head as Kiev...

    36. July 23, 2015

      Explainer: Ukraine’s debt crisis

      Ukraine is in the midst of a financial crisis as it struggles to cope with the fallout from Crimea’s annexation by...

    37. July 21, 2015

      Russia sees big potential from Iran deal

      When the UN Security Council unanimously approved the Iran nuclear deal on Monday, Russia paid tribute with an...

    38. FT Alphaville

      July 20, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister, appears to be preparing the nation for a snap general election this autumn...

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