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      Smashed: Europe's largest egg maker production drops 40%

      Not eggsactly according to plan. Smashed, cracked, scrambled, or fried, whatever you call it, Europe’s largest egg...

    2. May 27, 2016

      Ukraine’s ‘you invaded us’ debt non-payment defence

      Ukraine has come up with a stinging rebuttal to Russia’s insistence that it repay a $3bn loan that was due last year:...

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    1. Fast FT

      May 27, 2016

      Ukraine begins defence of Russian bond default

      Ukraine is due to file its defence against repaying a $3bn loan to Russia today, in a case that threatens to undo some...

    2. May 26, 2016

      Russia: money notes

      Pop music producers learn to listen out for the money note: that part of a song that catches the ear. Russia’s Ministry...

    3. Fast FT

      May 26, 2016

      Ukraine cuts rates for 2nd time in a month

      Ukraine’s central bank has cut interest rates for the second time in the space of a month as more moderate inflation...

    4. May 25, 2016

      Russia releases Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko

      Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian helicopter pilot jailed in Russia, has been released in a prisoner swap, raising hopes...

    5. Fast FT

      May 25, 2016

      Savchenko rumoured to be on verge of release

      Nadia Savchenko, the female Ukrainian army pilot whose detention by Russia since 2014 was condemned by the west, could...

    6. Fast FT

      May 24, 2016

      Russia dollar bond suffers pricing delay

      Russia has not yet priced its much-anticipated sovereign bond, one day after surprising markets with the first sale of...

    7. May 23, 2016

      Russia launches first bond since Ukraine crisis

      Russia launched its first sovereign debt offering since the Ukraine crisis on Monday in a move designed to show that...

    8. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Russia to issue first international bond in three years

      Russia has hired a bank to launch its first international bond since the conflict in Ukraine led to the country being...

    9. Nick Butler

      May 23, 2016

      Has gas demand in Europe peaked?

      Can anything reverse the decline of natural gas as a source of primary energy in Europe? Gas demand in 2015, despite a...

    10. May 23, 2016

      Russia and Vladimir Putin sued over downing of MH17 over Ukraine

      Relatives of victims of the Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine in July 2014 are suing Russia and President...

    11. FT Photo Diary

      May 20, 2016

      Rally at the Ukrainian Parliament

      Volunteers of the Azov Civil Corps light flares during rally at the Ukrainian Parliament against holding local...

    12. 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...

    13. May 18, 2016

      Ukraine sings to a tune of new national pride

      Activists in the Crimean Tatar movement gathered on Wednesday at the railway station in Bakhchisaray, ancient capital...

    14. Fast FT

      May 18, 2016

      Thai firm to build Russia's largest dairy plant

      Thailand’s largest agribusiness conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group will invest $1bn to build the largest dairy complex...

    15. May 15, 2016

      Week Ahead Political Diary: G7 leaders gather in Japan

      Currencies, fiscal policy and tax havens are likely to top the agenda when finance ministers and central bank governors...

    16. May 15, 2016

      Politically charged Ukraine song wins Eurovision

      A politically charged song by Ukraine’s Susana Jamaladinova that draws attention to Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea...

    17. 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...

    18. beyondbrics

      May 13, 2016

      Supporters of a feeble and unreformed EU are acting as Putin’s fifth column

      The debate on the future of Europe and Britain within it is heating up. This week, Boris Johnson highlighted the...

    19. Fast FT

      May 11, 2016

      EBRD sees Ukraine grow 2% in 2016

      Ukraine is set to see economic growth of 2 per cent both this year and next amid a broader recovery across central and...

    20. beyondbrics

      May 10, 2016

      The EBRD at 25: same president, new challenges

      Members of the board of governors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will choose the bank’s next...

    21. FT Photo Diary

      May 9, 2016

      European Aquatics Championship

      Anna Voloshyna of Ukraine competes during solo free preliminary synchro event at the European Aquatics Championships in...

    22. Fast FT

      May 9, 2016

      Cameron rallies EU support with security warning

      David Cameron, the prime minister, recalled the battles of Blenheim, Trafalgar and Waterloo as he warned of the dangers...

    23. May 8, 2016

      Challenges for European development bank mount on 25th anniversary

      Just days after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot out of the sky over east Ukraine in July 2014, the shockwaves...

    24. May 3, 2016

      Food traders stuck in the hard times

      A recent bout of poor weather has damaged South America’s corn and soyabean crops, and this has provided a rare reason...

    25. May 1, 2016

      Top German MEP joins foes of controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline

      The head of the largest party in the European Parliament has launched a scathing attack on the $11bn Nord Stream 2...

    26. April 30, 2016

      Kosovo to benefit from visa-free travel in Schengen Area

      Kosovo is set to become the latest country to benefit from visa-free travel in the EU. The European Commission is...

    27. 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...

    28. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Czech energy group EPH scraps IPO

      Czech energy group EPH has scrapped a planned IPO of its subsidiary that controls Europe’s most important Russian gas...

    29. April 27, 2016

      Russia’s chief internet censor enlists China’s know-how

      For an authoritarian government looking to tighten control of an unruly internet, who better to call than the architect...

    30. 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...

    31. Fast FT

      April 26, 2016

      BAT boosted by weaker sterling

      British American Tobacco said a weak sterling could boost earnings this year. The UK-listed company, which for years...

    32. Fast FT

      April 26, 2016

      FirstFT - laws without borders and killer robots

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. Barack Obama and the end of the...

    33. The World

      April 21, 2016

      Gove and the Albanian option

      For several weeks, the “Leave” campaign seemed to be having the better of Britain’s debate on whether to stay in the...

    34. April 19, 2016

      UK trade will thrive outside EU, says Gove

      Britain will move outside the EU’s single market and instead join “Bosnia, Serbia, Albania and Ukraine” in a European...

    35. April 19, 2016

      What is the Albania trade model?

      Bosnia, Serbia, Albania and Ukraine are economically weak, desperate to integrate with the EU, and still carrying deep...

    36. 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...

    37. 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”...

    38. 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...

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