CHASIV YAR, Ukraine Ukraine expects to exchange around 100 prisoners on each side with Russian-backed separatists within weeks, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's chief of staff told Reuters on Thursday on a visit to eastern Ukraine.
KYIV Ukraine said on Friday that its first round of talks with Iran about the downing of a Ukrainian airliner shortly after takeoff in Tehran in January had been constructive, and that it was determined "to bring Iran to justice".
KYIV, July 23 Ukraine's central bank
unexpectedly kept its main interest rate unchanged for the first
time in a year on Thursday, at the first monetary policy meeting
under a new governor who took charge promising to revive an
economy pummelled by the coronavirus pandemic.
KYIV Ukraine's central bank is likely to cut its key interest rate from 6% on Thursday at the first monetary policy meeting since a new governor took charge promising to make loans cheaper for businesses, a regular Reuters poll showed on Wednesday.
KYIV All 13 people taken hostage on a bus in western Ukraine were freed unharmed on Tuesday after President Volodymyr Zelenskiy spoke by phone with the hostage-taker and agreed to his demand to endorse a 2005 animal rights documentary. | Video
* Previous governor resigned complaining of pressure
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KYIV/LONDON Ukraine's parliament on Thursday appointed Kyrylo Shevchenko, head of the state-run Ukrgasbank, as the new central bank governor, putting an end to two weeks of turmoil that had threatened Kyiv's access to critical funding.
KYIV, July 13 The unexpected resignation of
Ukrainian Central Bank Governor Yakiv Smoliy two weeks ago
rattled markets as President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's government
tried to reassure investors and foreign backers that its reform
agenda remained on track.
KYIV, July 9 The shock resignation of Ukrainian
Central Bank Chief Yakiv Smoliy rattled markets last week as
President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's government tried to reassure
investors and foreign backers that its reform agenda remained on
KYIV Ukraine's economy will be shown to have fallen 10% in the second quarter year-on-year due to restrictions to tame the coronavirus outbreak, and it will not be able to recover fully in the next six months, according to a Reuters monthly poll of analysts.