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Ukraine' ex-president avoids pre-trial detention as West warns against score settling

18 Jun 2020

KYIV Ukrainian prosecutors dropped a demand on Thursday for former President Petro Poroshenko to be taken into custody while he awaits trial in a criminal case he says is politically motivated.

Ukraine reaches 10,000 coronavirus cases as public chafes against lockdown

30 Apr 2020

KIEV Ukraine reached 10,000 coronavirus cases on Thursday as Health Minister Maksym Stepanov urged the public to be patient and not violate lockdown measures that have kept the country's death toll far lower than in much of western Europe.

Ukrainian businessmen demand easing of lockdown and government support

29 Apr 2020

KIEV, April 29 Several hundred businessmen, many of them wearing protective face masks, called for an easing of Ukraine's coronavirus lockdown in a protest near the government building on Wednesday.

UPDATE 3-Ukraine considers limiting corn exports for this season

24 Apr 2020

KIEV, April 24 Ukraine's government is considering limiting corn exports for this season and the issue will be discussed next week, deputy economy minister Taras Vysotskiy told Reuters on Friday.

Exclusive: Ukraine ready to ban wheat exports if necessary - official

15 Apr 2020

KIEV Ukraine, one of world's top grain exporters, is ready to ban wheat exports if sales exceed limits agreed with traders, the deputy economy minister in charge of agriculture told Reuters on Wednesday.

EXCLUSIVE-Ukraine ready to ban wheat exports if necessary - official

15 Apr 2020

* Russia, Kazakhstan set grain export quotas amid coronavirus

EXCLUSIVE-Ukraine ready to ban wheat exports if necessary- deputy minister

15 Apr 2020

KIEV, April 15 Ukraine, one of world's top grain exporters, is ready to ban wheat exports if sales exceed limits agreed with traders, the deputy economy minister in charge of agriculture told Reuters on Wednesday.

Forest fire around Chernobyl plant put out, Ukraine says

14 Apr 2020

KIEV A huge fire that tore through forests around the defunct Chernobyl nuclear plant has been put out, Ukrainian officials said on Tuesday, after hundreds of emergency workers used planes and helicopters to douse the flames. | Video

Ukraine weekly wheat seaport exports fall sharply - APK-Inform

06 Apr 2020

KIEV, April 6 Ukrainian wheat exports from sea ports almost halved to 138,000 tonnes in the week of March 28 - April 3 from 277,000 tonnes a week earlier, preliminary data from the APK-Inform consultancy showed on Monday.

UPDATE 2-Ukraine opens up land market in bid for $8 bln IMF package

31 Mar 2020

KIEV, March 31 Ukrainian lawmakers voted on Tuesday to lift a ban on the sale of farmland that has stood for nearly two decades, clearing one of the hurdles needed to unlock an $8 billion loan package from the International Monetary Fund.

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