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IMF calls for changes to anti-corruption court law, 2 other steps to restart lending in Ukraine

IMF calls for changes to anti-corruption court law, 2 other steps to restart lending in Ukraine

The International Monetary Fund called on Ukraine’s parliament to “quickly approve” a supplementary law submitted by President Petro Poroshenko to establish a High Anti-Corruption Court that will “adjudicate all cases under its jurisdiction, including all appeals of relevant first instance court decisions.” The requirement that the High Anti-Corruption Court hears appeals of lower court decisions ... Read More
 
How 2018 Currency Champ Is Dodging the Emerging-Market Rout (Bloomberg)

How 2018 Currency Champ Is Dodging the Emerging-Market Rout (Bloomberg)

 On the surface, Ukraine doesn’t look much like a country with a world-beating currency. An international bailout has been frozen for more than a year, its finance minister was fired last week and a Kremlin-backed war continues to simmer in its eastern climes. But almost halfway through 2018, the hryvnia is the No. 1 performer ... Read More
 
Ukrainian government plans to upgrade ports after decades of neglect

Ukrainian government plans to upgrade ports after decades of neglect

ODESA, Ukraine – Ukraine’s outdated and rundown ports might undergo a major revival as the government plans to invest Hr 44 billion, or $1.7 billion, into the infrastructure, according to Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Kistion, who spoke at the Ukrainian Ports Forum on May 31. The first of its kind, the forum was held in ... Read More
 
New Beskyd tunnel moves Ukraine closer to EU

New Beskyd tunnel moves Ukraine closer to EU

New Beskyd tunnel moves Ukraine closer to EU By Kyiv Post. Published May 25. The long-awaited launch of the double-track Beskyd tunnel in Ukraine’s Carpathian Mountains integrates the country’s infrastructure with the pan-European transport network Corridor V, stretching from Venice to Slovenia, Hungary and now Lviv. It will take on 60 percent of rail traffic ... Read More
 
National Aviation University and Canadore College had signed the Bilateral Agreement of cooperation

National Aviation University and Canadore College had signed the Bilateral Agreement of cooperation

On May 16, 2018 National Aviation University and Canadore College (Ontario, Canada) had signed the Bilateral Agreement to implement joint research projects and student exchanges. In the addition, the Quadripartite Memorandum had been signed between the National Aviation University, the Antonov State Enterprise, the Canadore College and the airport named after Jack Garland, North Bay ... Read More
 
World Bank: Value of Ukraine’s land to triple if farmland sales permitted

World Bank: Value of Ukraine’s land to triple if farmland sales permitted

By Natalia Datskevych. The value of Ukraine’s land will triple, to $3,500 per hectare, if Ukraine cancels restrictions on land ownership, the World Bank believes. Satu Kahkonen, World Bank country director for Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine, told news agency Bloomberg in a story published on May 7 that the country’s budget is losing billions of ... Read More
 
Ukraine Is Worth Fighting For

Ukraine Is Worth Fighting For

May 3, 2018 Anders Åslund Kyiv. The new conventional wisdom is that four years after Maidan, reforms have stalled in Ukraine and corruption has consumed the leadership. But this picture is hardly true. Certainly, the economy has stabilised, but economic growth stopped at 2.1 per cent last year. Yet a broad reform agenda is still ... Read More