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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ODESA, Ukraine – Ukraine’s outdated and rundown ports might undergo a major revival as the government plans to invest Hr 44 billion, or $1.7 billion, into the infrastructure, according to Deputy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
 
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
 
Ukraine’s democracy is approaching ‘make or break’ — and the West is missing in action

Ukraine’s democracy is approaching ‘make or break’ — and the West is missing in action

By Michael McFaul May 1 KIEV, Ukraine — Russian President Vladimir Putin is waging a global ideological war against Western liberal, democratic values. It has been underway for many years, and it extends from his own immediate neighborhood to Western Europe and, of course, the United States, where he intervened in the U.S. presidential election ... Read More
 
Ukraine’s Unexpected Leaders BY Diane Francis

Ukraine’s Unexpected Leaders BY Diane Francis

Ukraine’s Unexpected Leaders BY DIANE FRANCIS In the summer of 2013, Alex Ryabchyn completed his master’s degree at Sussex University in the United Kingdom, then moved back with his wife and daughter to teach at Donetsk National University in eastern Ukraine. That December, the Maidan erupted and he watched from afar with concern. Then in ... Read More
 
G7 Ukraine Support Group Priority Framework 2018

G7 Ukraine Support Group Priority Framework 2018

Canada G7 Ambassadors for Reform in Ukraine Economic Growth: – Reform State Fiscal Service, Customs, and financial police and maintain fiscal stability – Implement further deregulation couples with privatization of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and band, and improved corporate governance at SOEs – Introduce the principles of the EU Third Energy Package, ensure effective corporate governance ... Read More
 
Key business developments ahead for Ukraine in 2018

Key business developments ahead for Ukraine in 2018

By Bermet Talant Here are the Kyiv Post’s picks for some of the most exciting deals and events coming in the first half of 2018: 4G spectrum auction The faster 4G — a dream for Ukrainian mobile operators and their customers — may soon come true. The state regulator finally set the date for the ... Read More