Ukraine ranks 104 out of 141 countries for doing business, Forbes reports
Oppositions has 40%, ruling parties 49% seats in parliament - 99% votes count
Ukraine’s Central Election Commission completed counting 99.4% of votes from Sunday’s parliamentary election as of this morning.
International Observers call parliamentary elections a “step backward” for democracy in Ukraine
With the Ruling party to maintain majority in parliament we look back today at the history of Ukrainian democracy
For years political parties have been playing a “marry goes round a chair” in the Parliament on the name of democracy.
Ruling party to maintain majority in parliament
Ukraine held a key parliamentary election yesterday. According to exit poll results, the ruling Party of Regions was the top vote-getter on the party list section of the ballot (according to which 225 of the parliament’s 450 seats will be elected) and a total of five parties will make it into parliament, including nationalist party Svoboda
World Bank: Ukraine among most improved in doing business in CEE
The World Bank named Ukraine and Poland the two countries in the CEE that have done the most to improve the ease of doing business in the last year.
Ukraine court suspends appeal of UAH 3.1 bln debt to Russia following the United Energy Systems’ failure to meet contract obligations
Kyiv’s Economic Court of Appeals announced an indefinite suspension in the government’s appeal of a Kyiv Economic Court ruling from late September that Ukraine must pay UAH 3.1 bln (USD 0.4 bln) to Russia in connection with United Energy Systems of Ukraine’s failure to deliver goods pursuant to a contract, which was guaranteed by the Ukrainian government.
Viktor Yanukovich pays a working visit to Russia: No Agreement on Entering Customs Union, No Gas Discount for Ukraine
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich pays a working visit to Russia on October 22 to negotiate with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin among other matters - a significant price reduction of gas for Ukraine, a breakthrough in its advancement to the Customs Union and the solution of all problems of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol.
Azarov is on a mission to increase Ukrainian Energy independents
Ukraine will increase the annual gas production to over 21 billion cubic meters and oil and gas condensate extraction to 3 million tonnes,", Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.
EBRD TO ISSUE EUR 5.7 M TO RENGY DEVELOPMENT TO BUILD SOLAR PLANT IN VINNYTSIA REGION
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will issue a EUR 5.7 million loan to Rengy Development (Kyiv) for the construction of a solar power plant in Vinnytsia region, EBRD Country Director in Ukraine Andre Kuusvek has said at a press conference in Kyiv.