• The US and Canada to help reform Ukraine's Anti-Monopoly Committee

    The Anti-Monopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU) signed a memorandum with the US Federal Trade Commission, which involves the participation of international experts in the development of anti-monopoly policies in Ukraine, the head of the AMCU Yuriy Terentyev said, UNIAN reports.

    "We signed a memorandum of cooperation with the US Federal Trade Commission this Wednesday. This program provides ongoing professional support for the work of the Anti-Monopoly Committee by the Commission," Terentyev said …

  • Ukraine will not agree to Gazprom's prices

    Naftogaz of Ukraine will not agree to buy gas from Gazprom in the third quarter of 2016 for the price offered by the Russian Energy Minister of $177 per one thousand cubic meters. On Friday, June 10, Director for Business Development at Naftogaz, Yuriy Vitrenko, wrote this on his Facebook page.

    Vitrenko noted that the cost of European gas in July was below $173 per one thousand cubic meters. "All the necessary gas we will buy on the European market. Thankfully we have no problems there now," …

  • Ukraine hopes to enter top countries on 'ease of doing business' list

    This year, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine intends to implement legislative initiatives that would allow the country to improve its position in the World Banks’ Ease of Doing Business Ranking and enter the top 50 best countries in 2017, and in the top 20 by 2018, as highlighted in the “Top Priority Action Plans for the Government for 2016” posted on the Cabinet of Minister’s website on Friday.

    The grounds for improving the country’s ranking is the implementation of effective regulation …

  • Security Service of Ukraine: Some Ukrainian politicians are sponsored by Russia

    The head of the Ukrainian Security Service, Vasyl Grytsak, stated that Yanukovych-era Ukrainian politicians and high-ranking officials who escaped to Russia as well as the Russian Secret Service are allocating funds to destabilize the situation in Ukraine through second and third tier politicians, Interfax-Ukraine reported.

    “Russia is funding extremism in our State,” Grytsak said.

    “We have identified a lot of cases where, for example, some Ukrainian politicians – not of the first, but second …

  • Savchenko calls for early Vekhovna Rada elections

    The current Ukrainian government has not met the expectations of the people, claimed Nadiya Savchenko. According to her, "it is necessary to bring some fresh blood into politics."

    The Ukrainian woman, pilot and deputy of the Verkhovna Rada, Nadiya Savchenko, called for early parliamentary elections in Ukraine aimed to "bring fresh blood into politics."

    The current Ukrainian government has not met the expectations of the people after the change of power in the country, said the aviator in an …