Ukraine to nationalise jet engine maker Motor Sich
Ukrainian authorities say they will nationalise jet engine maker Motor Sich, majority-owned by Chinese companies “for the national security of the country”.
Mar 13, 2021
Ukraine central bank censorship row revives concerns over its independence
National Bank of Ukraine Governor Kyrylo Shevchenko was accused by his deputy of censorship and of shutting out his colleagues in policy decisions, re-igniting concerns about central bank independence.
Mar 12, 2021
Sanctions against Kolomoisky – a challenge for Ukraine’s Zelensky
There can be no way of overstating the effect on Ukraine’s political affairs of the U.S. sanctions imposed on oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky – it is nothing short of a political earthquake.
Mar 9, 2021
Ukraine battles COVID – and a reluctance to get vaccinated
Ukraine proceeded grimly with its campaign to bring COVID under control - particularly outbreaks in the west of the country – but faced an equally tough problem by enlisting the president and a variety of celebrities to persuade a reluctant population to get vaccinated.
Mar 8, 2021
Slovak PM apologizes for joking he swapped part of Ukraine for Sputnik vaccine
Slovakia's prime minister has apologised after joking in a radio interview that he offered to hand over a Ukrainian region to Russia in exchange for its COVID-19 vaccine.
Mar 5, 2021