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Ukraine aims for stabilised economy by 2016

Ukraine's finance minister, Natalie Jaresko, is confident that the country can turn its economic fortunes around by 2016.

Vitali Klitschko

Vitali Klitschko: striking a blow for Kiev

Former heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko is facing what is perhaps his toughest fight as the mayor of Ukraine capital Kiev, given the uncertainty in the country as a result of the Russian annexation of Crimea. Can he succeed in his quest to turn around the city's finances and tackle corruption?

Hurdles remain for Ukraine: Sidar Global Advisors

The results of Ukraine's parliamentary elections will give the country's pro-western ambitions a boost but the result does not mark the end of the country's political and economic troubles, Washington DC-based consultancy Sidar Global Advisors have warned.

The worth of risk

Where to go, when to stay: the perils of risk assessment in 2014

Global instability is nothing new, but the past few years have seen numerous flashpoints come to the fore around the world. This leaves many companies in a quandary over whether to stay in an unsettled location, how to insure themselves, and how to keep the locals on side should they choose to stay put. 

An ongoing battle

Istil Group rides out Ukrainian turbulence

For as long as he has been operating in the country, the founder and co-owner of Istil Group, Mohammad Zahoor, says that Ukraine has faced problems. Which is why, despite having business assets seized as a result of current political frictions, he is pressing ahead with existing projects in the country and optimistically predicting that a resolution to the current hostilities with Russia is on the horizon.

Economic freedoms in decline in some regions: Heritage Foundation

According to the latest Index of Economic Freedom, compiled by US-based conservative think tank Heritage Foundation and newspaper The Wall Street Journal, a number of countries, particularly those in the Middle East, saw economic freedoms decline compared with last year.

Petro Poroshenko

A chance for change in Ukraine

The outlook for Ukraine may seem bleak, but the recent violence and change of government may actually serve to improve the country's FDI prospects if the newly elected leaders implement much-needed reforms.

Investors still betting on Ukraine

The ongoing unrest has not deterred investors from Ukraine, with the country continuing to attract foreign capital.

Russian exports hit by Ukraine crisis: MNI Indicators

The Russian export market witnessed a decline in April, according to macroeconomic data provider MNI Indicators.

Inside fDi: The crying shame of Crimea

Looking on as events have unfolded in Crimea has been hard for self-confessed fan of all things Ukrainian Courtney Fingar. And while the FDI implications of the unrest in the country will be assessed through cold, hard facts in the coming months and years, the emotional impact is a different matter altogether.

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