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Poroshenko asks lawmakers to name Valeria Gontareva as Ukraine central bank head

Poroshenko asks lawmakers to name Valeria Gontareva as Ukraine central bank head | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
Ukraine's newly elected President Petro Poroshenko has asked lawmakers to replace the country's current central bank chairman, Stepan Kubiv, with investment banker Valeria Gontareva
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PGO of Ukraine puts former head of NBU on wanted list

PGO of Ukraine puts former head of NBU on wanted list | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
The main investigative department of the prosecutor general's office
(PGO) of Ukraine has put former head of the National Bank of Ukraine
(NBU) Serhiy Arbuzov on the wanted list.
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Sic Transit Gloria Mundi 

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Dashed Ikea Dreams Show Decades Lost to Bribery in Ukraine - Bloomberg

Dashed Ikea Dreams Show Decades Lost to Bribery in Ukraine - Bloomberg | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
The Moscow Times Dashed Ikea Dreams Show Decades Lost to Bribery in Ukraine Bloomberg Stuck between the European Union and its former imperial master Russia, Ukraine has emerged as the most corrupt country on the continent, according to...
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Ukraine crisis hits stocks and prompts flight to safety of gold

Ukraine crisis hits stocks and prompts flight to safety of gold | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
The FTSE 100 was down more than 1 per cent or 78.7 points at 6,731, but gold jumped 2 per cent to $1,345.80 this morning as investors sought safe havens.
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EU considering sanctions on eight Yanukovych officials

EU considering sanctions on eight Yanukovych officials | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
With Yanukovych on the run after allegedly stealing billions and causing scores of deaths, opposition chiefs want EU sanctions, but the Union is not ready.
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The whole "wanted" list is at the end of this article.

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Ukraine appoints revolutionary leader to head up central bank

Ukraine appoints revolutionary leader to head up central bank | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
Stepan Kubiv, deputy chairman of Ukraine parliament's banking and finance committee, will take over at the central bank having ‘administered' the protests that...
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Coins and notes

Coins and notes | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
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Interesting gold coins and banknote dummies discovered in Yanukovich's residence in the Ukraine

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Serhiy Arbuzov to head Ukraine govt pending premier's appointment

Serhiy Arbuzov to head Ukraine govt pending premier's appointment | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych signed a decree on February 5 resolving the issue as to who would head the country's government in the absence of the officially appointed prime minister, the president's press service reported.
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Disappeared after the Maidan revolution. Whereabouts currently unknown.

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Look at this photo!

Look at this photo! | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
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Look at this pic. You are most likely looking at the next PM and possibly a future President of the Ukraine. Is your business ready for new alliances? Read on if you want to find out more: http://www.scoop.it/t/the-ukraine-business-outlook

 

It looks like I was right in February.

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Poroshenko could become new Ukrainian prime minister - expert

Poroshenko could become new Ukrainian prime minister - expert | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
Director of the Berta Communications Strategic Consulting Company Taras Berezovets has predicted that independent MP Petro Poroshenko could become the next prime minister of Ukraine.
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Ukraine borrows $2 billion from Moscow, signals bailout on track - Reuters

Ukraine borrows $2 billion from Moscow, signals bailout on track - Reuters | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
Washington Post (blog) Ukraine borrows $2 billion from Moscow, signals bailout on track Reuters KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine is borrowing another $2 billion from Russia on the same terms as a $3 billion Eurobond sold in December, in a sign that Moscow...
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The Good Guys Have A Real Chance in Ukraine

The Good Guys Have A Real Chance in Ukraine | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
A return to democracy and to Europe of the 50-million-person-strong Ukraine would alter the depressing landscape of what used to be the USSR. A Ukraine deeply integrated into Europe would put an end to Putin’s dream of restoring the Soviet empire.
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If for any reason you  did not have the time to follow Ukrainian developments, this is a good summary of all you need to know.

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Ukraine Economic Update - April 2013

Ukraine is in a recession because of weak external demand and delays in policy adjustment.
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Banking industry news & analysis of international finance | Euromoney magazine

Euromoney magazine's journalists have been covering the news in the banking and finance industry since 1969. From European markets and international finance, M&A news, Euromoney.com helps you stay ahead of industry trends.
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Inside Ukraine's economic Crisis is the name of this very good article by Euromoney
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More Russian incursions would hurt Ukraine economy - central bank | Reuters

More Russian incursions would hurt Ukraine economy - central bank | Reuters | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia's further incursions into eastern Ukraine would have serious macroeconomic consequences, destabilizing banks and crimping Ukraine's national output, the central bank governor
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Ukraine's National Bank may get rid of hryvna to stuff regime coffers

Ukraine's National Bank may get rid of hryvna to stuff regime coffers | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
It seems like the National Bank of Ukraine, guided by Arseniy Yatseniuk’s self-styled government to the radiant future, has come to a decision to do away with the country's national currency hr
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The Voice of Russia claims the National Bank of Ukraine has the plans to change the style and design of Hryvna by replacing the old notes to the new ones also referring to an alleged e-mail from a G&D employee. Is this another hoax? 

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Ukraine to seek international help to trace Yanukovich accounts, assets - Reuters UK

Ukraine to seek international help to trace Yanukovich accounts, assets - Reuters UK | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
Livemint Ukraine to seek international help to trace Yanukovich accounts, assets Reuters UK KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine will urgently contact international organisations with an official request to help trace bank accounts and assets controlled by...
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Arseniy Yatsenyuk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Arseniy Yatsenyuk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Arseniy Petrovych Yatsenyuk ( Ukrainian: Арсеній Петрович Яценюк, Arseniy Yatseniuk; born May 22, 1974) is a Ukrainian politician, economist and lawyer and current Prime Minister of Ukraine. Yatsenyuk served in the government of Ukraine as Minister of Economy from 2005 to 2006; subsequently he was Foreign Minister of Ukraine in 2007 and Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) from 2007 to 2008.

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Here is a new Ukrainian PM, Arseniy Yatseniuk.

In the meantime, the National Bank has ordered a full audit of all recent hard currency contracts...

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Notes

Notes | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
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gold note templates? ( discovered at Yanukovich's residence in Ukraine)

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Andriy Klyuyev - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Andriy Klyuyev

Andriy Petrovych Klyuyev ( Ukrainian: Андрій Петрович Клюєв), also spelled as Andrey/Andriy Kluev/Klyuev, is a Ukrainian businessman and politician, ranked as 7th "Most influential person in Ukraine" in 2011 by the Korrespondent . He is since 24 January 2014 head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine.

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The man who never became a PM....

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US and Europe Work on Aid Package for Ukraine - New York Times

US and Europe Work on Aid Package for Ukraine - New York Times | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
Christian Science Monitor US and Europe Work on Aid Package for Ukraine New York Times BERLIN — Looking to defuse Ukraine's crisis, the United States and Europe are trying to assemble a financial package that could ease the path for a new...
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Hryvnia Set for Biggest Monthly Drop in Four Years on Protests

The hyrvnia slumped, heading for its biggest monthly decline in more than four years, and Ukrainian bond yields surged on speculation the nation’s political crisis will worsen.
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Despite the recent Arbuzov's comments the hryvnia is falling....

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Petro Poroshenko - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Petro Poroshenko - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Petro Oleksiyovych Poroshenko ( Ukrainian: Петро Олексійович Порошенко; born 26 September 1965) is a Ukrainian businessman and politician (former Minister for Foreign Affair and Minister of Trade and Economic Development of Ukraine) sometimes cited as one of the most influential people in Ukrainian politics.

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The man who would be the future PM

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Upheaval in Ukraine sparks fears for fragile economy

Upheaval in Ukraine sparks fears for fragile economy | Ukraine: Business Outlook | Scoop.it
KIEV: Ukraine's crisis is endangering the prospect of a desperately needed economic recovery from recession and raising fears of a currency collapse, analysts said.The struggle between President V (Upheaval in Ukraine sparks fears for fragile economy...
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Ukr currency depreciation 

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Ukraine - All Economic Indicators - Quandl

Ukraine - All Economic Indicators current and historical statistical data
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