Posts Tagged ‘ International Monetary Fund ’

Putin’s Deal Is No Gift to Gas-Junkie Ukraine

Dec 31st, 2013 | By

By Marc Champion Dec 30, 2013 3:02 PM ET Amazingly, tens of thousands of Ukrainians are still braving the winter cold to protest what they consider to be the sale of their country’s future to Russia. A big part of the deal in dispute was what Russian President Vladimir Putin described as a “fraternal” 33…


Appeal of the Lviv Business School of the Ukrainian Catholic University to the business elite of Ukraine

Dec 23rd, 2013 | By

History repeats itself. We are seeing it now. Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. For Ukraine – a democracy and an economy stuck at the crossroads of old and new, of controlled and free – that time is now. A people, who lived through several deep historical traumas, including genocides, are finally attempting to define…


I.M.F. Criticizes Ukraine Plan for Economy

Dec 21st, 2013 | By

By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN December 19, 2013 MOSCOW — The International Monetary Fund issued on Thursday a scathing report on Ukraine’s financial situation, saying that the government of President Viktor F. Yanukovich had largely abandoned much-needed economic reforms that it had agreed to undertake as part of a deal in 2010 that provided more than $15 billion in…


SPECIAL REPORT-Why Ukraine spurned the EU and embraced Russia

Dec 19th, 2013 | By

By Elizabeth Piper KIEV Thu Dec 19, 2013 5:59am EST Dec 19 (Reuters) – On Sept. 4, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich called a meeting of his political party for the first time in three years, summoning members to an old Soviet-era cinema called Zoryany in Kiev. For three hours Yanukovich cajoled and bullied anyone who…