Articles by Sabina Zawadzki



Naftogaz Bond Will Be Repaid Despite Rumors

  • 13 August 09
  • Reuters
Naftogaz Ukrainy is expected to repay a eurobond due in September despite government talk to the contrary.

Biden Tells UkraineТs Leaders to Get Along

  • 23 July 09
  • Reuters
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden chided UkraineТs political leaders on Wednesday, telling them that they had to stop УposturingФ if the country was to seal its independence and economic development.

Biden Arrives in Kiev to Calm Nerves

  • 21 July 09
  • Reuters
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Ukraine on Monday to reassure its leaders that Washington has not forgotten the country, following President Barack ObamaТs push to improve ties with Russia.

Ukrainian President Under Fire

  • 14 January 09
  • Reuters
Ukraine's opposition parties repeated calls on Tuesday for the government's resignation and a start to impeachment proceedings against the president over a dispute with Russia that has left the country without gas supplies.

Ukrainian Steel Town Tries to Hang On

  • 26 November 08
  • Reuters
The Ilyich steelworks has cut production by 70 percent as demand slumps in the global crisis, and director Vladimir Boiko is fretting about his 54,000 staff -- 20 percent of the working population in the town on the Sea of Azov.

Moody's Upgrades Russian Bonds

  • 17 July 08
  • Reuters
Ratings agency Moody's upgraded Russia's government bond ratings Wednesday, citing a strong fiscal position and reduced political risk, and said it saw healthy economic growth continuing in the medium term.

Migrants Cling to EU Dream

  • 09 July 08
  • Reuters
""Who paid money to be a prisoner?"" reads the graffiti on the wall of an illegal migrant detention camp, where hundreds of Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, Somalis and Vietnamese are being held.

Parliament Deadlocked on Vote for Premier

  • 13 December 07
  • Reuters
The Orange parties cry foul while Yanukovych calls for a broad coalition.

Parliament Deadlocked on Vote for Premier

  • 13 December 07
  • Reuters
The Orange parties cry foul while Yanukovych calls for a broad coalition.

Kiev Sees Silver Lining on WTO

  • 02 July 07
  • Reuters
Ukraine should learn its lesson from its protracted talks to join the WTO to strike a better deal on free trade with the European Union, a top aide to President Viktor Yushchenko said Saturday.