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Investor worries led to Ukraine’s Eurobond delay -sources

LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - Ukraine postponed its planned Eurobond sale after fund managers asked to cancel orders or for the deal to be re-priced following the resignation of the central bank governor, investor sources told Reuters. One investor said his firm asked if it could pull its order for…
bubmag
July 2, 2020
Ukraine

EU’s top court upholds sanctions against Russia’s VTB over Ukraine turmoil

WARSAW/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union’s top court on Thursday upheld sanctions against Russia’s second-largest bank VTB (VTBR.MM), dismissing the lender’s appeal against the restrictive measures the bloc had first imposed in 2014 over the turmoil in Ukraine. The sanctions restrict the bank’s access to some financial transactions and to…
bubmag
June 25, 2020
Ukraine

Ukraine to open more hospitals to coronavirus cases amid surge

FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov attends an interview in Kiev, Ukraine April 29, 2020. Picture taken April 29, 2020. REUTERS/Sergiy KarazyKYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine is opening more of its hospitals to coronavirus cases as the institutions initially chosen to accept patients no longer have enough beds to cope…
bubmag
June 24, 2020
Ukraine

Ukraine to open more hospitals to coronavirus cases amid surge

FILE PHOTO: A medical worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) gets out of the infectious disease ward at the Oleksandrivska Clinical Hospital, where Olena Zelenska, the wife of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, is presumably being treated after contracting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Kyiv, Ukraine June 16, 2020. REUTERS/Valentyn OgirenkoKYIV…
bubmag
June 24, 2020
Ukraine

Three die, hundreds evacuated in Ukraine flooding

KYIV (Reuters) - Torrential rains in Ukraine have killed three people, forced hundreds from their homes and cut off villages in western regions, authorities said on Wednesday.While many were trying to guard their property, about 800 people had been evacuated since the rains began on Monday, said Interior Minister Arsen…
bubmag
June 24, 2020
Ukraine

IKEA to review its Ukrainian wood supply after critical report

STOCKHOLM, June 23 (Reuters) - Furniture retailer IKEA said on Tuesday it would review its wood supply chain in Ukraine after a report by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) alleged illegal logging in the Carpathian mountains, home to endangered lynx and brown bears. The report by Earthsight alleged IKEA suppliers illegally…
bubmag
June 23, 2020
Ukraine

A Large Amount of a Mundane Food Is a Good Gift

Photo: ShutterstockMy boyfriend is a ketchup guy. You know, the kind of guy who puts ketchup on a lot of things, some of which feel a little inappropriate. (It really bugs me when he puts it on mashed potatoes, for instance.) But love means accepting, even celebrating, your partner’s idiosyncrasies,…
bubmag
June 22, 2020
Ukraine

Satellite Images Show the Arctic’s Fiery Unraveling

Wildfire in the Sakha Republic, within the Arctic Circle, Russia on June 8, 2020.Image: Pierre (Flickr)Even by the Arctic’s increasing erratic standards, it’s been a weird spring and summer in Siberia. The region of the world that’s considered a bastion of frigid temperatures and frozen landscapes is buckling under the…
bubmag
June 15, 2020