Interviews

SELLING BRAND UKRAINE: Meet the Canadian helping Ukrainians communicate more effectively with global audiences

French Canadian Luc Chenier is a long-term Kyiv expat who has been at the forefront of efforts to revitalize post-Maidan Ukraine’s international branding

Thursday, 12 July 2018 11:43

Growing Canadian cooperation can enhance Ukraine’s international investor appeal

Yuriy Kryvosheya: Canadian investment can introduce higher compliance standards and make Ukraine more globally attractive

Friday, 06 July 2018 20:47

LENNA KOSZARNY: We are witnessing the dawn of a free trade golden age between Canada and Ukraine

Horizon Capital CEO Lenna Koszarny discusses the prospects of Canada-Ukraine free trade, diaspora investment and Brand Ukraine

Thursday, 05 July 2018 11:51

KYIV GUEST: French DJ Vianney Aime sees a city that has retained its individuality

The Ukrainian capital has “its own ethos and culture at a time when much of Europe is in danger of losing its uniqueness”

Monday, 02 July 2018 17:00

OPINION: The future of European democracy “will be decided in Ukraine”

Frenchman Olivier Vedrine is on a mission to remind European audiences why Ukraine’s fate matters to them

Monday, 02 July 2018 14:52

BANKING SECTOR: Ukraine’s SME loans market leader prioritizes private customers

ProCredit Bank turns spotlight to private customers as loan portfolio growth fuels demand for deposits

Thursday, 28 June 2018 20:13

TOURISM INDUSTRY: Carpathian cooperation can help Ukraine attract Romanian tourists

Poor connections and low profile mean relatively few Romanians visit Ukraine despite proximity but Carpathian Mountains offer opportunity to build tourism bridges between the two Black Sea neighbors

Wednesday, 27 June 2018 18:27

OSCHADBANK PROGRESS PROVIDES BLUEPRINT FOR THE NEW UKRAINE

The unlikely tale of how Ukraine’s giant state-owned bank went from symbol of Soviet stagnation to industry leader and flagship of banking sector innovation

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 11:54

MEDIA: Ukraine’s expanding online advertising market attracts international attention

Global group IAB arrives in Kyiv with plans to take the dynamic Ukrainian digital advertising sector to the next level

Monday, 30 April 2018 18:58

INFRASTRUCTURE: Logistics leader optimistic about the economic impact of Ukraine’s ambitious roads upgrade

Netherlands-based logistics company Raben has been present in the Ukrainian market since 2003 and sees considerable change on horizon due to factors such as infrastructure improvements and e-commerce developments

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 19:36

SUSAN DANGER: Ukraine should seek to develop a higher profile for itself in Brussels

AmCham EU CEO says Ukraine cannot afford complacency as Brussels focuses on internal issues

Saturday, 07 April 2018 13:33

AFTER THE ANNEXATION: Occupied Crimea becoming human rights black hole

A lack of international access is making it increasingly difficult to keep track of Russian human rights abuses against the civilian population in the occupied Ukrainian peninsula

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 21:17

The Editor vs The Oligarchs

Vitaly Sych first made his name in the 2000s as the long-serving editor of Ukraine’s top current affairs weekly, but he cemented his reputation by resigning rather than bowing to Yanukovych era censorship. He is now back at the helm of a new...

Monday, 12 March 2018 20:43

FINNISH AMBASSADOR: “Ukraine is still relatively unknown to many Finns”

Finnish Ambassador to Ukraine Juha Virtanen says an emphasis on innovation can help foster closer cooperation and build business bridges between Kyiv and Helsinki

Friday, 26 January 2018 20:06

FIGHTING FAKES: Meet the Finnish journalist working to uncover and expose Vladimir Putin’s troll empire

Back in 2014, Jessikka Aro was among the first international journalists to recognize the significance of the Kremlin’s disinformation campaign against Ukraine. Her research made her a target for troll attacks but she has refused to be cowed and...

Friday, 19 January 2018 20:01

New Ukrainian initiative seeks to fight corruption by making ethical business fashionable

The recently launched Ukrainian Network of Integrity and Compliance seeks to encourage transparent business practices and starve corruption schemes of supply

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 18:44

COMING SOON: Swedish cleaning service with a social conscience set for Kyiv launch

Assistanspoolen will offer innovative residential cleaning services as the first stage of an ambitious social entrepreneurship initiative in Ukraine

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 17:57

HOTEL SECTOR: International group plans 2018 expansion in Ukrainian regional cities

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group hopes for progress on regional projects this year as international guests return to Ukraine and occupancy rates continue to recover from 2014 lows

Thursday, 11 January 2018 23:09

BANKING: Introducing the Turkish banker overseeing the PrivatBank transition

One year on: exploring what the nationalization of PrivatBank means for the future of Ukraine’s banking sector

Sunday, 24 December 2017 11:43

Ukraine: Hybrid War Laboratory

Lieutenant-Colonel Kristopher Reeves: “Ukraine is a battle laboratory. If you want to understand hybrid warfare, you need to study Ukraine. You can see the whole spectrum of hybrid warfare in action here.”

Thursday, 14 December 2017 15:57

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