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Tag: Petro Poroshenko

  • Friday, October 10th 2014 - 09:12 UTC

    Will Ukraine commit economic suicide?

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko signed off on the new tax code on Aug. 1, which effectively doubles the tax private gas producers in Ukraine will have to pay

    Ukraine is on the brink of committing economic suicide after imposing a crippling 55% tax on private gas producers, while parliament prepares to vote on next year's budget, which aims for a continuation of the same.

  • Wednesday, April 16th 2014 - 10:01 UTC

    Ukraine falling to economic warfare and its own missteps

    Putin has called for payment of 38 billion from Ukraine, the result of unpaid gas sales

    As protests in Ukraine's eastern region turned violent on Sunday leading to the death of a Ukrainian security officer in a shootout with pro-Russian militia, Kiev threatens military action while Moscow flexes its geo-economic warfare muscles.

  • Friday, March 28th 2014 - 19:45 UTC

    Why Ukraine's next president doesn't matter

    James Stafford is the Editor of

    By James Stafford, - Having ridden roughshod over Ukraine, Russia's annexation of the Crimea is now over and a new chapter in Ukrainian politics is about to begin—but it won't be much different than the last chapter, with the same old faces surfacing for May presidential elections.