They continue to wield economic and political influence, but how will Ukraine’s oligarchs be affected by the Association Agreement the country is close to signing with the EU?
Russia is preparing tighter customs controls with Ukraine in case Kiev makes the "suicidal" move of signing an association agreement with the European Union, an aide to President Vladimir Putin was quoted as saying on Sunday.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine posted draft EU-Ukraine Association Agreement on the government portal. The document is freely available and can be read by any Internet user.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Turkey aims to complete the talks for Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Ukraine as of 2015.
Ukraine must seal a delayed accord to bolster ties with the European Union at a November summit or risk waiting years to sign the pact, the 27-member bloc said.
Uzbekistan might join the free trade zone of the Commonwealth of Independent States by the end of May 2013, Director of the First Department of the CIS States of the Russian Foreign Ministry told reporters on 29 January before the start of ministerial consultations in the CIS Executive Committee, BelTA has learnt.
The European Union passed a strategic decision to sign the agreement on association with Kyiv, Ukraine ambassador to EU Kostyantyn Yeliseyev says, ZN.UA reports Dec. 28.
The leak of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement (AA) turns the focus of their relations to a Shakespearean question: to sign or not to sign.
All of the necessary technical procedures for the signing of the agreement between Ukraine and the European Union on the creation of a deep and comprehensive free trade area (DCFTA) will be completed by the end of 2012, Minister for Economic Development and Trade Petro Poroshenko has said.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov Wednesday urged to speed up Free Trade Area (FTA) negotiations with Vietnam.
The negotiations on a free trade area between Ukraine and the European Union will be intensified after the election to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov said at a hot line in "Komsomolskaya Pravda in Ukraine" newspaper, the Cabinet’s press service informs.
The agreement on a free trade area (FTA) with the CIS will take effect on September 23, Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has said.
The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (Minekonomiky) is initiating Ukraine’s accession to the WTO Government Procurement Agreement (GPA). This will provide Ukrainian manufacturers simplified access to WTO procurement tenders involving 43 countries, including 27 EU members and the European Free Trade Association (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland whose legislation is very close to that of the European Union).
The Commonwealth of Independent States plans to agree on free trade in services, government’s commissioner for cooperation with the Russian Federation and the CIS countries Valeriy Muntiyan told a press conference.
Yesterday, on July 19, in Brussels, the representatives of Ukraine and the European Commission initialed the text of the agreement on free trade area between Ukraine and the EU, which is an integral part of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
Turkey and Ukraine signed a protocol on May 4 to deepen economic and trade cooperation between the two countries. The protocol was signed by Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan and his Ukrainian counterpart Sergei Tigipko after the eighth term meeting of the Turkey-Ukraine Trade and Economic Cooperation Committee, in the Ukrainian capital Kiev.
The time till the signing of an association agreement between Ukraine and the EU should be used for the preparation of various sectors of national economy to work in a free trade area (FTA) with the EU, Head of European Integration at the Presidential Administration Yevhen Perelyhin told TVi television channel.
Ukraine and the European Union are to initial the Association Agreement on March 30. The negotiation process on the document took five years.