Once a key economic driver, the sector has been hard hit by Covid-19 and political turbulence.
Kyiv experiencing breakthrough in relations with Beijing amidst deteriorating connections with international financial institutions.
Despite options for negotiating a possible compromise deal, Kyiv remains resolute in its opposition to the pipeline.
Officials argue that that political and security issues trump any economic consequences.
The currency was supposed to solve the regime’s economic woes. It failed; and no one will miss it.
A whole generation of fledgling entrepreneurs have been trapped by uncertainty.
Move to nationalise aviation firm interpreted as a sign Kyiv views Washington as a more useful strategic partner than Beijing.
With scarce resources dedicated to exports, people are risking their lives on illegal moonshine.
Misinformation on both sides fed the struggle over dollar transfers – and it has been ordinary Cubans who suffer.
Lockdown measures and falling crude prices have taken their toll, despite official optimism.