About: Aivaras Abromavicius

Europe's East 08-11-2016

Saakashivili quits Ukraine job, lashes out at Poroshenko

Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili tendered his resignation as governor of Ukraine's southern Odessa region on Monday, accusing President Petro Poroshenko of cynically obstructing his attempts at reform and supporting corrupt clans.
Natalie Ann Jaresko is not part of the new cabinet [Georgi Gotev]
Europe's East 15-04-2016

Technocrats gone in new Ukrainian cabinet

Ukraine's parliament approved presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister yesterday (14 April) in the biggest political shakeup since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership.
Europe's East 30-03-2016

Tymoshenko dampens hopes for quick end to Ukraine leadership crisis

Ukraine's prospects of forming a new coalition - vital to get IMF loan talks back on track - were thrown into fresh doubt on Tuesday (29 March), after Yulia Tymoshenko demanded the inclusion of her Fatherland Party in the new government.
Christine Lagarde
Europe's East 11-02-2016

IMF threatens to cut Ukraine aid over corruption

The International Monetary Fund threatened to cut crucial financial aid to cash-strapped Ukraine yesterday (10 February) because of the country's "slow progress" in fighting corruption.
Europe's East 08-02-2016

Denmark loses patience with Ukraine over Minsk compliance

Ukraine must uphold its part of the Minsk agreement or risk a collapse of support for EU sanctions against Moscow, Denmark's foreign minister said on 5 February.
Aivaras Abromavicius [Georgi Gotev]
Europe's East 03-02-2016

Resignation of reformist minister sheds light on rampant Ukraine corruption

Ukraine's Economy Minister, Aivaras Abromavicius, abruptly tendered his resignation today (3 February), saying overwhelming corruption had stifled his efforts to push through measures essential to getting growth back on track in the cash-strapped country.