Valeria Gontareva, governor of the National Bank of Ukraine, tells DW how the conflict with Russia is putting the economy in a tight spot. Among other things, the devaluation of the national currency is a headache.
Ukrainian central bank chief Valeria Gontareva has confirmed her resignation. She had been known for tough anti-crisis measures and a crackdown on money laundering in the banking sector.
Ukraine has detained a prominent energy executive and a former MP on graft allegations. Strengthening anti-graft measures is a key demand of the IMF and Western governments.
An annual BRICS summit in China has kicked off with the emerging market bloc in need of direction. The five members are divided as they face political and economic troubles.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to resume its bailout for war-ravaged Ukraine. The announcement comes the same day a new ceasefire was announced in the eastern part of the country.
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