Matiyeshyn on Europe, through a Ukrainian eye

Difficult political and economic relations between Ukraine and Russia have become even more complicated with the beginning of this year due to another trade war. This time — a cheese one. Out of 15 Ukrainian companies which deliver cheese to Russia, import of production has been banned to three of them starting from February 7… » read more

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It is clear that Russia is interested in inviolability of the gas contracts of 2009. And the longer the negotiating process with Ukraine is protracted, the greater profits “Gazprom” gets. Official representatives of the Ukrainian and Russian authorities constantly declare that the negotiating process is going on. However, Ukraine will hardly get the gas price… » read more

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In conditions of growth of economic risks for the world and Ukraine, the question of attraction of investments acquires a special topicality. World media and international organizations publicly point to challenges and risks linked with investment possibilities of Ukraine in 2012. For example, according to 2011 Forbes rating Ukraine has ended up 105-th among 134… » read more

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If we take into consideration the fact that the Ukraine-EU Summit has taken place on December, 19, it is a success for Ukraine. Two months ago the conduction of the summit was being doubted. Ukrainian officials even discussed a possibility of V.Yanukovych’s participation in the session of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Community in… » read more

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Nowadays, the level of competition is considerably growing in the world. The lack of qualified personnel is now a first and foremost problem in many spheres. We can speak about demand for both qualified employees and elite itself. For example, in Ukraine, according to official statistics, in the first two quarters of 2011 processing industry,… » read more

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Tension which we observe in the Ukraine-EU relations is caused by objective economic reasons. Besides, Ukrainian authorities consider that it is possible to cooperate with Europe without changing post-Soviet standards in the internal life of the country. The EU is persistently concentrated on solving its internal problems. A number of countries negatively treat plans of… » read more

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New social researches of the German company “GFK” branch ordered by the “People First” Foundation prove that family, health, children and work continue to remain chief goals for Ukrainians. Ukraine continues to remain the country which preserves traditional values, morals and culture. This is also Ukrainians’ achievement. We aspire to share this all with Europe.In… » read more

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The first step of Ukraine on the path to an effective power balance is a restructuring of its economy. We should start with ourselves. The second move should be related to reduction of the Russian gas dependence in the following 3-5 years. The Soviet technological cooperation influences economy of all post-Soviet countries already for 20… » read more

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Starting my first blog, I would like to mention a couple words about myself. My name is Ivan Semenovych Matiyeshyn. I am a successful businessman. I work in the energy sphere, in particular in the area of drilling, development, arrangement and capital repair of oil and gas wells on the territory of the CIS states.… » read more

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