9.4 Ukrainain Hryvnia to a Dollar! Arbuzov and Yanukovych Continue to Devalue the Hryvnia.


Serhiy Arbuzov, interim prime minister

Serhiy Arbuzov, acting prime minister

Serhiy Lyamets, Economichna Pravda, Wednesday, Febrary 5, 2014, 11:10 AM

The Ukrainian people have already accepted that fact that a dollar will cost 9 hryvnia. But no one expected that the hryvnia would continue losing its value.

This morning, February 5, 2014, the hryvnia opened at 9/9.4 UAH per US dollar on the interbank exchange. Tomorrow these rates will be in effect on the cash market. This morning, according to finance.ua, the prices are 8.85/8.92 for a dollar in currency exchange offices. But those rates only apply for a short while because the non-cash market drives the conditions on the cash market. Continue reading


Arbuzov, Klyuev, Azarov – Austrian citizens? MP Harms clarifies her statement

Radio Svoboda reported today: Serhiy Arbuzov, Andriy Klyuev, and Mykola Azarov hold Austrian passports, said Rebecca Harms, co-chairman of the German Green Party and “European Free Alliance” in the European Parliament during a speech in Strasbourg.

“Arbuzov, Kliuev and Azarov — the people responsible for the violence and terror in the Ukraine — have Austrian passports and are free to enter the EU,” she said. “We learned about this from our Austrian colleagues. They are free to leave the country, while they are responsible for the violence in Ukraine,” she said. Harms called on the EU to implement sanctions against officials responsible for violence against participants in peaceful protests in Ukraine. “Is is precisely limiting their entry into the EU that the Ukrainian people demand. A very strict visa regime should be implemented against these people. And the complicated process for issuing visas for ordinary citizens should be facilitated for entry into the EU,” said Harms.

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