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Ukraine central banker says gov't made job 'impossible'

Jul 04, 2020 - 7:25 AM

Resigned National Bank of Ukraine governor Yakiv Smoliy says he was told to let inflation rise and the national currency devalue to benefit exporters

Ukraine's Central Bank head Yakiv Smoliy looks on as he attends an extraordinary session of the Ukrainian parliament sitting in Kiev on July 3, 2020. - Ukrainian parliament on July 3, 2020 approved resignation of central bank chief Yakiv Smoliy who accused authorities of "systematic political pressure", raising concerns of the IMF and the business community. (Photo by Andriy NESTERENKO / POOL / AFP)

Ukraine central bank chief's resignation sparks global outcry

Jul 03, 2020 - 9:45 AM

Business leaders are alarmed over the resignation of National Bank of Ukraine Governor Yakiv Smoliy, who said 'systematic political pressure' triggered his move

RESIGNATION. National Bank of Ukraine Governor Yakiv Smoliy. Photo from NBU website