Ukraine’s Zelenskyy frustrated over lack of support from key allies in face of Russian aggression

KYIV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s invitation to the White House in July comes as Kyiv is reeling from what it says is not reciprocal support from its Western partners, including from the U.S., amid escalating Russian belligerence and being shunned from the high-level summit in Brussels at the headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

Ukrainian American-owned automotive company seals $24 million EBRD loan

KYIV – The oldest automotive importer owned by a Ukrainian American secured a 20-million-euro ($24 million) loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to expand operations in the country.

The Winner Group investment will be used to complete the construction of new Renault and Volvo dealerships, help the company transition to a green economy by investing in electric vehicles and expand its logistics, distribution and service capabilities, according to the May 25 EBRD news release.