The start of the new business season was marked by the ongoing gas dispute with Russia, a delay in the prosecution of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and Sergey Tigipko’s sudden decision to merge his party with the ruling party. Apart of domestic developments Ukrainians have been also nervously following the situation at the West. Though the economy is growing smoothly at home, the risk of second double-dip scenario is becoming increasingly realistic now. More about recent tendencies you can read in our new report “Of Gas, Jail and Reforms”. The full report could be obtained through subscription at Global Source (www.globalsourcepartners.com). Trial access is available.