Europe In gloomy Ukraine, an unexpected gleam for one company

With a slumping economy and shaky cease-fire, Ukraine's troubles are unlikely to be solved by its first post-Maidan parliamentary elections on Sunday. But the Vetropack factory outside Kiev is getting by despite the country's misfortunes.

By , Correspondent

Fred Weir

Ukraine's economy may be imploding, the government teetering on the brink of default, and the country's industrial heartland devastated by war.