In Digest, Ukraine

Peter Spiegel in Brussels and Roman Olearchyk in Kiev, Financial Times, Dec 9, 2014

The International Monetary Fund has identified a $15bn shortfall in its bailout for war-torn Ukraine and warned western governments the gap will need to be filled within weeks to avoid financial collapse. The IMF’s calculations lay bare the perilous state of Ukraine’s economy and hint at the financial burden of propping up Kiev as it battles Russian-backed separatist rebels in its eastern regions.

… An IMF mission is currently in Kiev for talks with the government on the future of the programme…

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