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What It Will Take to Save Ukraine

12 January 2015
A year after Maidan, Ukraine is on the brink of default. Will the West stump up the billions it will take to bail out Kiev?

Western capital fought Russian arms to a draw over Ukraine last year in a conflict that was more expensive than had been envisioned for all sides. A new phase of the battle began quietly yesterday when a delegation from the International Monetary Fund arrived in Kiev for weeks of scheduled talks with Ukraine’s fledgling government.