Disinfo: Without an IMF bailout Ukraine’s economy is headed for a…

Summary

Without an IMF bailout Ukraine’s economy is headed for a total collapse.

Disproof

Distorted interview by Ukrainian Finance Minister Alexander Danyliuk who said that he is sure Ukraine will get the tranche; and that Ukraine could do even without it: bit.ly/2bM3nEC,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 38
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 22/08/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: IMF

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Disproof

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Disproof

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